Are you ready to see what I did with some of those thrift store and Dollar Tree finds I posted about here and here?
I am far from done...I think I'll be crafting & tweaking right up until the big day! But here are some pictures of where I'm at with my Christmas decorating as of now, and I really like it!
Let's start here...
Project #1 : Add $1 snowflake to $3 mated picture frame. Easy!
Project #2 : Add dollar store Christmas balls to $2 gold wire basket. Super easy!
Project #3 : Cut a piece of leftover burlap from fall projects using the cardboard frame insert as a template. Place 1 reindeer ornament (from the 2 pack at Dollar Tree) on top of the burlap. Place inside the $2 frame :)
Project #4 : Add $1 snowflake to .50 frame with tape. Check!
A really inexpensive way to decorate is to use your existing accessories in a new way and add something Christmas-y to it!
Project #5 : Add 1 ornament (of a 2 pack) to a vase. Place Christmas balls in front. Yep, from the dollar store!
Now onto this vignette. Remember this refinished coffee table I told you about here?
It sure looks pretty all dressed up for Christmas :)
Project #6 : Cut a piece of white paper using the cardboard frame insert as a template. Place other reindeer (from the 2 pack at Dollar Tree) on top. Insert into $3 frame.
Project #7 : Place more dollar store Christmas balls on the beautiful silver tray found for $3 at Goodwill. Simple!
It looks so pretty, I think it deserves a couple close-ups don't you?
Project #8 : Remove family pictures pinned to burlap memo board and replace with one of your 2 for $1 snowflakes
Project #9 : Remove picture from frame. Replace with white paper. Lean $1 snowflake against it. Done!
This Santa is gorgeous isn't he? Thanks mom! :)
This sofa table is still a work in progress. I have a small, rustic, pre-lit tree I have yet to dig out that will replace the vase. And I'm thinking an ornament wreath would look great hanging from the medallion. I'll update when those are up :)
Project #9 : Fill birdcage with NEW in the package evergreen picks (originally $10 from Pottery Barn) that you find for $2 at Goodwill. I swear, sometimes I feel like the luckiest shopper in the world!
Project #10 : Add beautiful Lenox Santa and use dollar store tree topper NOT as a tree topper :)
Project #11 : Add dollar store Christmas balls to a tray of orbs already on the coffee table & put another St. Nick in the background.
Lets talk about these STUNNING pillows for a minute. They were a steal at Kohl's a few weeks back. Only $10 each so I grabbed two!
So, what Christmas projects have you gotten done?
Check back tomorrow to see if I've had time to do more :)