Author Archives: Jennifer Perkins

About Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins is an Austin based mom, DIY project designer, blogger, social marketing strategist and Treetopia brand ambassador.

how to collect vintage christmas decorations

After years of collecting holiday decorations, one becomes a bit of an expert. I’m sharing a few of my favorite tips for collecting vintage Christmas ornaments. Serious collectors know to always see the world through holiday-colored glasses. They shop all year long and never forget to ask for a deal.

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Mothers day brunch garland table runner and more

Show mom how special she is to you this year by setting the scene for an inspired and heartwarming Mother’s Day brunch. Sure, the food is important, but ambiance makes everything better.

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Game of Thrones viewing party

Winter is coming. More importantly, the opportunity to host a Game of Thrones viewing party is coming. Get premiere-ready with these GOT-themed party ideas. Grab your crowns and swords!

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2019 Academy Awards tree decor

Who knew a Black Gold Ombre tree tree could be so versatile? This two-toned beauty can be used as a decoration for every occasion from Christmas to Halloween, and even a 2019 Academy Awards Viewing Party. What decorating theme won’t work with this slim and stylish Christmas tree?
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tree decorating idea for go red for women

Today’s post is a double whammy, a two for one special if you will. February 1 is National Wear Red Day where you dress up in the color and raise awareness of heart disease in women. It is a movement supported by The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Organization. As you know, Valentine’s Day is also this month, which happens to also involve hearts. I’m raising awareness and celebrating cupid with this adorable Valentine’s Day-themed Christmas Tree as Treetopia goes red in support of heart health.

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christmas tree storage and more

What goes up must come down. That is also true for Christmas decorations. As much as I wish I could keep my wreaths, ornaments, and Christmas trees up all year long, I at least rest assured knowing that everything is stored safe and sound.
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Did you see it? The very first Treetopia commercial! Did I mention that I got to fly out and style all the Christmas trees? The perks of being the Treetopia brand ambassador. I want to give you guys a fun all-access pass to some behind-the-scenes action of the commercial shoot.

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Teal Pumpkin Wreath Hero Banner

Let’s talk teal pumpkins. Unless you have been living under a Halloween rock, you have probably seen teal pumpkins at the store. Most stores that carry pumpkins have them. Do you know what they are for? Teal pumpkins let kids with food allergies and their parents know that this house has something safe for them. This practice all started with the Teal Pumpkin Project by F.A.R.E. It is a great movement and something near and dear to my heart as the mom of a kid with severe food allergies. Every year not only do I have a teal pumpkin on my doorstep with plenty of safe treats I also go that extra teal pumpkin decorating mile – because of course, I do.

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A home tour featuring a DIY candy corn tree

This Halloween I have not one, but two candy corn trees! The original OG candy corn tree and one I made myself using my Treetopia orange, yellow, and hot pink trees! Yup, you can make your own candy corn Halloween tree using parts from 3 different colorful Christmas trees.

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Treetopia Vibrant Hues - Fall Yellow Tree by Jen Perkins Hero Banner

If you can buy a pumpkin spice latte that means it’s time to decorate a fall themed Christmas tree! Can you imagine curling up in your cardigan starring up at this tree full of pine cones, DIY pumpkins, and of course color. Lot’s of color! Fall does not have to be boring ya’ll.

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