Monday, November 19, 2012

DOLLAR TREE FOR THE HOLIDAYS


Good morning, everyone!

Here we are, Monday morning, Thanksgiving just three days away.
So much to do!!!

This year, I decided to change my Holiday decor color scheme and, 
I don't know if that was such a bright idea! :)
I am really stressing now!
 There is tons of food to to prepare, many pies to bake,
last minute errands to run and our son will be home tomorrow!

So, what is a girl to do?
Of course, sit down and blog! LOL
 Best therapy ever!

Like I said, I wanted to do something different this year but not spend a lot of money changing everything, so the Dollar Tree came to the rescue.
 I had these metal vases I bought at Kirklands a while back during one of their big sales and only paid for them $5.00 each.
I knew I could do something with them! 


 
At Dollar Tree, I purchased little ornaments in
gold, red and green and some pretty ribbon.





And this is what I came up with




I wanted to add some branches, but they were very pricey in the stores, so my husband cut some from our yard and I used my favorite spray craft paint to give them a little bit of a Christmas look.



 To the branches I added tiny ornaments 
also from Dollar Tree.



 And here they are all dressed up for Christmas.







What do you think?
I was able to change the look of both vases for under $10.00
Can't wait to put it all together!
But, first, we have a huge Turkey to cook. :)

Thank all for visiting and, in case I don't get another chance this week, a very, very Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!












19 comments:

  1. They turned out so cute, Maria! I am heading to dollar tree later to get some supplies to make some stuff too! :) Best bang for your buck when your wanting to add more decor but not wanting to spend an arm and a leg! I hope to finish the rest of my crafts before Thanksgiving I better get busy!!

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  2. You always come up with such fabulous ideas. I think these look great, and they look like they would have cost a fortune! You are so clever.

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  3. It all looks beautiful. LOVE the branches!
    Tami @ Curb Alert!

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  4. Oh, I love what you did with your little vase! It looks so pretty! The branches with the little balls was a great idea.
    Love your new header too.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  5. This is wonderful! And they looks SO elegant! Brilliant!

    XO,
    Jane

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  6. Very lovely! I love the warm Christmas colors!

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  7. Clever lady, love your pretty vases all put together for Christmas! Very pretty header as well. Diane

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  8. Super idea & they turned out great! They really look beautiful!

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  9. Hi! Oh, these are just so cute. Can't wait to see where you put them! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  10. Gorgeous, simply gorgeous and elegant. I love the gold. Thanks for sharing with our Dollar tree party. Enjoy.

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  11. Looks terrific.. I need some of those JOY things:) and Noel too, so I hope they have those.

    Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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  12. HOLY COW...I am sooo impressed...these are just beautiful You did an awesome job on them.
    I am about to follow you forever....
    xo bj
    Isn't this a fun party!!

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  13. I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-8-turkey.html

    I hope to see you there!
    Cheers!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

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  14. I love it! The dollar tree has so many great ornaments & I like what you did with yours! Very nice!

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  15. Fabulous idea. They turned out great.

    I host a weekly blogging party called Seasonal Sundays. I'd love to have you come and join.

    - The Tablescaper

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  16. Maria, I am currently hosting a link party called "Deck the Halls with Glitter" and would love for you to link up this post and/or any others that are glittery, shimmery, and shiny! Hope to see you there! http://tamicurbalert.blogspot.com/2012/11/50-ways-to-deck-halls-with-glitter-link.html
    Tami @ Curb Alert!

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  17. Great job Maria Elena! Love the branches with the ornaments. You really created something beautiful for a great price. Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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