Shoshana Gosselin
Interior Designers & Decorators
DIY Dream Tree -

DIY Dream Tree

Bring creative beauty and luck into your home in a fun inexpensive way.

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Shoshana Gosselin added this to DIY: Create a Dream Tree for Fall
Make a Dream Tree for yourself, have your family help, or give one as a gift for someone special.
9. Hang your wishes and gratitudes on a heartfelt arrangement of branches and leaves. This clever DIY project makes giving thanks an important activity that's not reserved for just a single day.See the full ideabook: DIY: Create a Dream Tree for Fall
They are beautiful, and although I always intended to make one with my children for Thanksgiving, I never did — usually because I’d think about it in July and forget it until Thanksgiving morning when I was bustling around getting dinner on the table. This year I thought it would be fun to do with my 10-year-old daughter, Eden. I decided we would create the tree and label a few of the leaves ourselves. Then we would have a stack of extras with a gold Sharpie for the rest of the family to add in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, as well as some for our guests on Thanksgiving Day. And this year I wasn’t leaving it to the last minute, so I invited Eden to help me several weeks ago. Without even pretending to consider it, she politely declined, saying, “No thanks, Mama. I’d rather not.” Rats.

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rabn22 added this to Containers & Decor
May 15, 2014
Gratitude tree....tall branches in a container hung with paper leaves labeled by friends and family with things for which they are grateful.
jenniferlee1954 added this to Decorating ideas
April 22, 2014
Just a fall idea, not a house idea
janefitz1 added this to janefitz1's Ideas
March 30, 2014
hamiltonmr added this to Holiday/entertaining
January 10, 2014
gratitude tree
Rosie Hayes added this to Home Accessories
January 7, 2014
Gratitude tree. love it
ssmahsa501 added this to ssmahsa501's ideas
December 22, 2013
darcel48423 added this to darcel48423's Ideas
December 21, 2013
Thanksgiving grateful tree
Sean Jackson added this to sean_jackson7616449's Ideas
December 9, 2013
Thanksgiving tree for all yr
suziqtoyou added this to suziqtoyou's Ideas
December 3, 2013
Thankful tree
sreenithaks added this to Good ways to follow
December 3, 2013
Emily Yantzi added this to emily_yantzi's Ideas
December 1, 2013
Cool idea
donnienicole added this to donnienicole's Ideas
December 1, 2013
Gratitude Tree
ebrandvt added this to Anywhere
November 30, 2013
cute tags on branches
roxieturner added this to roxieturner's Ideas
November 30, 2013
maryhelenlr added this to maryhelenlr's Ideas
November 30, 2013
Gratitude tree. Blank leaves with sharpie for people to add their own.
joancook added this to joancook's Ideas
November 30, 2013
Thanksgiving tree...
Jill Ochsner added this to master bed
November 29, 2013
lauriej added this to Holidays
November 29, 2013
The idea for Thanksgiving
nmartinez5 added this to nmartinez5's ideas
November 29, 2013
Like idea
alana11 added this to alana11's Ideas
November 28, 2013
Idea of gratitude
vg168 added this to vg168's Ideas
November 28, 2013
Créations Andéco added this to Idées Brico
November 28, 2013
jhb24 added this to HOLIDAY IDEA Thanksgiving gratitude tree
November 28, 2013
tupperhomes added this to gt favs
November 27, 2013
Nice thing to do
marileelala added this to marileelala's ideas
November 27, 2013
candykain added this to candykain's ideas
November 27, 2013
Gratitude tree/jar of blessings from the whole year!
thuffman25 added this to hall
November 27, 2013
gratitude tree
pamli added this to Holidays
November 27, 2013
robinjbeeler added this to Seasonal Decorating
November 27, 2013
Gratitude tree for fall/thanksgiving
coertel added this to great ideas
November 27, 2013
Gratitude tree
Lori McKenna added this to clanmckenna's ideas
November 27, 2013
gratitude tree - great idea
Madlen GeoSimonian added this to create
November 27, 2013
I have to remember to do this with the kids
bbrady76 added this to bbrady76's ideas
November 27, 2013
great idea
rebeccarmurphy added this to Halloween Part Ideas
November 27, 2013
Gratitude Tree - Leaves are pieces of paper with things you are grateful for on them.
arhosu added this to artistic inspiration
November 27, 2013
Consider for whole month of November. Guests write a message to be read @ Thanksgiving
Shahida Seymour added this to Shahida's Ideas
November 27, 2013
"gratitude tree"
janiceloren added this to Other
November 27, 2013
gratitude tree
Julia Wooters added this to juliedave's ideas
November 27, 2013
gratitude tree
kford4fms added this to kford4fms's ideas
November 27, 2013
Thanksgiving jar this year
llduck added this to llduck's Ideas
November 26, 2013
Nice gratitude tree
shibagirl930 added this to shibagirl930's Favorites
November 26, 2013
merrilysean added this to merrilysean's Favorites
November 26, 2013
The grateful tree
Sandra Keller added this to sandra_keller8518's Ideas
November 25, 2013
Holiday thankful tree
rinafong added this to Holiday Decoration
October 25, 2013
korah79 added this to Autumn Ideas
October 21, 2013
The branches idea can be used seasonally - just decorate with snowflakes for winter, Easter eggs for Easter...etc.
korah79 added this to Hallowe'en Decor
October 21, 2013
Like the branches - can be used seasonally
jessstagg added this to Holidays
October 21, 2013
Branches with "thankful leaves"
sherrillmcguire added this to sherrillmcguire's Ideas
October 21, 2013
I like the idea of maple leaves each with something we are grateful written on it and tucked in the horn of plenty at the table, as a table decoration, etc. Guest could add to it as they arrive.
