Monday, November 20, 2006

A tree of sorts




My twig tree in daylight. The glitter paint doesn't show very well, but it needs more anyway. I hung up some of my favorite pieces to see what it could look like: a bird from my sister's old Christmas wreath, a formica tag from an art trade I did with Katie Kendrick eons ago, and some little bits and pieces of mine. I like this idea very much. And it costs nothing. And it's, well, ecological!

9 comments:

  1. I love your twig tree - I have one in my lounge room just with little faery lights on it (I got the idea from Daisy) and I love nothing better than to turn the big lights off and sit with my twinkling faery tree !
    ps(did you get my email about your address?) xo

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  2. Wonderful twig tree! We had one last year, using willow branches. I hung Christmas ornaments on them, stuffed them all in an old French urn and covered the bottom of the branches with antique ribbon. Much less mess than a tree and perfect for a small apartment. Also, as you said, very good for the environment.

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  3. I just love this.

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  4. Simple and elegant and natural...your signature style! And gentle and "bird friendly". This so refreshing and lovely to see Colette...

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  5. pretty! a girl at the trunk show had that same display, but hers were on stripped twigs (my guess from the floral supply)

    I think you're right about the glitter-to get the look you want=its gonna need more.

    I have a recipe for making them look like they are ice covered twigs...somewhere! it involves borax and every year I say I'm gonna make them and every year I forget until the last minute!

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  6. I like your twiggy tree! Last year I made a tree from an upside down tomato cage! Saw it on DIY !

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  7. Colette...I am in awe of your writing!! What you wrote on my blog today should be the beginning of a book!! You are hiding talent from us!! Strikingly beautiful!! Merci!!

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  8. I love this tree, I just love it! I can see if filled with birds and treasures!!
    XOXO

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  9. Claps hands and squeals!! I love your tree-of-sorts!!! I like the way you have stuff hanging on a line too--way cool miz C!!!

    xoxs
    Carla

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