Anywho, I saw a link to the Creative Mommas blog where they were making tissue Christmas trees.
They had made their's from scratch from plastic cups. I however had these 3 candles that were kind of beat up that I had in my Christmas decorations box.
I especially liked the rosette one so I decided to start with that. I had gotten some silver tissue paper at Pier one the same day that I had gotten the tree candles every thing Christmas was 90% off that day so these materials were less than $3.
Following their directions I cut the tissue paper in to 1.5 inch strips.
Then I twirled them.
Using hot glue I then glued them to the candle. This process took several hours in which I watched Fame and many episodes from Lie To Me Season 2.
I decided for the second tree to use some cream lace I had in my lace stash. This tree took maybe 15 minutes whereas the other one took like 6 hours, I understand why they got burnt out after 2. I feel the same way. The third on will be for another day. I will also hunt to find some varying height candlesticks to put underneath them to add interest.
The bling was a wine bottle decoration that I had also gotten that day. So this is what I got accomplished today.