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Tuesday
Dec132011

Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas

 

Looking for something just a little different for Christmas decorations? Take a little inspiration from interior designer Chad Falkenberg who has just finished "decking the halls" of a number of Vancouver shops and restaurants for the season.  A wreath made from 100 beer cans, an upside down Christmas tree made from ribbon wrapped kraft paper boxes and a twinkle arch made of live plum trees. Don't tell my husband about that wreath or we'll be working through a couple of cartons of beer to get one made before the big day! And I don't even like beer. You can see more on Chad's blog.

Reader Comments (9)

I love the lit branches...and the hanging presents...love this inspiration. co

13 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChelseac

I think I like the idea of the hanging presents more than I like the actual finished results.

Beer wreaths are also a good idea, but in my experience very few good beers come in cans.

~Kath

13 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKath Wright

Oh that wreath is too funny...and kind of cool looking to0!

13 Dec 2011 | Unregistered Commenterhomestilo

So cool! The reuse of objects is very appropriate and quite stunning.

I might try the lit branches by just gathering some from the woods and tying together over my balcony. What a great idea and so simple!

The packages are also very different and the boxes can be reused.

13 Dec 2011 | Unregistered Commentersue

I love the lights and the presents...so creative and so cool.
Love the concept and the execution.

13 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnna - Canoe Design

I'll have to look into the shop with the twinkle arch the next time I walk by. It's just around the corner.

13 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCharmaine

Wait a sec.... they're all around the corner. I recognise them all.

13 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCharmaine

Merry Christmas to you too! :)

George Z.

16 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge Zeed

The hanging presents are beautiful. It would be fantastic to recreate a smaller version of it at home.

16 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTheAL

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