Day 6: DIY Table Decoration

DIY Table Decoration

How to decorate without breaking the bank (using thrift store finds, of course). Sometimes you can make the most elegant and easy Christmas centerpiece with things you already have and thrift store or auction items.

I was using this white milk glass footed dish (I paid $4.99 at a thrift store)to hold keys and trinkets by my back door, but with Christmas fast approaching I decided to use it in a different way.

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I already had battery operated lights and vintage multi-color ornaments. I tossed them all together and wrapped some artificial garland around the bottom. This could be used on a dinner table, a coffee table, end table or a mantle. You are only limited by your imagination.

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If you are out thrifting and you spot something similar, you might think twice before passing it up.

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Day 6 – DIY Table Decoration – It’s A Wandaful Thing!

Link and Recap:

Day 1 – Hershey Kiss Christmas Cookies

Day 2 – Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Day 3 – Cork Reindeer

Day 4 – Salted Caramel Pretzel Pecan Bon-Bon

Day 5 –  O Christmas Tree Wall Hanging

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My Favorite Christmas Tablescapes of 2015

Tablescape favorites

I hope you enjoy this festive and beautiful compilation of Christmas tablescapes to help you find some inspiration and ideas for your own table this year.  To link to the blogs for each tablescape, hover over the image.

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Vintage dishes, vintage silver & gray ornaments, combined with silver chargers and a mirror – simple, easy, elegant and inexpensive!
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Love the reindeer place card holder..
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Simple, yet elegant, nice addition of blue and a touch of greenery…from You Can Always Start Now
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Fantastic use of natural elements, animals sheds, tree branches, greenery…the linen runner sets it off.

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Day 4: Outdoor Decorations

WELCOME TO DAY 4 OF MY 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS DECORATING, CRAFT AND GIFT IDEA CHALLENGE.

Here is a quick glimpse at my outdoor decorations so far this year.

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We recently  had two  feet of snow….that I don’t think we really expected :), ok perhaps I was the one oblivious to the actual amount expected.

I think the snow adds a bit of class to the pictures, don’t you??? 🙂
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