DIY Letter to Santa Felt Envelope

It's that time of year to see who has been naughty and nice, and you can bet Santa is making a list and checking it twice. One of my kids favorite things to do as soon as December arrives is write their letters to Santa. This year I thought it would be fun to create a fun DIY Letter to Santa Felt Envelope to use as decorations and a keepsake for those special letters. You may have already seen my Letters to Santa themed Christmas tree that I created for the Michaels Dream Tree … [Read more...]

Polar Post Christmas Tree – Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

One of the most wondrous things about Christmastime is that irresistible sense of anticipation and excitement that permeates the season. Advent calendars count down the days, twinkling lights make the neighborhood more and more festive, and brightly wrapped presents begin appearing, as if by magic, under the tree. Once again I'm participating in the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge and this years tree pays homage to that glorious Christmas season tradition and anticipation that accompanies … [Read more...]

Glam Metallic Farmhouse Christmas Tree

It's that time of year...it's time for the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge.  This is quite possibly one of my favorite blog post all year long.  Not only do I love dreaming up a new theme for my own tree, but I absolutely love looking at all of the other makers trees too.  Every year I wonder if it's possible to fall in love with the new tree as much as I loved last year's. There is no doubt about it, I am completely smitten with this year's theme and my Glam Metallic Farmhouse Christmas … [Read more...]

Winter Woodland Christmas Tree – Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas...and since I live in Texas the chances of that happening are fairly slim.  So, this year I decided I would create my own winter wonderland with a snow covered Christmas tree for the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge.  I'm absolutely thrilled with how this snow covered tree turned out and can't wait to curl up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa, a roaring fire in the fire place and dream of a white Christmas while admiring my Winter Woodland Christmas Tree. I … [Read more...]

Ruffled Burlap Garland Tutorial – Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

I recently participated in the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge and created what I liked to call my Rustic Reindeer Christmas Tree.  This tree features everything that I imagine you’d find in the reindeer’s barn at the North Pole.  From snow balls and jingle bells to wooden logs and Rudolph’s shiny red nose. This sophisticated yet cozy tree is the perfect mix of natural elements with just the right amount of glam.  One of my favorite elements of my Dream Tree, which by the way was also featured … [Read more...]

Dream Tree Challenge – Rustic Reindeer Christmas Tree

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Last spring we moved into a new home and I'm super excited about decorating for Christmas and making memories with my family in our new home. So, of course I was thrilled to find out that our Michaels Makers Challenge this month was to decorate a Christmas tree for the Dream Tree Challenge.  I had a hard time deciding on a theme for my new tree, but knew I wanted it to be fairly neutral with a little bit of sparkle and glam.  I'm calling this our … [Read more...]