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Pink Christmas Tree

Everyone remembers this issue of Blueprint, yes? With the beautiful (not tacky) pink Christmas trees?

Pink Christmas Tree

Well I’ve gone ahead and ordered a pink Christmas tree of my own. I’m pretty excited!

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    Kat
    November 27, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    One of my favorite Christmas tree ideas! I actually found a small pink tree a few years ago and have been looking for the perfect spot to put it. Congrats on your find!

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    Aimee
    November 27, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    Oooh, that is pretty!

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    Jen P.
    November 27, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    Love it! Can’t wait to see!

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    Jeni
    November 27, 2009 at 7:18 pm

    That was my favorite issue. I miss that magazine!

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    Kristin
    November 27, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    I love that tree. I have a three foot pink tree I use in my studio. I love it. I think they can definitely be tasteful.

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    Taylor
    November 27, 2009 at 7:34 pm

    I have this issue (sooo miss that magazine) and still fantasize about that tree! I had a pink tree when I was little in my bedroom and one day will have one in my home somewhere! Can’t wait to see your take on it!

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    Lauren
    November 27, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    that tree has your name all over it. just perfect.

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    micah
    November 27, 2009 at 8:39 pm

    Cute! can’t wait to see it in your house.

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    Manette Gutterman
    November 27, 2009 at 8:48 pm

    I saved this issue and just looked at it again…That cover is amazing!

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    Amy Kelly
    November 27, 2009 at 9:08 pm

    Oh my gosh, I am so jealous! I would love a pink tree for my studio. I can’t wait to see it in your lovely home.

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    Samae
    November 27, 2009 at 9:12 pm

    Can’t wait to see you totally rock this tree. Yay.

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    Maureen
    November 27, 2009 at 9:33 pm

    I loved that magazine. It was so sad to see it end.
    You will have a great and wonderful Christmas with such a lively tree.

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    suzanne
    November 27, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    that issue of blueprint was the one that got me hooked on the magazine – i still have it!

    i looooove pink christmas trees – lucky you! my husband wouldn’t agree on a pink one but i got him to settle on a white one instead :)

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    Marissa
    November 27, 2009 at 10:06 pm

    oooh I love it, I’ve loved it for so long I’m so happy you’re getting it!

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    Pam
    November 27, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    I love the tree and I miss the magazine. Why did all the good ones shut down?

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    Jessica
    November 27, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    I love that pink tree! I can’t wait to see what you do with it!

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    Regin @ Margarita Bloom
    November 27, 2009 at 11:15 pm

    I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!! Hahaa, I went to the site and they even have Orange and purple Christmas trees!! I never knew they existed!!

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    Konkurrencer
    November 27, 2009 at 11:22 pm

    One of the most brilliant idea for designing a pink Christmas Tree. I never imagined that it will be look so gorgeous like in the pictures. I will definitely order this one soon.

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    Live a Colorful Life
    November 28, 2009 at 12:18 am

    It’s beautiful. And I love the clear iridescent ornaments. Looking forward to seeing yours decorated!

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    Meg
    November 28, 2009 at 1:01 am

    Just wondering, does your husband ever get tired of the pink? I love the tree by the way.

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    mint&honey
    November 28, 2009 at 1:24 am

    yes! i still have this issue and i’m still obsessed with the tree!

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    katrina
    November 28, 2009 at 1:43 am

    wow. that look exactly like the tree on the cover of the blueprint.

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    Carolyn
    November 28, 2009 at 4:58 am

    Really quite fab! Not everyone can pull it off but you can!

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    Michelle
    November 28, 2009 at 10:08 am

    So pretty! I love when people do something out of the norm with holiday decorating. Thumbs up indeed. Can you have your husband have a talk with my husband about the color pink being an acceptable color in our home’s decor?

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    Sana
    November 28, 2009 at 10:20 am

    the tree is supoersweet!
    and look what i’ve found: http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?p=575 there you can find a tut for yout chair slipcover.

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    greengirl
    November 28, 2009 at 12:07 pm

    I always loved that “Blueprint” cover! Pink Christmas tree = awesome!

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    katieO
    November 28, 2009 at 12:29 pm

    I was so inspired by that particular cover of Blueprint and I (too) HAD to have a pink tree! About to pull it out and decorate, for the 3rd year in a row! Can’t wait to see what you do with yours!

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    southern hostess
    November 28, 2009 at 12:59 pm

    Yes! I’ve wanted a pink tree ever since I saw that issue. You’re an inspiration! :)

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    April Johnson
    November 28, 2009 at 1:52 pm

    I always thought about buying a blue tree, but since we’re now painting the walls blue I’m glad I bought a white one. I can’t wait to see your tree decorated. I love how with this pink tree in the magazine it doesn’t have a bunch of crazy doodads, but it doesn’t look empty.

