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KayKay84
« on: May 31, 2009 05:23:13 AM »

I made a new jewellery holder out of a christmas tree top last month. The tree I got from friends in Canada who had given it to their goats to eat after other people had thrown it away after christmas.
The goats ate just about everything, needles, bark and all, so I didn't have to do anything to it but saw it to the right size and clip the twigs to the right length. Then I added a square wood footing, which I had painted red.
Ok, so I did have to bring it all the way from Canada to Germany which was a bit weird, carrying a tree top in your luggage  Grin

without all of my jewellery:

with everything on it:


I'd love your comments!
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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2009 05:26:32 AM »

looks great.
i even like it bare just as a curious knick knack.
peace x
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« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2009 06:29:25 AM »

thats pretty neat!  might save my christmas tree top next year!
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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2009 06:31:17 AM »

I love it! And I love goats, they're just so cool.

And last year we visited my parents on their ranch in Texas and brought home an Elk antler I found on the plane. We were quoted 1OO$ to mail it home to NY, so I wrapped it in tons of bubble wrap and checked it with the luggage, it was over 3  feet long and felt pretty conspicuously strange in the airport!  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2009 07:09:23 AM »

I love this idea!
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« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2009 10:32:38 AM »

love it! i need one myself
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KayKay84
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2009 12:55:49 AM »

Thank you for all the replys  Cheesy !

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And I love goats, they're just so cool.
That's true, they're so funny  Grin

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And last year we visited my parents on their ranch in Texas and brought home an Elk antler I found on the plane. We were quoted 1OO$ to mail it home to NY, so I wrapped it in tons of bubble wrap and checked it with the luggage, it was over 3  feet long and felt pretty conspicuously strange in the airport!
Haha, that's very good as well, mine wasn't even as big and I was really trying to figure out how I was going to explain to customs what I wanted with that tree if they decided to open my luggage (they didn't though so I didn't get to see their faces telling them that's my new jewellery holder).
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« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2009 07:01:15 AM »

This is very clever use of something that would have been considered just more garbage.  Good job.

And I understand about the elk antler.  Somebody gave me one and it's sitting in my foyer.  I want to make a cribbage board out of it, but haven't got there yet, so I always have to explain it to people who come around.
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« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2009 09:06:52 AM »

Great idea! I've seen these types of things for around 40 bucks online!
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« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2009 10:25:38 PM »

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This is very clever use of something that would have been considered just more garbage.
Considering it was already garbage when my friends picked it up to give it to their goats I guess you could call it double recycling  Grin

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I've seen these types of things for around 40 bucks online!
Really? And there's me thinking I was being so creative   Roll Eyes
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