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« on: April 02, 2009 05:04:19 PM »

I usually mount my trees on rocks, but I thought it might be cool to try mounting them on a mirror. They turned out kinda modern and fantasy-like. Here's the 2 I've made:

(1)This one was bought by the owner of my local bead store to be displayed in the store (and now I'll be teaching a class on it too!)


Here's how the roots look on the mirror:


Close-up on the beads:


(2)This one was made for the current Tree Swap for digital misfit:


Some of the beads:


What do you think? Comments and criticism is always welcome. I'm always looking for ways to improve!
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« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2009 05:13:23 PM »

wow!  These are really beautiful.  I love how the beads reflect on the mirror.   Good choices on color. 
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« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2009 05:23:17 PM »

Those are amazing!  Way awesome.  How the...?  I am amazed and astounded by you.  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2009 05:28:20 PM »

Oh my gosh I love it!  I am obsessed with baobab/tree of life and that reminds me of one so much.  I'm currently half-hearted working on a French beaded little Christmas tree, but nothing like this!  Great work!
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« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2009 05:37:55 PM »

These are beaUtiful!  I simply love them!
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« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2009 05:43:05 PM »

ah! You've done it again! Those are stunning - also congrats on getting a job out of it as well Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2009 05:45:35 PM »

I love the mirror idea.  I made a tree once at a retreat in the mountains, but we mounted them on rocks as well...  But really, the mirror idea is pretty brilliant!  Were the roots harder to glue?
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« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2009 05:59:41 PM »

This is really great.  I love the trees mounted to rocks, but the mirror is a really neat effect.  Incredible idea!
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« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2009 06:38:04 PM »

This is so beautiful... And on my wist now.
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« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2009 06:39:44 PM »

I love the reflection of the roots in the mirror- it adds a lot of depth.

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