Ready-made ornaments ready to hang on the tree.I’ve been busy this week working on my Dream Tree entry for the Michaels Stores challenge. Jewel-tones and treasures are my design inspirations.

Ready-made ornaments waiting ot be hung on the tree. I added a few strands of colored lights to the pre-lit tree and then set to work tackling the treasure box tree skirt idea for hiding the tree stand. Mom donated a box to the cause. Made of light-weight wood, it was easy to cut out the bottom and make little slots for the feet fit to fit using a Dremel Multi-Max tool.

This repurposed storage box makes a great treasure box tree skirt! I started adding ornaments I purchased with the gift card from Michaels next. Celebrate It brand ornaments, ribbon and Christmas picks are on sale 50% off now as well as Ashland Christmas stems and bushes. Get this week’s ad for more savings.

My fluffy helper getting things out of the bag and ready for the tree.

I had plenty of help getting everything out of the bags and ready to put on the tree.

Craft supplies to create handmade tree ornaments. Some of my cherished ornaments are ones that have been handmade. I bought a stash of craft supplies at Michaels to create some new ones this season. Glass etching cream from Martha Stewart Crafts, Celebrate It clear glass ornaments, FloraCraft foam balls and sequins are just some of the goodies.

Celebrate It clear glass ornaments ready to be turned into heirloom ornaments.

Galss etching cream and glitter paint from Martha Stewart Crafts.

Foam balls ready to be decorated into handmade treasures.

Sequins and pins make sparkly ornaments.Don’t miss next week’s reveal of my Michaels Dream Tree and inspiration for handmade ornaments coming up next!

By Stacie Hooder




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  1. The Tree Topper on December 9, 2012 2:31 pm

    Using the treasure box chest as a base for the tree was genius. Excellent work.

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