Tuesday, December 21, 2010

My First Christmas (tree)

I got my first tree as an adult this year!  We had zero ornaments to start out with and I really wanted as many handmade ornaments as possible. 

I have been saving vintage wooden thread spools since I was little, so I painted the empty ones with acrylic paint and hung them on the tree.

We also got a little crazy with sequins and styrofoam...

...and I've only just begun playing with clear plastic ornaments and "stained glass" paint...

I have to be honest and say that my absolute favorite ornaments are the ones that came on the tree:

And the ultimate Goodwill score - five sets of these for two dollars!

I am addicted to the cross filter setting on my camera.

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