Now I know that no one’s tree is going to look just like mine, but for those who are curious about the creative process that goes into my tree each year, here’s a little “how to.”
I then wrap it again with a funky colored ribbon that I just treasure! It is Christmassy and still has all my favorite decor colors featured. Here’s what it looks like with both the ribbon and burlap:
I then get to work on giving it a light coat of Christmas balls. I have these brown and gold glitter ones that I hang close to the inside of the tree so that they reflect a lot of light, and these aqua ones that play off of the colors in the ribbon.
I then go in for the final swoop. The big finale: hanging as many vintage ornaments as I can on my tree. Each year I add a little something different, but here are a few of my favorite pieces:
I put my husband to work at this point because, let’s face it, towards the end, my creative spirit is waning.
Every one needs a unique tree topper. This UGLY doll, is for some reason my absolute favorite tree topper. I tied a ribbon around her to tie her into the feel of the tree. There is a lot more behind the reason as to why I even own this doll, but I’ll save that for a later date.