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pink christmas spirit!

pink christmas spirit!

you know that i am not the most christmassy person… but i have been trying… working on the christmas advent albums has been so fun- and helpful, for me! but there has been something that totally has excited me about christmas! it’s a little silly- doesn’t really have anything to do with the ‘real’ reason for the season… just plain and simply makes me HAPPY! that can’t be all bad!
i bought pink tinsel christmas trees…
i have been having such fun creating ornaments with my scrapbook products. i have 4 trees… 3 i bought at Urban Outfitters… and one my friend Monique from the ETC. events sent to me!(thanks monique!!) so i have 2 three footers, 1 four footer and 1 six footer. i am not sure how i am going to create the pink wonderland yet, but i thought i would share a few of the ornaments… not even close to being done, but i have a little start… and i am LOVING it! eric likes it… thinks it’s totally cool!- my colton, however, is NOT impressed… hmmm. Pinksnowflake

just a little 4-1-1 on the goods…

*the pink snowflake is the silhouettes with the backs spraypainted hot pink. i made some in silver and left some clear.
* i sewed onto the ornaments and used the thread as hangers
*the flowers i heat embossed with glitter silver embossing powder…loving the silver…
*glue gun came out to create the jewel encrusted centers for the flowers. glue gun really hasn’t been out in a long time!
*covered the chipboard letters w/ silver embossing powder.
*i applied my NEW (exciting) “fuzzy rub-ons” to the glass ornaments from michaels… (they are 50% off right now, of course i bought mine full price) – sorry but the hot pink fuzzy damask has to be close to my favorite thing on the planet. (close as in top 25) they fit on this ornament SO perfectly as if it were made for it!

anyway.. like i said… it’s a start… i got little (mini) pink twinkle lights also at urban outfitters and check it… mini-disco ball ornaments… they were a little pricey, so i only got 6. ok… we’ll see if i can pull this all together. i might have a hard tiem taking christmas down this year! (IMAGINE THAT!)

  • Melissa H

    1 December, 2005 at 11:07 pm Reply

    how beautiful!!! now i know that you really musn’t ever sleep!! haha!!

  • Ally

    2 December, 2005 at 12:09 am Reply

    ha! Pink and boys! It’s a tough combination to get them to swallow! Good luck convincing him! 😉

  • ~sharon (Walka-Mowlie)

    2 December, 2005 at 1:21 am Reply

    you are just too, too cute! I loved the pink themed dinner party. It was gorgeous. And now this! So creative, so cute, sooo You! 😉
    And always, Thanks for the inspiration!
    Can’t wait to see photos of the whole set up…..the Pink Wonderland! LOL

  • sarah green

    2 December, 2005 at 1:33 am Reply

    Very cool… how does your brain switch off at night.. or does it??? I love the pink tree I saw one in a shop window here and am thinking very seriously about it… however that would make 6 trees for me.. maybe a bit of overkill!!!

  • Chanel

    2 December, 2005 at 4:12 am Reply

    Love them all …. i am still fired up after seeing your show and great ideas, i just wish there was more time in the day

  • robin

    2 December, 2005 at 5:46 am Reply

    I really like them heidi!!! The ornaments look great…gotta get me some of those fuzzy rubons!!!

  • Holly McCaig

    2 December, 2005 at 8:05 am Reply

    I’m jealous of your pink tree? I haven’t been able to find one that I love yet! Looking everywhere!

  • rhonda

    2 December, 2005 at 8:22 am Reply

    your pink wonderland is going to look great! can’t wait to see more pics when you are finished!

  • Jeanette

    2 December, 2005 at 8:22 am Reply

    I am enjoying your pink tree! And I love the ornaments.

  • Janet O

    2 December, 2005 at 10:03 am Reply

    FUZZY RUBONS? Oh my heck. I need some NOW. That ornament is beyond cool (well, they all are, but that one grabbed me) Are they out yet? Gotta search.

  • Nita

    2 December, 2005 at 10:10 am Reply

    Love the pink trees! Have to admit, since you posted the pictures, I have visited Urban Outfitters online & purchasd a 3-foot pink tree (I really wanted the lime green one, but my 3-year-old daughter INSISTED on the PINK tree)! She & I compromised though; we purchased the green lights for our tree! Yeah! Can’t wait for it to arrive, so we can decorate the play room!! Colton is too funny! I can only imagine the “despair” in his eyes when he looks upon the pink trees! Poor kid, his mother takes PINK to a whole new extreme (LOL)!

