Silver and White Tree

Hi everyone!

As y'all know, I am doing our dining room in silver and white for the Russian dinner we will be serving for Christmas dinner. To see my other post with silver and white, go here.

So, I finally got my Christmas tree that I use in the dining room up and decorated. Woohoo!

Let me say, there are lots of pictures coming up! I feel it is my duty and resposiblility to forewarn my readers of this. I am such a conscience blogger! LOL

My tree is one of those tall skinny woody looking trees. Here it is naked.




I decided I wanted to use a lot of my silver items. so, I dumped all my odds and ends tarnished silverware and picked some out to polish up and hang on the tree.



I used a polished silver server and tray to place the tree in.




I filled the server with a few old silver creamers and sugars, some silver bulbs, mercury glass ornaments, silver faux floral picks and a little glass reindeer.






Next I spent some quality time polishing silverware and watching Fred Clause. Hey, I had never seen it before. Kinda cute movie. Any way, I didn't do a perfect job polishing because I like a little of the tarnish here and there. I tied plain white ribbon to each piece and then hung them on the tree along with some other pretty sparkly silver things.







I have to say, I am really loving the whole icy shimmery effect of all the white and silver!








Around the tree I added my 3 plate silver clamshell. On the two sides I used a beautiful thirfted sorbet glass with a mercury glass votive holder and a silver votive. the center is just a simple short white pillar candle with the sparkly silver ribbon around it.








I also added the big cookie jar filled with silver bulbs that I showed you last week along with two pretty glass angel candleholders. i just got those two angels at a thrift store for .80 cents each.




Sparkly tree topper...well, it's actually 2 ornaments (2 in a package from the Dollar Tree).



Candles lit and tree lights on.







All of my silver that I used here was bought 2nd hand at either thrift stores or yard sales.

I plan to add some silver platters on the walls around the dining room yet and a few other little special things here and there to finish everything this room.


Have you signed up for my giveaway yet?
The Cell Ranger Stix
MSRP: $149.00




Head over to this post to enter!!


I'm joining:

Metamorphosis Monday

Wonderful Life Party
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday
Show Off Your Cottage

22 comments :

  1. Diane your silver tree is beautiful!! How creative and appropriate for a Russian dinner!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Oh my..how fabulous...loving the silver-esque colors and glow..wow..wonderfully inspiring! Thanks for adding silver sparkles to my day!
    Kiki~

    Ph..and yes the feather was on a wooden carved box!! You are right!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love it! How beautifully unique, sparkly and pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  4. wow you have such great talent.. Keep on going..

    ReplyDelete
  5. So fun and beautiful too! I love that you hung silverware on your tree!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Diann I am blinded by the sparkle and glow from this gorgeous silver and white tree. Love how you hung old silverware pieces. Perfect! The addition of the silver pieces and candles below the tree is stunning.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Gorgeous! I bet the room looks just amazing with the lights sparkling off all that silver!

    ReplyDelete
  8. I love it!! silverware on a tree!! Gorgeous and creative.
    Blessings~
    Gwenny

    ReplyDelete
  9. Beautiful tree, very glitzy!

    ReplyDelete
  10. love, love the silverware on the tree

    ReplyDelete
  11. What an awesome idea! Love all that glitters and shines at Christmas time.

    ReplyDelete
  12. What a great color combo and display. Very unique. Won't you stop on by the Bavarian Christmas going on at http://dobermans-by-the-sea.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  13. Ma is ok, Diann. Thanks! I love how you hang silver flatware on the tree. Your silver ornaments are stunning!...Christine

    ReplyDelete
  14. This amazes me! Can we see a photo of the whole tree? WOW!

    ReplyDelete
  15. lovely!! fav is the topper and the pot it sets in.

    ReplyDelete
  16. I love that tree, what a great idea!!

    ReplyDelete
  17. What a marvelous idea! Polish silverware on a tree. It looks absolutely beautiful.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Diann, I am crazy about your tree with the flatware hanging on it! SOOOOOOOOO pretty and creative!

    I have been working on my post and apologize. My computer crashed (again) and I lost all my pics...trying to recover it now so I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

    This is just a gorgeous, gorgeous post!

    Nancy

    ReplyDelete
  19. This is so creative! I love the utensils on the tree! They look elegant in conjunction with the other decor!

    ReplyDelete
  20. diann; gorgeous. i am curious, what is a russian dinner. i am of russian decent and have never heard this term before

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for taking the time to comment! I love to hear your ideas. If you ask a question, I will answer it here in a comment back to you. Please check back! Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day! Diann :)