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Uniqueness At Its Best

I’m all about being unique! I hope you can get ideas on how to make your home a unique place that you love. I’m a huge Goodwill and thrift store shopper. In this blog I hope to show you how you can turn items from there into unique treasures for your home! I like to do a lot of DIY videos that I hope will inspire you to become creative and find ways to make your life unique!

The Warehouse Fall And Halloween Room

The Warehouse Fall And Halloween Room

Since we moved to a new warehouse I have been working on rooms for every holiday. You all know that I love Fall and Halloween and I’m so excited to show you all our Fall and Halloween room. I love this room because a lot of the items are created from our amazing...

DIY Decorative Felt Mittens

DIY Decorative Felt Mittens

I love decorating for Christmas and I wanted to make something fun that can be hung on my tree or even hung on one of my cabinets. I came up with the idea for some decorative mittens because I thought these would look so cute with our DIY snowman hat that we made last...

A Peek At My Halloween Cabinet

A Peek At My Halloween Cabinet

I recently bought an amazing old antique cabinet from an antique store near my home called Dawsonville Antiques. As soon as I saw it I knew it would be perfect for our Fall and Halloween room at our warehouse. This cabinet has an orange inside which makes it so fun...

Kirkland’s Christmas Arrivals For 2020

Kirkland’s Christmas Arrivals For 2020

Okay I went and did a little shopping today and I just had to share some of the amazing Christmas decorations that I saw in Kirkland’s! They have a variety of styles and I just love it all. If you know me then you all know the first thing to catch my eye was this...

DIY Tree Collar

DIY Tree Collar

I love keeping trees up in my home all year long. There are a variety of tree collars that I have been seeing in the stores but I just knew there had to be an easy way to make one. I want to create my own tree collar so that I can make it as tall as I want or as wide...

DIY Snowman Hat Ornament

DIY Snowman Hat Ornament

I have been getting a lot of questions about what to do with empty pill bottles. I know there are a lot of crafts that you can do with them but this one is my favorite and turns out so cute. The supplies I will be using are: 1. Empty pill bottle (you can use any size...

Walmart’s Christmas Arrivals For 2020

Walmart’s Christmas Arrivals For 2020

OMG everyone I went to Walmart over the weekend and I just have to show you some of their Christmas decorations. I know your going to say it’s too early to think about Christmas but if you don’t grab it when it is first being put out your going to miss out on some of...

DIY Pipe Cleaner Snowflake

DIY Pipe Cleaner Snowflake

Ok everyone it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. I know everyone is very busy so I wanted to come up with a very quick and simple Christmas decoration. I love decorating my home for Christmas and I thought a few snowflakes would be something fun to add to my...

DIY wooden Shim Tree Ornament

DIY wooden Shim Tree Ornament

I’m always looking for new ornament ideas but I also try to create some fun tree themed ornaments. We are called The Shabby Tree so we love everything that has a tree on it. Wooden shims are a great craft supply and we have been creating a lot of things with them. You...

DIY Decorative Wooden Sled

DIY Decorative Wooden Sled

It’s time to start thinking about Christmas and creating some fun decorations. I love decorating my home for all holidays but especially for Christmas. I wanted something fun to put on my front porch this year. I went to Home Depot and with just a few pieces of wood...

DIY Paper Tree Ornament

DIY Paper Tree Ornament

I try to inspire everyone to keep one small tree up all year long. This is a fun tree ornament that you can make any color or print that you want. This is a very easy ornament to make using the small craft paper books that you can find in the craft stores. The...

DIY Coffee Filter Tree Ornament

DIY Coffee Filter Tree Ornament

I have been trying to create some fun and easy ornaments using items that you have in your home. I’m a big coffee drinker so I always have a lot of coffee filters. You can easily create a fun tree ornament using coffee filters and cardboard. The supplies I will be...

Wooden Shoe Insert Makeover

Wooden Shoe Insert Makeover

I recently had antique wooden shoe inserts for sale in my website. They are a cute decoration to add to your home. I love them how they are but I wanted to try and change them up. These are fun to hang in a tree or add to a wreath. The supplies I will be using are: 1....

DIY Pumpkin Yard Witches

DIY Pumpkin Yard Witches

Okay fall and Halloween are here and you guys know I love decorating my yard. I have been seeing a lot of fun and unique witches all over Facebook and I wanted to try and create one using a plastic pumpkin bucket. We have done a variety of DIY’s using a plastic...

DIY Mop Tree

DIY Mop Tree

Okay yes I’m obsessed with trees and as soon as I saw this green mop head in Home Depot I just knew I had to make a tree with it. I try to inspire you all to get creative and look at things in a different way. A mop head is not known to be a craft item but you can use...

DIY Mop Pad Snowman

DIY Mop Pad Snowman

I am always trying to find everyday household items that can be used as a craft item. The Dollar Tree has mop pads that I just knew could be used to create some fun and unique items. I have used mop pads for a few craft ideas in the past but we are going to use 2 mop...

DIY Canvas Pumpkin Lantern

DIY Canvas Pumpkin Lantern

Okay Fall is here and it’s time to start decorating!! Pumpkins are always a great item to add to your home for a Fall decoration. I love adding lights throughout my home and I wanted a fun and easy way to create some Fall decorations that I can add a light or a candle...

DIY Shadow Box Tree

DIY Shadow Box Tree

I seem to always find myself looking at things and trying to figure out how it can be turned into a tree. There are so many different triangle shaped items I have been seeing lately. I found a bunch of wooden triangles in the Dollar Tree that resembled a shadow box. I...

Plastic Pumpkin Makeover

Plastic Pumpkin Makeover

Around Halloween time you will see a lot of plastic orange pumpkin buckets in your stores. These pumpkin buckets are usually around one dollar and I just knew there had to be a way to change them up. I love decorating for Halloween and I just knew there had to be a...

DIY Magnetic Eyeglasses Holder

DIY Magnetic Eyeglasses Holder

Okay I always seem to be losing my eyeglasses. I have bought the necklace eyeglasses holder but I am always running around and bending over at work and it always seems to get in my way. I wanted something that I can wear to hold my eyeglasses when I don’t need to be...

DIY Wire Mesh Pumpkin

DIY Wire Mesh Pumpkin

It’s time to start decorating for Fall and pumpkins are a must have. You will see a lot of pumpkins in the stores right now but we like to create fun and unique pumpkins here at The Shabby Tree. I love to add lights throughout my home and I knew that a wire mesh...

DIY Ball Garland

DIY Ball Garland

I have been seeing a lot of different garlands in the stores lately. It is time to start decorating for the holidays and I want a simple garland that I can use in a tree or hang on my mantle. If you like the Dollar Tree then you have probably seen the packs of ping...

DIY Dollar Tree Silver Platter Pumpkin

DIY Dollar Tree Silver Platter Pumpkin

I love decorating with silver , cream and glass items throughout my home. I usually find a lot of my old silver items in my local thrift stores but I recently found some fun oval silver platters in our local Dollar Tree.We made an amazing pumpkin out of three splatter...

Our Prayer And Thankful Tag Tree And Wall

Our Prayer And Thankful Tag Tree And Wall

With the way the world is today it seems like we are all praying harder than ever before. Even though we seem to praying for a lot of things to get better there is still a lot we are thankful for. We have an amazing group of followers here at The Shabby Tree and they...

DIY Small Painted Pumpkins

DIY Small Painted Pumpkins

I love decorating for Fall and I love to decorate with pumpkins. If you're following The Shabby Tree then you know I love to decorate trees all year long. I wanted a way to make some pumpkins that I can put on my tree but pumpkins that can also be used as bowl...

Terra Cotta Pot Craft

Terra Cotta Pot Craft

I seem to have a lot of terra cotta pots and I just knew there had to be a few ways to get creative with them. I wanted to create something that can light up. You can easily drill holes through terra cotta pots which popped a few ideas into my head.If you're following...

DIY Milk Jug Witch

DIY Milk Jug Witch

Ok if you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know that I love decorating for all holidays. Fall and Halloween are right around the corner and I want to start making a few items for my yard. It’s always fun to recycle items and turn them into something fun and...

DIY Tin Pie Pan Pumpkin

DIY Tin Pie Pan Pumpkin

Since Fall is approaching quickly I seem to be looking at everything round as a pumpkin. We are always creating fun and unique things here at The Shabby Tree and your going to want to try this DIY. I was in the Dollar Tree and bought some tin pie pans made by...

DIY Shower Cap Pumpkins

DIY Shower Cap Pumpkins

Ok everyone Fall is right around the corner and it is time to start thinking about some Fall decorations. I went to the Dollar Tree to see what they were putting out for Fall and I found myself looking at a variety of everyday items. There are so many everyday items...

Dollar Tree Foam Pumpkin Makeover

Dollar Tree Foam Pumpkin Makeover

Ok Fall is right around the corner and the Dollar Tree started putting out their pumpkins. I love to put a variety of pumpkins throughout my home for Fall and Halloween. Sometimes I like to change up the Dollar Tree items. They have an orange foam pumpkin I just knew...

Dollar Tree Pumpkin Form Makeover

Dollar Tree Pumpkin Form Makeover

If your following The Shabby Tree then you all know that we use a lot of items from the Dollar Tree for our crafts. Everyone seems to like the pumpkin form that they have and I wanted to find some ways to get creative with it. There are a variety of things that you...

DIY Plastic Rusty Bell

DIY Plastic Rusty Bell

We are always trying to be creative here at The Shabby Tree and we recently found a way to be creative with plastic cup lids. The holidays are around the corner and bells are always a great decoration. You can easily create a fun and rusty looking bell by using 2...

DIY Small Sack Frankenstein

DIY Small Sack Frankenstein

We use small burlap sacks here at The Shabby Tree for our jewelry on our website. I love to craft with all types of items and I knew when looking at these small sacks that we could create some fun Fall and Halloween decorations with them. These small cloth sacks can...

DIY Small Sack Pumpkins

DIY Small Sack Pumpkins

If you have ordered jewelry from our boutique then you should have some cute little cloth sacks. I have been trying to think of some fall items that we can create with items we might have in our home. You can easily turn a small cloth sack into a pumpkin. You can use...

DIY Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin

DIY Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin

Fall is right around the corner and I love to add a variety of pumpkins throughout my home. You can create pumpkins so many different ways. I was in the Dollar Tree and I just knew that the plastic bowls that they have would make a great pumpkin. You can use any bowls...

DIY Box Pumpkin

DIY Box Pumpkin

I have been trying to create some fall decorations with items that you might already have in your home. It seems like we have all been ordering more things online lately which means you all probably have some cardboard boxes. This might not be for everyone but you can...

