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O Christmas tree...O Christmas tree...

I found this darling little silver tinsel tree the other day.
It looked so lonely when I found it, sitting on the shelf...
waiting for someone to love it.

It's wee feathery branches of tinsel holding brightly colored
ornaments and lights

I am not a tree with colored lights kind of girl...
I am not even a tinsel kind of girl...
I think that's why my husband looked at me like I was insane when I found this cutie
and put it into my cart.

I love it's vintage feel- and a but of glitzy glam too!
I kind of like the lights-
the colors add a bit of cheer to my bathroom at night but it would be easy enough to change them
as well as find some delightful white bulbs to decorate it.

I took the plastic stand off and placed it in this vintage chicken wire basket
filled with shells and ornaments.

A tiny charming starfish makes for the perfect topper!

It kind of reminds me of a little Charlie Brown type tree-
and my husband says it reminds him
of the tree I picked out the first Christmas we were together.

We went out into the mountains to find the perfect tree.
I picked a small little feathery, scraggly one...
So cute!
Sparse little branches, dainty in size and so much charm!
I loved it!
This little guy is just about 3 feet tall.
The perfect size for the little chest that sits between the sinks in my bathroom.

It came from Target,
it was the display at 30% off for $14.00
with sparkly lights and little ornaments included.

Loving it.

An ornament wreath on the mirror above my tub and a few shiny ornaments to the chandelier...
bring a little Christmas cheer to my bathroom!

Last weeks party was amazing!!
There were over 120 FANTASTIC link up's sharing
at Feathered Nest Holiday!
So much fantastic inspiration!
Thank you so much to all of you who joined in
and shared your gorgeous rooms, decor and projects!
Here are a few that stood out for me last week~

Mikey over at Shabby French Cottage shared his Baroque decor.
Loving all the beautiful crowns!

Honey at 2805 shared her gorgeous tree.
and that armoire... wow!

Bees Knees Bungalow shared a delightful bulb wreath
and look at that wall!

Nancy over at Nancy's Daily Dish shared a gorgeous room
filled with bronze loveliness !

Le Chaise Parfait shared her delightful little pink vignettes...
this cradle with those faded pinky silvery ornaments is so charming.

Thank you so much to all the participants who joined in and to those who came
over to say hello
and gather up some inspiration!

Onto this weeks party!!

Link up Holiday or any day decorating, inspiration, projects or finds
relating to feathering your nest!
I can't wait to see what you share this week!

Just a few rules...

Link up an old post or a new post, doesn't matter-

I would LOVE it if you would become a FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGE follower
if you aren't already.

Please, NO links to stores or sales.

make sure you post a link or a button to link back to my blog so that all the other party participants can be seen too...
it's a fun place for sharing and everyone likes to get visits

Go visit the other party goers .
Show them some love.
Meet new friends
and get some new inspiration for
feathering your nest!!
sharing at
VIF In December


  1. That is a sweet little tree. I love it when I find cute stuff at Target! Merry Christmas!

  2. What a charming little tree. Target is the place to go, isn't it? Your ornament wreath is very pretty too. Hope you have a good weekend :)

  3. I love your tinsel tree and the shells in the base! It looks sooo pretty.

  4. I think your tree is the perfect sparkle for your gorgeous bathroom! I'd love to see that every morning. Thanks for hosting the link party. I'm a happy Follower!

  5. Many Holidays Blessings to you my Dear friend...Love your sweet tree and it so reminds me of the one my mama had years ago sighs...
    Hugs and smiles to you girl Gl♥ria

  6. Hi Courtney, I love your little tree, so sparkly, the colors look subtle and so vintage:-))
    Thanks again for being our hostess :-)

  7. Hello sweet friend your tinsel tree is cute but that last shot with the wreath and chandy is breathtaking! Thank you so much for hosting your blog is fabulous!

  8. Hi Courtney! I love your little festive and sprakly! Merry Christmas!...hugs...Debbie

  9. What a lovely tree, Courtney (and pretty wallpaper behind). I just discovered your blog, and it is beautiful. I'm happy to be joining you for Feathered Nest Friday. Thank you for hosting!

  10. Hi Courtney! Isn't it funny how things just call to you? Just a sweet little tree! I'm happy to link up again for FNF Holiday! Thanks for hosting the fun--Jacqueline

  11. Courtney, The little tree is adorable but I really love the stand you created from the wire basket. It is beautiful filled with shells and ornaments. Thanks for hosting and happy holidays!

  12. Well I know you love it because whenever someone especially you walks into the bathroom you say something like, A comment ~ Oh look at the tree cute! Or So cute LOVE IT!! ~ LOL :)

  13. Courtney, you were the perfect person to give that tinsel tree some love! It looks just darling and I agree that it has a vintage feel to it. Your bathroom looks gorgeous and it really makes me want to go back through your old posts just to see more of your lovely home again! :-)

  14. Courtney, I love your little tree, just perfect! I'm into smaller trees with more personality! Thanks so much for the wonderful shout out on your post!

  15. i have been looking for something just like that....i'm going to target tomorrow!!! it's so pretty. you, my dear, are an

  16. Thanks for hosting.
    Everything looks wonderful!!!

    barbara jean

  17. Bonjour Courtney! I sure do love your vintage tinsel tree with a touch of coastal charm. Luv the pops of cute colors here and there.

