This could be cheap without candles and a day trip to CA to cut our own evergreens. Another idea-a bowl of salt covered pine cones Another idea-a bowl if bendable twigs with wax dripped on them to look like ice
Canadian Bloggers Home Tour: Red Plaid Cottage Christmas
simple Yuletide beauty--love the live tree with rattan basket instead of the conventional tree skirt. Great container for live tree with root ball that you're going to plant outside after the holidays.