Transforming Pumpkins Into A Snowman

Transforming Pumpkins Into A Snowman

Okay fall is around the corner and I have been buying a lot of pumpkins. I will sometimes buy pumpkins and then change them up a bit. I had a pile of pumpkins and I decided it would be fun to use a few of them and create a fun snowman! I found some small tinsel...

Cardboard Holiday Tree Box

Cardboard Holiday Tree Box

You all know that I love trees and that I keep them up all year long. I love keeping my trees in containers and I wanted to create a container that I can switch out for Christmas and Fall. This is a very simple container to create and the main item I will be using is...

DIY Paper Bag Pumpkin

DIY Paper Bag Pumpkin

Fall is right around the corner and we have been making a lot of pumpkins here at The Shabby Tree. I was trying to make a pumpkin that was quick and easy but with supplies that everyone would be able to find. So I decided to create some pumpkins using basic brown...

DIY Hanging Tin Pouch

DIY Hanging Tin Pouch

If you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know we have been creating a lot of things out of the Dollar Tree tin cookie sheets. The Dollar Tree now has some amazing calendars out and I have come up with a way to use both items to create a fun and unique pouch...

Toilet Paper Roll Pumpkins

Toilet Paper Roll Pumpkins

I’m a huge crafter and I am always saving my paper towel and toilet paper rolls. We have done a few DIY’s using these items here at The Shabby Tree but I came up with a really fun idea for fall! If you love decorating for Fall and you looking to make some cute and...

DIY Christmas Tree Dress Form

DIY Christmas Tree Dress Form

If you're following The Shabby Tree then you probably saw the DIY dress form that we made a while back. The dress form is very easy to make and turns out amazing. You all know that I love trees and Christmas is approaching quickly. If you love decorating and you want...

DIY Hanging Glass Candle Holder

DIY Hanging Glass Candle Holder

I’m a huge thrift store shopper and I have recently found some amazing old glass light covers. There are a lot of things you can create with glass but I knew right away that I wanted to some how create hanging candle holders. If you're following The Shabby Tree then...

DIY Chenille Pipe Cleaner Tree

DIY Chenille Pipe Cleaner Tree

If you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know I am obsessed with trees. I love to decorate with trees of all kind. We have an amazing group of followers here at The Shabby Tree and one of our followers showed me an amazing idea for a tree using pipe cleaners....

DIY Dollar Tree Mop Pad Tree

DIY Dollar Tree Mop Pad Tree

If you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know I’m obsessed with trees. When I am shopping I am always looking at things to see if I can create some type of tree out of it. I was in the Dollar Tree and I just knew that the mop pads that they have would make a...

How To Give Items A Rusty Finish

How To Give Items A Rusty Finish

I love old, rusty things and I use them a lot to decorate with throughout my home. A lot of the old rusty items that I see in the antique stores seem to be a little pricey. I wanted a way to find some everyday items and transform them to have the old rusty appearance....

DIY Looped Cookie Tin Pumpkin

DIY Looped Cookie Tin Pumpkin

We seem to be using a Dollar Tree tin cookie sheet for a lot of our DIY’s. Fall is right around the corner and I have been trying to come up with a variety of pumpkins to make. A few of our followers here at The Shabby Tree have been creating some cute looped...

DIY Holiday Bells

DIY Holiday Bells

I was in the Dollar Tree and I saw some fun tin flower pots. There are so many ways to get creative with a flower pot but I had Christmas in mind. If your like me and you love to decorate for Christmas then you will love this idea. I am going to use the tin flower...

DIY Dollar Tree Glass Pumpkins

DIY Dollar Tree Glass Pumpkins

I was in the Dollar Tree and I happen to see some orange glass items that looked just like pumpkins. These glass jars make amazing pumpkins. I added a few items and created an amazing g light up pumpkin. The glass jars are an orange color with a wide opening in the...

DIY Placemat Pumpkin

DIY Placemat Pumpkin

I seem to be looking at things that are round and trying to be creative for Fall. We have been creating a variety of pumpkins here at The Shabby Tree but this one is just so easy to make. This pumpkin would look great on a front door or even sitting up on your...

DIY Banner Makeover

DIY Banner Makeover

I love decorating and sometimes I just don't have enough time to make all of my own decorations. I was shopping in Kirkland’s the other day and I came across a Fall banner. The banner was cute but I saw something else when looking at it. I always try to inspire...

DIY Dollar Tree Cookie Sheet Pumpkin

DIY Dollar Tree Cookie Sheet Pumpkin

Fall is around the corner and I wanted to come up with an easy way to make a decorative pumpkin. We have been doing a lot of crafts with tin cookie sheets from the Dollar Tree. I knew these would be a great item to use for creating a simple pumpkin. If you love the...

DIY Spoon Ghost

DIY Spoon Ghost

I’m starting to work on my Fall and Halloween decorations and I wanted to make a ghost tree. I have made a few different ghosts in the past but this one is so easy and it can easily be stuck into tree. If you don’t decorate with trees then it would look great in a jar...

DIY Pumpkin Wreath

DIY Pumpkin Wreath

It is time to start thinking of Fall decorations. I love decorating my porch and I wanted something fun and simple for my front door. I’m not a big wreath person but I thought of a way to create a fun wreath that looks like a pumpkin. This is a very quick and simple...

DIY Wire Whisk Flower

DIY Wire Whisk Flower

I get a lot of questions about a wire flower a that I have going around my front door. The flowers I have i purchased from Hobby Lobby a while back and I didn’t seem to see them in there any more. I knew there had to be a quick and easy way to create a wire flower....

DIY 3 Tiered Sock Pumpkin

DIY 3 Tiered Sock Pumpkin

Well Fall is around the corner and we have been making a lot of items out socks here at The Shabby Tree so I came up with a cute idea for Fall. I love decorating with pumpkins and I love mixing all different colors of pumpkins. I will usually stack pumpkins on my...

DIY Standard Pillow Case Pumpkin

DIY Standard Pillow Case Pumpkin

It is time to start thinking about Fall decorations. A pumpkin is a must have item for your Fall decorations. We have made a variety of pumpkins here at The Shabby Tree but this one is so easy that your all going to want to give it a try. I love to cluster a group of...

DIY Wooden Shim Candy Corn

DIY Wooden Shim Candy Corn

Ok we have been doing a lot of DIY’s with wooden shims lately but I think your going to love this one for fall. My favorite candy for Halloween is candy corn. I can sit down and eat a whole bag of it. I wanted to create a few decorative candy corns for my Halloween...

DIY Wooden Shim Candle Sticks

DIY Wooden Shim Candle Sticks

Okay everyone we have been doing so many DIY’s using wooden shims but I must say I’m super excited about this one. I love candles and I’m creating a fun decorative candle that I can put on my trees. This is super easy to make and the supplies you will need are: 1....

DIY Glass Lamp Post

DIY Glass Lamp Post

If you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know that I’m obsessed with all kinds of lights. I was in my Dollar Tree and saw a few glass pieces that I knew I could put together to create a fun glass light post. This light post can be kept out all year long but...

Toilet Paper Pumpkin

Toilet Paper Pumpkin

If you love decorating for Fall then you're going to love this idea. I love decorating all the rooms in my home for each holiday and I wanted to create something fun and simple to put in my bathroom for Fall. A pumpkin is a must have when it comes to decorating for...

Faux Fireplace Ideas

Faux Fireplace Ideas

I love decorating and I especially love to incorporate old antique items throughout my home. When I was in one of our local antique stores I saw an amazing cream faux fireplace mantle and I just knew it would look amazing in our new warehouse space. There are so many...

DIY Paper Circle Tree

DIY Paper Circle Tree

We decorate with a lot of trees here at The Shabby Tree. I wanted to create a tree that can be used in a greeting card or a hang tag. We have been doing a few crafts using coffee filters and I just knew it would make a great paper tree! This DIY is so simple and only...

DIY Fabric Snowman

DIY Fabric Snowman

Okay everyone if you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know that I have been talking about making a fabric snowman. This snowman is so easy to create and you can make him as unique as you want. I love decorating for Christmas and this snowman is going to look...

DIY Sock Candle Cover

DIY Sock Candle Cover

I love having candles throughout my home and I use a lot of battery operated candles. We have decorated candles using napkins here at The Shabby Tree but I wanted to create something fun and unique that could be removed from the candle. We have made some fun items...

DIY Sock Vase Cover

DIY Sock Vase Cover

I seem to have a lot of glass vases that I have accumulated over the years but I do not like how you can see the stems of the flowers through a glass vase. There are many ways to cover a vase but I wanted to create a way that I can take the vase cover off and place...

DIY Sock Bracelet

DIY Sock Bracelet

I love creating unique and fun items and recently we have been making a lot of items out of socks. When I was working with some of the socks the other day I thought we could create a fun bracelet out of one. You can use any type of sock for this DIY but a men’s tube...

DIY Mod Podge Sneakers

DIY Mod Podge Sneakers

I found some cute canvas slip on sneakers in walmart and I knew I wanted to try and do something fun with them. We seem to have a lot of different holiday napkins here at The Shabby Tree and I thought it would be fun to mod podge a few of the napkins onto the...

DIY Picture Frame Tray

DIY Picture Frame Tray

I recently made a DIY wooden tray here at The Shabby Tree and I wanted to find a way to create a fun and easy tray that was a little smaller. I know most people have some type of picture frame throughout their home and I just knew it would make an easy frame for a...

DIY Glass Jar Mummy

DIY Glass Jar Mummy

One of my favorite holidays is Halloween and I love decorating for it! If you're following The Shabby Tree then you know I love lights and I have lights all throughout my yard. I wanted to create something fun for Halloween that I can add a light to for my front...

DIY Spoon Wreath

DIY Spoon Wreath

We do so many crafts here at The Shabby Tree and I wanted to create some fun and unique wreaths. We made a fun flower out of plastic spoons a while back and I wanted to see if we could create a wreath using plastic spoons. I love decorating and I think this wreath can...

DIY Sock Gnome

DIY Sock Gnome

I am not a gnome lover but I have been doing a lot of crafts with socks lately and I just knew a sock would be perfect for creating a gnome. You can get very creative with this and make it as big or as small as you want. Since we are using a sock you can also choose...

DIY Wooden Tray

DIY Wooden Tray

If you love decorating your home or just need a great gift idea then you're going to want to check this out! I wanted to create something that I can use on my table to hold a few candles or some holiday decor. This wooden tray is so easy to create and you can make it...

DIY Mop Head Santa

DIY Mop Head Santa

I love Christmas and I love Santa’s! We recently made an amazing angel using a mop head and I just knew there had to be a way to create a fun and unique Santa head. I love decorating for all holidays but I get really excited to decorate for Christmas which is why I...

