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Recycled and Upcycled Newspaper Tree

Made this tree from recycled newspaper and a few lights. Added a little spray paint to match party decor and there you have it.

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Frugal Edible Christmas Tree – start to grow now

It’s almost July, and exactly six months away from Christmas. So, what can we do now to create an extremely unique gift for just pennies? Growing your own food is all the rage. It’s a way to keep the grocery … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

Pictures to come later. I have been experimenting with a Christmas palm tree design for the upcoming season. One of the things I hear is – I don’t have enough space to decorate. So, this can solve that if you … Continue reading

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Real Christmas Tree and Wreath

Pick a theme you can carry throughout the space, so that when you stand and see other decorations they do not clash in color. For the public spaces in this office, we kept it with silver, bright green, and rich … Continue reading

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Black, Silver, Gray and White Decorated Christmas Tree

Six foot pre-lit tree decorated in black, white, silver, and gray. Tree –  Walgreen’s $24.99 Butterfly clips – Flora-dec $4 Patterned Gray Ribbon – Costco $6.99 last year Black Ribbon – FREE – recycled Balls – recycled FREE Tree skirt … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree decorated in Ivory and Gold

Six foot pre-lit tree decorated in all gold – gold balls (glittered, matte and shiny), gold poinsettia’s, ivory ribbon, ivory and gold lighted angel, and gold fabric for the tree skirt. Tree –  Walgreen’s $24.99 Lighted angel –Walgreen’s $9.99 Ivory … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Decorated in Red and a Little Gold

This tree was being decorated in the Aloha Surgical Center. while her husband was having surgery. She happened to have matching red and gold ribbon, floral wire, and scissor’s in her car and offered to help. ONE TIP: when the tree is … Continue reading

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Special Ornaments

Place your special ornaments at eye level. If there is a face looking down, place it slightly above and if the face is looking down slightly below. That way when folks walk up to your tree, they’ll notice your special ornament(s). Photo by Peter … Continue reading

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Pink Butterflies

Found these butterflies this year on sale at Flora-dec (a craft store on Oahu).  It was nice to add something a little different.

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Christmas Tree Toppers

It seems everyone’s eye goes to the top of the tree. Try placing the topper down a little from the top so that you have green surrounding your topper. This gives it a bit of drama. By adding bows, and … Continue reading

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