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Gold, Black and White striped polka dot Modern Holiday Christmas Tree by Kara Allen | KarasPartyIdeas.com for Michaels | Dream Tree Challenge 2014 #MichaelsMakers #TagATree #DreamTreeChallenge 1

Today I’m going to show you how I made some of the ornaments from my Black, White & Gold Michaels Dream Tree this year! If you haven’t seen our Dream Trees yet, stop by The Glue String to see all 30 – they will blow you away!

Gold, Black and White striped polka dot Modern Holiday Christmas Tree by Kara Allen | KarasPartyIdeas.com for Michaels | Dream Tree Challenge 2014 #MichaelsMakers #TagATree #DreamTreeChallenge-16

You can help spread some holiday cheer by sharing a photo of my dream tree or any trees that inspire you this year on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, tag your friend, use the hashtag #TagATree and encourage them to do the same!

All Michaels stores are hosting a Holiday Pinterest Party tomorrow, Saturday Nov. 15 from 1-4pm – come in and create a fun holiday project with the help of a Michaels associate!

DIY Wrapping Paper Heart {Black, White + Gold} Christmas Tree Ornament tutorial…

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Michaels has the most gorgeous black, white and gold patterned wrapping paper right now. I loved it so much that I had to use it on my tree!

Supplies needed (all from Michaels):
Gold, Black and White Patterned Wrapping Paper
Chipboard Heart Ornaments
Gold Paint

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Paint the sides of your chipboard 3d hearts with metallic gold paint and allow to dry.

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Place your heart on your desired patterned wrapping paper and trace the heart shape then cut out the pattern.

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Glue the wrapping paper shape onto the front of your 3d chipboard heart with Mod Podge.

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DIY Black, Gold + White Frame Christmas Tree Ornaments

Supplies needed (all from Michaels):
Small black frames
Ribbon
Monogrammed cards
Gold sparkle scrapbook paper
Heart paper punch

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I looped a small piece of ribbon {as shown below} and hot glued it onto the top back of a black frame for hanging.

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Using my heart paper punch from Michaels, I cut out several gold hearts out of gold glitter scrapbook paper.

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Michales has monogrammed cards right now {that match the adorable wrapping paper} that I wanted  to use on my tree somehow.

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I glued the gold hearts onto the front of the cards {covering up the monogram letter} and framed the cards!

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Gold, Black and White striped polka dot Modern Holiday Christmas Tree by Kara Allen | KarasPartyIdeas.com for Michaels | Dream Tree Challenge 2014 #MichaelsMakers #TagATree #DreamTreeChallenge-6

Other ornaments on my tree included:

  • Glittered X’s and O’s
  • Gold bows
  • Black feathers dipped in gold paint and glitter
  • Gold, black and white ornaments with inspiring holiday words written on them
  • Polka dot ornaments

Gold, Black and White striped polka dot Modern Holiday Christmas Tree by Kara Allen | KarasPartyIdeas.com for Michaels | Dream Tree Challenge 2014 #MichaelsMakers #TagATree #DreamTreeChallenge-4

Gold, Black and White striped polka dot Modern Holiday Christmas Tree by Kara Allen | KarasPartyIdeas.com for Michaels | Dream Tree Challenge 2014 #MichaelsMakers #TagATree #DreamTreeChallenge-45


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  1. Larissa says:

    Love the black and gold combination-very elegant.

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    LOVE LOVE LOVE your tree!! So much I’m trying to make mine look similar. :) Question, which paint marker (brand) did you use to write the words on your ornaments?

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    Where did you find that “Never Enough Gold” sign?

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