DIY Glass Snowman Head

DIY Glass Snowman Head

Christmas will be here before you know it and I wanted to get a head start on making my holiday decorations. I was shopping in Hobby Lobby and saw a few glass containers that caught my eye. I knew when I saw them that they would create an amazing snowman head! The...

DIY Colander Ornament

DIY Colander Ornament

I know it may be a little early to be thinking about Christmas decor, but I love Christmas and I especially love decorating for it! I am always searching for ways to create unique and affordable crafts using everyday items and so for this DIY we are going to be making...

DIY Terra Cotta Pot Mushrooms.

DIY Terra Cotta Pot Mushrooms.

Summer is here and I absolutely love decorating my yard during the warm weather. I wanted to create something easy but something that will allow me to add some color to my yard. I know a terra cotta pot is a great item for the yard so I thought we could create some...

DIY Metal Basket Cloche

DIY Metal Basket Cloche

If you are following The Shabby Tree then you know we have been doing a lot of DIY’s with this metal mesh basket from the Dollar Tree. This basket is an amazing craft item because it is a soft metal that is very easy to bend. I love decorating my home and I knew we...

DIY Sock Snowman

DIY Sock Snowman

We have been making a few things out of socks here at The Shabby Tree and I knew there had to be something fun we could make for Christmas! I love decorating for almost every holiday but Christmas is by far one of my favorites when it comes to decorating. I love...

Craft Supplies At Target

Craft Supplies At Target

I have not been out shopping too much lately but I did take a trip to Target over the weekend. We all know that Target is an amazing store but did you know that they have a lot of craft items? I bought a few things that we will be using here at The Shabby Tree but I...

DIY Screen Snowman Head

DIY Screen Snowman Head

I’m super excited about this DIY. I bought a roll of screening from Home Depot and realized that it is an amazing craft item. I love it because it is very easy to work with with and is also something that can be placed outside . There are so many things that we can...

DIY Plastic Canvas Tree

DIY Plastic Canvas Tree

I was shopping in Hobby Lobby one day and I came across a sheet of plastic canvas. This plastic canvas comes in a variety of sizes and I knew we had to try and create something fun and unique with it! It is very easy to work with and I love how you can cut it to any...

DIY Screen Pumpkins

DIY Screen Pumpkins

Fall will be here before you know it and I have been trying to come up with some unique ways to create some pumpkins. I love decorating my home and yard so I wanted a pumpkin that can be used inside my home as well as out in my yard. I am so excited because I have...

DIY Hanging Lamp

DIY Hanging Lamp

If you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know that I am obsessed with any kind of lights. Since it is summer I wanted to find a way to make a fun lamp for my front porch. We have done a few DIY's using the basket from the Dollar Tree and I knew it would be the...

DIY Pallet Tree

DIY Pallet Tree

We have been getting a lot of shipments delivered on pallets here at The Shabby Tree and I knew we needed to make something with them. I love trees and I knew we could create a tree that can be used all year long . This would make a great tree for your porch or out in...

DIY Tissue Paper Pom Pom Pumpkin

DIY Tissue Paper Pom Pom Pumpkin

I find myself in the Dollar Tree a lot and I bought a few packs of the tissue paper pom pom garland. There are so many things you can do with these pom poms. I will usually add them into my trees for a pop of color. I knew that the orange colored ones would be amazing...

DIY Sock Bumblebee

DIY Sock Bumblebee

Summer is here and I have been seeing so many different types of decor with bumblebees. We have made a few bumblebee items here at The Shabby Tree but I wanted something different. We have recently made a few fun and unique items using socks so I thought we would give...

DIY Decorative Glass Jar

DIY Decorative Glass Jar

My family seems to love pickles and Salsa and both of these items come in glass jars. I have accumulated a lot of these glass jars and I have been trying to find some ways to recycle them. If you love decorating then your going to want to give this a try. You can...

DIY Rag Flip Flops

DIY Rag Flip Flops

Summer is here and it’s time for some cute summer shoes. I love to try to inspire you all to be unique so I decided to make some fun and unique flip flops. The supplies you will need are: 1. A pair of flip flops 2. Material (I am using muslin and a lace curtain) 3....

DIY Metal Hanger Tree

DIY Metal Hanger Tree

I have done a few crafts using hangers and I love how they all turned out. You all know that I am obsessed with trees so I thought we would try making a tree out of wire hangers. This tree can be displayed in your home all year long and you can create it any color you...

DIY Toilet Roll Windsock

DIY Toilet Roll Windsock

When you're a crafter you're always looking for different items to craft with. I am always saving toilet paper and paper towel rolls and one of my followers gave me an amazing idea for an Americana decoration.  The supplies you will need are: 1. Toilet paper roll 2....

DIY Fabric Stuffed Tree

DIY Fabric Stuffed Tree

I have been cleaning and getting organized for my move to my new warehouse. While I was going through all of my material I realized I have a few chenille bedspreads. If you ever see a chenille bedspread in a yard sale or local thrift store you should definately buy...

DIY Decorative Denim Shorts

DIY Decorative Denim Shorts

Summer is here and it’s time to start pulling out your shorts. I always love my denim shorts but I wanted to change them up a little. Walmart has a lot of cute denim shorts at a reasonable price so I decided to buy a few different styles. I knew there had to be a way...

DIY Americana Flower Wreath

DIY Americana Flower Wreath

  It will be Fourth of July soon and I really want something cute to put on my front door. I don’t do a lot of wreaths so I wanted something different. While shopping in Hobby Lobby I saw some amazing star fabric which got my mind thinking. My porch has a variety...

Father’s Day Amazon Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Amazon Gift Ideas

Hi you guys! It’s Joy here! With Father’s Day right around the corner I thought I would round up my favorite Father’s Day gift ideas from Amazon and share them with you!  I don't know about you guys but each year I struggle to find a good gift to give my dad for...

DIY Dollar Tree Plastic Bowl Flower

DIY Dollar Tree Plastic Bowl Flower

I was in the Dollar Tree and I knew as soon as I saw this plastic bowl that it would make a fun flower for my yard. You can get creative and make these flowers in a variety of colors. I just love how easy they are to make and it would be a fun project to do with your...

DIY Wooden Shim Tree

DIY Wooden Shim Tree

I keep a variety of trees up in my house all year long. I knew I wanted to come up with a way to make a small wooden pallet like tree. I don’t want to use any type of saw so I thought I would try using wooden shims. We recently made an amazing wooden shim box so I...

DIY Coco Liner Rose

DIY Coco Liner Rose

I have done a few DIY’s using coco liners from the Dollar Tree and I just love how easy they are to work with. I have been decorating my porch with a variety of flowers that we have been making here at The Shabby Tree. You are going to just love how easy it is to...

DIY Dollar Tree Mesh Strainer Sun Hats

DIY Dollar Tree Mesh Strainer Sun Hats

I was in Dollar Tree shopping and as I was looking at all the kitchen items I noticed some mesh strainers. As soon as I saw them I knew what I could create using them. I wanted some fun spring decorations for my spring tree. I knew looking at these mesh strainers that...

DIY Wooden Hanger Jewelry Holder

DIY Wooden Hanger Jewelry Holder

I have been trying to come up with a fun and unique way for us to display some our jewelry here at The Shabby Tree. We recently made a twine holder using a wooden hanger and I just knew there had to be a way to create a jewelry holder with a hanger! We will be making...

The Shabby Tree’s Thrift Store Must Haves

The Shabby Tree’s Thrift Store Must Haves

If you have not been in a thrift store then you don’t realize what your missing out on. I find so many treasures in our local Goodwill that I use throughout my home. You can get so creative and use a thrift store find in so many different ways. I am going to show you...

DIY Bundt Pan Mushrooms

DIY Bundt Pan Mushrooms

I was in our local Goodwill and found some Bundt pans that I knew I could craft with. There are a variety of things you can do with Bundt pans but I knew they would make some fun mushrooms for my yard! The supplies you will need for this are: 1. Bundt pans 2. Pvc pipe...

DIY Dollar Tree Mesh Basket Flowers

DIY Dollar Tree Mesh Basket Flowers

I have been doing a few DIY’s using a metal mesh basket from the Dollar Tree. It worked amazing for my DIY decorative dress form and I knew there had to be a way to create flowers with it! I wanted to make a flower that can be used on my porch or out in my yard and...

DIY Shabby Chic Slippers

DIY Shabby Chic Slippers

It is now summer and I wanted something cute to wear on my feet when I am hanging out at home. I wanted to create some type of cute shabby chic slippers and The Dollar Tree has some plain whole slippers that I thought would be perfect for this DIY! The supplies you...

DIY Decorative Dress Form

DIY Decorative Dress Form

I have been wanting a fun and unique way to display our brooches that we have made here at The Shabby Tree. I always try to share an idea and I hope to inspire you to change it up and create it your way. This decorative dress form can be created and decorated in a...

Some New Items In My Dollar Tree

Some New Items In My Dollar Tree

Okay everyone yesterday was my first trip to our Dollar Tree since the virus outbreak. There are so many new items for spring and summer. They have a whole new section for crafting supplies. This new section is advertised on the front of our Dollar Tree as the...

DIY Wooden Shim Box

DIY Wooden Shim Box

I seem to always be looking for some type of box or container to put a tree in. We get a lot of boxes here at The Shabby Tree and I knew there had to be a way to turn a cardboard box into a creative wooden box. I looked in Home Depot and decided that wooden shims...

DIY Wooden Hanger Twine Holder

DIY Wooden Hanger Twine Holder

We are huge crafters here at The Shabby Tree and we use a lot of twine for our DIY’s. I was putting laundry away and realized that I have a lot of wooden hangers and I knew we could come up with some creative ways to use them. It is very easy to turn a wooden hanger...

DIY Americana Baseballs

DIY Americana Baseballs

My son has played travel baseball for a long time and we seem to have accumulated a lot of baseballs. I knew I wanted to use some to create some fun and easy Americana decor which led to this DIY! For this DIY you could use either baseballs or softballs. The supplies...

DIY Wooden Disc Flower

DIY Wooden Disc Flower

It is time to start decorating my porch for the summer. If your following The Shabby Tree then you already know that I keep artificial trees on my porch all year long. I have incorporated a lot of cream and black onto my porch and I wanted to create some cream flowers...

DIY Chicken Wire Garden Bag

DIY Chicken Wire Garden Bag

Summer is here and I love spending time out in the yard. I am always looking for fun and unique containers to plant my flowers in. We have made a few items here at The Shabby Tree using chicken wire and I just knew there had to be a way we could make a unique and fun...

DIY Rag Flag Banner

DIY Rag Flag Banner

I have been making a lot of Americana decorations lately. If you love decorating and you're looking for a fun and unique decoration for Memorial Day or Fourth of July then you're going to want to give this DIY a try! This can be hung anywhere in your home but would...

