Fearless Friday, Charlie Brown Christmas Tree

Even though I’ve had a Charlie Brown type tree for years

 

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Charlie Brown is a new favorite of mine!

 

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So I thought it would be fun to paint a Charlie Brown holiday tree, and get a head start on holiday gift ideas

 

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Anyone can have fun painting this happy holiday tree!

 

 

Christmas tree plate

 

I picked up these plates at HG last year

 

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Such a simple jolly design made with lines and dots

 

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The lines don’t have to be straight and the tree doesn’t have to be symmetrical

 

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For the star you can make a central dot, then add 5 points out, and then add more paint to fill the points out to look like a star

 

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Or, you can make 1 central large dot and surround it with smaller dots

 

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This design would be easy to paint too…

 

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But I had to stick with Charlie Brown…

 

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For the large jar lid I painted it white

 

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Added red dots around the edge

 

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And tied it with a red ribbon

 

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Fill jar with cookies, candies, cocoa mix or candy canes and you have an inexpensive holiday gift

 

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I found a set of small jars at HG earlier this year that are great for spice mixes and flavored salts

 

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So paint a few jars and get a jump start on the holidays!

Juicy Details

holiday tree plates, peppermint stand/Home Goods

jar paint/white Devine Color from Target, and acrylic paint for glass from craft store

silver tabletop tree/Hobby Lobby

other jar ideas

Bacon Salt

 

bacon salt 1 thepaintedapron.com

 

Rosemary Salt

 

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Holiday Jars

 

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Be Fearless!

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29 Responses to “Fearless Friday, Charlie Brown Christmas Tree”
  1. Mary says:

    Jenna, I can see why Charlie Brown is a favorite of yours…adorable! Love the easy Charlie Brown design trees painted on your jars too 🙂

  2. Jenna, Charlie Brown trees always have a special place in my heart. I love your gift ideas in the pretty painted jars. What a cutie you have as a little helper. Give him a squeeze for me………….

  3. Your Charlie Brown is adorable! Thank you for these great ideas Jenna!

    Johanne Lamarche

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  4. Your little one is too cute, Jenna! What fun painting that I think I can do!

  5. So creative! I’m amazed at all you do!

  6. These are just adorable. Love the idea and the finished project!

  7. Jodi says:

    So many great ideas in one post and the most adorable little Charlie brown!!!! <3

  8. Kim says:

    OK, girl, I’m there with this one. I can do straight lines! You know I’ll be linking this post later to whatever I do with this easy design. Maybe napkins? Although, I love your glass jar idea for gifts. Thanks a bazillion!

  9. Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, this is such a cute idea! You have inspired me to try this. I love the idea of painting the jars for homemade gifts. Thanks so much for sharing! I hope that you have a great weekend!!!

  10. Wonderful little tree! I have painted jars in the past filled with various mixes as well.

  11. Leslie Anne Tarabella says:

    That Charlie Brown is adorable! One of my all time favorite Christmas shows! Your paintings are simple and classic. Love it!

  12. So cute. I’d love to get a gift like this!

  13. Ellen says:

    Your very own little Charlie Brown — too cute! The things you have painted are cute, too.

  14. Connie says:

    What kind of paint do you use, so it doesn’t wash off the dishes and it’s still food safe on the plate? Thanks!

    • hi Connie, I use paint that is specifically made for glass painting and that can be cured in the oven. It is not recommended for painting plate surfaces that will be in contact with food, and it also can be scratched. I use it for glasses or plate or platter borders. The kind of paint I’ve been using for years has been discontinued so I can’t recommend any specific brand but check your local craft stores or amazon.com, and look for an opague glossy paint, I think Martha Stewart and several other big names have lines. Hope this helps!

  15. Lori Leeper says:

    How simple and easy! Love it! Pinning! Thanks for sharing at DI & DI.

  16. Kitty says:

    What a cute and simple painting idea, Jenna. Your own Charlie Brown sure put a smile on my face!!

  17. JESS44903 says:

    Oh these are so cute!

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  18. Sandra Garth says:

    Charlie Brown is cute as can be! Last weekend I unearthed a box of mason jars and was tempted to give them away. Not anymore!!

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