Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Thankful Tree

In honor of Thanksgiving, I made a "thankful tree" this week. I've seen many different variations of thankful trees -- just type in "thankful tree" into Pinterest and see what I mean. They are usually made from branches and paper leaves on which you write all the things you are thankful for.


I wanted to add my own flare to the project and a while ago I found printable music paper on Pinterest, so I made a few sheets to cut out my leaves. Then I simply glued them to the branches along with a few faux fall leaves I had around the house for a little pop of color.

Some people like to add one thing they are thankful for every day in November. I, however, added them all at once.


I placed the branches in a large vase with my fave cinnamon-scented pine cones and called it done!

I think it's a cute reminder to always give thanks, don't you think?





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5 comments:

  1. Your Thankful tree is absolutely perfect for Thanksgiving and so pretty. Great idea for adults and children. Happy Thanksgiving.

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  2. Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving to you too.

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  3. I like your thankful tree!

    I came over from the Thanksgiving link up....

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  4. I have a Thanksgiving Tree. Now I see that it could be so much more by being a Thankful Tree. Great idea and I really like the use of the scented pine cones. Hmmmm...

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  5. That's a great idea and you know I love twigs in home decor! Thanks so much for linking up!

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