The time has come for another Christmas tree reveal! I love doing this so much! It’s like therapy to me! HaHa! This years tree doesn’t have a specific “color scheme” per say but all the colors come together so well and it turned out so beautiful!
I always start with a blank canvas when I am decorating a tree for the next holiday/season. I found this flocked tree at Walmart for $89 a few years back and it works perfect for my seasonal tree I keep up year round!
Next, I use deco mesh or burlap depending on my theme for my tree. This year I went with a sparkly gold and white mesh. I found the mesh as well as these gorgeous picks at Hobby Lobby. How fun are these!?
Now it’s time to get the mesh on the tree. See my quick and easy hack for this RIGHT HERE!!! Easy enough, right?
Now that that part is done, it’s time to start adding your ornaments, picks, bows, and whatever else you like to decorate your tree with! I have another quick hack for adding deco mesh bows to your tree. You can see that hack RIGHT HERE!!! Who knew deco mesh could be so fun, right? To be honest, I used to despise mesh…but now, I have to say, I am a fan!
I continued to do the mesh bows as needed to fill in wholes in my tree. I used a different color of mesh then the original color I used on the tree and I am loving the contrast!
Now, I simply continues filling in the tree with my different picks and ornaments.
The ornaments I used came from Hobby Lobby as well. How gorgeous are they?!
For the tree topper I used the cute “season’s greetings” sign from my shop! It added the perfect touch!
Isn’t it beautiful? What’s your favorite part? I can’t wait to hear your feedback!
The first step is to fill your containers about 1/3 of the way up with hot water. I used two tupperware containers for this. The dye will stain so be sure to use caution when using.
Next, I poured in the rit diye. I did not measure but I would say 1/4 cup or so. I used the colors indigo and cherry red. I usually buy my rit dye at Hobby Lobby and they have lots of different options to choose from.
Now it’s time to add in the flowers. Don’t forget to wear gloves for this step or you will have stained hands and fingernails!
I let each flower sit in the dye for 5 minutes flipping them back and forth making sure all of the flower was covered.
Once the flowers were fully saturated, I sat them in a metal pan lined with a paper towel to dry. I dried mine overnight.
They turned out absolutely beautiful! I will definitely be doing more of these in different colors. This sure beats having to hand paint each flower individually. You could also use a paint brush to add different colors to these for dimension. May have to try that next.
These flowers make the perfect filler for any tray and lantern. Can also be used as table decor or in bouquets!