Day 3 – Silver bling Christmas tree window shelves

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Finding my bathroom window a little boring, simple shelves were installed, which made it possible to create these glitzy silver bling Christmas tree window shelves! The backlit silver really casts a lovely glow and offers an interesting focal point to an otherwise bare and boring window. It was fun to jazz them up for the […]

My little white Christmas tree of gratitude

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Last week I picked up this sweet little white Christmas tree for $20 at a local thrift store. When I posted it on FJI Facebook, I asked what you’d do with it. One comment stood out. It was from a dear follower I met at Bella Rustica. This was Dana’s answer. I loved the idea! […]

Christmas tree forest in a crate – Day 11

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I really truly had intended to get a real Christmas tree this year. But I created a Christmas tree forest in a crate instead. This idea just came to mind and I had to do it. With slightly twisted top branches, it’s just a whimsical take on… trees in a box. I placed 3 faux […]

A treeless ladder Christmas tree – Day 10

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  At the time I played with this treeless ladder Christmas tree, I wasn’t sure on a few things. I prefer real trees, but after having gone through two real Christmas trees that died within a week each the last time I had real, I debated on dragging out the faux in storage. But I […]

The making of a Stepladder Christmas Tree

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By now, you FJI regulars have caught a glimpse of my stepladder Christmas tree this year. You kind of have to do a double take. There’s a stepladder buried in this picture. Here, let me prove it. After the fiasco of landing two bad real trees last year and them both dying within a week, […]

NEW Whoville tree with a WhoDroop feature

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 Remember my Christmas tree? Yes. The Whoville Junk Memory tree to be exact. Bad news. It didn’t make it.  It was one of those fluky things. I went back to the tree place and inquired why it dried out so fast wondering what on earth I did wrong, and they didn’t hesitate. They wanted to […]

My Whoville Junk Memory Christmas tree

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    I landed a Whoville type tree this year. And I couldn’t be more pleased! You see, after 20 long years, I decided to bite the bullet and get a real Christmas tree. I like my fake one, but I really desired to smell pine and enjoy a real authentic looking tree in the […]