It’s getting close to Christmas, and I love displaying all the cards I get from my family and friends; but I hate the clutter. A few years ago I found a really great idea on Martha Stewart’s website but I didn’t have a good spot for it to go. Now I do. Check out Martha’s idea here.
Last Christmas I made this little tree skirt, from an IKEA blanket that cost around $10 CAD. I cut it into triangles and matched up the ends and sewed them into a round skirt. Remember to leave a gap so you can easily get it on and off the tree. I tucked the tails inside, and top stitched them so that they don’t pop out.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – everywhere I go. Especially at my house, this weekend all my Christmas décor will go up! Starting with my latest DIY.
I was inspired by a DIY I found on Pinterest over a year ago, click here to see it. Personally I like mine better. I spent $40 on the materials and I have lots of leftover ribbon and burlap to use throughout the season and on other DIYs. After I finished it I found a similar style wreath at Homesense, and it was about $50. So I think I did ok.