I have a mixed media project to show you that I have been working on, and I'm entering it over at A Mixed Media Color Challenge. The theme is any color and to do a holiday project. I was looking through the Lowe's flier of craft ideas that I received in the mail. It showed project ideas with paper mache trees. And, one showed trees with white caulk! Uh huh, as seen above there are my white caulk trees...lol! But, I think they turned out lovely! That caulk went on like icing...so smooth! All I did was apply it and used a spoon to decorate. I sprinkled white glitter for shabby chic detail. Here is a close up of the smaller tree...
After the caulk dried, I wrapped Tim Holtz tinsel ribbon around the trees. I added Paper Sweeties Vintage Winter White seam binding ribbon. Also, a sentiment from Paper Sweeties using the stamp set Season of Love was stamped and tied with silver thread. The sentiments says...Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Silver leaves and bells were placed for added interest. For the finishing touch I adhered a lovely flower from Martha Stewart. So, what do you think of my shabby chic trees made with caulk?
I thank you so much for viewing my trees today! Hope you are having a great weekend. And, I'm wishing for you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Paper Mache trees: Hobby Lobby
White Caulk: Lowe's
Stamp: Paper Sweeties: Season of Love(Accessories)
Ribbon: Paper Sweeties: Vintage Winter White
Ink: SU(Pool Party)
Tinsel ribbon: Tim Holtz
Silver Leaves, silver thread: Jo-Ann Fabric
Flower: Martha Stewart
Love, love ... LOVE these sweet caulk trees, Maria! How clever, whimsical and unique! Sure to be a treasured holiday decoration for years to come!ReplyDelete
Oh, I love your caulk trees. What a fabulous idea. The silver tinsel is just perfect. I love jingle bells so that is a winner for me. Wonderful sentiment piece. I love every inch...cute flower topper, too.ReplyDelete
With this cake icing talk, it has me wanting something sweet to eat. Oh NO! :-)
Oh WOW! These caulk tress are GORGEOUS and I LOVE the sparkles and details you added! THX for playing with us at A Mixed Media Color Challenge!ReplyDelete
Love your trees, Maria! You decorated and trimmed them beautifully! xReplyDelete
You are too clever beyond words!! Awesome trees, Maria, maybe you should send a picture to Lowe's so they can feature it in a magazine... things to do with caulk... who would have thought? Beautiful trees!ReplyDelete
So pretty and festive, Maria! Fantastic idea!ReplyDelete
I love it! The caulk almost looks like white frosting.,Maria you did such a beautiful job decorating them. What a fun project!ReplyDelete
I also love that you used to put your shoes out on Dec. 5 when you were little. That was the original tradition of what was filled. Thanks for sharing that in your comment.
Wow Maria! What beautiful trees! Love all the shimmery goodness and texture! So elegant looking! Thanks for joining along with A Mixed Media Color Challenge! Happy Holidays!ReplyDelete
Great trees Maria!!!! Such a clever idea!!ReplyDelete
OMGoodness!!! These are beautiful !! Who would have thought caulk could be so pretty??? Love how u decorated them!!!ReplyDelete
OMGosh, caulk?? I would never think of that! Those Lowe's folk are crafty geniuses, aren't they? Yours turned out absolutely fabulous, Maria! Love the sparkly silver touches and the big shabby bow. The little bells are just perfect, too!ReplyDelete
These tree's are incredibly beautiful, Marie! LOVE them :) Have a blessed week!ReplyDelete
Oh my heavens!! These are beautiful!! What lovely colors and I can't believe they're made with caulk! Who would have thought! They are really pretty!ReplyDelete
What a splendid idea and love how it turned out!ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness--you are so talented! I adore these trees!ReplyDelete
I don't think I ever would have suspected that you used caulk for these beautiful trees if you hadn't spilled the beans! This pair of trees is just gorgeous--what a lovely holiday decoration!ReplyDelete
What a great idea! Your trees are beautiful Maria!!ReplyDelete
Oh what sweet trees!!ReplyDelete
Your trees are gorgeous, and SO cool! I'll be pinning this so I can make some for next Christmas!ReplyDelete