3 Ways to make a Pegboard Christmas Tree

pegboard christmas tree ribbonThese pegboard Christmas tree ideas are great for anyone with limited space or just looking for an alternative to the typical store bought, fake green tree. These ideas are quick and simple to construct and because the pegboard sits flat on the floor or hung on the wall, it is a space saving alternative to having a large Christmas tree. And this means more room for presents! Yay! First up is my red ribbon tree –ribbon and pegboard xmas treeThese are so simple to put together. Using some pegboard hooks, mark out where you want the outline of your tree to go, and then run the ribbon around the hooks and let it fall in a lovely puddle at the bottom of the pegboard. pegboard chistmas ideasTo make your corners, place two hooks in opposite directions and thread the ribbon in a zig zag motion around them. unique christmas tree ribbonAnd there is no reason you can’t choose your own embellishment for the top of the tree. There are no hard and fast rules, so if you don’t want to use the traditional angel or star, find something else that appeals to you. I have used a red bird on my tree top.pegboard christmas decorFor my next tree i used a simple string of silver beads and a plain white star as the topper. You could also use tinsel, jute string or a garland of felt balls as an alternative. Nat at Little Puddles sells garlands in a variety of Christmas colours and they would be PERFECT for this project. My Christmas budget is at its limit, so i may have to wait until next year to give the garlands a go. pegboard ideas for christmaschristmas tree pegboardMy last pegboard tree is made from a string of coloured lights. My string of lights was quite long, so i managed to wrap it around the tree outline three times. unique christmas treeMake sure you buy lights that are on silver or clear wire, so that they blend in with the pegboard. pegboard chistmas treeI’ve decided to stick with a combination of the lights and silver balls. This way the tree looks pretty during the day as well as the evening when the lights are shining brightly. unique christmas decoratingPhotobomber Perry! Totally confused and unsettled by the constantly changing tree. What do you think? Would you consider a pegboard tree?

7 Vignettes with the Interiors Addict for December

the interiors addict 7 vignettes decemeber

7 Vignettes with the Interiors Addict on Instagram for December was probably my favourite month yet. The themes were creative and there was a definite focus on being festive! Here’s my round up of images –

1.Giving

7 vignettes christmas giving

2. Twinkle
7 vignettes twinkle

3. Summer
7 vignettes summer watermelon

4. Cheer
christmas decor and cheer vignette

5. Red and Green
7 vignettes red and green

6. Jolt of Colour
7vignettes jolt of colour

7. Feast
7 vignettes feast christmasMerry Christmas all! I’ll be taking a break from blogging, but am hoping to be back into it in February 2014. Happy New Year!

7 vignettes december roundup