Friday, December 8, 2017

Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-2017

Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree- From My Front Porch To Yours
Our Christmas tree changes every year and though it changes I always try to use some of the same elements. You can see each of our trees from 2010-2014 in this post. Our 2015 tree can be seen here and it is actually the same tree I have up in our master bedroom this year. Our tree last year was a new one. I had fun using all the bottle brush trees on it.

Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Tinsel- From My Front Porch To Yours
Here is our 2017 tree! I used the same tree from last year. I however did not realize how small the tree actually is. I was not happy with the height of the tree so I came up with a way to give it more height by placing it in a vintage style laundry basket. To conceal the bottom of the tree I just placed a blanket in the basket. Thankfully the tree just sits right on top snug as a bug.
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Book Page Wreath-Tinsel- From My Front Porch To Yours
The past few days it has been overcast, cold and rainy making for wonderful Christmas weather but terrible for trying to take pics. I used white lights as well as a few strands of red and green.
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree- Tinsel-Jingle Bell Ribbon-Mercury Glass-From My Front Porch To Yours
I used the same ric rac ribbon from last year plus jingle bell ribbon from our 2015 tree. This year I added red bead garland.
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Cracker Barrel Tree Ornaments- From My Front Porch To Yours
I purchased some new vintage inspired ornaments from Cracker Barrel. I immediately fell in love with this holly one.
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Mercury Glass Ornaments-Jingle Bell Ribbon-Red Bead Garland- From My Front Porch To Yours
I also brought home some mercury glass ornaments from there as well.
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree- Tinsel-From My Front Porch To Yours
Speaking of Cracker Barrel ornaments I used my vintage inspired snowflake ornaments from a few years back that I also purchased at CB. I just love Cracker Barrel during the holidays! Don't you?
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Dollar Store Deer Ornament- From My Front Porch To Yours
One of my favorite ornaments are my glittered jingle bell deer that came from the Dollar Store about three years ago I think it was. As you can see I also used tinsel on the tree again. I used it a few years back and thought it was the perfect touch for this years tree. Gives it that extra sparkle.
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Tree Topper- Book Page Wreath- DIY- From My Front Porch To Yours
After 5 years our Capiz Shell star quit working. Instead of running out and spending money on a new star I decided to use my book page wreath that I made a few Christmases ago. It took forever to make but I sure do love it! 
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Laundry Cart-Tree Stand-Olive Bucket- From My Front Porch To Yours
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Olive Bucket-Twig Star-Button Garland- From My Front Porch To Yours
With the main tree lifted up off the ground I had room for a smaller tree as well. It is actually the top of a past tree that no longer was usable as a whole. So before you throw out your old artificial trees think about how the tops make a great mini trees!
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Twig Star-Button Garland- From My Front Porch To Yours
Stick star came from the Dollar Spot at Target. I think that was last year but may have been the year before.
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Vintage Toy-Vintage Doll Chair- From My Front Porch To Yours
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Christmas Pillow-Vintage Pink Chair- From My Front Porch To Yours
My favorite little Christmas pillow.
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Vintage Santa-Tinsel On Tree-Christmas Lights- From My Front Porch To Yours
Santa is always watching so you better be good!:)
Vintage Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Tree-Farmhouse Dog-Mini Doxie-Weenie Dog- From My Front Porch To Yours
This little lady says check back soon. I will be sharing our Christmas mantel next and you do not want to miss it! I will give you a hint-I used something from the Hearth & Hand line at Target to create it.

Sharing at these wonderful blogs:
French Country Cottage
Savvy Southern Style
Between Naps On The Porch
Shabby Fufu

9 comments:

  1. Hi Pamela,
    I love that you used vintage icicles. Brings back memories! Your tree is gorgeous. Have fun getting ready for the big day.
    xoxo
    Kris

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  2. Beautiful so love the tree and the plaid blanket basket idea

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  3. Great tree! I had the same problem with overcast skies. I love the tinsel on your tree!

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  4. So, so pretty and festive, Pamela. Very sparkly, and I love the red beads-I've always wanted to do that.

    Your pup is just so precious! :)

    Happy Holidays, my friend!

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  5. Oh Pamela....the tree is so beautiful as it always is from year to year. Love seeing the rid arc ribbon again and what a great idea to use the top of a discarded tree!!! Oh my I could have had lots of small trees from the ones I discarded...Looking forward to your mantel...Have a Very Merry Weekend!!!

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  6. This is so cute, Pamela. What a cozy space and miss Savannah has the right idea.

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  7. I just love icicles on a tree. I always had them until I went to an artificial tree. They really bring back lots of great Christmas memories. Have a very Merry Christmas. Jo

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