Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Bead Board Christmas Trees

Remember the Reversible Bead Board Pumpkins I made in October. Well I decided to make some Christmas Trees for December.


   For in depth instructions check out the pumpkin post

Here's the paint I used:
Base:
Green Paint - (Folk Art's Thicket)
 Glaze:
Staining Antiquing Medium (Americana) (This can be found in the paint section at Roberts)
Brown Paint (Americana's Burnt Umber)

 Download the Christmas Tree Patterns here.


I love them, but I'm thinking they need a little embellishment. I need some ideas. What would you use to decorate them?  




Linking up to these parties.

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19 comments :

  1. This is so clever! You could always add some "garland" with paint and jewels/beads for the ornaments. So very cute.
    Blessings, Becky
    www.fromgentogen.com

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  2. very nice. I have some scrap beadboard i need to use. great idea

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  3. these are adorable! love them! I'm your newest follower...having fun reading all your crafty and creative posts. would love it if you'd come check ours out too :)
    funwiththefullwoods.blogspot.com

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  4. I love these, almost as much as I loved your beadboard pumpkins. I think I have a thing for beadboard.

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  5. I love beadboard! This is so cute, what a fun tree!

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  6. Love the trees! You could nail a rusty barn star on to them or maybe a little homespun fabric bow:) I am hopelessly prim ♥

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  7. I love anything made with beadboard. These turned out so cute. Thanks for sharing. I would love it if you could link this up to our linky party going on right now. http://junkintheirtrunk.blogspot.com/2011/12/link-it-up-wednesday-6.html

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  8. I love these!!!

    Visiting from DC

    Kara
    www.mineforthemaking.com

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  9. Thanks so much for adding all your great links to this weeks' Showdown, I'm glad you did! I am loving these bead board Christmas trees, how clever! ~Jen @ www.icantstopcrafting.blogspot.com

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  10. I adore bead board. This is a fabulous idea...in fact, I think I have some beadboard in the basement. hmmmm...

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  11. Love these!!!! Good idea :)
    You could use buttons for ornaments? I like the idea of tin or rusty ornaments/star. I've seen epsom salt on somethings to make it look frosty and snowy and that has been really cute too.....

    I'm your newest follower too!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda
    www.creativecommotion.blogspot.com

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  12. These are awesome! I love their rustic look!

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  13. These are so adorable! Thanks for sharing! I'm a new follower and glad to have found your site! Hope you'll come visit me too!

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  14. These are adorable.. LOVE it.. ; ))

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  15. Turned out great! I am so into glitter right now it's shameful (and all over my house!) Thank you so much for sharing at last week's Taking A Timeout Thursday party. Hope to see you again this week :)
    -Trish @ Mom On Timeout
    http://www.MomOnTimeout.com

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  16. Awwww... what a cute idea. I'd love a long strip of these trees to cover the length of my mantle. Beautiful.

    :)
    ButterYum

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