Christmas Decorating at the Dollar Tree is just about as good as life gets in my book! A few weeks ago we went to the Dollar Tree to pick up a few things for our Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes, and ended up also finding a few fantastic things for my “fancy” Christmas tree while we were there. (Note that it’s “my” tree, because my kids and hubby don’t love it like I do, but goodness it makes me happy! And yes, we have another tree that holds our family’s ornaments . . .)
Here’s the tree before ornaments (it’s not pre-lit, and I think I paid $69 for it five years ago after Christmas)
Several years ago my mom and I decorated this Christmas tree in our foyer with half price Christmas decor from Michael’s left over at the end of the Christmas season, but it was in need of a little fluffing up this year. After finding this tree on Pinterest, I really wanted to re-do mine, but couldn’t justify spending much on it. However when I found this leftover green mesh ribbon from last year’s Christmas Wreath project, and added $15 in decorations at the Dollar Tree, I was amazed to see it come together!
Everything with a pin on it was bought at the Dollar Tree, and I even scored the tree skirt for $2.50 at Dollar General.
Here’s an idea of what I paid:
- Round ornaments 5/$1
- Twisted longer ornaments 2/$1
- Red Stars $1
- “Peace” sign at the top of the tree $1 (I’m not sure if that’s going to stay or not, but my daughter loved it so for now it’s there)
- 12″ Mesh was $9.99 at Hobby Lobby, and I used a 40% off coupon