  • Shawni & Jason

    2 December, 2005 at 10:20 am Reply

    So stinking CUTE!! I love your ornaments, those are so much fun! (Totally jealous of your pink living room also.. just FYI)

  • Susan

    2 December, 2005 at 10:22 am Reply

    Oh my, pink trees! I love your ornaments. Now I’ve got to get some of those clear glass ornaments to decorate. I always love reading your blog. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Laura

    2 December, 2005 at 12:42 pm Reply

    Lovin’ the pink!!

  • Ngaire

    2 December, 2005 at 1:05 pm Reply

    hey girl!!! FUZZY RUB ONS????????????????
    OOOOOOHHHHHH How COOOOOOOOOOL! I adore your rub ons as you know lol, but fuzzy too????
    Be still my beating heart!!!!!!!
    LOving the trees and the decortations!!!
    Too cute and oh so YOU!!!!

  • angela

    2 December, 2005 at 1:14 pm Reply

    Heidi I have one small request! Will you please, please, please post your infamous holiday card that you are sending out this year. I’m anxious to see what brilliant idea you come up with!!!!!!!!!

  • jill

    2 December, 2005 at 1:23 pm Reply

    this pink christmas idea ROCKS! I LOVE IT!! I’m gonna hafta steal some of these rockin ideas!

  • Colleen

    2 December, 2005 at 6:30 pm Reply

    It’s all very cute – love the variety of ideas you used. But I think your husband is just IN LOVE and enraptured with all you do. so glad for you that he’s such a supportive, open-minded, flexible kinda guy!

  • Mallory

    2 December, 2005 at 8:03 pm Reply

    Heidi, I totally love all the ornaments you made. TO COOL! I have a pink tree as well, my mom and I made ornaments too. I can’t wait to see pics of the finished tree. I LOVE PINK!!! oh, thank you for the much needed lip shine.

  • Ali

    2 December, 2005 at 10:03 pm Reply

    Seriously dude – you are the queen of pink. Love that you have pink trees.

  • Linda A (elendae)

    2 December, 2005 at 10:11 pm Reply

    How cool are those ornaments?? Wow!! Lovin’ the fuzzy iron ons!!!

  • Heather D. White

    2 December, 2005 at 10:18 pm Reply

    Very cool and unique! Love it Heidi!

  • May

    3 December, 2005 at 7:51 am Reply

    So much pink. LOVE IT! So cool you are making ornaments. Great stuff. =)

  • Jana Perenchio

    3 December, 2005 at 4:33 pm Reply

    Too flippin cute!!

  • Lori Hudson

    4 December, 2005 at 12:49 pm Reply

    A colorful Christmas forest. Awesome!

  • Rori Koch

    5 December, 2005 at 10:22 pm Reply

    Girl these ornaments are amazing! I love them!! TFS with us! You are da bomb sista, you are da bomb!!!

  • Kylie Tout

    12 December, 2005 at 4:16 am Reply

    Should have guessed if there was a pink xmas tree out there somewhere Heidi Swapp would find it – looks great Heidi :0)
    Merry Xmas

  • JaneAnn

    4 January, 2006 at 9:45 am Reply

    Hi – Well, I found your blog to late to view your beautiful work on Sonoran Living and to download the pdf file.
    Would you please tell me what font you used in the Advent Scrapbook. I really like the look of “Holidays” and “Traditions.” As I think about this, I have decided these words probably aren’t a font, but your art work. I’ll be waiting to hear from you.
    Thank you in advance.
    Jane Ann

  • Jane Ann

    4 January, 2006 at 9:48 am Reply

    I GOOFED – I accidentally posted this with the Pink Trees…
    Hi – Well, I found your blog to late to view your beautiful work on Sonoran Living and to download the pdf file.
    Would you please tell me what font you used in the Advent Scrapbook. I really like the look of “Holidays” and “Traditions.” As I think about this, I have decided these words probably aren’t a font, but your art work. I’ll be waiting to hear from you.
    Thank you in advance.
    Jane Ann

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