Christmas Decorations!

Decorating for Christmas on a newlywed budget is difficult for me because if I could, I would go absolutely crazy with decorations. But I’m pretty happy with how our little home looks 🙂
I decorated the tree with dollar store ornaments (minus the big ben ornament we got as a wedding gift).
 I’m kind of obsessed with the tree skirt I found at TJMaxx. The garland in front of the TV was created from a wreath I bought at goodwill, disassembled and stretched straight. The gold and white trees on either side of the TV are made from paper and styrofoam. I love the way they turned out! (Warning, they took FOREVER!). Scott and I had fun cutting out the snowflakes together one night. And it was all inspired by the glitter gold Merry Christmas sign from my shop 🙂
I  L O V E  C H R I S T M A S !
P.S. Here’s a pic of how I made the paper Christmas trees. Make sure to use wood glue if you use styrofoam:)
I cut out pieces of paper in kind of petal shapes, curled them using a pencil and glued them on in rows. 
You could use just one color paper or as many different colors as you want. This would go twice as fast if you had a punch about this size. 
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11 Comments

  1. Marsa on December 7, 2013 at 7:45 pm

    so pretty! love it Elise!me and jerry went christmas decor shopping and so far we've gotten 2 things lol

  2. Brooke @ Silver Lining on December 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    So darling! I love gold everything during the holidays. We're getting our tree today!

  3. Abby on December 7, 2013 at 11:50 pm

    I love your decorating style… it's so homey! 🙂 You did an amazing job with those DIY trees- I especially like the all gold one! I hope you have a wonderful holiday season… you look ready to go. 🙂 xo Always, Abby

  4. Leslie on December 8, 2013 at 12:25 am

    I love your decorations. I also love the slide show you made for the tree! So cute.

  5. Anonymous on December 8, 2013 at 9:12 am

    You are so talented! love your Christmas deco 🙂

  6. Arina on December 8, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    Oh my gosh, your decorations are gorgeous! Those sparkle-covered paper trees are absolutely darling.

  7. Unknown on December 8, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    those Christmas trees turned out so cute! your house looks so festive 🙂

  8. Jenessa Phillips on December 8, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    Your house looks gorgeous!! Can I ask where your nativity is from? I love it!

  9. LindiNicole on December 8, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    Your DIY trees are just the cutest! :)LindiSweet Southern Sparklewww.sweetsouthernsparkle.blogspot.com

  10. Angela on December 9, 2013 at 12:21 am

    So cute! I love your nativity scene! I'm on the hunt for the perfect one! I also want to cut out some snowflakes and make a festive burlap banner!

  11. Elise Hunter on December 9, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    Janessa, It's from Deseret Book!

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