I got motivated to get my home a little bit winterized.
Let me show you what I put together!
I started with my rusty metal shelf
and decided to go with a snow and rustic tree theme.
I first grabbed this faux window frame and put some burlap behind it.
It used to be a mirror but I had already removed that.
Then I made a quick garland with some old buttons, twine and a few small snowflakes
that I had in my stash of stuff.After placing the burlap-backed window as a backdrop,
I added a few junky pieces I had hanging around.
An insulator, a block of wood and a jar with a rusty metal lid
become rustic snowmen with the addition of some twine scarves!
This glass jar is something a friend found for me at a garage sale.
It's just perfect as a snowman!
Next, I added a few rustic trees.
For this twig tree, I simply drilled a hole in a block of wood,
large enough for the tree trunk to nestle in, and added some wood glue.
Then I cut 4 pieces of the same twig at different lengths and used twine to attach them to the trunk.I took a triangular piece of scrap wood and glued it to a small building block
for my second rustic tree.
Then I added another goodie that I was lucky enough to find on Saturday at an estate sale.
Easy and quick rustic trees!
I painted letters on a few pieces of scrap wood to add to the rusty bins.
And attached the small end of a bottle brush to a spool of thread
as another tree to place near the blocks.
After adding a few more snowflakes, my shelf is all decked out for winter!
Because, ready or not, here it comes!
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