DIY Memo Board

DIY Memo Board

I always seem to be looking for a notepad or a piece of paper to quickly write a message down. I wanted to create a cute board to hold some paper that I can grab and go. This is a cute DIY to keep on a kitchen counter or even on your desk at work! There are a variety...

DIY Tin Can Windsock

DIY Tin Can Windsock

Summer is here and I seem to be outside on my porch a lot. I love decorating my porch and I like to hang smaller items from the roof of my porch with command hooks. I will change out the items on my porch for different seasons and holidays. We have been doing a few...

Easy DIY Wooden Star

Easy DIY Wooden Star

I’m always creating and decorating and I wanted to create a quick and easy star that I can decorate in a variety of ways and sizes. These stars can be added to your decorative tree or placed on a fireplace mantle. They are very easy to create and the main supplies you...

DIY Dollar Tree Cooling Rack Rag Flag

DIY Dollar Tree Cooling Rack Rag Flag

Summer is here and it is time to start decorating for Memorial Day and Fourth of July. I’m a huge crafter so I seem to have a lot of material lying around. I knew I wanted to create a rag flag and decided that a cooling rack would be a great item to create my flag...

DIY Rice Heating Pad

DIY Rice Heating Pad

Summer is here and I seem to find myself working hard in my yard. After a full day of trimming shrubs and planting flowers I like to go into my house to take a hot bath and relax. After trimming my tall trees I seem to always have an aching neck and I find that a...

DIY Fanny Pack

DIY Fanny Pack

I am a person who is always on the go and one of my favorite things to do is to go Antique shopping. When I’m out and about shopping I don’t like to carry my big purse around with me which is why I wanted to find a way to create a fun and unique fanny pack! A fanny...

DIY Glass Jar Tree

DIY Glass Jar Tree

I love decorating my home and I love keeping trees up in my home all year long. You will find a variety of unique trees in all sizes throughout my home. If your following The Shabby Tree then you also know that I love to decorate with lace and doilies. One of my...

DIY Salt Shaker Night Light

DIY Salt Shaker Night Light

I have all kinds of lights throughout my home. My home is full of trees with lights and I have a variety of lamps in all sizes. I love keeping night lights in my kitchen and bathrooms to give the perfect amount of light at night. One of my followers sent me a cute...

DIY Rag Flag

DIY Rag Flag

Now that Easter is over I decided it is time to start pulling out all of my Americana decorations. I love incorporating all of the red, white and blue decorations for the summer. I have a variety of American flags but I wanted something different. We have been making...

DIY Headband Holder

DIY Headband Holder

Do you have headbands or love to wear headbands? I have a few headbands I love but I never seem to know where to keep them. If you have little girls that wear a lot of headbands then you're going to love this DIY! This can be placed in a dresser in a bedroom or on the...

Mother’s Day Amazon Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Amazon Gift Ideas

Hi you guys! It's Joy here! With Mother's Day right around the corner and not being able to go out and shop in store I thought I would round up my favorite Mother's Day gift ideas from Amazon and share them with you! I love to shop for anyone, but I especially love to...

DIY Chicken Wire Tree

DIY Chicken Wire Tree

If you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know why I came up with this DIY! I decorate with trees throughout my home all year long and I wanted something fun for spring and summer... which led to this idea! This tree can be created in a variety of ways and you...

DIY Hot Glue Gun Embellishments

DIY Hot Glue Gun Embellishments

I’m a huge crafter and I am always looking for embellishments to add to a lot of my creations. I use a lot of hot glue and wanted to to try creating some embellishments with it. I ordered a variety of silicone molds from amazon as well as an amazing mat. The supplies...

DIY Air Freshener

DIY Air Freshener

I ordered a bunch of wooden rings from amazon and I have been trying to come up with some unique things to make with them. I love making my home smell good and I thought these wooden rings would work well with my essential oils. We can create a unique hanging air...

Salt Dough Cookie Ornaments

Salt Dough Cookie Ornaments

If your following The Shabby Tree then you already know that I keep trees up in my home all year long. I decorate trees for all holidays and seasons. There are so many ways to make your own ornaments but the salt dough ornament has always been one of my favorites. The...

DIY Americana Clothespin Craft

DIY Americana Clothespin Craft

I am working on decorating a few of my all year long trees for the summer. It will be Fourth of July before you know it so I wanted some Americana decor. I have done a lot of DIY’s using clothespins and I love how easy they are to clip to a tree. You can paint a...

DIY Flag Ornament

DIY Flag Ornament

If you're like me and you're taking down your Easter decorations then you're probably looking for something to keep out all summer long. I love decorating my trees and I wanted an easy ornament to make that would be great for Memorial Day and Fourth of July. This...

DIY Decorative Hanging Towel

DIY Decorative Hanging Towel

I love decorative dish towels for my kitchen and I love to hang them on my oven door . There are so many decorative dish towels in the stores but I wanted one that will hang and one that would match my decor. I am always using lace and doilies throughout my home which...

DIY Denim Top Hat

DIY Denim Top Hat

Ok Easter is over and I just finished taking down all of my Easter decorations. It is now time to start pulling out all of my Americana decorations. I wanted to come up with something to put on the top of my all year long tree. We have made a snowman hat for Christmas...

DIY Plaster of Paris Flowers

DIY Plaster of Paris Flowers

I have been seeing all kinds of flowers on Pinterest that are made with Plaster of Paris and I knew I had to give it a try. These flowers will be amazing to add to a wreath or just place throughout your home for decoration. I’m very excited to give this a try and I...

Some Easter Decorations I Have Throughout My Home

Some Easter Decorations I Have Throughout My Home

I love decorating my home for all holidays. It is hard to believe how fast the months are flying bye. I feel like I was just decorating for Christmas. I do keep trees up in my home all year long and decorate them for all holidays. I thought it would be fun to show you...

DIY Light Bulb Ornament

DIY Light Bulb Ornament

I have been trying to come up with some ways to make ornaments using items that we have in our home. I know that we should all have a light bulb in our home some where. This is an ornament that can be used on your tree all year long.   The supplies you will need...

DIY Rag Cross

DIY Rag Cross

I have been trying to think of some crafts we can do with supplies that we have at our home. It is Easter weekend and I knew it would be a great time to make a cross. You can keep this cross up in your home all year long. I love this DIY because you can create it any...

DIY Kids Easter Basket

DIY Kids Easter Basket

Do you like to give your kids an Easter Basket filled with goodies? I have a great idea to get your kids involved and keep them busy. An Easter basket does not have to be just a basket. There are so many ways to create a fun container to hold your kids goodies or even...

DIY Spring Hat Ornament

DIY Spring Hat Ornament

I love keeping trees up in my home all year long and I have been making a variety of ornaments for them. We have made a variety of bunny ornaments here at The Shabby Tree so I decided to create something different. You're going to love how easy this spring hat...

DIY Unique Sisal Rope Tree

DIY Unique Sisal Rope Tree

I have always loved trees my whole life which is why I named my business The Shabby Tree. One of my followers sent me a tree that was made out of a sisal rope. I knew as soon as I saw it that I had to give it a try. This can be done with a variety of ropes and done in...

DIY Doily Bird Nest

DIY Doily Bird Nest

I love decorating my home throughout the year for all holidays and seasons. Now that spring and summer are approaching I wanted something fun to add throughout my home. I seem to have a lot of doilies and I knew I could create a fun bird nest that I can use throughout...

Containers I Like To Use For Displaying Flowers Throughout My Home

Containers I Like To Use For Displaying Flowers Throughout My Home

I like to display a variety of flowers throughout my home. One of my favorite flowers is the hydrangea. I like to dry my hydrangeas and use them in my home all year long. I also use a lot of greenery and other seasonal artificial flowers. I know a vase is what most...

DIY Tic Tac Toe

DIY Tic Tac Toe

If your looking for a fun way to keep your kids busy then you will love this DIY. This is a fun game that can be played in your home or outside. This can be created with any scrap material that you have. My family spends a lot of time outside in the summer and I know...

DIY Bathroom Makeover Reveal

DIY Bathroom Makeover Reveal

I remodeled my bathroom a while back and I have been getting a lot of questions about it. We have lived in our home for over 18 years and it was time to redo our master bathroom. I let my husband choose most of the items except for the bath tub. I have always dreamed...

DIY Sock Bunny

DIY Sock Bunny

Ok everyone I know that you should all have a sock of some sort in your home. This DIY sock bunny works best if you have a long sock. Easter will be here before you know it and this bunny is such a cute decoration to add to your home. I think you will all love how...

DIY Tassel Necklace

DIY Tassel Necklace

If you have some ribbon then you're going to love this DIY. I get a lot of questions about tassel necklaces and I knew there had to be an easy way to make one. There are a variety of items you can use to create this tassel necklace. The supplies you will need are: 1....

A Variety Of Ways To Fill And Display Lanters

A Variety Of Ways To Fill And Display Lanters

I love to decorate my porch and I seem to have a variety of lanterns on my porch. There are so many different ways that people like to display and fill their lanterns. I’m going to show you what I will be putting in my lanterns and how I will have them displayed on my...

DIY Towel Teddy Bear

DIY Towel Teddy Bear

Have you ever been stuck in the house bored? Better yet, have you ever been stuck in the house with kids who claim that they are "bored"? Well, thankfully I have a quick craft to help get rid of that boredom!        This craft is so cute and easy and it...

DIY Dollar Tree Bracelet Ornament

DIY Dollar Tree Bracelet Ornament

I am always trying to come up with ways to make a variety of ornaments for my trees. The Dollar Tree had a pack of bracelets that I knew would work perfect. You can find plastic bracelets in all different shapes which is why this works so well. You will usually find...

DIY Glove Bunny

DIY Glove Bunny

If you're looking for a quick and simple way to make a bunny then this is for you. This will be the perfect size bunny to hang on a tree or add to your dough bowls. The supplies you will need are: 1. A glove 2. Stuffing 3. glue 4. Pink paint 5. Black marker 6. Paint...

How To Change A Napkin Ring Into An Ornament

How To Change A Napkin Ring Into An Ornament

I am always trying to inspire everyone to look at things in a variety of ways. You don’t always have to use everything in the way it was created to be used. I was out and about shopping one day and saw these adorable napkin rings. I knew as soon as I saw them that I...

DIY Coffee Filter Butterfly

DIY Coffee Filter Butterfly

I have been doing a lot of crafts with coffee filters lately and I knew I wanted to make something fun for my spring tree. I love to keep trees up in my home all year long and I will decorate them for all seasons. Summer is right around the corner and knew a butterfly...

DIY Strawberries

DIY Strawberries

I have been looking for some cute ideas for bowl fillers. Summer is around the corner and I new some type of strawberries would be perfect. These can be used in your dough bowls or even made into an ornament for your tree. The supplies you will need are: 1. Whole...

