Judy over at Cat 'n Cart Crafts
has been making an ornament a day inspired by Pinterest. I have been collecting Christmas inspiration for so long via Pinterest
without really doing anything about it but Judy has inspired me to take stock of that so starting off easy peasy I am going to make every effort to create as many Pinterest creations as I can before Christmas rolls in.
Starting with this one. Not really a make-it craft but a decorating idea which is easy to achieve and ever so effective.
|This and other great ideas for apothacary jars found here|
I just love apothacary jars and have a few of them on display in various rooms. They can be very expensive at homeware stores like "Wheel & Barrow" but I found a few at my local dollar shop and picked one up for a fraction of the cost.
I filled it with ribbon toppers intended for presents and voila......a decorative scene is taking shape. While cleaning up yesterday, I saw another other little apothacary jar with new eyes. Emptying out the contents, (some dried rose buds) I refilled with some little christmas baubles.....
And putting them both together with some other decorations both old and new, I have a brand new Christmas Vignette in the entrance hall to welcome guests.
My colour theme this year is Red/Blue&White so I surrounded my scene with some blue christmas lights. This is what it looks like at night.
Not stopping there, I decided to use yet another apothacary jar that is on everyday display on my coffee table atm. It is usually filled with blue/white glass pebbles and topped with some paper flowers so I removed the flowers and topped it up with baubles. It sits atop a display cabinet in our living room.
Told you it was easy peasy.......what do you think? Do you use everyday vases/apothacary jars to decorate for Christmas?
They look great I might have to copy the idea :-)ReplyDelete
I think yours look really nice Cath...I really like the look of apothecary jars on display and yours are so festive.ReplyDelete
That is a very nice idea and they look so pretty. I had to see Callie again. She is beautiful and she does look a lot like Girl 8!! How old is dear Callie? Girl 8 turned 9. Her birthday is 17/10/04. xx debbieReplyDelete
Thank you so much for stopping by my blog...I'm visiting you for the first time...you have an awesome blog..following you to stop by more often.ReplyDelete
I do have some jars like those with my reels of thread in them - I might just have to tip the threads out for a few weeks! A very pretty idea. Lynne.ReplyDelete
wow i love your decorating Cath,looks awesome.xxReplyDelete
I have a large vase in the center of my dinning table filled with red baublesReplyDelete
Very pretty! And easy. Have funReplyDelete
Your display looks very festive - like the idea of repurposing what you already have.ReplyDelete
Thanks for mentioning me in your post - I live Christmas decorating
Auto correct is annoying sometimes, my comment should have said "I love Christmas decorating"ReplyDelete
Love those filled jars! What a great idea. I think you have reawakened my dormant interest in Christmas decorating... :o)ReplyDelete
what lovely ways to decorate with the filled jars!ReplyDelete