Decorating with Deco Mesh + A Giveaway

by jessicaturner on December 7, 2012

A few weeks ago I was asked by Sam’s Club to go shopping at their store and use the products I bought for a DIY project. I must say, I don’t generally think of Sam’s for DIY so I took them up on their challenge – and was pleasantly surprised.

Because it’s Christmas time, they had tons of Christmas decor supplies. I was immediately drawn to the packs of deco mesh.

Are you familiar with deco mesh? It’s this wide, pliable, mesh material that comes in lots of colors and is so pretty and fun.

Here in the south, there is deco mesh decor EVERYWHERE. I had never even seen it in stores before this year.

After opening it up and playing a little bit, I went back to Sam’s for more. At $8 a pack, it is so affordable – and so fun! I also bought some big and pretty rolls of thin and thick ribbon.

My first project was a deco mesh wreath. These are EVERYWHERE on Pinterest. I used this tutorial and within an hour had this pretty number hanging on our front door. The mesh and ribbon is from Sam’s and the ornaments are from our Christmas stash.

I must admit. I was pretty darn proud of myself. Didn’t it turn out adorable!? I promise, you could totally do it too. SO, so easy. It took only about half a roll of mesh to do the wreath.

I then decided to trim our main tree with deco mesh. Matthew and I really wanted a change this year and boy did this mesh do that. Check it out!

When exploring how to use decorative mesh on a Christmas tree I (totally by accident) stumbled on this Sam’s Club video:

It is short and does a good job explaining how to add the mesh to a tree.

Also be sure to check out the Cheer Guide from Brooke Peterson for additional inspiration/ideas with Sam’s Club items this Holiday.

Today I’m excited to be giving away a Christmas gift basket from Sam’s that includes deco mesh and other fun decor items.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Have you decorated with deco mesh before?

Disclosure: Sam’s club provided me with a membership and gift card to facilitate this DIY project. All fun with the deco mesh was my own!

{ 71 comments… read them below or add one }

Mrs. G December 7, 2012 at 5:09 am

Love the mesh! I have seen it all over pinterest too and had no idea where to find it. Thanks for the info :o)


Liz December 7, 2012 at 6:07 am

I have never decorated with deco mesh but it looks so fun and easy I would love to try it!


Erica December 7, 2012 at 6:21 am

This is so fun! I think it would be nice to win the pack and make a wreath as a Christmas gift for a family member or friend. What a cute idea. Your wreath looks fantastic! I love the color choices. :)


Jessica Holmes December 7, 2012 at 6:24 am

I have a client who makes these and they really are amazing!


Diana December 7, 2012 at 6:24 am

Love what you made! Hope I win so I can attempt to make on as well!!


JaNae December 7, 2012 at 6:52 am

Super cute.


Nicole Ross December 7, 2012 at 6:54 am

I love the mesh so much! It just makes everything more festive.


Ashley December 7, 2012 at 7:05 am

How fun! You did a great job!!


Michelle December 7, 2012 at 7:08 am

No, but your wreath sure is cute!


Jessica Kelley December 7, 2012 at 8:40 am

I started seeing it on blogs last year, and a little bit on people’s mailboxes locally, but not in stores. I wanted to try it this year but didn’t want to spend any more money. If I win it, though…. :0)


Kimberly W. December 7, 2012 at 9:03 am

That’s awesome! Great job! Thanks for the chance to win!


Leann E December 7, 2012 at 9:21 am

Pretty cool stuff. I have never really seen it before today. Now I want to go and check it out. Love finding new stuff. Thanks.


Jenn December 7, 2012 at 9:28 am

I have never used deco mesh before, but it sure looks like fun! And ohh so pretty!


Karen R December 7, 2012 at 9:40 am

I’ve never used the mesh before but I’ve been dying to, just didn’t know where I could find it! Thanks for the heads up!


Jen T December 7, 2012 at 9:46 am

Your tree looks awesome!!


Norma December 7, 2012 at 9:48 am

I love it all!!! You did such a great job!!!!


