Saturday, December 15, 2012

Dollar Store Christmas Tree

We were finally able to decorate for Christmas tonight!

I'm too embarrassed to post a picture of the big Christmas tree this year. Apparently, there's a shortage of 100 strands of colored lights in my area. The stores are completely out and well...I love lights which means....my 9 foot tree needs about 1500 lights.

I'm not kidding.

Last year, my tree had about 1300 and it just wasn't enough.

It's bad enough of a problem that I've blown the fuses on several strands of lights.

Anyway, my tree is gorgeous until about 2/3 of the way up and then...no more twinkly lights. I'm hoping to fix that with some luck at the store tomorrow.

Meanwhile, my smaller tree (7 ft) with the white lights...well, it looks pretty!




Don't you just love those Santa bows?


Dollar tree, baby! All the decorations on this tree came from the dollar store. I spent about $10 on decorations, which isn't too bad. I picked up 3 packs of Santa bows, 3 packs of glitter bows and 4 different packs of snowflakes.





Oh and tree itself? Freecycle and it came with the lights. So double freebie!

The girls have their pink Christmas tree in the kitchen with all sorts of colored snowflakes, fabric covered candy canes and other non breakables. I don't mind if they decorate that tree over and over....just as long as they leave the special ornaments on the big tree and my white light tree alone!

PS...the giveaway for a coupon for FREE PIE ends Sunday 12/17! Enter NOW!



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2 comments:

  1. lovely tree! I've given away stuff on Freecycle myself!

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