Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Wood Pallet Christmas Tree


Good Wednesday Morning everyone! Thanksgiving came and went and I am now up to my ears in Christmas ornaments, scattering them throughout the house in every bowl, vase, and lantern I can get my hands on. Tis the season, right?!

In the midst of all my indoor decorating, my husband stayed outside stringing the lights around each door and window. And when he finished that, he moved on to a new lawn ornament for the holidays. Adam has been wanting to do a pallet project for months now, and we finally decided on something we would both enjoy... a wood pallet Christmas tree. And we made it for a whopping $4! Inexpensive projects are truly my favorite ones!

Our inspiration came from Julie at Redhead Can Decorate, check out her post here


Adam used a towel to brush on some white paint, making sure it looked a little weathered. Then, he stapled some Christmas lights onto in the shape of a tree and added a stump of wood as the trunk. Once that was finished, he put it up outside using to stakes and simply slid the pallet onto the stakes.



I got to do the fun part... the decorating! :)
The ornaments and star were purchased at the Dollar Tree.
I used ornament hooks to hang them onto the tree and made sure to twist the hooks so the ornaments wouldn't fall off. I also used ornament hooks to attach the star.  






It's so cute I almost didn't want to leave it outside!

Do you decorate the outside of your home with Christmas lights?
We are one of only two houses around us that have lights up and it makes me sad. 



11 comments:

  1. This looks so good! I love the little stump! I would have a hard time deciding whether to put it outside or keep it inside, too!

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  2. That looks awesome! And it didn't look hard to put assemble either, which is always a plus :)

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  3. I need to figure out where I can find some palettes, so may fun crafts to do with them. I love how you string real lights on this!

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  4. This is such a cute idea!! We are definitely doing this next year when we have a house!

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  5. I really like this, you didn't have to do much cutting and nailing like other pallet trees, but it looks so awesome!

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  6. Your palette tree looks so pretty in front of your home. Your hubby did a nice job. Thanks for sharing on Merry Monday.

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  7. OMG that is so cute! I love it! I would love to make one of these for my yard for next year.

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  8. You got the idea from @redheadcandecorate.com right? Would be nice if you mentioned that.

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    1. Our inspiration came from Julie at Redhead Can Decorate, check out her post here.

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  9. You got the idea from @redheadcandecorate.com right? Would be nice if you mentioned that.

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  10. Our inspiration came from Julie at Redhead Can Decorate, check out her post here.

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