How I Incorporate My Old Silver Throughout My Home

How I Incorporate My Old Silver Throughout My Home

I’m always trying to inspire people to check out their local thrift stores or antique stores for old silver items. I have accumulated a lot over the years. I don’t like to clean my silver because I love the old tarnish look. I seem to incorporate it into every room of...

The Shabby Tree Warehouse Reveal

The Shabby Tree Warehouse Reveal

Ok everyone I seem to be at my warehouse more than my home lately. I want to show you a quick peek of what our warehouse looks like. You will see where I do my lives from and things we do throughout the day. This is what you will see as you first enter the front door....

DIY Cardboard Carrot

DIY Cardboard Carrot

I have been trying to think of a way to make a fun and unique carrot. Something that I can hang on my front door for Easter. I want something quick and easy to make. Here at our warehouse we seem to have a lot of cardboard. I knew there had to be a way to create a...

DIY Tin Cookie Sheet Flower

DIY Tin Cookie Sheet Flower

I have been trying to come up with some ways to create fun and unique flowers that can be used throughout your porch. I didn’t want to use material because I wanted something that can’t withhold all types of weather. I found cookie sheets in the Dollar Tree that I...

Decorating A Coffee Can Using Texture

Decorating A Coffee Can Using Texture

I have been trying to come up with ways to recycle my coffee cans or any large can you may have. I love to display my trees and flowers in unique containers. I knew that using fabric and Texture I could create a fun and unique container. The supplies you will need for...

Ways To Decorate Your Front Door

Ways To Decorate Your Front Door

I love to sit on my front porch and I love my porch to have a cozy feeling. When people come up to your porch the first thing they will be looking at is your front door. I love incorporating garlands. And lights around my door. I seem to get a lot of questions about...

DIY Twine Star

DIY Twine Star

I love decorating my porch and especially around my front door. I wanted something that I can keep up all year long. I like to keep a basic greenery around my door and I knew I wanted to make something with twine. I decided a star with twine would be a great item for...

DIY Tablecloth Ornaments

DIY Tablecloth Ornaments

I always try to tell everyone to look at things with a creative mind. While I was shopping I saw a variety of tablecloths that have bunny prints on them. I knew right away that I can make some adorable ornaments from the tablecloths. A variety of stores are putting...

DIY Dish Towel Angel

DIY Dish Towel Angel

Everyone seems to use dish towels in their kitchen which is why this DIY is such a great gift idea. There are are a variety of styles of kitchen towels in all the stores. You just need to find a dish towel and a hot pad and you can create one stinking cute angel. The...

A few of my favorite DIY’s we have made here at The Shabby Tree

A few of my favorite DIY’s we have made here at The Shabby Tree

If your new to my page then you might not have seen some of these items I’m about to show you. We have been busy and made a lot of items here at The Shabby Tree. I’m going to show you just a few of my favorite. These are not in any specific order. The lace cement...

A Peek At All The Cabinets I Like To Keep Throughout My Home

A Peek At All The Cabinets I Like To Keep Throughout My Home

I seem to always pick up an old cabinet when I stop at any antique store. Cabinets are a must have if you need more storage.I like to buy cabinets that have a solid door on them so that you can’t see what is inside. I have a variety of cabinets of all sizes throughout...

DIY Dish Towel Bunny

DIY Dish Towel Bunny

Your all going to want to pull out your dish towels and wash cloths to give this a try. This is so simple to make and is adorable to put in your bathroom or kitchen for a spring decoration.     The supplies you will need are: 1. One dish towel 2. Two wash...

Bunny Sack Decoration

Bunny Sack Decoration

When I was in Target shopping I found some adorable little bunny sacks. I knew I could transform them into a cute Easter decoration. You can do this to almost any type of cloth sack. The supplies you will need are: 1. Cloth bunny sack (the sack I am using is from...

DIY Large Decorative Egg

DIY Large Decorative Egg

Spring is around the corner and I wanted to add some large decorative eggs into my spring decorations. These can be done in a variety of sizes. I will be adding them into my spring trees and in my large dough bowl. You can also make these using a variety of materials....

DIY Coco Liner Flower

DIY Coco Liner Flower

I seem to be addicted to the coco liners from the Dollar Tree lately. I never knew you could create so many fun and unique items from these coco liners.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Four coco liners ( Mine are from the Dollar Tree) 2. Scissors 3. Thick...

DIY Coco Liner Balls

DIY Coco Liner Balls

The dollar store is starting to put out all their spring and summer items. I saw these coco liners and I knew we could create some fun items with them. You will definitely want to pick up two of these coco baskets.     The supplies you will need are: 1. Two...

DIY Angel Wings

DIY Angel Wings

I seem to have a lot of lace material and I have been trying to create some unique items with it. Angel wings seem to be a very popular decoration lately. These are so easy to make and can be used so many different ways.         The supplies you...

DIY Shamrock

DIY Shamrock

  I decorate a lot for all holidays and I have been wanting something fun and different for St. Patrick’s Day. Everything in the stores seem to be made with green sparkle or green tinsel. I wanted something made out of material and more of a neutral color.  ...

DIY Mesh Strainer Bunny Head

DIY Mesh Strainer Bunny Head

I am always trying to find new ways to use everyday items for my crafts. There are so many items that you can find in the Dollar Tree to craft with. By using two mesh strainers you can create a fun and unique bunny head.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Two...

DIY Pine Cone Carrots

DIY Pine Cone Carrots

Spring is around the corner and I have been trying to come up with some ideas for spring decorations. Decorative carrots are a must have for Spring and Easter decorations. Your going to love this idea because a lot of you have the supplies right in your yard. Your...

Napkin Ornament DIY

Napkin Ornament DIY

I love using napkins for a variety of DIY’s but when I was out shopping I found some fun and unique napkins. When I was in Home Goods I found some fun cutout napkins. I knew right away that I had to do something fun with these.   The supplies you will need are:...

DIY Bunny Head

DIY Bunny Head

I love decorating for all holidays and I have been looking at all the Easter decor in the stores. I’m always looking for new ideas or items I can use to create a new idea. While shopping in Walmart I found a child’s Easter headband and I knew it would make a great...

My Walmart Must Haves

My Walmart Must Haves

I seem to be in Walmart a lot and I find a lot of my craft items here. I am going to show you a lot of items from Walmart that we have used here at The Shabby Tree.       The first item that is a must have for me from Walmart is the wax burner. I have...

DIY Rag Balls

DIY Rag Balls

Spring is around the corner and I was wanting to make something fun for my dough bowls and trees. I found some plastic baseballs in the Dollar Tree and I knew they would work great for making rag balls.         The supplies you will need are: 1....

DIY Chalkboard

DIY Chalkboard

I find myself in thrift stores all the time buying a variety of trays. Silver trays are amazing and can be used for so many things. I have made a variety of silver trays into chalkboards which I love to use throughout my home. These are very simple to make and your...

DIY Balloon Flower

DIY Balloon Flower

Ok spring will be here before you know it and I wanted something different and cute to put in my trees. Flowers are always a great item for spring decorating and I wanted one that can be created different ways depending on your decor.   The supplies you will need...

DIY Newspaper Carrots

DIY Newspaper Carrots

I love spring and I wanted something fun to put in my dough bowls and add to my spring tree. These carrots are so easy to make and can be decorated according to your style. The supplies you will need are: 1. Newspaper 2. Scissors 3. Glue gun 4. Jute or twine 5. Muslin...

DIY Twine Balls

DIY Twine Balls

I decorate a lot throughout my home and I wanted to make something that i can use in a variety of ways. These twine balls can be put into my everyday trees or placed on terra cotta pots.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Twine or jute 2. Wood glue ( I’m using...

DIY Felt Bunny Head

DIY Felt Bunny Head

I love decorating for every holiday and season. Spring and Easter will be here before you know it and I wanted to make something that I can use on my trees and in my dough bowls. You will love how easy these bunny heads are to make. The supplies you will need are: 1....

DIY Solar Mushroom

DIY Solar Mushroom

Okay everyone if you love to be outside and you love decorating your yard then this is going to be a must for you! I love decorating my yard and I love having lights everywhere. There are so many ways to add lights into your yard and garden and I think this DIY may be...

DIY Chicken Wire Framed Heart

DIY Chicken Wire Framed Heart

DIY Chicken Wire Framed Heart: Return To Blog I’m a huge thrift store shopper and I have seemed to accumulate a lot of frames. I have been decorating for Valentine’s Day and I wanted to make something that can go on my fireplace mantle or hang on a wall. This Diy is...

DIY Heart Rag Wreath

DIY Heart Rag Wreath

I’m not a big wreath person but I wanted something fun for Valentine’s Day. I found some styrofoam wreath forms in Hobby Lobby and I knew I wanted to incorporate fabric onto them some how. You can find a variety of heart forms In all sizes and I knew I wanted to...

DIY Napkin Rose

DIY Napkin Rose

 If you're a crafter then you probably already know that napkins are used for a lot of crafts. I decoupage with them a lot and wanted to find a fun and unique thing to do with them. You can find a variety of colored napkins in The Dollar Tree.   For this...

Dollar Tree Must Have Items For The Shabby Tree

Dollar Tree Must Have Items For The Shabby Tree

Here at The Shabby Tree we are crafting on a daily basis. We use a variety of craft supplies but we have found a lot of our items at The Dollar Tree. Some items that we have bought you might not have considered as a craft item. Here at The Shabby Tree I am always...

DIY Jute Flower

DIY Jute Flower

I love crafting and if you follow The Shabby Tree then you know I love using a variety of embellishments on my items. I love using doilies but I wanted to make something that I can add to my banners, broaches or maybe even a lamp shade. A flower is something that can...

DIY Wax Paper Crayon Hearts

DIY Wax Paper Crayon Hearts

I love decorating for Valentine’s Day and I wanted something fun for my kitchen windows. I get a lot of sun in my kitchen so I thought something that had a stain glass effect would be great. I have a lot of crayons left from when my children were smaller and I knew I...

DIY Paper Hearts

DIY Paper Hearts

I find myself decorating for every holiday and I knew I wanted to make something fun and different for Valentine’s Day. I tend to decorate with neutral colors a lot so I knew I didn’t want to use red. I was in Dollar Tree and I spotted a roll of brown paper and I knew...

Paper Baking Cups Craft Ideas

Paper Baking Cups Craft Ideas

I find myself in Home Goods a lot looking at all their amazing home and kitchen items. During the holidays they seem to get a lot of baking items. I am always seeing a lot of amazing printed paper baking cups. I don’t do a lot of baking but I knew I wanted to do...

