make a ornament tree tutorial inmyownstyle.com/2011/12/tabletop-knitting-needle-ornament-tree.html/
Fourth Decorating Tension rod on window, blue fabric sleeve and bow for tension rod, various sized red, white and blue ornaments strung on fishing line in window. Alter for other holidays. Buy the colors for the holidays on after christmas sales and set aside.
I made two of these trees. One in blue and gold and one in scarlet and grey for the OSU and MI football party. they turned out great ... I used sparkely garland first then the balls and I filled the gaps with ribbon. I am going to tell you it takes more balls than you think! I made 3 trips to the dollar store for balls. I spent around $20.00 on each.