Tuesday, November 22, 2011

starlight mint tree decorations

I am so happy today!  It's raining and we're stuck between two fantastic holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas- baking pumpkin pies and making Christmas decorations while the younger kids are running around crazy with friends.  Ah... I love the rain and the holidays.  Perfect combination.
I've had these three empty candlesticks in my bathroom waiting for a burst of inspiration or at least a color scheme for the master bedroom/bathroom.  After a couple more trees I think we'll be good to go until we come up with something a little more permanent.  I think my daughter did a great job.  I wonder if she's up for a half dozen more.

starlight mint tree decorations (blog: Home Based Mom)
cone shaped styrofoam (any size will do!)
starlight mints (red or green)
glue gun with plenty of glue sticks on hand

Simply glue the mints to the tree.  I wish I would have referred to Home Based Mom before we started because we started at the bottom and we probably should have started from the top.  Oh well.  It turned out just fine and my daughter had fun!


  1. This looks like fun! My girls and I will have to try it.

  2. What a great idea! Looks so festive. I've always loved the decorated cones, now I'll have to try some!

  3. Cute! Saw this and thought it'd be a perfect compliment http://www.u-createcrafts.com/2011/12/video-tutorial-garland-christmas-tree.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+u-createcrafts%2FOlHW+%28Ucreate%29&utm_content=Google+Reader
    I can't believe how grown up the kids are getting!