Sunday, December 1, 2013

White Twigs with Vintage Ornaments Christmas Tree + Joyeoux Noel Chalk Board + Christmas Stamped Gift Wrap Paper ( all DIY)


I am very sorry for I have not posted anything for almost a month now.  I can be honest with you and to say that I was just following my mood and it was telling me that I need a break. Prior to that and as you all know I have been posting many of my hobbies included; cooking, crafts, painting, journaling, decorating, etc. I spent many hours in front of the computer past midnight and until almost morning. Almost everyday I woke up with a headache from staring at the computer monitor too long. This has been a problem since the first time I used computer. 

 Blogging and being creative still does makes me happy but it did come with a price.

Now I am slowing down a little but deep in my heart I still love crafting, cooking, blogging and sharing what I love doing most with you.

Okay, enough about that right! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration with friends and family as mine was a really joyful moments spending time with Steven's family.

Since Christmas is coming very soon; I am very excited to share my Christmas tree decoration with you.

I still could not believe that I bought 110 pieces almost vintage Christmas ornaments for USD 3.00 a while a go  on a garage sale in the town of Nyack in New York.

I knew that I am going to have 'a different Christmas tree' this year.

So here they are.

Those white twigs bought from a local grocery store for USD 10.00
I put them in a large vase, then cover the vase with burlap. I decorated around the vase with Christmas ornaments bought from Michaels.

I created the banner that says  "Holly Jolly Christmas' using a burlap. Then using glue gun I decorated with fake missletoes (again bought from  Micheals). I used sharpie to write the lettering.  I made the Joyeux Noel chalk board (here) and I created the stamped Christmas gift wrap paper (here)

Thank you so much for stopping by! And have a beautiful Sunday Everyone!

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  1. I love how you decorated for Christmas it is unique and so beautiful!! How lucky are you to find those antique ornaments at a yard sale for that price. Love the gift wrapping and chalkboard. You've inspired me to make my own wrapping paper. I was trying to find something at the store that wasn't the red/green kind I wanted something unique but couldn't find anything. I'm going to give it a try. Take care, Darlene

  2. Hi Ellya, I have missed you and your lovely posts at creative Mondays, so glad you are ok. I know how you feel, sometimes blogging takes over and you just need a break. I am on my blog, commenting or doing posts everyday and sometime you just need that break (hugs )

  3. Forgot to say lovely pictures, loving your Christmas decorations :)

  4. And thanks for linking up lol, last comment honest :)

  5. This is all so beautiful. And so are you!

  6. Beautiful photos! I love all of the colours :) The wrapping on the gifts is so sweet!

  7. Absolutely Stunning! There is nothing quite like Vintage Ornaments to be Candy for the Eyes!

    Merry Christmas from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

  8. Vintage ornaments are so photogenic.

  9. So beautiful! I love all the pretty touches, the banner and the lovely vintage ornaments! Thanks so much for sharing at the party! Theresa @DearCreatives

  10. The white branches are a perfect touch with your colorful branches! Thanks for linking uup to Tickled Pink Times Two. xoxo


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