12 Days of Doodlebug – Day 3

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Welcome to DAY 3 of  The 12 Days of Doodlebug


I am so excited about this 12 day series that I am doing here on my blog – I LOVE DOODLEBUG and I have been a user and collector for the past 15 years!! Anything made by them delights and excites me – I love their bright, happy colors and incredibly cute icons and borders they make!! I thought doing this series would be a perfect way for me to lead up to and celebrate my birthday with you – There will be prizes – more on that at the end!!!

Today I want to show you my finished Seasonally decorated table in my living room! But in order to do that I must show you the other project I finished for today!!

At an Expo in Salt Lake,  a couple of years ago,  my friend bought me this white holiday tree made by Doodlebug Design


It is a pre-assembled wire based tree measuring 25-1/2 by 15 in with a sturdy wood base.  Here is a link to one on Amazon – Doodlebug Plain & Simple Holiday Tree

I wanted to decorate it for the Springtime so I took this flower kit from Doodlebug Design that is part of the Hello, Sunshine collection


I took the sheets from the package and removed all the die cut flowers and circles – I then layered them together – some with other flowers or some with button centers or I also used some of the before mentioned Flower sprinkles to spruce these up!



This is what I ended up with –


15 flowers that I had added yellow twine hangers to, making them into ornaments!

I then took some light orange ribbon and used it like a garland on the tree and then added the flower ornaments to my tree!!

I guess I should tell you that back in January I used a string of lights and wired them to the branches of my tree – so it does light up!!

Here is my finished tree:


You will notice that I put something on the front square of the sturdy wood base!! What I did was this –


Using the large scalloped circle sticker from the This & That Sticker sheet – I made this square to put on the front of the tree base!! I layered the sticker on the same blue cardstock and yellow patterned paper that I used on the banner and the clipboard!! And I used the before mentioned scallop border punch to enhance the yellow layer!!

This is just taped to the base in the corners so it can come off easily when I transition my tree in the Summer months!!!

And NOW for the BIG REVEAL –

My Springtime Table:


Please remember to click on the pictures to make them bigger and see them better!!!

I hope you like my little corner of Springtime that I have created with my favorite Doodlebug products!!!

As a bonus to this event – I am giving away Prizes/Gifts to Celebrate My BIRTHDAY!!!!!

The Prizes I will be giving away will be pictured soon –

A Corner Chomper, a $25 gift certificate to any store, A Stampin’ Up! stamp set, An Avery Elle mini stamp with die


My Sweet, super amazing friend, Cynthea Sandoval, who is the creator of Doodlebug Designs is sending me a prize of Doodlebug products to give to one of you lucky winners!!! So super excited and I appreciate her support so much!!!

Here’s how you can win: Visit my blog and comment on as many of my Doodlebug posts as you can/want!! 1 comment per person per post!  The more posts you comment on, the more chances you have to win!  I will use Random.org to determine the lucky winners!!

Winners will be announced by 12 noon MST on Monday, April 13th!!!

In case you were wondering how to get your hands on some Doodlebug cuteness  – I wanted to mention that there are some on-line stores that I shop at to find Doodlebug Design items!

I shop at A Cherry on Top and Scrapbook.com and Paper Issues!

If you shop at A Cherry on Top and they asked who referred you – I would love it if you put my name down – you earn points for people referred to them!! I love this site because they get the NEW stuff FAST and then you can get it!!! **grin**  Also Scrapbook.com is offering  free shipping after $50 orders (til April 5th) And Paper Issues carries a lot of the smaller items of Doodlebug – they don’t carry a lot of 12 by 12 stuff!! They do package things up pretty and are fun to shop with!!!  Happy shopping!!!!

Hope you have a bright, sunny and happy day!!!

See you tomorrow!!


29 thoughts on “12 Days of Doodlebug – Day 3

  1. 1
    Kim Heggins says:

    This is just adorable! I love your sweet spring tree and all the wonderful decorations too. You are just so amazing and so talented. Wishing you and your family a Happy Easter.

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    KT Fit Kitty says:

    What a fantastic idea to decorate a spring tree! First of all I had no idea that Doodlebug made a tree so that was a surprise! You’ve created a beautiful springtime table! I am enjoying your Doodlebug celebration!

