Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Treetopia White Tree Mystery

 This year, Treetopia reached out to me about participating in their White Tree Mystery contest. I was supposed to choose from an assortment of their pre-lit white trees, and then decorate it and show you guys. Easy and fun. I love white trees anyway, and my old one has seen better days, so I was happy to get a new pretty one. Plus my old one wasn't pre-lit... pre-lit trees are the best, am I right?!

The "contest" part of this post is that you guys are supposed to guess which tree I chose for my bedroom, and whoever guesses correctly first is entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card to Treetopia. So, which tree do you think I chose?!

Here are pictures of my tree!

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I wanted to go with a light, natural, slightly bohemian look to match the rest of our bedroom. I made a bunch of ornaments because, 1. I like making ornaments, and 2. it's cheap :).

I think it looks great within the scheme of the rest of our room, what do you think?!

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It's so pretty at night, too!

I made a fun pom pom garland. All I did, was buy this bag of tan pom poms from Hobby Lobby, and string them onto some yarn that I already owned. I used a thick needle, and the pompoms just stay where you place them, because the yarn is so thick.

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(yarn. I found it at a thrift store. I think they're the best colors.)

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I started out using white string, but it didn't show up well enough on the tree. So, I found that yarn and used it instead. Plus, the pom poms stay on the yarn better than they did the string!

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I found these glittery ornaments at... wait for it... Walmart. I never go there, but couldn't find any cute ornaments anywhere else and popped in. These were only 97 cents. I bought three and wish I'd bought more!

The wood slice ornaments were also some I made. I found the slices at Hobby Lobby, and hot-glued mint green yarn on for the loops!

The wicker bell ornaments were in my stash of vintage ornaments that were actually old family pieces. I had 6 gold ones and 6 basket-colored ones in my stash. I love them on the tree in our bedroom, because we have so many natural elements in there.

I bought these frosty glass balls at Hobby Lobby along with the black and white string. I tied the string onto the ornaments and hung them up. I love the B&W string on that tree in there! Looks cute with my Ikea pillows.

Probably the most intense ornaments I made, are these fabric tassels. Not hard, just took a little while. I found some old fabric scraps, and cut them into long strips. I looped them in the middle, and wrapped yarn around the tops. I hot glued the ends down. Crispy and burned fingers, but I think they turned out cute! 

For my star on top, I used neon pipe cleaners to make an easy star. I actually made this a few years ago for this tree

The gold/glittery balls are also from Walmart. 

What do you guys think? I love it!

So, don't forget to enter my easy contest. Comment in the comments section and let me know which tree you think I chose? Treetopia will let you know if you are the winner!


  1. i love the way you made me fall in love with a white tree. i have always been a green tree person - but this looks so lovely! there are so many options ... but this looks like the whisper cashmere white christmas tree. i have no idea if that is right. buuut, i would love to see that zebra striped tree in someone's house.

    1. thanks so much! I love both white and green trees. Shoot I even have a vintage red tinsel one I love, too. :) thanks for entering!

  2. Awesome work Kristen!! Your tree looks fabulous and I love the pom pom garland!!!!!!
    My guess is you got the Treetopia Basics - White Tree. : )

    1. you are THE WINNER! Congrats! :) You'll hear from Treetopia!

    2. Oh my goodness! I can't believe it!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! I never win anything!!! lol!!! Will Treetopia contact me via email?

  3. I was going to guess Whisper white cashmere tree too... so my second guess would be the Glimmering white Christmas tree. I love the wood ornaments and the pom-poms!

  4. Cute! I think it's the Winter White Cashmere!

  5. It looks fabulous! I think its the Whisper White Cashmere tree!

  6. It looks like the skin milk tree!

  7. Whisper White Cashmere! It's beautiful!

  8. I think you picked the treetopia basic white tree. It looks beautiful!

  9. Looks like you picked the Treetopia basic white tree and is winter wonderful!

  10. whisper white cashmere!? It's gorgeous. I need one!!!

  11. ARCTIC WHITE CHRISTMAS TREE--since everyone picked the others 2 days ago.

  12. whisper white cashmere

  13. my guess is whisper white cashmere!! I love what you did with it. :)

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