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Since we moved to this bigger house last Nov. 2012, my former Christmas ornaments seemed boring and out-dated. But being that I love to re-purpose old stuff, junk and other-wise, I've had an amazing time coming up with "new" Christmas decor from old stuff I've found lying around this ten acres with two old barns, etc. on it.
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Here are some pics from my Christmas decorating frenzy:
Pallet Christmas tree, and signs made from pallet wood. Yay for old pallets!!! I love them!
Noel sign I stenciled on from old wood out in the barn. Bench was found laying around and I repainted (it was a distressed red and I wanted distressed white). Old rusted tin bucket with holes in the bottom. I added cedar clippings, pine cones, florida holly berries and some whole walnuts.
Sorry about the stuff on the floor. WE LIVE HERE!
Got this idea from @Chateau-Chic.blogspot.com. I already had the frame laying around with no clue what to do with it. Thank you, Mary Alice!!!
A Dollar General special I purchased last year and spiffied up a bit.
Painting on my torn drop cloth I'm using for the bow on my tree. Lots of help from two little helpers :)
Love this painting on drop-cloth thing. The possibilities are endless! Made the Noel sign and Christmas tree topper from same piece.