DIY Candy Cane Heart

DIY Candy Cane Heart

Over the last few weeks I found myself buying a ton of Christmas decorations and when I saw these candy canes in the store I knew they could be used for more than a Christmas decoration. We all know that Valentines Day comes right after Christmas and gets here before...

DIY Party Popper

DIY Party Popper

Ok it’s time to celebrate and what better way to have some fun then to make some party poppers. These can be used for any occasion and the kids will love them!         The supplies you will need are: 1. Toilet paper or paper towel rolls 2. Paint 3....

DIY Placemat Pillows

DIY Placemat Pillows

I was in Marshall’s and saw these amazing red heart placemats. I knew these placemats would make the perfect Valentine pillows. The supplies you will need: 1. Placemats ( this can be done with any placemats. I am using heart shaped ones from Marshall’s) 2. Glue gun...

DIY Cold Food Display

DIY Cold Food Display

Are you looking for a unique way to display a cold food item? If so then your going to love this idea. I love using all my silver I find from my local thrift stores. By adding a glass insert I found a unique way to keep my shrimp cold for our New Year’s get together....

DIY Cardboard Hearts

DIY Cardboard Hearts

Now that Christmas is over you probably have a lot of cardboard boxes around. This is a quick and easy way to make some Valentine decorations from cardboard. The supplies you will need are: 1. Cardboard ( I am cutting pieces from a cardboard box) 2. Scissors 3. Mod...

Mini Grapevine Wreath Heart Ornament

Mini Grapevine Wreath Heart Ornament

If your looking for some simple but cute valentine ornaments for your tree then you will love these. The supplies you will need are: 1. Mini grapevine wreaths ( I got these from Hobby Lobby) 2. Small wooden heart cutouts ( I got this bag of hearts from Hobby Lobby in...

DIY Rake Tree

DIY Rake Tree

Every year I try to find a fun and unique gift to give my neighbor. She has an amazing back porch and I knew this would be a cute tree she could keep out there all year long. I added a few lottery tickets to label it Raking in the cash. Your main items you will need...

DIY Paper Bag Decoration

DIY Paper Bag Decoration

If your looking for a quick and simple decoration then this Diy is for you. This is so simple to make and can be used so many different ways.   The supplies you need: 1. Seven paper lunch bags 2. Scissors 3. Glue gun You will need to glue all seven bags together....

Baby Shoe Tree

Baby Shoe Tree

Do you have your baby shoes or your children’s baby shoes that you seem to be holding onto and not sure what to do with. If so then your going to want to give this idea a try. The supplies you will need: 1. A pair of baby shoes 2. Styrofoam 3. Bottle brush trees 4....

DIY Cloth Tree

DIY Cloth Tree

I have been wanting to make a simple cloth tree that I can put in my bedroom to pin my broaches to. This tree can be used any where throughout your home.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Large piece of styrofoam. If you want to make my size tree your...

DIY Colander Snowman

DIY Colander Snowman

Oh my if you love snowmen then you're going to love this DIY. I have done a few DIY’s using plastic colanders from the Dollar Tree but this is the first time I have made a snowman from them.           The supplies you will need are: 1. Four...

DIY Sculpey Ornaments

DIY Sculpey Ornaments

Like this post? Check out the rest of my /blog DIY Sculpey Ornaments If your looking for a fun and easy DIY Christmas ornament then your going to love this one. I love this because I can use a variety of cookie cutters and I can make a decorative print using a doily...

My Dining Room for Christmas

My Dining Room for Christmas

Ok everyone you have all been asking for photos of my dining room. I did a snowman theme with flocked trees and garlands. My dining room has a space set off to the side where we just made into a cute and cozy sitting area. We have an antique fireplace mantle in this...

My Front Porch Decorated for the Holidays

My Front Porch Decorated for the Holidays

Hi you guys if you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know that I love lights and trees. I keep a bunch of different size trees on my porch throughout the year and decorate my porch as if it were another room in my home. I love to make my porch a comfortable...

DIY Tree Box Container

DIY Tree Box Container

I know we all like to put a tree skirt around the bottom of our Christmas tree but you all need to give this a try. This quick and simple DIY not only gilded the base of my tree but adds a statement to my tree.   The supplies you will need are: 1. A cardboard box...

DIY Decorative Mint

DIY Decorative Mint

If your looking for a cute idea for a bowl filler for the holiday then here it is. This DIY is so simple to make and can be used in your dough bowl or as an ornament on your tree.         The supplies you will need are: 1. Something small and...

Quick Tip For Holiday Dough Bowl

Quick Tip For Holiday Dough Bowl

There are so many ways to fill a dough bowl for holidays. I like to mix textures and items in mine. There are so many other items that you can use in place of a dough bowl. Here are a few items I use throughout my home and a few ways I fill them for Christmas.

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

My family and I have spent the last few days thinking up and creating the best gift guides we could think of to help you shop this holiday season! These gift guides include products entirely from Amazon and as an Amazon associate I make a small percentage off of...

DIY Handmade Stocking

DIY Handmade Stocking

I love decorating for Christmas and I wanted some stockings that I can hang as decorations. I am always buying chenille bedspreads from my local thrift stores and I knew I wanted to use them for this DIY.   I love decorating for Christmas and I wanted some...

Popsicle Stick Tree Ornament

Popsicle Stick Tree Ornament

This is such a fun and easy diy that can be done with your children.         The supplies you will need are: 1. Popsicle sticks ( you will need a variety of sizes. I got mine from Michaels) 2. Decorative tape or ribbon 3. Glue gun 4. Scissors 5....

DIY Dollar Tree Funnel Tree

DIY Dollar Tree Funnel Tree

I find myself in the Dollar Tree a lot lately and for some reason a set of funnels caught my eye. By stacking these funnels you can get creative and make a fun and unique tree. The supplies you will need are: 1. A set of plastic funnels ( I got mine from the Dollar...

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

1. Holiday Snacks & Holiday Giftbag - This is the perfect last minute gift for anyone or any occasion! 2. Wax Burner & Wax Cubes - This would be an amazing gift for anyone you know who loves to entertain or spend a lot of time in their home.   3....

Mop Head Wreath

Mop Head Wreath

I’m not a big wreath person but I have been wanting to make a wreath that I can incorporate some of my doilies on. I like to make things look old and vintage and I knew a mop head was something that I can coffee stain so I thought I would give it a try and make it...

DIY Tassel Ornament

DIY Tassel Ornament

I saw a mop in the Dollar Tree and I knew I had to make something with it. We are making a simple tassel ornament that can be used in a variety of ways. The supplies you will need are: 1. Mop ( this one is from Dollar Tree) 2. Twine 3. Scissors 4. Elmer’s glue 5....

Mesh Strainer Snowman Head

Mesh Strainer Snowman Head

I have been wanting to make some fun but unique snowman head ornaments. I find myself in Dollar Tree a lot and new when I saw these mesh strainers they would make a unique snowman head. The supplies you will need are: 1. Two mesh strainers ( I got mine from Dollar...

DIY Plastic Hanger Angel

DIY Plastic Hanger Angel

I have been making larger Christmas decor to hang outside and when I saw this angel I knew I had to give it a try. We have been making a few things out of hangers here at The Shabby Tree and some of my followers have been sending me ways to make an angel. I told them...

DIY Decoupaged Decorative Christmas Box

DIY Decoupaged Decorative Christmas Box

I found some amazing vintage Christmas print wrapping paper in Marshall’s and I knew I wanted to make something with it. I have a lot of paper mache containers and thought I could make a cute decorative box with this paper.   The supplies you will need are: 1....

DIY Snowman Hat

DIY Snowman Hat

If you love decorating and you love snowmen then your going to love this DIY! I wanted to make a snowman hat that can be used as a tree topper or one that I can put on a larger handmade snowman. I found some paper mache containers in Hobby Lobby and I knew they would...

Dollar Tree Wooden Tag Makeover

Dollar Tree Wooden Tag Makeover

I love to put some bigger items in my 9ft Christmas tree and I knew when I saw these large tags in Dollar Tree they would be perfect. I wanted to use these tags as a way to incorporate a message onto my tree. This is a very quick and simple DIY.   The supplies...

DIY Paper Towel Roll Candles

DIY Paper Towel Roll Candles

I love candles and if your like me you can never have enough. I have been seeing these candles made from paper towel rolls and decided to give them a try. I love them and they are so easy to make.       The supplies you will need are: 1. Paper towel...

Dollar Tree Snowflake Candy Dish

Dollar Tree Snowflake Candy Dish

I find myself in Dollar Tree a lot and I knew when I saw these plastic snowflake candy dishes I had to make something with them. I love to add larger statement pieces to my 9ft tree and I knew these would make a perfect large size snowflake ornament. The supplies you...

DIY Dollar Tree Snowflake

DIY Dollar Tree Snowflake

I love decorating my porch for Christmas and I have been looking for larger items to put in it. Everything I have been seeing seems to be pricey so I thought I would just make some. You will love this DIY because it is easy and very cost efficient. The supplies you...

DIY Plastic Hanger Snowflake

DIY Plastic Hanger Snowflake

If your looking for a unique and fun Christmas decoration then your going to love this one. This can be put in your your home or hung outside .   The supplies you will need are : 1. Plastic hangers ( you will need 16 and I got mine from Walmart) 2. Scissors 3....

Paper Straw Ornaments

Paper Straw Ornaments

I am loving the colors and prints that you can find in paper straws. You can find a variety of them and I knew when I saw the red and white ones I just had to incorporate them into a Christmas ornament. Some of the supplies you will need are: 1. Paper straws ( any...

DIY Ribbon Tree Ornament

DIY Ribbon Tree Ornament

I bought a big bag of beads from my local thrift store and I have been trying to find some ornament ideas for them. I love trees and knew as soon as I saw this one that I had to try it.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Ribbon ( you can use any ribbon you...

Dollar Tree Boot Makeover

Dollar Tree Boot Makeover

I love making a lot of my ornaments for my Christmas tree. I knew when I saw this small tinsel Santa boot in Dollar Tree that it would make a good ornament.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Tinsel Santa boot from the Dollar Tree 2. Black chunky yarn 3. Cotton...

DIY Lampshade Bell

DIY Lampshade Bell

If you love decorating for the holidays and want an easy and fun diy then you will love this one. I find myself in my local thrift stores all the time and I’m always picking up lampshades. I am using smaller lampshades and turning them into a bell for the holidays....

DIY Star From Hangers

DIY Star From Hangers

I love decorating with stars because it is something that you can use all year long. I have been looking for a way to make a large star. This Diy is so quick and simple and you can design it to incorporate with your decor style.   The supplies you will need: 1....

DIY Twig Tree Ornament

DIY Twig Tree Ornament

If your looking for a simple and rustic looking ornament then your going to love this Diy. You can get so creative with just sticks from your yard. The supplies you will need are: 1. Sticks( any size sticks you want. It works better with skinnier sticks) 2. Pruning...

