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The perfect christmas tree decoration

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I think that I have finally found a use for all those chandelier crystal drops that I have lying around the house.

So simple yet oh so chic.....

Have a happy weekend

L x


  1. One year I used all the crystals i could find from a lamp shop I was working for and decorated my tree. I returned the crystals to the shop after Christmas. I had a fabulous tree and didn't spend any money!

  2. Hi Leeann,
    Oh! I so agree with you ... there is a store up in Delhi ... that I have been eyeing for sometime now ... I just love the crystal drops they have ... some in lovely colors as well ...guess next Chritmas is definitely going to see be get my hands on them ... they do look chic ... :)

  3. What a wonderful idea!! and crystals have such depth, dimension and "life" - they twinkle and flicker in the light... sounds wonderful. Off to organise the xmas tree... have a great weekend. Gena
    PS. I have some great xmas inspiration on Vintage Rose Studio:

  4. you are one clever girl, leann, they look beautiful and the ribbon you have used to hang them with is perfect. love it!

  5. Thanks Leeann, I love this idea, I'm heading over to eBay right now...

  6. hey did you sneak into my craft room / I have drawers full of these?


  7. Yes! Yes! Those old lead crystals are
    Once used all crystal and those tiny blown glass animals for a child's tree. Also Teddy bear trees are great. Theme's are fun.
    In the 90's I worked in a floral shop.

  8. What a great idea. Such sparkle and bling.
    I'm going to copy you.................!!!

  9. I have been wanting to do this for the longest time, but sadly don't have a single one. I love it !

  10. Brilliant. I was at a flea market and a vendor had thousands. Next time I will snatch some up for this.

  11. How pretty... and the light green chiffon ribbon really is the perfect match with the crystals... keeping it all delicately light and translucent.

  12. Hi there, I have always used antique crystal drops, however this year, spurred on by the vintage make do 'n' mend, I have gone back to my vintage coloured glass baubles from my childhood (they have been boxed), and the colours are fantastic, no more understatement for me!

  13. Simple and elegant, Leeann!

  14. Hi Leeann,

    What a lovely decoration, the sunlight bouncing off the crystal would give it such a magical look.

    Happy weekend

  15. They're wonderful! I've used some of mine too and they catch the light so perfectly.

    Happy holidays

  16. I love chandelier crystals on the Christmas tree, Leeann. I have a few but nowhere near the ammount that you probably have. They are so twinkly.
    Have a lovely weekend. XXXX

  17. Oh, those look lovely! I have a whole bag full of them. My Christmas tree is going to be decked out this year! Thanks for the idea!

  18. Perfection! They will look so lovely twinkling as they catch the light, which reminds me, I must give my chandelier crystals a clean so they are at their twinkly best above the dining table.

  19. I've put mine up too!! All shiny and bright. You don't really need anything else to decorate the tree if you vary the ribbons! How are you possum???

  20. Beautiful idea...I love incorporating holiday non-specific items into holiday decor.

  21. They look so lovely Leeann! I've hung some too, with the lovely decorations that Ange sent me, and they look so special!

  22. oh my! these crystal drops are so gorgeous! especially with that soft green organza ribbon! love your blog! thanks for your sweet comments! xo

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