Friday, November 9, 2012

o' christmas tree


Like so many, I adore the holidays. And I think by now, a lot of my friends know that I'm completely smitten with almost any shade of aqua or turquoise.  It follows that I love this color combo for Christmas, too! I absolutely loved putting this sweet set of Christmas trees together to grace a side table in our home this holiday season.


Each little tree was crafted by simply gluing a dowel into one of the vintage style wooden spools, cutting a strip of paper and clipping a fringe, and then gluing it around the dowel from the bottom up. After the fringe is secured, just fluff or curl the edges, then decorate as you'd like.


I loved how the red bingo dots paper from the 2012 Christmas line coordinated so beautifully with the cardstocks from the coordinations line... I enjoy so many different looks and colors for the holidays - how about you?

~ Leah
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6 comments:

  1. Love it.We're really cramped for space this year-these may be my tress for the year.

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  2. i'm going to go ahead and admit it. i squealed.

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  3. awesome~I'm gonna try to make them!!!! Awesome {oh I already said that:):)}

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  4. These are wonderful!! That bingo paper makes and awesome tree and love that you used aqua (it seems to be the new green this year, yay!) Also, love how you varied the tree tops!!! xo Evie

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