Clothespin Tree Topper

Clothespin Tree Topper

If you'r looking for a unique tree topper then you're going to love this DIY! You can create this tree topper to be any color or size that you want. The supplies you will need are: 1. A wooden dowel. You can use any size dowel you want. I got a thicker dowel so it...

Decoupaged Glass Plate

Decoupaged Glass Plate

The holidays are around the corner and if you love giving cookies or baked goods then you're going to love this DIY. You can make this for a holiday but it can be made for an everyday use as well. The supplies you will need are: 1. Glass plate (mine is from the Dollar...

DIY Yarn Star

DIY Yarn Star

I have been trying to think of some ways to use card board that I have lying around. I love decorating for all occasions and decided to make some stars that I can decorate with for all year long. This diy is so simple and you can make it in any size you would like....

DIY Dollar General Puzzle Trees

DIY Dollar General Puzzle Trees

I found some mini wooden puzzle trees in Dollar General and as soon as I saw them I new I had to get some. These are so cute and can be decorated in so many different ways. I am going to be covering them with fabric and adding a snow look to them.      ...

DIY Mini Rag Tree

DIY Mini Rag Tree

If you want a simple and run project then your going to love this one. I love trees and this small rag tree can be made with any color or print material that will go with your decor. The supplies you will need are: 1. Material ( I’m using this roll of strips that I...

DIY Jute Storage Box

DIY Jute Storage Box

If your like me and you seem to always be looking for containers to put things in then your going to love this Diy. The supplies you will need are: 1. Brown box ( you can use any size box you want. I got this one from the post office ) 2. Jute ( the one I am using is...

DIY Appliqué T-Shirt

DIY Appliqué T-Shirt

I was in Walmart and saw some fun iron on material. I knew as soon as I saw it that I wanted to make some fun t-shirts. The supplies you will need: 1. T-shirt 2. Iron on material ( I found this buffalo print iron on material in walmart) 3. Iron 4 scissors The first...

DIY Angel Ornament

DIY Angel Ornament

I love angels and I have been wanting to make some smaller ones that can be used as ornaments or just as decoration throughout your home. These are very simple to make and I love that you can create them to go with your decor. The supplies you will need are: 1. Paper...

Clothespin DIY Snowflake

Clothespin DIY Snowflake

I’m always looking for ideas for making ornaments for my trees. If your looking for a low cost and easy ornament then this diy is for you. The supplies you will need: 1. Clothespins ( I am using 2 different sized clothespins from Walmart. 2. Paint or stain if your...

Dollar Tree DIY Candy Cane

Dollar Tree DIY Candy Cane

In the past I have made wreaths with vintage items incorporated throughout them. I knew when I saw this metal candy cane form in Dollar Tree that I wanted to do something similar. This is a fun diy because you can incorporated whatever you want into this candy cane....

DIY Mantel Swag

DIY Mantel Swag

If you have a mantel and your looking for something that will make a statement then you need to check this diy out. I love this diy because you can create this mantel swag to go with the decor of your home. This mantel swag can be made for a holiday or you can make...

DIY Wooden Home Sign

DIY Wooden Home Sign

If your looking for a fun sign for your home but one that your can design according to your decor then this diy is for you. This can be made in a variety of ways but here is how I designed mine. The supplies you will need are: 1. 3/4”x 12 x 48” SQ edge msg shelving (...

Diy Dollar Tree Snowflake and Icicle

Diy Dollar Tree Snowflake and Icicle

If you're looking for something fun and easy to make for your Christmas tree then you need to give this DIY a try! I find myself in Dollar Tree a lot and as soon as I saw this wooden snowflake I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. I also thought I could do the...

Diy Tree

Diy Tree

I have been seeing so many different decorative trees but I haven’t seen a style that I was loving. I decided to try making one where I can incorporate my own materials and colors that wou ld go with my style.   The items you will need to make the larger tree are...

Diy Paper Ornaments

Diy Paper Ornaments

If your on a budget and you want a quick and easy diy then you will want to try this one. Most of my supplies are from The Dollar Tree. The supplies you will need are: A roll of brown paper( I got mine from the Dollar tree) Stuffing Some patterns of your choice ( I’m...

Diy Decorative Candles

Diy Decorative Candles

If you love candles like I do then your going to want to give this a try. This is so simple to do and your going to be amazed. The supplies you will need are: Candle Napkin( with print if your choice) Scissors Iron First thing is to cut out your design from your...

DIY Splatter Screen Pumpkin

DIY Splatter Screen Pumpkin

I love fall and I love pumpkins and I knew I wanted to make where I can incorporate my lace from Goodwill. This pumpkin is so easy to make and you can create it according to what you like. I will be incorporating lace but you can use any kind of fabric or just simple...

Diy Stuffed Star Ornament

Diy Stuffed Star Ornament

If your looking for an ornament that can be used throughout the whole year then you need to give this a try. I love incorporating stars throughout my home decor. This stuffed star can be used as an ornament or even bowl fillers.   The supplies you will need are:...

How to Fill a Dough Bowl for Fall

How to Fill a Dough Bowl for Fall

I love dough bowls and I love them in all sizes. You can find dough bowls in a variety of places and they do not have to be an original. I love all types of wooden bowls. I have found a few of my bowls from my local Goodwill, local antique stores and even in Hobby...

Coffee Stained Fabric

Coffee Stained Fabric

I love lace and doilies but I like them to look grungy. There is a simple way to grunge things using instant coffee. The supplies you will need are: 1.Instant coffee 2. Water 3. Bowl 4. Rubber gloves 5. Measuring cup 6. Material I am using 10 cups of water and a half...

DIY Snowflake

DIY Snowflake

The supplies you will need to make this snowflake are:  three cardboard tubes from paper towels a pair of scissors a pen or pencil a ruler ribbon of your choice a glue gun bling of your choice spray paint of your choice rust-oleum spray glitter  First thing you will...

DIY Dollar Tree Rag Pumpkin Wreath

DIY Dollar Tree Rag Pumpkin Wreath

If you love fall like I do and you're looking for something fun to put on your front door then I have the Diy for you. This pumpkin wreath can be used so many ways throughout your home but it is an amazing wreath for your front door.   The supplies you will need...

DIY Candy Cane Ornament.

DIY Candy Cane Ornament.

I love Christmas and I wanted to make something simple that would give my tree a pop of color. I have tons of material and I have a lot of wire so I knew I could make a simple but candy cane. The supplies you will need are: 1. Wire (I’m using 18 gauge wire) 2. Warm...

Diy Handmade Icicle

Diy Handmade Icicle

If you want a unique and fun ornament for your tree then you will love this diy. All you need for this simple diy is: Wire Warm and natural Hot glue Wire cutters Elmer’s glue Paint brush Crystal glitter First you will need to cut strips of your warm and natural. I’m...

Hobby Lobby Grapevine Tree Makeover

Hobby Lobby Grapevine Tree Makeover

If your following The Shabby Tree then you all know I’m obsessed with trees. When I saw these grapevine trees in Hobby Lobby I knew I had to have them for a diy. This is such a simple diy and can be created to match any decor you have in your home. The supplies you...

DIY Lampshade Tree

DIY Lampshade Tree

If you want something fun and unique then this DIY is for you. I am always in my local Goodwill and I have been finding a lot of lampshades recently. I seem to be obsessed with trees and I keep them up in my home all year long. After accumulating a lot of lampshades I...

DIY Magnetic Wooden Board

DIY Magnetic Wooden Board

I have a business called The Shabby Tree and I love using message boards to post messages to my followers on Facebook. I have used chalkboards, dry erase boards and metal magnetic boards to make messages. I wanted something different and I wanted it to be on wood. I...

DIY Chunky Blanket

DIY Chunky Blanket

ATTENTION!! - There are two videos at the end of this post showing how to make the blanket. You will see the first one immediately. PLEASE CONTINUE  TO SCROLL TO FIND THE SECOND ONE!  It has space between the two videos!  - Thank you! I have always loved the look of a...

DIY Framed Ornaments

DIY Framed Ornaments

If your looking for a way to make quick but unique ornaments then you will love this DIY. I found an amazing fabric in Hobby Lobby with a photo print. As soon as I saw this fabric I knew I had to have it. You do not have to have this fabric you can incorporate any...

Trees I Keep Up All Year Long

Trees I Keep Up All Year Long

Trees do not have to be in your home just for Christmas. I keep trees up all year long in my home. I have all kinds of trees and they are all different shapes and sizes. I recently did a walk through of my main level of my home and we counted 49 trees. Here are all 49...

DIY Holiday Hanging Basket

DIY Holiday Hanging Basket

If you love having hanging baskets on your porch for the summer then you will love this idea for fall and winter. All you will need is: 1. A grapevine wreath (the size will depend on how big you want it to be 2. A terra cotta tray (your tray needs to be bigger than...

DIY Dish Towel Pillow

DIY Dish Towel Pillow

I don’t seem to have much storage space in my home which is why I love the idea of making my own pillow case covers. I like to use a variety of different size pillows throughout my home. If you like a longer bed pillow then you must try this simple DIY. I’m loving...

My Hobby Lobby Must Haves

My Hobby Lobby Must Haves

I’m a huge crafter and seem to find myself in Hobby Lobby a lot. I often get asked where I find my craft supplies so I decided to make a blog post to show you my top picks from Hobby Lobby! I am going to list my favorite, must have items and tell you what I use them...

DIY Ghost

DIY Ghost

I love Halloween and I somehow wanted to incorporate a ghost into my Halloween decorations. I have been using a lot of lace and muslin for my diy crafts and decided to give a ghost a try with it. These are so easy and turned out so stinking cute. You will need some...

DIY Twine Holder

DIY Twine Holder

I’m a huge crafter and seem to be using twine a lot. When I’m crafting my twine seems to just go every where. I wanted something to hold to my twine in place but I also wanted it to look cute. I went to Home Depot and ended up getting creative with what I found. The...

Front Porch Decor Ideas

Front Porch Decor Ideas

I often get asked a bunch of questions about my front porch decorations. If you love decorating and love being out on your porch then this is the blog post for you! This post includes a list of all my must have decorations and items for my front porch.    ...

DIY Witch Broom

DIY Witch Broom

If you want a cute decoration for Halloween then you need to give this quick DIY a try. I wanted a cute decoration to put on my front porch for the fall season and so I created some witch hats, but I thought what better to go with witch hats than witch brooms?!  All...

DIY Witch Hats

DIY Witch Hats

It is getting closer to the time where we all start thinking about decorating for fall and Halloween. I am a huge crafter and I love DIY's so I have been trying to think of ways to make some Halloween decor on a budget. I love using paper mache items and as soon as I...

