Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Tree that's not a Tree

Having just recently moved to Prince Edward Island and still trying to get things unpacked, we decided to forego a real tree this year.

And since there was a large hook in the ceiling just above our lovely bay window, I took a strand of fake garland that already had white lights on it and just hooked the middle of it to the ceiling.  Then I took another strand of garland and zigzagged it between the sides of the first piece.  Add a few coloured lights to the middle garland, and a few small ornaments and one big red bow and ta da...

That's it for this year.  Next year I hope to get a real tree and put out all our ornaments that I've saved over the years.

I hope you will all stick with me in the new year as I show more of our lovely PEI farmhouse and what we are doing to make it our own.

Sharing at:
Be Inspired @ Elizabeth & Co.
The Scoop @ cedar hill farmhouse
Outside the Box @ Pneumatic Addict
Vintage Inspiration @ Knick of Time
Wow us Wednesdays @ Savvy Southern Style
Feathered Nest Fridays @ French Country Cottage
Catch as Catch Can @ My Repurposed Life


  1. I love your garland tree! It's so clever. What a great way to think outside the box and still have a tree. How lucky you are to have a beautiful bay window.

  2. What a great idea Julie !!!
    I'm loving what little I see already XOXOOX

  3. Cute idea! I could totally see my five year old son swinging from this, Tarzan style.

  4. Blessings ! Looking forward to your new life in the new year.

  5. Looks great, and not nearly the hassle of putting together a tree in a box. I would love to have an espalier tree, or a half tree that hugged the wall and didn't take up much floor space.

  6. that's the best idea ever Julie! Your diy Christmas tree is perfect in that spot. Maybe it will become a tradition. :)

    Looking forward to seeing your projects at home and otherwise in the coming year!


  7. Ha, so clever! Your garland tree looks really nice!


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