Sarah December 7, 2012 at 9:59 am

I have been looking for something different for my tree too! I love the deco mesh. And it’s good to know it’s not that expensive at Sam’s Club. Thanks for the tip!


Anne S. December 7, 2012 at 11:03 am

That looks like great fun! Fresh look without being too fussy…that’s my kind of decorating. :-)


lyndsey December 7, 2012 at 11:26 am

this is a great idea.. would love to try it out..


Melinda T December 7, 2012 at 12:02 pm

I’ve never tried it, but it looks gorgeous!


Robin Troxell December 7, 2012 at 12:52 pm

I have never used this before – your wreath and tree look awesome!


Jennifer D. December 7, 2012 at 12:55 pm

I used the mesh this year around my front door and on my mantle, but wasn’t sure exactly what to do on the tree. I decided I would add that next year. Thanks for the video and I love your tree!!!


Elizabeth Smillie December 7, 2012 at 12:57 pm

My favorite veggie? It’s actually hard to choose! Maybe a three way tie between artichokes, brussel sprouts and green peas?


Denise December 7, 2012 at 1:01 pm

We used the mesh on our tree at work … After seeing what you did I might try it at home!


Kim December 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm

I’m so glad you posted this! I had no idea they had this at Sam’s. Love it!


Jayme Finley December 7, 2012 at 1:06 pm

so pretty! what a fun giveaway!


Mary B December 7, 2012 at 1:08 pm

Love the mesh. I’m thinking I need to try that next year instead of ribbon. Perhaps that will give me the look I going for. Because what I’ve done I’m not a fan of :)


Joanna H. December 7, 2012 at 1:13 pm

I adore this mesh and your tree looks GORGEOUS!! I would love to win this giveaway and try it!


Danielle December 7, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Never worked with mesh before but am going to try that wreath. Love it and the tutorial you posted seems pretty easy!


Andrea R. December 7, 2012 at 1:31 pm

I have gone crazy with deco mesh this year! It is SO EASY to use! I have used it on 3 of our Christmas trees, our banister, and I made a wreath! I’m excited to know it is available at Sam’s! :)


Kristin December 7, 2012 at 1:49 pm

I haven’t used deco mesh before, but my 5-year-old daughter and I would be all over this. :)


Roberta December 7, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Love the tree the most. Great ideas for using mesh. I’ll have to give it a try.


Southern Gal December 7, 2012 at 2:27 pm

I’ve never used deco mesh, but watched all the videos on youtube I could find. You make it look easy.

My favorite veggie is grilled aparagus. 😉


Lesley December 7, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Your wreath and tree turned out great. The mesh seems easy enough to use. And I’m pretty pumped this comes with that Starbucks cup too!! Merry Christmas.


Lindsay December 7, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Super cute – I LOVE the wreath you made. I’ve never heard of the stuff, but I’d love to try it!


Lindsey December 7, 2012 at 3:40 pm

I have never used Deco Mesh but it looks easy and pretty!


Jill December 7, 2012 at 3:49 pm

I love using mesh! Your wreath looks great!


Holly December 7, 2012 at 4:10 pm

Never used the mesh before, but I sure like the look, and I love your wreath.


Lillian December 7, 2012 at 4:11 pm

I’ve never used the mesh before but it looks so fun.


sandy sh December 7, 2012 at 4:31 pm

Your tree turned out gorgeous!
I have been seeing this deco mesh everywhere on blogland + pinterest, but I have not tried it myself.


Kim December 7, 2012 at 4:39 pm

I bought to rolls of deco mesh but ve not used it yet. Thanks for the tutorials links. I would love to win!


Stephanie Hanes December 7, 2012 at 4:59 pm

I’ve never used deco mesh before but I LOVE how it looks on your tree!


Heidi December 7, 2012 at 5:45 pm

Looks like it could be a fun new addition!


Dawn Beery December 7, 2012 at 5:46 pm

I have never used deco mesh before but it looks fun to try out!


Trisha December 7, 2012 at 6:39 pm

I have never used deco mesh before, but I LOVE the wreath.


