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12 Days of Christmas- Day 10

We are here at Day 10!  It feels like an advent calendar!  OK, I have a few favorites and this is one of them.  Come check out why.

MINI BRUSH BOTTLE TREES...that's why.


Look at all these trees, so colorful.


Not to mention the Mini movers and shapers tree.


  For some added fun coated in embossing powder soft fallen snow, iridescent shimmer and yuletide.


Each tree is inked with distress sprays stains twisted citron, lucky clover and pine needles.


Keeping treed and simple with a soft blanket of cotton snow.


Brush bottle trees are one of my favorite findings to create with.  I love what they bring to any project.  I hope you're creating a stash too.

Follow along and looking forward to tomorrow!


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  1. I think this one may be my favourite too, simple but nonetheless stunning, I love the different colours and the snow looks very inviting.... Anne xx

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  2. ALL your boxes look amazing! Merry Christmas!

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  3. So iincredibly cute!! All of them are amazing.

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