Julie at Redhead Can Decorate saw a simple pallet Christmas tree last year that got her gears turning. When fate delivered a pallet to her house last summer, she hung on to it and is now the proud owner of a gorgeous silver and gold pallet tree!
Over at The Salvaged Boutique, one of Kathy's friends passed along several boxes of vintage items to her. She was delighted to find one of them full of these glass insulators. Insulators were originally used with telegraph lines, back in the 1800's. Kathy challenged herself to turn one of them into Christmas decor, using only items that she had on hand.
Inspired by some of the Christmas trees she'd seen made out of driftwood over the years, Amanda wanted to make a tree of her own from fallen branches. She tells all about the project at Crafts By Amanda.
When Sara from Thrifty Treasures spotted this tree top that had been thrown out, she was more than happy to give it a new home. "When your tree lights stop working, don't toss it, make a smaller tree!" she suggests.
"This is truly a roadkill rescue!" Candace from Vintage News Junkie says with excitement. "I found not one, but two real
Christmas trees on the side of the interstate! Yes, the interstate! The whole time we were loading up the trees, I couldn't help but think, 'Beckie is gonna love this!'"
Here's an easy recycling project just in time for last minute Christmas decor, from Jacky at Small Home Love. All you need is an old magazine and a Christmas movie to watch while you are making this project.
Kim from Too Much Time On My Hands has a unique tree topper that she crafted from sticks that she and her kids collected one day on a hike. That's right--sticks! Totally free for the taking and no need to run to the crafts store for those babies!
Marty and her husband, Tim, worked on this project together and blogged about it at Marty's Musings. Tim reports that thanks to Pinterest, he rarely evhoer tosses scrap wood into the fire, anymore. Now he's using it to make holiday decorations.
Chelsea blogs at Making Home Base. She has an adorable baby girl and lots of fabric scraps leftover from other projects. So, Chelsea used those scraps to make something festive for baby to wear this Christmas!
Laurel of Chipping with Charm has been using mason jars for a lot of craft projects, lately. That left her with a big stash of mason jar lids. Laurel came up with a creative way to use those lids for Christmas ornaments!
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