DIY Candy Cane Ornament +Slim Christmas Tree Decor (Space Saver)

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Small space living makes it challenging to make your place nicer because of the limited area. I always have a dilemma whether to put more decor or to keep everything simple just so we can have more space to move around.

This season is not an exception. But because I would not be spending Christmas with family I decided (last minute) to put up a Christmas tree. Just to feel the festivity.

Slim Christmas tree is best if you are in the same living situation as me. 

Here's what I did with my tree to make it festive but not going overboard. 

First I set up my slim Christmas tree. This is 5 feet tall and only about 25 inches in circumference. Pretty slim! :)

Then I added some fairy lights. It's my first time using fairy lights for decorating and I must say this is better with the classic Christmas lights. 

Note: Always buy the battery operated ones :) They are easier to use if you want to skip the trouble of connecting them to a socket.

Once I have set up my tree and lights I hanged some small white Christmas balls. I was going for a simple look. But everything around in our condo is in 'minimalist style' so I thought it would be fun to add more colors. 

Here's an easy way to make candy cane using air-dry clay.

You only need two colors. White and red. 

Make your white clay bigger than the red ones on the sides. And twist them to form a stripe. Here's a video from my Instagram if you need a twisting technique.

Happy Christmas to all. Stay safe! :)

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  • Aimee
    on Dec 21, 2020

    How cute! Love the simple look!

  • Linda Abate
    Linda Abate
    on Dec 24, 2020

    Love your tree. The pencil trees are the way to go if you have a small space. Sometimes the simpler the decorations the better. This is really adorable with the candy cane decorations. Wishing you and yours happy holidays. Thanks for sharing.

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