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December 10, 2010

My Christmas Rendition


A couple of posts ago, I posted this picture from Country Living,
and stated that I was gonna recreate a little something like this.


And here is my rendition...


I quickly learned that Christmas light bulbs are pretty expensive...on average I was looking at about 50 cents to a dollar for each bulb. And while that price might be okay for a few bulbs, I needed at least 20 and I wasn't willing to pay that kind of money. 

Luckily, Target was selling these tiny tubes of 10 glittery styrofoam ornaments, so I bought two tubes and filled up this vase that I already owned. The vase sits on a little bookshelf in my living room. The bookshelf holds all of my school books during the school year.

Nice & easy...my favorite kind of decor. My rendition is obviously really different to the original picture, and it's really similar to a lot of ornament arrangements, but that's okay...I'm lovin' it!


Okay...now back to that paper. Love to all. x



PS: I am looking for a completed DIY project for next week's Turnaround Tuesday. Please email me if you're interested...my email is under my "contact me" heading to the right.

2 comments:

Jennifer said...

I made something similar with fake apples and cheapo target ornaments. just a little sparkle makes a huge difference =) love it

xoXOxo
Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

Leah said...

So pretty! And I feel ya as far as how expensive ornaments are! I plan on going after Christmas for sales!

Luvs!

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