Hobby Lobby Flower Makeover

Hobby Lobby Flower Makeover

I find myself in Hobby Lobby a lot and I found some amazing clearanced flowers. They were a bright lime green and I knew I wanted to change them up. I have a lot of old windows and I knew I wanted to some how incorporate the flowers into an old window. The supplies...

DIY Burlap Candy Corn

DIY Burlap Candy Corn

If you love fall and want a quick and easy decoration then you're going to love this project! I had a lot of scrap pieces of burlap lying around and I wanted to do something with them and I love my dough bowl and wanted something with a pop of color for it. I also...

DIY Fabric Pumpkin

DIY Fabric Pumpkin

I love fall and I just love decorating for it. One of my favorite things to decorate with for fall are pumpkins. I know you can find pumpkins in almost every store but I like to have certain sizes and certain colors for each pumpkin. I have been decorating a lot with...

DIY Jello Mold Pumpkins

DIY Jello Mold Pumpkins

I love to make unique and fun things here at The Shabby Tree. I knew as soon as I saw a few jello molds in our local Goodwill what I wanted to do with them. The supplies you will need for this project are: jello molds, knobs with screws, a drill and spray paint. The...

DIY Gnomes

DIY Gnomes

If your looking for something unique for your porch then this is for you.     The supplies you will need are : A potato, A tomato cage Tree limbs Wire and wire cutters A sweater  scissors And glue gun           The first thing you will...

Diy Pumpkin Ghost Girl

Diy Pumpkin Ghost Girl

If you love decorating for Fall and Halloween then your going to want to make this. I was in Home Goods and found an amazing plaster pumpkin. I knew as soon as I saw this lace detailed pumpkin what I was going to make with it. I use a lot of lace and muslin when...

Diy Wooden Trees

Diy Wooden Trees

When decorating my home I love using trees of all shapes and sizes. I knew I wanted some type of small wooden trees. If you love the farm house look that is out every where right now then your going to want to make a few of these. The supplies you will need are: a...

Diy Angel

Diy Angel

I seem to always find myself in Goodwill and I have accumulated a lot of glass pieces. I found a few in my pile that I knew would make amazing pieces for an Angel. If you like unique items then your going to want to try this project.     The supplies I will...

DIY Pumpkin Decor

DIY Pumpkin Decor

If you want a quick and easy fall decorations then you need to give this simple diy a try. You will need this pumpkin cutout from The Dollar Tree, a piece of wood of your choice( this wood I’m using is from Hobby Lobby) and some spray paint( I am using cream chalk...

Diy Twine Pumpkins

Diy Twine Pumpkins

    Fall is just around the corner and your going to want to make a few of these quick and easy twine pumpkins. These are great for bowl fillers , sitting on your mantel or if your like me decorating a fall tree. The supplies you will need are: styrofoam...

DIY Silver Lazy Susan

DIY Silver Lazy Susan

I’m always using old silver trays throughout my home and I think I have one in every room of my house. I have a few in my kitchen with salt,pepper and napkins on it. I knew I wanted something that can turn for easier access. This is a simple and quick project that I...

Dollar Store DIY Pumpkin

Dollar Store DIY Pumpkin

Fall is approaching quickly and it seems like a lot of the holiday decor is black and white. I have always wanted to do a variety of pumpkins going up my front porch steps. I wanted something that wouldn’t rot and can be outside in the weather. I knew as soon as I saw...

DIY Shabby Chic Tree

DIY Shabby Chic Tree

I am obsessed with trees and I wanted to make a tree that I can leave out all year long! This turned out so cute and I’m excited for you all to give it a try. The supplies you will need are: 1. A tomato cage 2. Wire 3. Jute 4. String 5. Material (I’m using Burlap, old...

DIY Magnetic Chalkboard

DIY Magnetic Chalkboard

 If you are following The Shabby Tree then you all know I’m obsessed with chalk boards and dry erase boards. I love writing cute little quotes on my chalk boards throughout my home. I wanted something different and when I saw these magnetic letters in Walmart an idea...

DIY Storage Drawer

DIY Storage Drawer

 I seem to be addicted to Goodwill and when I saw this drawer in there for $3.96 I just knew I had to get it. I love storage items and this drawer is going to be perfect for holding some of my treasures. All I need for this project was my drawer, chalk paint, chalk...

Dollar Tree DIY

Dollar Tree DIY

If you love fresh flowers you need to try this simple and quick Dollar Tree diy. I love cute vases for my flowers and when I saw this glass jar I knew it would be perfect. I love this idea because you can make the vase any color you choose.the supplies you will need...

DIY Baseball Bracelet

DIY Baseball Bracelet

I seem to always be at a baseball game and knew I wanted something cute and unique to wear to my sons games. We seem to have a lot of baseballs in our garage and I knew I wanted to give this project a try. First your supplies you will need are a baseball( it can be...

DIY Bird Bath

DIY Bird Bath

If your looking for a cute and simple project you will want to give this a try.   I have been doing a lot of yard decor projects but this was just too simple not to do. All you need is a grapevine e wreath, ribbon , a terra cotta tray , scissors, light blue paint...

DIY Ring Holder

DIY Ring Holder

If your like me and you like to take off your wedding ring when cleaning or even before going to bed then this simple project is for you.   All you need is a small photo frame, quilt batting or stuffing, a piece of scrap material, scissors, glue gun and a ball...

DIY Hook Hangers

DIY Hook Hangers

If you love unique items for your home then your going to love this project.  All you will need is some kind of tray or platter and a hook of your choice. You will also need a drill with drill bit ,screws with nuts (the size of your screw depends on the size of the...

DIY Hang Tags

DIY Hang Tags

I like to use all different type of hang tags. I use shipping tags which I order from amazon, small print tags which I buy from Hobby Lobby and brown and while tags of different sizes which also come from Hobby Lobby.   When making my tags I will use a hot glue...

DIY Bird Feeder

DIY Bird Feeder

I’m always in thrift stores and I have accumulated a lot of tea cups lately. Summer is here and I love All you need is a real cup with saucer,E6000 glue and some twine   Your going to put some E6000 glue on bottom side of your tea cup. You need to make sure the...

DIY American Flags

DIY American Flags

Ok everyone I have been making some cute Americana items out of canvas. If your following The Shabby Tree you saw my Americana banner and the Americana stockings. I have been wanting some flags to go with those items. The supplies you will need: cream canvas material,...

Star Light

Star Light

Ok everyone i just made the cutest thing from some twigs from the trees throughout my yard. All your going to need for this project is 5 sticks all the same length, clippers to cut your sticks,scissors and twine. Your going to crisscross your first two sticks and...

DIY Bird Feeder

DIY Bird Feeder

I’m always shopping Goodwill and can’t seem to ever leave a cool vase or bowl there. I have accumulated a lot of glass dishes and wanted to make a unique Mother’s Day gift. I believe everyone out there loves birds and bird feeders so this item can be for almost...

American Flag Window

American Flag Window

I love making unique items and when I saw this old window I New exactly what I wanted to do with it. Memorial Day and July 4th are just around the corner so I thought this would be a great window to make an American flag for. Ok the supplies you will need are an old...

Coffee Stained Hang Tags

Coffee Stained Hang Tags

If you love unique things then your going to love this simple project. I like to use hang tags on a variety of items. I keep trees up all year long and incorporate hang tags onto my trees. They are a unique way to give someone a gift . These can be used throughout...

DIY Solar Chandelier

DIY Solar Chandelier

Ok I found this amazing chandelier at a thrift store for $10.00. If you love to be outside in the summer evenings your going to want to give this project a try. I just love solar lighting around my yard in the summer nights so I decided to turn this electric...

Flour Sack

Flour Sack

You. Guys. This flour sack project is so cute. Turn an old flour sack into an adorable flower holder!

Moss Covered Solar Chandelier

Moss Covered Solar Chandelier

I just love lights outside in the summer. Lately I have been obsessed with solar lights and I decided to make a simple moss covered chandelier for my porch.

Lace balls

Lace balls

If you love lace and doilies your going to love these DIY lace balls. I was looking for something unique to put in my large dough bowl and decided to create something myself. I’m always buying lace curtains and tablecloths from Goodwill so I thought I would try making...

Glass Dome Food Cover

Glass Dome Food Cover

  Ok everyone I love Goodwill and I go there a lot. I have been seeing a lot of beautiful glass bowls lately. I knew u wanted to make something unique with them and the first thing that popped into my head was a dome cake cover. With summer right around the...

Silver Platter Wreath

Silver Platter Wreath

If you love old silver and love having unique items throughout your home this is a must. Supplies you will need Old silver pieces of your choice, E6000 glue, hack saw or dremel saw. Then you can either use a nut with bolt and a crystal embellishment or you...

DIY Wallpaper Wall

DIY Wallpaper Wall

You. Guys. Im in love with this paper! Buy yours here!    Do you have a wall in your home that just needs something? You will love this easy fix. My sister has an amazing craft room and she wanted something unique for her statement wall. We decided to cover the whole...

Chandler Wood Burning Tool Project

Chandler Wood Burning Tool Project

If you want some unique items throughout your home you're going to love this Chandler wood burning tool! I love wooden signs but I wanted to be able to create my own designs and sayings so this was perfect for me. I created a few different projects using this wood...

DIY Brooch

DIY Brooch

If you love accent items your going to love these brooches.

Lace Denim Jacket

Lace Denim Jacket

DIY Shabby Blue Jean Jacket! This is super cute! You’re going to want to wear it all the time!

400 Antique Market Finds

400 Antique Market Finds

Ok everyone if you love unique things then The Lakewood 400 Antique Market in Cumming Ga is a must stop.

Old Silver Project

Old Silver Project

Old silver pieces from local antique stores or thrift stores can make unique home decor items.

Oh Christmas Tree!

Oh Christmas Tree!

Learn how to keep a tree up all year long without having that “Christmas” feel to it! Such a great way to add personality to any space!

Headboard Makeovers on a Budget

Headboard Makeovers on a Budget

Would you love to make your bedroom Unique? Be creative with your bed headboard. Here I used an old mantel for my headboard.

DIY Rustic Grapevine Tree

DIY Rustic Grapevine Tree

Would you like to see how to make A Rustic Grapevine Tree?

Supplies you will need: tomato stand, grapevine wreaths, rusty wire and pliers

Craft Booth Suggestions

Craft Booth Suggestions

There are so many wonderful things we can find at craft booths! People often overlook small insignificant items....but those treasures can help you our big time....find out how!

Antique Shopping

Antique Shopping

Have you ever wanted to go antiquing? And…on a budget?  Here are just a few tips on what I like to look for!

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Antiques and Collectibles in Dahlonega Ga!

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