Black & White Christmas Tree

Merry Christmas everyone!  I know that this isn’t a traditional tree, but it’s something that I’ve been wanting to try for years.  Well, this is the year!  I finally have my Black & White Christmas Tree. (I can hear my sister groaning already 😉 )  I’ve been collecting black, white, crystal, iridescent & silver ornaments for several years for this tree.  Finally,  I got to use them.

Black & White Christmas Tree

I started out with a white tree that I added 400 mini white lights to.  Oh yes, it’s bright!  Then I added 12″ pieces of white mesh to fill in around the base of the trunk so that the trunk didn’t show.  The garland is mirrored garland that I made this summer.  I love the reflective qualities of the little mirrors.  They not only reflect the lights, but the ornaments too.

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Every year I buy one new ‘special’ ornament for the tree.  It’s usually one that can be used on any tree.  This is the new ornament that I bought.  (I’ve got to figure out how to make my own version of it)

Black & White Christmas Tree

More ornaments.  You can see the Shooting Star Ornament.

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I love shoes!  There’s no way around it.  I’m obsessed with all kinds of shoes.  So, naturally I had to have some on my tree…

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And some special ornaments for the men of the house.  A Dale Earnhardt, Jr. car for hubby.  And a guitar for our son.

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Some more black ornaments:

Black & White Christmas Tree

And some clear & frosted ornaments:

Black & White Christmas Tree

And the reason for the season:

Black & White Christmas Tree

Above, you can see the Glitter ornament.  And my zebra & snow leopard ornaments are everywhere.

Black & White Christmas Tree

After I had all of the ornaments on, I added some glittered icicles

Black & White Christmas Tree

And then some silver icicles.  I know a lot of people think that they’re old fashioned, but I always add silver icicles because they sparkle like crazy when the lights are off.

Black & White Christmas Tree

All that was left was adding the angel to the top of the tree.

Black & White Christmas Tree

The tree with the room lights off

Black & White Christmas Tree

And the finished Black & White Christmas Tree with the room lights on:

Black & White Christmas Tree

I’m already planning next year’s tree.  Hubby wants a red, white & blue tree with a patriotic theme.  Can’t wait for the ‘after Christmas sales’ to begin!

Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas and a joyous New Year.

Happy Creating everyone!

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