Monday, October 31, 2011

Christmas copy-cat

I'm linking up with Debbie for her magazine copy-cat challenge party...

These are decorations I made last year (is that cheating?) and I really wanted to do something Christmasy for the party!   

I put up fall stuff the first day of September and although our summer was pretty short, I just couldn't wait.  My husband called me out on it too: "It's still summer!!  And I have to admit that as much as I love the fall colors and all, I'm ready for some red, green and sparkle!!  

I couldn't find anything in any of my holiday magazines to make in the last couple days, so I'm recycling this idea.  :) 

I bought the Farm Chicks Christmas book last year and fell in love with the little trees they had made and figured they would be easy to replicate.


They were...just a lot of time spent wrapping styrofoam cones.  I had the most trouble with the paper wrapped one, but that was probably because I didn't have a lot of patience on this particular night.  I just wanted them done already, lol!!


I'm going to make more this year and utilize our new bookcase as it has cubbies.  There are lots of cute ideas and eye candy in that book.

I love me some Farm Chicks...the summer show is lots of fun, but boy I wish there was a holiday one, too!!

OK, well I'm off to check out the other party go-ers!!


Korrie@RedHenHome said...

These are so cute! What a fun project.

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

Those are so very cute. I love your copy cat. I thank you for joining in on the fun. Enjoy a few of the others, you will be happy you did.

Gina said...

Super job on the copycat challenge! I love your little trees & honestly, I think they're better than the original!

Bronwyn said...

Adorable! You are quite patient to wrap and wrap and wrap those cones!

Chris said...

Looks great. Sometimes being a copy cat pays off, LOL Thanks for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

Monica and Whitney said...

So adorable!

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Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

Hope you are getting ready for the next challenge December 5th! Oh btw I love your checked curtains, they are adorable.