Saturday, November 21, 2009

Three Dollar Christmas Decoration

Found a cute idea in my Country Living magazine this month.


I bought these metal-rim tags at Walmarche for less that $3.


Then, I pulled out my letter stamps and ink pad.............



I found a ball of twine/string............




(Side note: Isn't my Thanksgiving table top cute?)



After stamping the tags with "Merry Christmas,"



I strung them on the string.

To keep them evenly spaced, I pulled the string through the silver key-ring-type-attachment to secure the tag where I wanted it.

(In Country Living, they actually removed the silver key-ring loops and used a separate string to tie each tag onto the string. -I chose to keep the loops on the tags.)









TRUST ME! This is a very cute project - I am just a VERY POOR photographer!!!!



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17 comments:

Funky Junk Interiors said...

Hahahaha!! Your last comment was hilarous! DINGDINGDING... you gave me such a brainstorm I can't believe it! You'll get full credit if my plan works. :)

LOVE your project!!

Thanks for linking up to SNS #6!

Funky Junk Donna

ButterYum said...

These are utterly adorable!... and what an inexpensive idea! Must do. Thanks!!!

:)
ButterYum

Jennifer said...

This is such a cute idea! Thank you for sharing this great project!!

Molly @ A Bit O' Shine said...

Your comment made me laugh. I think it looks cute from your photos! I think I may even have some of these tags laying around somewhere!

Elizabeth (blue clear sky) said...

What a great idea! I'm sure you have inspired many. This would look cute with so many holidays.

dee dee said...

What a wonderful idea! I have stamps just like yours, how neat! Thanks for sharing!
Dee Dee

ceekay said...

I just bought those tags....I am inking mine before putting the letters on them...but it is a cute idea!

Valeree said...

Super cute idea!! Thanks so much for sharing!

Nancy @ La Chambre Rose said...

That is cute. I think I even have some of those.

Its So Very Cheri said...

adorable--PLEASE come post this to my Monday party. I would love other gals to be inspired by you.

cheri

Jeanette said...

What a great idea!
Happy Thanksgiving.

Farmgirl Paints said...

I saw this too. Now I know where to get the tags...what a great project. Looked awesome:)

Dragonfly Treasure said...

You know I saw those in there too, but forgot about them. Thanks for the reminder!!!
Yours look awesome!
*hugs*deb

Sparta Savings said...

Very Cute! I think they look great!

Sassy Gal said...

Darlin'!!!

Tammy@InStitches said...

How cute is that !

Young Wife said...

How cute! Found you through Tip Junkie.

 
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