I have also been very busy this past weekend getting my home all dressed up for the CHRISTMAS holidays....you know I'm hosting a CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE here at COASTAL CHARM on December 9 and so I can't be just half dressed when all my guests show up...you know what I mean? Today I'm sharing my THRIFTY mantel with all of you...the only things new here are my glass ornaments that I bought at Ikea last year at 50% off. I had a great time picking up some discounted items at the after Christmas sales last year and now I'm having even more fun pulling it all out and playing with it! Looking forward to seeing what THRIFTY items and ideas you have to share this week...soooooo let's get this party going...link her up and start visiting around and get inspired!
Hoping all of y'all have a fun time here at my party
and come back again next week!
I did think about adding more,
but I think this will be the
P.S. I have changed my mind...I will be adding
something on each side of the tree...check
back later to find out what I do!!!!!
I'm sorry to say, but I don't remember how much
I paid for them...I sure wish those guys at Ikea
would put price tags on their merchandise!
and twigs from my yard!
that I was located in, didn't want them any more...they were brand new...so
I said sure...I will be happy to take them off your hands.
in the den...so this year...I did just that! I used some ribbon that I
already had on hand and added some red and lime green balls from
cut a branch...then get a container...some styrofoam...sand
(I used sand because I have plenty of it here on the coast)
and then add some ornaments...now you will have a
NIFTY THRIFTY CHRISTMAS TREE too!!!!
I have more!!!
Grab my button...post it on your blog so all your friends can come by and join in on the fun!
***Please everyone, follow these guidelines!****
1. Be sure to refer back to my blog so everyone can see who is participating today, include the NTT button in your post (copy and paste the html code under the button…the button is located on my sidebar). Please make sure that you have put my NTT button or my blog name with a link on your post. I have seen that some of you have forgot to do this…so this is just a sweet reminder.
2. This party is for sharing thrifty finds from garage sales, thrift stores, consignment shops, craigslist and even those awesome deals that you find at any retail store. Please do not link to an Etsy shop or something similar (I will delete the link...believe me...I don't like doing this).
3. Please go and visit the other participates and leave a comment about their treasures and thrifty ideas…this is what makes the PAR-TAY so much FUN and what a great way to meet new friends. I would love for you to add yourself as a follower if you haven't already and please let me know, I love to know when I have a new friend. I appreciate all your comments, they really make my day.
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