The Frosted Gardner Mini Christmas Tree

We put our little mini Christmas tree up just before Thanksgiving so we could enjoy it for an extra week. I wanted to keep it simple so I made a little banner to wrap all around it and then aside from the lights I called it good.
And then my imagination with the white tissue paper pom poms took over and the display above the tree got a bit grandiouse. But that is ok. We like it this way and our little one loves it!
So hanging above our little mini tree is about twenty pom poms in two different sizes.
They spiral down to the tree almost touching the star crowning all of its glory!
The banner consists of masking paper and silver glittery bows.
This little tree is super heavy and not because of the tree itself. If I remember correctly I put 1,000 lights on it! I store it with the lights on so it has been a few years back. It is pretty loaded - and with all white lights of course!
It is a good thing tissue paper weighs next to nothing - otherwise we could have a huge problem.
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michelle said...

Once again my friend you amazed me!! I LOVE the tissue paper snow balls! It looks like what I am looking at outside right now! Your tree is just adorable with all the banners and 1000 lights??!! WOW girl!! I bet it looks so beautiful all lite up at night!!!!

Goodnight moon said...

I LOVE making these pom poms!!!!! I make them for every occassion! Aren't they so simple and elegant looking!

Love the tree too!!!!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

So pretty. Love the snow balls and the tree is perfect. Hugs, Marty

AllisonK said...

It's darling! Darling! Darling!!!
I still want to make the pompoms.

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

it looks fabulous!!! love the pom poms cascading!

Sanctuary Home said...

I really like your banner/garland. Your tree is perfect.
Those pompoms look very cool. Is there a tutorial for those?

NanaDiana said...

Well, how cute is that!! Love those pom-poms...and I like lights- lots of lights! Hugs-Diana

Denise @ http://www.somanytables.com/ said...

That's a most unusual snowfall. Did you just use thumbtacks to hang the balls from the ceiling?
I can see using that idea in many different arrangements.

Anonymous said...

The poms poms are a fun idea - did you MAKE all of them? I had to laugh about your tree weighing so much because of the lights. I like a lot of lights on a tree too - mine is prelit and sometimes I wish there were just a few more lights on it.

Get Nestled In said...

So VERY beautiful!

Skooks said...

I really have been wanting to try those pom poms for a while. Off to find some tissue.

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Toni @ That's Beeutiful said...

Those poms are such a good idea! Love it!

Leslie said...

I love it. and a small tree is much easier to decorate than a big one.

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