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    Cheryl
    November 28, 2009 at 2:00 pm

    Oh yes, oh yes! I loved that cover and have kept the issue for inspiration/reference. Can’t wait to see your tree! I’m sure you’ll do it proud…

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    Heather
    November 28, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    I wish my husband were as accommodating to my design desires as yours is. Did you choose one who is colorblind, by any chance? Is that the secret?

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    Heather
    November 28, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    I saw a pink Christmas tree for sale at Borders the other day. It made me smile.

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    claire
    November 28, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    I was just thinking about Blueprint today…ohh how I miss that magazine! I have yet to find anything to compare!

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    Sara
    November 28, 2009 at 5:16 pm

    Eeep! OMG! That is awesome!

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    Summer Allen-Gibson
    November 28, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    I got ridiculously lucky in November of last year and found basically the same exact tree priced wrong at Goodwill for $3.99! Completely insane, I know- it must have just been my lucky day. We just put it up again: http://img113.yfrog.com/i/br1n.jpg/

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    rebecca
    November 29, 2009 at 9:19 am

    Super cool. If i had the right spot for it in my house, i would totally order one. Although… hmm…. with my business name i could squeeze it into my office! LOL

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    Sarah
    November 29, 2009 at 1:32 pm

    Cute! I hope that you got yours on sale too!

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    Aubrey
    November 29, 2009 at 1:49 pm

    I wanna know where that dress the cover model is wearing is from! Maybe there’s details on it in the issue, could someone please look for me? It’s gorgeous.

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      Making it Lovely
      December 1, 2009 at 9:37 pm

      I know, I love the dress too. The credits didn’t list it though for some reason.

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    Miss B.
    November 29, 2009 at 3:58 pm

    Lol, I would think you already owned one! I am sure it will look fab.

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    onyourbikesunshine
    November 29, 2009 at 6:30 pm

    one of their best issues if you ask me.

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    down pillow
    November 29, 2009 at 11:53 pm

    I swear, I’ve been kidding to people around me about getting a pink Christmas tree, but haven’t seen any as pretty as this. Can’t wait to see yours :)

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    Melissa
    November 30, 2009 at 9:16 am

    I loved that magazine and still look at that issue for Xmas ideas! I am very jealous and can’t wait to see your pink tree!!

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    tula@whorange
    November 30, 2009 at 12:58 pm

    You are my hero. What size did you get?

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      Making it Lovely
      December 1, 2009 at 9:37 pm

      Six feet tall. I wanted the 7.5′ version, but I thought it might be too big for the room.

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    Allison
    November 30, 2009 at 4:34 pm

    LOVE! My sister has a 2 foot pink tree and I have one of the same size in silver that I decorated in all silver ornaments!
    I’m more interested in that dress. I remember owning that issue but now I can’t find it and I’m pretty sure it had where to find that fabulous garment. :(

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      Making it Lovely
      December 1, 2009 at 9:38 pm

      I couldn’t find any info on the dress unfortunately. I don’t know why it wasn’t listed in the credits.

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    Christa
    November 30, 2009 at 5:30 pm

    a color blind husband! what a great idea.

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    Averill
    November 30, 2009 at 9:20 pm

    If anyone should have a pink Christmas tree, it’s you, Nicole! I can’t wait to see how you decorate it.

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    Alanna
    November 30, 2009 at 9:31 pm

    Love it! I used this as inspiration for my “Pink Christmas” post! Enjoy it…I just know it’ll look perfect in your pink little house…after all…pink loves pink, too :)

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    Laura C
    December 1, 2009 at 10:33 am

    Ah, Blueprint. And Domino. Waaaaaah!

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    Susan
    December 1, 2009 at 6:50 pm

    I saved that issue just because I thought that pink tree was so cool. Blueprint was a great magazine! I hope you post a picture of your pink tree when it is all done and ready.

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    Susan
    December 2, 2009 at 2:12 pm

    This is one of my favorite of Blueprint’s covers. I put up a little tree in my boys’ room just for them every year, and I would LOVE, when Eleanor has her own room someday, to put up a small tree like this for her. Sigh…

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    Joy
    December 3, 2009 at 9:20 am

    It made me so mad that people blamed the demise of the magazine on THAT cocer, I LOVE that cover!

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    Marie
    December 5, 2009 at 9:03 pm

    LOVE this cover, pink tree, dress, everything. I still have my copy. I subscribed to Blueprint, recieved two copies and then it folded. It was a great magazine!!!

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    marcia
    January 17, 2010 at 10:06 pm

    Just found your blog tonight and I love it. But when I saw this post I decided we are kindred. After seeing this cover I bought a pink tree for my family. I had it in my boutique for the last 2 christmas’ but it will be in my house next year.
    Lovely to find you,
    Marcia

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    December 28, 2011 at 11:34 am

    I love this cover! It actually inspired little tree in my bedroom. Also…I have been totally obsessed with finding that dress ever since it came in the mail, and finally did find something similar on modcloth.com By then it was sold out! What a great magazine though. I’ve saved all of my old issues. Such a shame it’s no longer in print.

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