Monday, December 21, 2009

Use What You Have

Tie a bow on something...............

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(or hang a gift tag - see the bird gift-tag inside the cage?)



Paint some pinecones..........



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You don't have to own a cloche - use your cake stand and lid !!!


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Remember my trifle bowl that I "transformed" with pinecones, fir, and ornament balls?.......





Wrap presents early (I hear some people do that) and place them in groups in various places.

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Do you have a large branch in your backyard?


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What is that I hear? Oh, that is my husband screaming
"DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT !!!"
from his office, downtown.
(hmm.... maybe, if I can get the branch up before he gets home..............)




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9 comments:

Miss Mustard Seed said...

Those are all wonderful ideas. I been meaning to pull out my trifle to decorate for Christmas, but I've been busy doing other things. Thanks for the inspiration! I'll have to file it away fro next year.

Cindy said...

I love it all! I could even do pinecones in white like that!

Terry said...

The tree on a table has been my goal for a long time. But the lady of the house isn't ready to downsize the tree yet. (You're going to refill your trifle bowl with a trifle, soon, right?)

Southern Aspirations said...

GREAT easy-peasy cheepie ideas. I want to pull together the weeping willow branches in the backyard but haven't managed it yet... too many DIY projects. ;-)

Lizzie said...

Awww..what great ideas! I love the pinecones and the baubles hanging from the staircase. (And I LOVE LOVE LOVE your staircase, too.) :)

Happy Holiday!

A Big Bowl Of Cherries said...

Oh my...these are wonderful ideas. How pretty is that branch with the bulbs hanging from it?! Thank you for the much needed inspiration.

Cindy said...

FAbulous inspiration images...I think I've cut all those out of my magazines and have them stuffed in a folder somewhere. Hmmmmm. Love your trifle bowl decor :)

Molly @ A Bit O' Shine said...

"I hear some people do that" - ahhh that made me laugh. I would certainly not be one of those people. :)

janet said...

OMG....love the husband comment about the branch! Merry Christmas!

 
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