Easy DIY Ribbon Tree

Hey look, another Christmas craft!

A couple of years ago, I had some extra ribbon so I made some little Christmas trees with them. I’ve put them out every year since. They’re a 5 minute project and all you need is: wired ribbon, heavy paper or poster board, tape and staples (you probably don’t need the staples either).

See the gold tree?

Apparently my tree was a little crooked when I took a picture of the mantle. Oops! Anyway, here’s all you do: Continue reading

Easy DIY Wreath

My pine cone wreath from last year took a tumble off the shelf in the attic so it didn’t make it on the front door.

I took the intact pine cones and worked them into my mantle and tabletop decor.

With the demise of the pine cone wreath, I decided to make a new wreath with some of the holiday items that had invaded my living room.

Using the wire hanger base from the pine cone wreath, I gave a piece of pipe insulation a little support and taped the ends of the foam insulation  together with packing tape. (I used the other end half of the insulation piece used to make my twine wreath pictured here.) Continue reading