Saturday, November 19, 2011

Visions of Sugarplums....$15 Christmas Bedroom Decor

After I cleaned my bedroom today, I decided to go ahead and put up my Christmas tree in there and do a little decorating. This is my same $20 WalMart tree I have used for the last couple of years. For the past two years, I have done a more modern look with leopard print and gold. It matched my other bedroom decor very nicely. 

However, this year, I decided to go with a snowflake theme using silver, white, and burlap. (I redid my bedroom back in March of this year. These colors seem to go more with my bedroom, so that is why I changed my tree this year.)

I have to tell you that I just LOVE how it turned out!!




For this project, I only purchased a large white snowflake metal piece, which was my inspriation for the room, (6.99 on sale at Big Lots), a box of silver glitter ornaments at WalMart for 5.99, and two sets of  silver plastic snowflakes for above my bed (Big Lots also) for a couple of dollars. The rest of the items I had. So, Christmas bedroom decor for about $15!! I think it looks WAY more expensive than that!
Here's a shot of the glitter pine garland and sparkly snowflakes above my bed....I have ALWAYS wanted to decorate my bed, but I have never done it before.  I had the extra garland, so why not??

I used my burlap ribbon (from Michael's) as a garland.  I also made a small bow with it and placed it (along with my last silver snowflake) atop the tree as a topper!
Sparkly snowflakes add just the right touch...I am in LUV with those sparkly snowflakes!!

I also took an old champagne bucket, tucked a silver Dollar General tiny tree in it that I had and stuffed in some old pattern pieces just for fun.  I added some Dollar General white snowflakes and some old adding machine tape.  I wanted it to be a little taller, so I put it on one of my silver trays, added a few sparkle snowflakes, one of my old books, and VIOLA!!  All of these things I had around the house.  Makes for a great wintry display!!!
LUV, LUV, LUVING this adorable Christmas tree I found for $2 at the junk store!!  I plopped it on top of a silver pedastal dish, and, of course, added my sparkly snow!! CUTE, CUTE, CUTE!!!

A few last looks...LOVE my winter retreat!!

I do think I will have visions of sugarplums dancing in my head sleeping in this room for the holiday season! I know this much, I'll at least have $$$ in my pocket because I sure didn't spend much for a GREAT holiday look!!  I'll be posting more pics of my holiday decorating as the days go by.  I am doing the Fly Lady Holiday Planner, and I have to be ready with everything by December 1st.  I'm really looking forward to a less stressful holiday season this year, hopefully!!  If you haven't checked out Fly Lady, you should!!

12 comments:

  1. Farica, your decor looks wonderful in your room. It does look so much like a winter wonderland. Love it.

    Have a wonderful week.

    Smiles Tina

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  2. Very elegant Farica! Love it! Enjoy your holidays...

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  3. You look all ready for the season!! Very nice!

    I LOVE the slipcovered chair! Perfect. blessings ~ tanna

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  4. Absolutely beautiful! Your Christmas bedroom turned out great and you did get great stuff at good deals. Diane

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  5. Beautiful! You found some great deals and it all Sparkles!

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  6. It is gorgeous. I love your colors and your decor, perfect. Such a beautiful room. Hugs, Marty

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  7. I absolutely love it! I have been on the hunt for burlap ribbon for months now and have had no luck. I have the same scrolly thing over my bed!

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  8. Your room is beautiful and I love the colors. I need to decorate my room for xmas next week, you have inspired me for sure! Love your tree. Did your $20.00 tree come pre-lit, or did you have to add lights?

    Thanks for sharing! xo

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  9. Love your bedroom, Farica! It turned out gorgeous!! One day I will extend Christmas decor into my room :) Love your tree!

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  10. Love your bedroom all done up for Christmas.. I'm working on mind now...

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  11. Your bedroom is gorgeous! I love how you did it all up to the nines...I have always wanted a tree in our bedroom, however I have no room. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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