Christmas tree forest with DIY reclaimed wood crate skirt

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Rustic Christmas tree forest in a livingroom with DIY crate skirt-001

I gave myself a deadline on Saturday. Self, the livingroom MUST be complete, and clean for a photo shoot on Sunday! Boy, did I have my work cut out for me. I was stalling because while I had this vision of a Christmas tree forest in the livingroom, I wasn’t sure what to use for […]

Buffalo Checked sleigh and star with Christmas tree sign

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Buffalo Checked sleigh and star with Christmas tree sign A messy story . A few years back, I worked for a themed environment artist. In the job description that day, we were to paint various boxes that were set on a parade float platform, to resemble a lit up village. The technique we were to […]

String wrapped wood Christmas trees with junk stands and sign

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String wrapped Christmas Trees with stencils

Christmas trees are kinda near and dear to my heart. As a kid, our tree was always real, heavy with tinsel and tin light protectors on big, colourful glass bulbs. We were allowed (I think?) to sneak downstairs and bring one gift back upstairs to unwrap in bed, to hold us over until it was […]

Pallet wood You Cut Tree Farm Christmas sign

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Pallet wood You Cut Tree Farm Christmas sign Slow as molasses is about the best description I can come up with in regards to my Christmas decorating. I got started on my mantel, however with a major monsoon going on outside (that’s my shopping centre for all things green), the branches would have to wait. […]

PJ 310 features DIY Christmas trees!

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PJ 310 features DIY Christmas Trees! Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello, and welcome back to another sure to be festive junk gathering! Well, I’m pretty pleased with myself for making a couple things this week. And one of them being my reclaimed wood Christmas tree. So… why not theme this weekend’s linkup […]

Scrooge-less reclaimed wood Christmas tree and star

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I’m embarrassed to admit, I can’t remember the last time I decorated outdoors for Christmas. Much of that has to do with the front door and side windows needing paint. And the concrete needing work. And the whole outside needing… a good farmhouse experience. Or something. Or a pretty for sale sign on the front yard would work […]

A reclaimed wood deer and Christmas tree mantel

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If someone asked me what I was most addicted to in the DIY world, I’d have to say reclaimed wood, old signs… and branches. Interestingly enough, nearly everything I’ve made this Christmas has involved branches of some sort. So why would my Christmas fireplace mantel be any different? 🙂 You actually already caught a glimpse […]

PJ 264 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 264 – an upcycled link party Every Friday, 7 PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific So… I was attempting to come up with a theme this weekend, until I looked through last weekend’s linkups. I just couldn’t bypass featuring these projects, so upcycled it is for this weekend! 🙂 Just […]

12 – firewood end cut Christmas trees

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Michael’s blog Inspired by Charm is very well named. These firewood end cut Christmas trees were a direct result of his project yesterday on 12 Days of Christmas. Michael’s Colorful DIY Forest had me yearning for a rustic version of these trees. “I can do that!” is what my brain told me. Until I read […]