DIY Ornament Display Virtual Party




Happy Monday and boy oh boy was it an awesome weekend. Had lots of fun with the hubby going to the movies, for a walk and out to dinner. I visited my daughter in New York and I got to finally get my nails done. Now if I can only find some me time for my wax and my pedi. The holiday season is upon us and Christmas, my favorite holiday, officially begins for me in about another week or so. I’ve been picking up little decor pieces here and there when I see something I like so I can’t wait to decorate! One of the decor pieces will be this pretty ornamental display I made, along with some other talented bloggers listed at the end of this post, in partnership with the Home Depot. After we received our inspiration photo (above) I wanted to figure out how I would make mine to go along with my design esthetics. Once I put the project together, I knew I didn’t want to paint the wood. I did that on this DIH Workshop project. I decided I would use the MinWax Wood stain in the White Wash Pickling finish to give the wood a light creamy color. Once the ornaments were glued on, I thought long and hard about what would top the ornament tree and what would the base. Lo and behold I had the perfect rustic wood star sitting in my office and it was just the right size. For the tree stumps, I decided to bring a little outdoors inside. So outside I went to gather tiny broken branches that I knew would look just right gathered together to make a tree stump. After the project was done. I stood back and was like YES! So happy with how  it turned out.


Home Depot never fails when it comes to inspiring us DIYers. They have workshops at all of their locations for you do-it-yourselfers out there and they are all FREE!!! You can visit to learn more.

You can attend your local Home Depot’s workshop and make your very own Christmas Ornament display after this virtual party. It’s a fun time to grab some girlfriends and make it a girls night out!

The Date + Time are below




Thursday November 17th, 2016

06:30 PM – 08:00 PM

Register at your local Home Depot HERE

Remember to hop on over to see these other blogs and attend the Home Depot virtual party and see how they DIH’d and styled their very own Christmas Ornament Display.

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  1. 11.15.16
    gail said:

    Your ornament display is very pretty Sandra! It looks lovely on your buffet. The twigs are a great addition for the trunk.



    • 11.16.16
      therusticlife said:

      Hi Gail, thanks so much! Wasn’t sure what I would use as the trunk but in the end I was happy with how the twig trunk came out.