hatlady2 added this to hatlady2's ideas
October 20, 2013
Love the gratitude leaves.
ladytenor added this to House warming
October 20, 2013
Set the materials near the door for people to put their wishes for the new house.
twothousandten added this to fall holidays
October 20, 2013
the lantern and small pumpkins
Carol Foley Bertola added this to carol_foleybertola's Ideas
October 20, 2013
Gratitude tree
lwhitby added this to halloween decorating
October 20, 2013
Reusing lanterns
Shaun Powell added this to halloween
October 20, 2013
grammashars added this to decorating ideas
October 20, 2013
Fall decorations
lindal added this to lindal's ideas
October 17, 2013
Gourds in lantern.
abigailskipper added this to front doors
October 17, 2013
Lantern with corn and idea tree
Brenda Weber Martin added this to webuser_2472's Ideas
October 17, 2013
Cute for fall
bria9600 added this to Holiday Decor!!!
October 16, 2013
I can do this!
dwpdst2000 added this to dwpdst2000's Ideas
August 18, 2013
Branch deco!
Andrea Miller added this to andrea_miller5828's Ideas
August 17, 2013
autumnglen added this to autumnglen's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Dream tree
texbrih added this to texbrih's ideas
May 29, 2013
Love the dream tree idea!! So awesome!!!
Mona added this to front of house
May 13, 2013
For Christmas tree decor
Kathy Shiets added this to kathy_shiets's Ideas
March 7, 2013
This is a wish tree!
jillart added this to jillart's Ideas
January 14, 2013
Dream tree. Maybe for New Years.
gitzs added this to NYW
November 21, 2012
make one for Nat
missmelly added this to missmelly's ideas
November 21, 2012
Dream tree
Melissa M. Bunker added this to Fall Ideas
November 21, 2012
Dream Tree
kage_26 added this to kage_26's Favorites
May 30, 2012
morrowjodie added this to morrowjodie's Favorites
March 19, 2012
jenniferdenzler added this to jenniferdenzler's ideas
February 22, 2012
dream tree
junkyardangel added this to studio organization
January 4, 2012
Great idea. I found one of those fake trees on a basket on the trash and have been wondering how I could repurpose it
johnson11797 added this to johnson11797's Favorites
December 1, 2011
chefita07 added this to chefita07's Favorites
November 27, 2011
Hanging my dreams on a cute tree
zrina101 added this to predsoblje
November 15, 2011
za jesen vani i unutra
brenna51119 added this to brenna51119's ideas
November 11, 2011
I love that these ideas aren't expensive. They are creative, intelligent uses of our time & family.
hartsk77 added this to hartsk77's Favorites
October 31, 2011
plc28 added this to plc28's Favorites
October 31, 2011
Dream tree
marjann added this to marjann's ideas
October 3, 2011
fill small lanterns with fall or halloween items
shoen added this to shoen's ideas
September 27, 2011
dream tree
pathouzac added this to pathouzac's ideas
September 26, 2011
Make a Dream Tree for yourself, have your family help, or give one as a gift for someone special.
epcavion added this to epcavion's ideas
September 26, 2011
Jamie Winter added this to kitchens, living rms, bed rms, etc.
September 26, 2011
DIY - Make a Gream Tree for yourself or give one as a gift for someone special. In tall black lantern add red a[pples and dried corn with a candle
marilaurgarner added this to marilaurgarner's ideas
September 25, 2011
fall tree
areti added this to areti's ideas
September 24, 2011
dream tree-a wish on each leaf
saar_jt added this to saar_jt's Favorites
September 23, 2011
bree0735 added this to bree0735's ideas
September 23, 2011
renukachettur added this to renukachettur's ideas
September 23, 2011
my dream tree or the thankful tree
cajunchris added this to Various
September 22, 2011
Dream Tree or Thankful Tree
dre876 added this to dre876's Favorites
September 22, 2011
Cool vision tree, dream tree Do with favorite Bible texts for a room in our house, cut out own leaves or use Home Depot or Ellison blk, yell, grn
jenn_amelia added this to jenn_amelia's Favorites
September 21, 2011
Thanksgiving tree
lindsi added this to projects
September 21, 2011
dream tree and fall decorating
mpawlenok added this to mpawlenok's ideas
September 21, 2011
Sarah James added this to sarah_james's ideas
September 21, 2011
cool idea
vickirph added this to vickirph's ideas
September 21, 2011
jillstryker added this to Home Decorating
September 21, 2011
Lantern and branches
pbolzani added this to NAPLES
September 21, 2011
Natal/ galhos
emmajmurphy added this to DIY craft ideas
September 21, 2011
like writing wishes monthly and vision boards.
Chaleece Roberts added this to decor
September 21, 2011
robyno added this to robyno's ideas
September 21, 2011
tree and lantern
cuba305 added this to ranch house
September 21, 2011
nice fall presentation
plclemons101 added this to plclemons101's ideas
September 21, 2011
liked the idea of the dream tree
jmatroni added this to jmatroni's ideas
September 21, 2011
Love this idea!
drugani added this to Holiday decorating
September 21, 2011
like the fall foliage in the candle holder
missfina added this to missfina's ideas
September 21, 2011
I love the idea of creating the Dream Tree!
pcgardiner added this to pcgardiner's ideas
September 21, 2011
Love the idea.....nice idea for Spring, too!
ilovejah added this to ilovejah's ideas
September 21, 2011
Fall table
bmummers added this to bmummers's ideas
September 21, 2011
seekingserenity added this to Home decorating
September 21, 2011
dream tree and candle holder used as a vase
kjejrogers added this to seasonal decorating
September 21, 2011
Not sure about dream tree but like autumnal arrangement!
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