Welcome back to our Trim the Tree Party!!
I love handmade Christmas ornaments and think that they add such a special touch to the tree and other holiday decor. This week, I have invited some of my favorite blogging friends to join me in sharing one of their favorite handmade ornaments. At the end of the week we will have a special giveaway for you that you don’t want to miss, so don’t forget to check back! There will be three new ornaments each day, so you should have a beautifully decorated tree by the end of the week! 😉
Hi there! I’m Kristin from Yellow Bliss Road and I’m thrilled to be here at Jenn’s today for her Trim the Tree Party! I love decorating for Christmas, although I often feel like I don’t quite have the creative vision to craft really spectacular ornaments or other decor. So I usually keep it pretty simple.
I have an
obsession affection for clear glass ornaments. I’ll fill them with just about anything, as you can see in my Ten Clear Glass Ornaments in Under an Hour post. I had a few left in my stash and just kind of pushed them aside because I couldn’t think of what I wanted to fill them with.
Then one evening I was enjoying my Christmas centerpiece and it hit me – Cranberries! I’ve never used cranberries in my Christmas decor before this year, and now I’m slightly obsessed. So I grabbed the epsom salt, the rest of the cranberries and my clear glass ornaments.
I set the empty clear glass ornament in a small dish to keep it from falling over, and using a funnel, poured in some epsom salt. There really aren’t exact amounts – I just filled it until I was satisfied.
Next I added some cranberries. Looking at the photos now, I think I might want to add even more cranberries next time. I tied a leftover strip of frayed dropcloth to the top for a little bit of that rustic look that I love.
I really love how my snowy cranberry ornaments turned out. They add a freshness and a tiny bit of sparkle to our tree. See more of our Christmas tree HERE.
Thanks for visiting today; I’d love to see you over at Yellow Bliss Road! You can join me at any of these place:
Thanks for having me today Jenn!
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