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Christmas Trees on Cars ~ A Simple and Fun Christmas Centerpiece

Christmas Trees on Cars ~ I did a post a few weeks ago about them and I just couldn’t get enough of a good thing so today I, and seven of

my blogger friends, are doing a whole hop with that theme! 

Christmas Trees on Cars Holiday Centerpiece from cupcakesandcrinoline.com
For my Christmas Tree Car I thought I would pull out the box of cars that all of my sons had played with…..ummmmm….that was a no go.  Every single car would have looked silly or it was missing a part so my oldest son went to CVS for me.

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He brought home this beautiful Red Ford Mustang! I so wish it were a full size car…but then it would look really silly on top of cake plates and would have been totally inappropriate for this post because if it was real I NEVER would tie a Christmas tree to the roof…..I would barely even drive the thing!

Christmas Trees on Cars Centerpiece from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

I used baker’s twine to tie the car to the roof of my mini Mustang and then began to figure out a decor to go with my Car and Tree…….

Milk Glass Bowl with Silver and White Ornaments from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

I decided to use both of my milk glass bowls and a newer cake stand and to go with a Red, Silver and White theme…..

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I had my husband go outside and cut me some greens from a tree in our yard and I add those greens to the cake plate and milk glass bowls….

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and added some candy canes and red bells from the dollar store……

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I unwrapped some peppermint puffs *is that what they’re called?* and added these to a white ramekin…..

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I added some small wrapped gifts……and some more bulbs all on top of my little faux fur throw from Ikea.

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and this was my youngest son’s Christmas Tree on a Car……the Lego version!

Christmas Trees on Cars 2_MG_2732So now for the rest of the wonderful Christmas Trees on Cars Inspiration ~ check out the posts from my friends below and let me know if you were inspired to make your own!

Christmas Trees on Cars, bottle brush tree decor, Christmas Centerpiece

Christmas Trees on Cars Blog Hop

Cupcakes and Crinoline

Yesterday on Tuesday

The Silly Pearl

An Extraordinary Day

Our Southern Home

Refresh Restyle

twelve O eight

Shabby Art Boutique

 

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Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique

Saturday 13th of December 2014

Love that centerpiece Mary Beth. This is such a fun theme. Thanks for organising the blog hop.

Tanya

Friday 12th of December 2014

Mary Beth I love your centerpiece!!! So fun and colorful, Pinning :)

xo, Tanya

Steph@The SillyPearl

Friday 12th of December 2014

Mary Beth, this is absolutely charming! I so want to do this for Christmas when my family visits, they will love it!!