I had to add the photo of the wreath made with the wire hanger...just in case you were wondering the out come

Frugal Christmas Decorations: 20 Dollar Store Crafts

Easy Christmas Ball Ornament Wreath -- need glue gun to secure Christmas ornament caps, wire coat hanger, ball ornaments, coordinating ribbon

This tree skirt is made by Chicago Lost & Found. For a 'mere' 1200 it could be mine! If anyone ever finds a pattern to make something like this, let me know!

Chicago Lost & Found Supporting Community and the Environment through the Visual Arts. This Christmas tree skirt, made from men's neckties, is the inspiration behind Chicago Lost and Found by Mitchell Pennell founder of Chicago Lost and Found

Tutorial: DIY Christmas Wreath

Tutorial: DIY Christmas Wreath

Sew Dang Cute Crafts: July Jamboree Guest Post: Burlap Christmas Wreath by Brooke of All Things Thrifty

DIY tree skirt - Haven't had a tree skirt for a couple of years now. Need to break down and make one.

do it yourself divas: DIY: 7 Beautiful Tree Skirts (the other pin with the red & burlap takes you to a website where you have to hunt for the DIY instructions. This takes you straight to the DIY instructions for multiple tree skirts)

Christmas tree skirt ideas hinged frame cover thumb

23 DIY Christmas Tree Stands and Bases To Build For Your Holiday Spruce

Christmas-Tree-Skirt-Ideas---Hinged-Frame-Cover with simple directions for hinging them together with cardboard and painting old frames

Gingerbread Man ... cookie sheet & pizza pans- from the dollar tree! Three round ones would make a cute snowman too...

cookie sheet & pizza pans- from the dollar tree! Just might have to try to make this (or a snowman) for my new front porch! Dollar stores here I come!

I remember my grandma and aunts making these all the time.

Vintage Jewelry Christmas Tree Idea - made by adhering vintage costume jewelry to a framed mat. This post has a lot of great ways to repurpose old jewelry.