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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year fellow bloggers!  Thought I would share the tablescape I created for our celebration tomorrow night.  All themed decor from Party City (I love that place!)

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Christmas Craftree-ness

I decided to make the ever so cute ornament trees you see everywhere.  Let's just say, I don't need to do another one anytime soon.  It turned out really cute, but was quite time consuming.  I used 6 boxes of ornaments from the dollar store, hot glue, a white styrofoam cone, and LOTS of patience, all for a total  total cost of $10.  

Start by gluing one row around at a time.

Slowly you will work your way to the top.


I employed my little elves to help me with this peppermint tree.  They unwrapped while I glued.  Oddly enough, this tree went much faster then the ornament tree.  Same process and cute too!

Dont't forget last year's ribbon and ruffle trees !

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Watch your mailbox!

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

it's beginning to look a lot like....


The OSU tree 

Master Vignette

Master Bedroom Tree

Master mantle

Formal Mantle

Formal Tree

Breakfast table (my favorite)

and there is Stanley, our Elf on the Shelf

Olivia's Hello Kitty Tree

Barbie Tree

Nicholas' Tree

Playroom /Light and Motion ornament tree

Formal Vignette

Monday, November 8, 2010

The Thankful Tree

I was inspired by a version of this tree in one of my many cooking/home magazines.  All you need is some fallen branches, a bucket or pail, and some hanging tags.  I added in clearance branches from Michael's Fall floral department.  The kids have really enjoyed writing their "I am thankful for...." tags.  It is such a great reminder of the reason for this season.  

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Mod Podge Pumpkin Tutorial

I've gotten so many requests for this super easy Fall project that it was high time to do a tutorial. Enjoy!

Supplies needed: craft pumpkins, tissue paper, cut into 2" wide strips by 10-12" long, mod podge, foam brush, a cat to assist you (ha)!

I put the mod podge directly on the tissue paper rather than the pumpkin, just easier that way.

Work from top to bottom, almost like wallpapering.  

Go in quarters all the around, you will repeat about three times to cover the entire pumpkin.

Working in quarters.

When complete, seal with a final coat of mod podge.  I also paint the stems gold at this point.

Add ribbon, tulle, flowers, etc...

Super cute and they make great teacher gifts too!