Meredith December 7, 2012 at 7:08 pm

I also made my first wreath this year with mesh. I just used a wire frame to attach the mesh to and then some fun picks. Your tree looks great, I may have to try that next year.


Janet December 7, 2012 at 7:17 pm

I like the looks of it and I have never used it. Thanks for the giveaway!


Sonya December 7, 2012 at 7:22 pm

It always looks great when people use it. I’ve never tried it myself tho.


Ann December 7, 2012 at 8:34 pm

It’s so pretty! I have always wanted to try it but haven’t yet. I have only ever seen green, gold and red but no silver. Your tree came out gorgeous too!

Happy Holidays!

Ann G.


Amy December 7, 2012 at 10:52 pm

Inlove your DIY project! Last Christmas the hospital I work at had our trees professionally decorated. They used the deco mesh! The trees were amazing! I had no idea this stuff was available to anyone other than florists! Thanks for sharing your project and find with us!


Darla December 7, 2012 at 11:36 pm

I have seen it, loved it, but, never used it!


Tanya December 7, 2012 at 11:37 pm

Your tree is so pretty, tried the mesh for the first time this year but can not get it to look as pretty as yours.


susan December 7, 2012 at 11:44 pm

I haven’t tried it before but it looks gorgeous!


Emily Luker December 8, 2012 at 7:29 am

Never used mesh before- but your stuff looks awesome!! Love you!


Lisa klopfenstein December 8, 2012 at 7:38 am

I havent used it before but looks fun to try!!


Melissa December 8, 2012 at 10:29 am

I have not used it but it looks so cute and my tree desperately needs something more!


Creative Vi December 8, 2012 at 10:30 am

I LOVE this! This is my first year as an empty nest and changed things up myself. I wanted the house to have an adult/elegant feel and this would have been perfect. Next year I promised the grandkids a candy/cookie tree, but think I could work this in. Thanks so much for the sharing.


Jody December 8, 2012 at 12:25 pm

No, I just saw it the first time this year at Hobby Lobby. But all those decorations would totally match my tree!


Ashley B. December 8, 2012 at 12:28 pm

Love it! The tree looks great. I hope ours would look as pretty with the colored lights we use. The gold is so classy. :) The mesh looks like bells!


Lauren December 8, 2012 at 1:08 pm

I was pleasantly surprised to see how well your Deco Mesh decorations turned out! I’ve never used it but I will definitely keep Deco Mesh in mind for future DIY projects! I especially love it on your Christmas Tree; the gold looks great!


Jamie Carlson December 8, 2012 at 1:32 pm

Love the deco mesh! Would love to win this give-away!


Jill B. December 8, 2012 at 1:45 pm

Honestly have never worked with it before, but you make it look pretty tantalizing….especially it’s EASY!! Thank you & Merry Christmas. :)


Maria December 8, 2012 at 2:31 pm

I”ve never used it , but I love the look. It looks totally doable. I’d love to try a project with it.


Kristin December 8, 2012 at 6:05 pm

I’ve seen it before but thought it was kind of tacky. But what you made looks so cute, I feel like I should give it a try!!


sheena December 8, 2012 at 8:18 pm

love it!!


Jennifer December 8, 2012 at 8:54 pm

I have never used it, but it looks fabulous on your door and your tree.


Vickey E December 8, 2012 at 9:56 pm

Love the mesh — you did a great job on the wreath and tree!


Shelbie December 9, 2012 at 12:29 am

I haven’t tried the deco mesh yet. I’ll have to check it out the next time I’m at Sam’s Club. I did pick up a couple of rolls of the small wired tinsel and I’ve made several super cute little trees with it. You may have just helped me finish up my Christmas gifts for this year! :) Thanks!


Mandy December 9, 2012 at 9:05 am

I have it on my tree, door and mantle!!!!


Amie December 9, 2012 at 9:17 am

I have never used this before but it looks beautiful and easy to use!


Jill December 9, 2012 at 7:40 pm

I have never used deco mesh but would like to…love the look of it!


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