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I'm a stay at home mom of 4 cute kids. I love anything that has to do with homes & decorating. My husband Steve often gets recruited into helping me finish things that I start! We are making our house a "HOME" one project at a time!!

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Christmas Decor...A Silver & White Tree

I did it...
I went with "sparkle" instead of my traditional red & white.
You can see the trees that inspired me HERE.
I LOVE how my tree turned out...
I bought a few rolls of ribbon, the star & this "Merry Christmas" sign from Tai Pan..
I I also found these beautiful birds there...
They really sparkle!
I I already had the snowflakes & some of the ornaments.
I was going to get a new tree skirt, but the only white one at Walmart was $36...too much for me to spend!
So, I got a yard and half of this material & it only cost 3 bucks!  
I also changed my decor on my piano to match my tree.
I love how it turned out!
I started by buying these 3 little houses & trees from the dollar store.
I painted them with some white craft paint & threw some silver glitter on the roof of each one.
I also "flocked" the little trees with some paint.  I love how it turned out!
Total cost: $5
I did splurge & added the silver deer from Michael's.  It was half off for $17.
I usually have pictures of my kids hanging above the piano, but I took them down and put up a wreath & mirror I already had.  I'm really enjoying the change!
Here are a few more pictures of my tree lit up at night!
 
I love this time of year!
I can't wait to show you how I added a little "sparkle" to my entryway & staircase too.
If you'd like to see how much different my tree is from last year, You can find it HERE.

9 comments:

  1. WOW Sally, this is beautiful!!!
    MC

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  2. Really nicely done! I went neutral this year for the first time, but also had lots of ornaments to do it with for no money!

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  3. Beautiful! It looks like a winter wonderland!

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  4. What a gorgeous tree!!! I love it:)

    Katie
    www.funhomethings.com

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  5. What a beautiful tree! I really want to buy a white tree somewhere. They're so gorgeous. I'd love if you'd link up to The DIY'ers. http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/12/the-diyers-41.html

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  6. OMG! Gorgeous! I want a tree like that!! I see those & have no clue where to get them. Yours is just stunning! :)

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  7. LOVE your flocked tree! Just gorgeous! Found your blog via the Christmas tree link up party :)

    Merry Christmas!
    Krista
    www.goodwillglam.com

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  8. Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!
    Bring you Good wishes of happiness.

    Sorry for greeting you earlier,, just don't want miss saying this.
    By the way, I'm clotee. It's my first time visiting your blog. I am blogger too, and now try my best luck to open an e-store. Nice to know you.

    Regards,
    Clotee

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