Tossed Away Tree Top Gets a Second Chance

Thrifty Treasures tree top before

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.

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Oh, Christmas Tree, How Lovely Are Thy Spindles

Obsessive & Creative spindle tree before

“As I cut spindles during the last six months I threw the scraps into a basket in the garage,” says Rhonda at Craft Dictator.  She had plans to use those  spindles for some holiday decor.

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What Santa Left Behind: Roadkill Rescue Christmas Tree

Vintage News Junkie Christmas tree before

“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!’”

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Magazine Christmas Tree

Small Home Love magazine before

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.

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Coastal Christmas Tree Art

The Space Between decor before

At The Space Between, Karah shares the perfect Christmas craft for anyone who loves to collect pretty things from along the seashore, like sea glass and driftwood.

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Christmas Tree Topper from Sticks

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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!

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Scrap Wood Christmas Tree

Marty's Musings scrap wood tree before

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.

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Scrappy Christmas Tree Onesie

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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!

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