The weather lately has been anything but Christmasy (just ask my neighbors who rode four-wheelers up and down the street all.Sunday.long) but at least the trees are 100% Christmas. I have the big one downstairs in the living room (you’ll see that later this week, but there was a sneak peak here) and a slightly smaller one upstairs in the Bonus Room. That’s what we’re talking about today.
It’s all black, white and silver and was actually the tree from my old little bitty house. It made the move with me and is even prettier here. It just needed a little update this year and when I saw this in HGTV magazine, I knew this was just what the
doctor tree ordered.
Anyone who read about my gloves/button cookies
huge failure saga might be a bit scared for me taking more inspiration from a magazine, but this was one I could actually handle. Spoiler Alert: There is a happy ending.
A custom tree topper easy update. It worked! We really lived happily ever after.
Just a little extra information…
* You can find letters a plenty out there today (I should do an inventory of my house and see how many different letters I have. Rough estimate: TONS!) but for this I think the hollow cardboard ones are the best. You don’t want something too heavy up there so this is perfection.
* I got these little paint pyramids for my birthday. (I also got my very own air compressor- my daddy really knows the way to my heart. I love tools!) They made this job so much easier! I highly recommend them for little paint jobs like this. They keep your object from sticking to the paper beneath. Amazing!
* And a disclaimer- I don’t decorate my own trees. I just can’t do it. I have someone who comes to my house and does it- I call her mama :) She is so good at it so I just set them up, put on the lights and just let her work her magic. I did actually place the “S” up there myself. And thankfully she even did both trees without falling off the ladder this year. Guess where I get my gracefulness from? Love you mama and THANK YOU!!
I’m sharing with the final (sniff, sniff) Dare to DIY Party of the season. Please check out Newly Woodwards, Decor and the Dog, Maybe Matilda and Two Twenty One to see how everyone Dared to Deck the Halls and thank you so much, ladies for hosting such an amazing party!!!