Trim the Tree

Hey friends!
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday – I know I did. Although I’m sad Thanksgiving is over, I’m also super excited. As in I can hardly contain my excitement. You know why? Because it means I can officially start decorating for Christmas!
This year, things are a little different since I have my own apartment. As far as decorations go, I’m basically starting from scratch. I went to Michael’s on Sunday and bought a Christmas tree. I even built it successfully all by myself 
{although I did get some battle wounds in the process!}. 
Here’s what I used to decorate my tree:
And here’s a little sneak peak into how it turned out:
And what do you do with leftover leopard ribbon?
You use it for your wreath, of course!
Has anyone else started decorating their house, too? {Or am I the only crazy one!}
Love, Cait

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  1. Ah you're too cute! I don't get to decorate my apartment this year but my fingers are crossed that I'll have free reign over my tree choices next christmas! I will definitely be using that shade of pink and hopefully have a white or silver tree πŸ™‚

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  2. So cute. We have never used ribbon in my house to decorate a tree but I have seen so many people with it. So cute

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  3. Oh my gosh you should have lived with my roommate and me last year! your tree is a perfect interpretation of everything that we had to decorate our room! Clearly, I love your tree πŸ™‚

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  4. What an adorable tree! You'll have to show us all of your decorations when you're finished!

    Yes, our house is mostly decorated. I had to buy a lot this year too since it's a new place and has different areas to decorate. So fun though!

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  5. Love the leopard ribbon!!

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  6. This is adorable! You probably have the most fashionable Christmas tree out there!

    Life Unsweetened

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  7. so cute! and i got to see it in person last night. πŸ™‚

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  8. Oh my gosh, SO cute! Love it!

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  9. How adorable! We're all decked out for Christmas, though these Abu Dhabi houses are a little trickier to make festive. No fireplace!

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  10. You are officially the person I aspire to be. Leopard. Gold. and glitter. Amazing.

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  11. I love that wreath! Such a fun idea using the animal print ribbon πŸ™‚

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  12. Love your decorations! So you!

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  13. This is so adorable! I love the wreath especially! I will have a post about my decor coming up soon on my blog! Stay tuned!
    xoxo,
    cYa
    http://www.citrusandstyle.blogspot.com

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  14. What a cute and girly way to decorate your tree! I have 2 trees, one has decorations on it that all have special meaning, and one is all sparkly snowflakes. And the leopard ribbon on the wreath is perfect!

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.blogspot.com

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  15. love the pink ornament

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  16. so cute! I hope your enjoying getting to decorate your own place!!

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  17. I've started decorating, but I don't think that a Xmas tree is going to happen this year because of the puppy. I love how you incorporated both pink sparkles AND leopard! Looks great together πŸ™‚

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  18. So pretty! Love the fun touches of leopard, and great idea to use the ribbon for the wreath!

    11.30.12Reply
  19. A leopard Christas tree, I love! The wreath addition turned out great too!

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  20. I LOVE the leopard ornament, so so cute!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  21. ob. sessed. badly. I like your theme… a lot! go figure!

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  22. Love the pics of your tree and decorations. ANything glittery is fabulous in my book!

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  23. Haha I'm embarrassed to say that my tree has been up since October 28th.. wish my husband would let me get away with covering out tree in leopard print! So cute! πŸ™‚

    Lynette

    lynette marie

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  24. never thought of leopard and Christmas. great tree!

    xoxo navy & orange

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  25. I love your christmas decorations Caitlin! My mom, sisters and I went with an animal print theme this year too and even though at first I wasn't sure about it with Christmas, now I love it!

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