Christmas Tree 2012

candy cane tree

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

I love Christmas! My girls love Christmas! Kids just make it so much more fun right?!  I enjoy decorating our Christmas tree in different colors/theme every year.  Let me share that I shop after Christmas every year.  Hobby Lobby has a 90% off sale right after the New Year.  I literally go to the store every day from January 3rd on so I don’t miss it.  I have been collecting decorations over the past 16 years.  I go to yard sales, Goodwill, and other thrift stores.  I find so many cute things for cheap cheap cheap!!  Nothing better than getting a good bargain!  This is the only way I can afford to decorate our tree in different colors every year.  Yeah…my family thinks I’m crazy…..LOL

Theme for this year-  Candy Cane

Here’s the tree BEFORE:

TREE before

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s the tree AFTER:

I love how it turned out.  I found the striped poinsettas at Michael’s on Black Friday for 70% off!!!  Score!

I like tons of ornaments and picks!

Xmas decor

I don’t like traditional stars for the top of the tree……I usually end up doing my own thing with picks…..it’s super fun!  You can see the topper from last year HERE.

I got these monogrammed ornament at Kirkland’s years ago on clearance……I love it!

Monogrammed ornament

While I was going through my totes, I found this ornament exactly like this from 12 years ago!!! HAHAHA!!!  I used to straighten my hair all the time.  Do you have a “First Christmas Together” ornament?

Our 1st Christmas

The big candy canes are from Hobby Lobby.  I did snap the top of them because they had a hook to hang them.  I just positioned them to look like a heart.

And there you have it, my friends!!!!

A Candy Cane tree for our home this year!!!!

Do you want to see the Christmas tree from last year? Go HERE.  You can see our Christmas tree from 2009 and 2010 HERE.

Would you like to show off your beautiful Christmas tree this year?  I have a tree contest going on until December 12th.  Enter today!!

I’d love to see your tree!! Leave a comment with your link so I can come check it out if you don’t want to enter the contest!

 

 

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