Our Woodland Christmas Tree


I decided to do something a little different this year.
Instead of Santa's and snowmen, I decided to do a woodland themed Christmas tree.


I already had this twiggy star for the top of the tree and it fir with the theme.
I love the owl at the top of the tree with the plaid belly.
Kirkland's had their ornaments half off and he was only $2.50!


Someone put this ladder in the trash and I snagged it. hee, hee!
Love free!
I was tempted to paint it red (wouldn't that have been cute?).
But then I wouldn't use it the rest of the year so I kept it as is.
For now.


For the last couple of years I've placed the tree in this bucket I got from Lowes.
There is a Christmas tree stand inside the bucket.
I bought the bucket and stand at the same time and made sure the stand fit inside.
The last couple of years I never noticed there is a label on the front (doy!).
I like the way it looks and had it face out this year.


I have all kinds of fun woodland ornaments on the tree.
They were very cheap and I made some of them.
I plan to do a separate post on the ornaments soon.
I hope I don't run out of time.
This month is flying by!


I meant to take a photo of the tree with the whole mantel, but I keep forgetting.
If I ever get around to it I'll add it into this post.



My teenage son has been complaining a lot about the tree.
(Teenager's like to complain.)
After I photographed it for the blog he wanted me to take it apart and decorate
 it the traditional way.
I said no.
He has finally come around and likes the tree except for the sprays of berries (which I love).


The tree is best all lit up at night!

If you'd like to know how I put together this woodland tree on a budget click HERE.


Linking up to:
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Treasure Hunt Thursday @ From My Front Porch To Yours
The annual Christmas tree party @ Thrifty Décor Chic



15 comments:

  1. I love your woodland themed tree and the bucket it sits in too! The addition of the tags is a great idea. Happy Holidays!

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  2. Your tree is so pretty. I have that same washtub for my tree too (I recognize the sticker). LOL! I love all of your Christmas décor this year. I would be very happy there!

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  3. Hi Lisa! I love your tree! I kind of went for a different style from what I was used to this year too! Funny, you mentioned Kirkland's, I used to LOVE going to that store in Las Vegas. Now that we are living in Kirkland, Washington, we don't have a Kirkland's! Go figure! LOL Have a very Merry Christmas!

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  4. Your woodland tree is perfect Lisa!

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  5. I soooo wanted to put my tree in an old tub too, but it didn't fit...arggggg....beautuful tree

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  6. Lisa,
    Your tree and decor are beautiful. So pretty lit up at night. Lovely.
    Kris

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  7. I love your tree and it's 'woodland' theme!
    Susan

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  8. Beautiful, lovely, gorgeous Lisa

    xoxo
    KAte

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  9. Beautiful! Your tree looks so pretty in the galvanized tub.....and I love the berries :o)
    Merry Christmas!
    ~Des

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  10. Very nice tree! I think my family would be bummed if I didn't keep my trees the same too, but it's hard when you want to switch it up! I have a little one downstairs that I did a bit differently this year. I figured it was one that would be safe to mess with :) I so get the teen boy thing - funny!

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  11. What a beautiful tree Lisa! Love how it looks in that old washtub too!
    xx
    Anne

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  12. I love the woodland theme - so fitting on an evergreen tree!

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  13. beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!

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  14. What a big and beautiful tree! I've never seen Christmas tree lights that white and bright before :)

    Sarah @ www.logfurnitureplace.com

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