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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(poms)

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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!






28 comments:

  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.

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    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!

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  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. : )

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

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    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?

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  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!

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

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    1. thanks, jamie, good to hear from you!

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    1. I will let Treetopia give the results!

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

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  7. It looks like the skin milk tree!

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  8. Whisper White Cashmere! It's beautiful!

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

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

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

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

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  13. whisper white cashmere

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

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