Monday, December 10, 2012

Easy Christmas Swag

Hi there.  I am so glad you stopped by!

Tonight, I want to share with you what I made for our railing. A Christmas Swag.

I decided I wanted to downplay the handrail and jazz up the corner posts.

  In years past, I've typically decorated the ever lovin daylights out of the railing and done a single bow on the corner posts. 

This year, I'm living on the edge and changing it up!

So, here is what I came up with.


These were so easy to make and with only a few items, you can make a big statement.

A pine branch (I've had for 857 years), gold sprays and ribbon (Michael's), bulbs (Target) and wire.

I did not glue any of this, because knowing myself, like I do, I will change it next year.

You can also use real pine branches for this, but I prefer the fake because of the wired branches.  It works great for hanging the bulbs and stuffing the sprays in to. 



I took the pine branch and added the gold spray. 

I attached it by twisting one of the pine branches around it.



I took at piece of wire and wrapped it around the post, on my railing, to hang it. 

I added a bow, hung a few bulbs on it and stuffed one more piece of gold spray in the top.

Seriously, could this be any easier?




The only thing I would do differently next time, is add 3 bulbs instead of 2.  My rule of thumb is, always go with odd numbers when decorating.

Here is another view, showing a little more of the gold spray underneath.



Thank you SO much for stopping by.  It truly means the world to me.

Kelly

4 comments:

  1. Love it!!
    Way to go Kelly!!
    Dulce Blume

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    1. Thank you so much, Dulce. And, thank you for stopping by my little blog. I truly appreciate it!

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  2. Very beautiful Kelly. It's fun to mix things up sometimes.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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    1. Thank you so much, Jann! It is fun to mix things up. I love changing things every year.

      Kelly

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