Wednesday, December 14, 2011

A Woodland Christmas Tree

The other day, my daughters begged me to go to Cost Plus.  I have to say, they didn't have to twist my arm too hard because I love Cost Plus Christmas ornaments.  I told myself that I wasn't going to buy any new Christmas decorations this year, but once I got there and saw these mushrooms, I couldn't resist...

Every year, I decorate my tree with a woodland theme.  Except this year I did not bring out my 6 foot tree, but instead  I decorated a small, 4 foot tree... 

I took my cute mushrooms and placed them in a "gap" in the tree...

You can tell that I "shove in" lots of things in my Woodland tree, like beeskips and birdhouses....

Every year I tell myself that I need a different theme, but I just can't resist the toadstools, woodland animals, and sweet birds...

What Christmas theme tree do you have this year?


  1. What a super cute tree!!! I love the birds and woodland animals and the beehives too! The mushrooms are adorable!

  2. I'm completely smitten with your tree. It's just fantastic...especially with the addition of those lovely toadstools.

  3. Heather! This is seriously fantastic. Really well done. I swear I can see a fairy settling in with the toadstools! :) Cost Plus! Miss it!
    xo Jeanne.

  4. Hello Heather!
    I admire your woodland Christmas tree! I hope you don't mind if I copy the idea? It looks magical!
    I am very happy to meet you! Welcome to my blog. Thank you for the follow!
    I am sending the love back :) I'm your newest follower! Happy to find another great blog!


  5. the best cute! There are some things on it that I don't remember, those cute squirrels, the owls...and now these wonderful new mushrooms. Perfect!

  6. Oh so cute! Don't ever change it, except to add more treasures as you find them. You know my philosophy is that you can never have too many Christmas ornaments! I just love all the "critters." (This is one of Tori's favorite words now.)

    How's the kitchen project? Hope that you are making out okay...Thinking of you!

  7. Heather,
    Don't change a thing!! It's adorable, love all the "woody" elements! My main tree has oranaments that have been collected and made over the years. I also do those tall, skinny trees that look like forest trees with different themes, one has mittens,deers, etc. I also have a vintage silver tree which I do in my dinning room all in silver, and Kate has a pink tinsel tree in her room with vintage ornaments. It's so fun, I agree with cindy, above, you can never have to many ornaments, and I "can't" resist new ones that catch my eye!
    Merry Christmas

  8. So cute Heather!! LOVE the the tree!

    Merry Christmas!

    Lou Cinda

  9. Oh my! Those are just the cutest things I've ever seen. Love your little tree!

  10. Oh Heather, what a wonderful tree!
    I have a large tree with special ornaments and handmade ones, snowman trees and of course Hubby has to have his Harley tree!!!
    But I think yours is the best!!!
    Have a Merry Christmas!
    Prim Blessings

  11. Love your woodland tree! I would actually rather do several small themed trees rather than one large one. They are so much fun to decorate.

  12. I love it. My favorite tress are ones with a natural look. Nice job, my friend. And the mushrooms fit in perfectly.

  13. the owls & the adorable little mouse. Oh, my tree is just Santas....

  14. Heather,
    That is one of the cutest trees I have seen! I love all your ornaments and your theme. The theme of mine this year is "Let the kids run wild". Yes, I basically let them decorate the family room tree and then never got around to putting up "my" tree in the living room. I haven't decided if I will post the tree or not. I guess I will - it is pretty cute!

  15. Love your nature theme. I think the little birds are my favorite, but the mushroom is really cute, too.

  16. I love, love, love your woodland tree! I wouldn't change a thing Heather. I've done the same tree for many years now...I just add one or two new ornaments every year...I love my tree the way it is I just can't see doing anything else...So I totally get you. Still lovin' those cute little beeskips. Sending you a great big hug.

    Much love,

  17. Hi Heather!

    I just found your blog and I'm your newest follower :-) I just love your tree, it's so adorable! Looking forward to getting to know you better. Have a wonderful holiday season!


  18. It is adorable. I love the theme. Thank you so much for sharing. I have enjoyed looking around your special place. I will follow on my way out so as I can keep in touch. I hope you will find the time to pop over to my place soon and do the same. Whilst I am here I would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and look forward to engaging and supporting you more in the New Year! Cheers SpecialK XoXo

  19. Your tree is so adorable. I always decorate my trees the same. I might buy another smaller tree after Christmas so I can have one that I can do a theme in.

  20. Dear Heather,

    I wish you a Merry Christmas and all the best for this coming year!

  21. Sooo cute! I really don't think I had a theme just what looked pretty. I did roll some sheet music and stuck it in randomly for a different touch. Have a Merry Christmas! Traci

  22. Pretty!!! I love my woodland Christmas tree also!

  23. What a beautiful tree! I guess our theme is "Christmases past" as 80% of the ornaments were made by the kids or given to them to remember an event or as a gift. We do have a vast lot of bagpipe and grinch items that my husband has been given as gifts...
    Ok, I'll give. Ours is a mis-mash tree and always has been. But I do love the theme idea!

  24. This is the cutest ever!!! love love love the mushrooms.

  25. I love how it was the mushrooms that in the end broke you. It's hard I go into stores all the time and see pretty things I just want.

  26. I did Woodland Christmas too! Love your tree.

  27. Love your tree and that's what my Christmas tree will be. Thanks for sharing.

  28. Love your tree and that's what my Christmas tree will be. Thanks for sharing.