  3. 3
    Pat (mspfd) says:

    Terrific! Love the photo with the projects from the last few days. You rocked it!

  4. 4
    Patti J. says:

    Pure genius, dear friend! What a wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing it with us! You are rockin the Doodlebug!

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    LC says:

    I’ve never thought of making a spring themed tree. How lovely! I love the bright coloured flowers. All three of your recent projects compliment each other so well. It just goes to show that your great ideas and Doodlebug’s fun products are a perfect combination!

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    Cheryl W says:

    Well, how cute and creative is that! I love your little springtime table. So fun and cheerful.

  7. 7
    Penny Ward says:

    You are just too creative !!! How darling to have a small white tree and decorate it for the season. I love all of your tiny flower ornaments…just too cute! Hugs, :)

  8. 8

    OMG! What a delightful Spring tree! I just love it and the cleverness of it! The Spring Banner is a perfect touch!

  9. 9
    Joyce M. says:

    What a beautiful and fun spring project. Love your tree and banner.

  10. 10
    Becca Cruger says:

    A spring tree! This should be mandatory in every home because it’s so bright and adorable.

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    jerrie says:

    What a great table decoration!! You are thinking outside of the box by putting the flowers together and adding twine to make an ornament. I like how you decorated the base. Great home decor!!

  12. 12
    Mendi Yoshikawa says:

    What a darling use for the Doodlebug tree! This is such a fun spring display and I love how how you used the flower craft kit to make ornaments! :)

  13. 13
    Lisa Swift says:

    What a fun and inspiring transformation, Taunya! Doodlebug products make me so happy and I can see that they make you happy too! :)

  14. 14
    D.Ann C says:

    Those flowers with buttons are extra cute!

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    Danielle Vincent says:

    What a cute idea!! I like that it’s spring and not just Easter – you can display it longer that way.

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    Carol S says:

    What a fantastic idea Taunya! I love this tree and having a little seasonal beauty around can only be good. I love that it lights up and it looks lovely on your table.
    Carol x

  17. 17

    OMG this is SO darling! It is so bright and cheerful it just makes me happy to see it! I LOVE all these amazing colorful projects!

  18. 18
    Kara Lynne says:

    What a wonderful way to decorate for spring! That tree is so pretty with all your flower ornaments! Now I’m getting all kinds of decorating ideas in my head!

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    c says:

    Taunya! Your Springtime tree is phenomenal! Talk about a way to infuse joy into your home – and the best part, is you can create a tree for all season and occasions! Sheer innovation and brilliant, my friend! You’re giving me decorating ideas, you know *grin*

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    abusybee says:

    This little tree is adorable! I would love to have one of these instead of my big Xmas tree! Carri~Abusybee

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    Miriam Prantner says:

    What a great group of decor items, looks fantastic! I especially love that fun tree with those layered ornaments. So sweet!

  22. 22
    Monika/buzsy says:

    Sweet Spring decoration. Love the banner and the little ‘ornaments’. The buttons look so cute in the middle of those fun flowers.

  23. 23
    Jo says:

    OoooooOOooooOoooooooh! what a beautiful tree to celebrate Spring! you totally rock!! I love this idea :)

  24. 24
    Carla Hundley says:

    Oh how fun! Great table
    decorations and I love
    your tree! Will be cute
    for all occasions.
    Carla from Utah

  25. 25
    D~DesignsByDragonfly says:

    What a sweet spring tree. I loVe how all your wonderful spring decorations look together. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

  26. 26

    such a cute little spring vingette, it looks so good all together! still i wish i had bought a little white tree! super jealous!

  27. 27
    Janis in ID says:

    What a springy and lovely table!!! Love the pretty tree. Everything is so cute using Doodlebug.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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    Leah Crowe says:

    You are too clever!! Your spring time table is incredibly adorable! SO HAPPY! Who wouldn’t love this decor in their home? Great inspiration!

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    Nora says:

    You are just so clever. I love how you think outside of the box. Making the tree into a spring tree? Absolutely adorable!! I love how you spruced up the base too. So fun.

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