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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Crazy for Christmas--Decor and More

Well, today is the last day of REVERSE CONFETTI'S CRAZY FOR CHRISTMAS series.  You might think we saved the best for last, but for me, it's a hard decision on what my favorites have been so far.  The entire Confetti Crew has done some amazing work these past few days and I can't wait to see what they have all created for today--Christmas Decor and More!

I love the trendy idea of a frame or board of some sort with twine stretched from side to side and little clippies on it to hang things (pictures, quotes, etc.) from.  So after I took my mom to the doctor the other day, we made a quick trip to Michael's to scope out their frame selection as a starting point for my project. 

I came across this amazing wooden Christmas tree with the twine and clips I had envisioned already attached for 60% off, so I snatched it up right away (it came to $9.99), came home, ordered a collage print on my Walgreen's app in case I needed several small pictures, and started the embellishing process...

I knew I wanted to create a couple of mock "gifts", so I started by creating the squares with some AVOCADO cardstock and pieces from the VERY MERRY 6X6 PAPER PAD.  Next came the paper bows from the LAYERED BOW Confetti Cuts.

As I was trying to stick with a very graphic, but rustic theme, I thought it would be fun to add a couple of pure white snowflakes, mixed with some STONE, AVOCADO and BRICK colored accents.  I used the LAYERED SNOWFLAKE Confetti Cuts from last year, but kept them very simple.

I had purchased the metal accents and just highlighted them with a snowflake and the one picture of my girls from last Christmas. 

The tag was super fun to make.  I used the long skinny tag die from the IN THE BAG Confetti Cuts and a snippet of paper from VERY MERRY.  I had been looking at some older Christmas paper from Simple Stories that said, "cheer" on it and realized I could do that with my CLINK Confetti Cut and just cut off the "S" at the end! 

Okay, so what do y'all think?  Super fun and "collage-y/trendy", no?  I happen to love it.  The best part?  I can take it all off and start over every year!  Wouldn't my cute little embellishments and photo make a great scrapbook layout?!  Don't be surprised if you see that transformation in the near future!

Check out the REVERSE CONFETTI BLOG for a list of all the girls sharing their creative gifts-- 
God-given and the actual decor they made!  LOL!!

pssst...hey, Little Blue House 'Fetti Fan girls--do y'all see anything on here that we could make for our Christmas tag workshop coming up in December?  I do.  Wink wink!!


  1. LOVE this Sus! You make the best banners!

  2. Your blogs and its stuff magnetize me to return again n again.wall borders

  3. This is fantastic, Susan, love the beautiful collection of elements you placed on your tree!!

  4. A great, colorful home project, especially with photos of your girls!

  5. Yahooooo...whatta deal and love how you've transformed it!


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