of course, I'm not finished...
Like the bunny...on the battery commercial....
It keeps going.....and going....
...and going. I love my little kitchen tree. It's decorated with wooden spoons, cookie cutters, a collection of small copper ornaments and "gingerbread cookie" ornaments that I made from cinnamon, applesauce....and Elmer's glue!!!
Directions and the tutorial recipe are here
I also decided to change things up just a little bit this year. I put away all of my newer decor and brought out the vintage.
Like this adorable set which was a gift from my BFF, Ann, from Nellie's.
Bottle brush trees, my mother in law's white enamel coffee pot and, of course...white ironstone!
I made the J O Y medallions using vintage sheet music, construction paper, silver glitter and letters drawn with Sharpie Marker. I found the tiny trees at Home Depot. Aren't they cute? They're actually alive (for now)!
I added more garland and copper cookie cutters to the chandelier in the breakfast room and dressed the table in a table cloth that I made from black and white buffalo checked flannel trimmed in red.
The centerpiece is a vintage paper mache' boot that I filled with pinecones, some faux greens and a German glass glitter snowflake. The candlesticks were my most recent GoodWill find...Seriously..99 cents each!
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!