Soooo not a traditional tree

First, I need to preface this by saying that I chose exactly the right man to marry.  Not only is he a wonderful husband and father, but he's just a great guy! He gets me.  I need lots of 'me' time and he's ok with that and I have a deep need for a white and pink Christmas tree.  He gets that too :) So if you are reading this O, thank you for letting me put shabby chic 'crap' , as you call it, all over our house!

We had a pretty tree, but after taking it out of the attic the top half wouldn't light up.  I listed it on Craigslist for free and a very nice lady who didn't have a tree came and got it.  She was so happy and hugged me twice!  A little searching online turned up a super affordable and cute tree, in WHITE! I highly recommend Hay Needle, great prices, free shipping, and it came in 3 days! {no I wasn't paid to say that, but if someone wants to send me a free tree I would love a silver one!}

I'm undecided on this star, I really wanted one that lights up but Hobby Lobby didn't have any.  I was trying to make it by Target today, but that didn't happen thanks to a soccer game in the RAIN.

I heart these glitter birds!

Every ornament has glitter, I just can't help myself when it comes to sparkle :)

The tree skirt is pink satin with sparkle tulle, from H. L.

Miss M has done really well about not playing with the tree, only 1 ornament lost so far.

The cat's another story!

I'll be showing the rest of my house in another post soon.

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend! They are calling for a 'wintery mix' in Dallas this weekend...I'll believe it when I see it!


  1. Aw so cute! I didn't realize y'all have a cat but I feel your pain when it comes to your tree ;)

    You are a lucky girl I can't convince my husband to go out of the traditional colors on a green tree comfort zone haha!

  2. LOVE IT! Hey will you be at white rock tomorrow ?

  3. So pretty! I love all the pink! And yes, I think you've met the perfect man for you!

  4. Oh I'm so envious! I love it! I have been wanting a white or pink tree for the last few years! Lovely!

  5. i love it...i think it fits in perfect with your house!!
    ashley @creating love & joy

  6. I saw the same tree skirt at HL today! I thought it would be great for my daughter's tree but it would be too big. I also wondered how easy it would be to make one since I'm so cheap... err... frugal.. lol! You're lucky your husband doesn't care! Mine doesn't either but complains a lot of he doesn't like it... oh well! I just buy stuff for Lily that fills my girly need.

  7. Oooo, pretty tree. I like how you shared the old one for free.

  8. Cute and I am a fan of Hayneedle as well! I've ordered several things from them and always pleased!
    Avery would love this tree!

  9. I love love love your tree!!! Tres Chic!! :)

  10. Love your tree! I don't think most people could pull off a pink, sparkly tree but your's does look great!!

    Ha! I probably saw your "free tree" listing on CL's. I look under the Dallas free section all the time and noticed a free Christmas tree the other day. :)

    That's awesome that your hubby "gets" you. I also need a lot of alone time and my husband is nice enough to let me have breaks pretty often. I don't think my husband would go for a pink tree though!! :)

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    Happy Monday


  12. You always make me smile with your posts. Just adorable.

  13. If only I could have a pink tree. I love it. I'm a new follower. I would love if you posted on my linky at http://eyehearttoday.blogspot.com/2011/11/paper-wreath.html

  14. I'm in love with your Christmas tree.

    New follower via The Sasse Life(Sunday Social)


  15. I love your christmas tree :)
    I noticed you are from texas!
    so am I!

    Have a good day!

  16. Your tree is beautiful! I love white trees and pink is my fav color. And you gotta love our men <3 My hubby also puts up with the chic stuff, lol.

  17. Very beautiful your blog many congratulations for your work I leave an embrace of friendship you Thank you.


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