    Joyeux Noel mon ami!

  18. Hi Courtney!

    Your vision is what turned your lonesome tinsel tree into a little treasure. Lovely job.

    Thanks so much for the recognition of my post last week. I really appreciate being featured. You've made my day!

  19. Thanks for another great party. It's fun to see more Christmas decor! Love your fav pics from last week! Merry Christmas!
    ~ Julie

  20. Hello Courtney! Thanks so much for having me today. I meant to link up the post I am linking up with today for last week's party but I was on a family vacation in Hong Kong and completely forgot!

    Hope you have had a great week.

    Best wishes,

  21. Well Miss Courtney!!! Thanks for the feature!
    Totally cool! The bulb wreath and the tar paper fireplace humbly thank you.

    So fabulous!
    xo Jeanne.

  22. That is a pretty little tree! And I like the idea of useing the starfish on top. That is prett cool. Thank You for hosting today.....Julian

  23. And here I was thinking that you had probably gotten that little vintage looking tree in a re-sale shop. Cute, very retro, and perfect where you placed it. ~ Sue

  24. The wire shell stand is so creative - the pink bulbs in the cradle are so cute! Thanks for hosting (this is my favorite party, shh, don't tell anyone). Hugs, Kim

  25. Just wanted to you know that when I linked to you on my blog, the link is on today's post, not the one in the thumbnail :)

  26. Love your sparkly little tree Courtney! It looks so cute in your basket of shells!! Love Target!! :)
    Merry Christmas to you and yours!!!

  27. What a cute silver tree and its sure to be pretty in your vintage bathroom! I adore that room! I linked up my pink xmas~thanks for having the party!

  28. Fun little tree for your bathroom,
    Thanks for hosting the party.
    Happy Holidays

  29. SAh-weet tree! I have one similar that I just dolled up this week. I'm now on the hunt for a white tree....found one at a thrift a couple days ago, but went back yesterday to find out it had sold just 5 minutes before I got there. Wahhhhhh!

    Thanks for hosting again!

  30. Love your tinsel tree Girl! I really mean that, I've got 4 of them!!
    Thanks for hosting a fun party. I'm enjoying the visits to see what other creative souls are doing.

    Merry Christmas!

  31. Your tinsel tree is perfection! Love the shells in the wire basket. I collected a bunch of white oyster shells this summer and have been looking for a fun project!

  32. What a cute little tree and how clever to put it in that chicken wire basket! Thanks for hosting this fun party! ~ Marlee

  33. Love the tinsel tree, Courtney and the way you displayed it in that base. Thanks for hosting.

  34. Your decor is so pretty! Happy to have found your blog. Don't know why I hadn't already found it. I'm your newest follower and would be delighted to have you follow me back. Thank you for hosting this party! I'm enjoying it!
    Merry Christmas!

  35. Hiya Courtney! I've linked on to your party, too! AND I'm a follower as of right now. ;-)
    Love your blog! Thanks for popping in and for your sweet comments!
    I'll be back soon,

  36. Sometimes adding something different can make all the things we've used often look different too. Good for you going for the little tinsel tree.

  37. LOVE the mirror with the wreath, just love the reds and the chippy mirror!

  38. I feel so honored to have been featured!!! I love your tinsel tree--in fact I just bought one! Once I get it photographed and blogged I will share it here! Thanks again & Merry Christmas!

  39. Hi! Just catching up....your bedroom is gorgeous! Love.It! And your post on your Grammy (which is the same name I called both my grandmothers) was soooooo sweet!!!! Linda

  40. Hi Courtney. LOVE the chicken wire basket that you used! Very unique. Blessings... Polly

  41. Ooh!! I love it Courtney. It looks like a tree Cindy Loo Hoo would have had before the Grinch came and stole all of their decorations....

    Have a great weekend...


  42. A silver tree? Wow, I love it! So sparkly and festive!!

  43. The tree is adorable. THe wreath is gorgeous too.

  44. I keep seeing these trees, which remind me of one my Grandma had on a table in front of her living room window. I always remember that tree and it brings back so many wonderful memories. I think I need to find one now, for myself. I love your creative container...that is so cute! The tree is so festive, so sparkly and pretty.

    Thank you Courtney, for featuring me in this post.


  45. So very beautiful...your bathroom looks like a "dream". Love that chippy mirror too! I'm a new follower and linking up for the first time...thanks for hosting! Blessings, Laurel@chippingwithcharm

  46. Your tree is SO adorable! How wonderful to decorate your vintage bathroom! Thanks for hosting!
    Christmas Blessings,

  47. Hi Courtney,
    I love your little tinsel tree. Last year I purchased a champagne colored tinsel tree. They're to cute! The branches are spaced far apart which is more appealing than my kind of bushy tinsel tree. I hear ya on not liking colored lights or tinsel. lol. Normally I don't either but exceptions have to be made when it's actually cute.

    Now I love that your Feathered Nest Blog Button matches my blog!!! :D

  48. Hi Courtney ~ Your Sweet Little Silver Tinsel Tree, is the BEST ~ I Love it.... I sure wish they still had those at Target...... I think it would have been in My Shopping cart Too!