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« on: December 03, 2009 07:51:11 PM »

This Christmas when I got out the old tree, I found out the base was broken, so I set to work repurposing it! (I later found out you can buy a new base, you don't have to buy a whole new tree like I did, but it's okay, I like my wreath  Cheesy )
I started with a plain grapevine wreath, and spray painted it white, so it would blend in with the artificial branches, then I used the part of the branches that you stick into slots on the tree stem and tucked them into the vines, wiring some in place, but mostly I just shoved them in there so they would stay!  After I got it all together, I added the decorations, but they're not permanent in case I change color themes next year.
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Has anyone else had a tree break that they made into something else?
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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2009 08:05:52 PM »

Very nice. Kudos for turning a broken tree into an awesome wreath.
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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2009 09:04:17 AM »

Great job on the recycle.  I love to see folks reuse where possible.  And it turned out so pretty.  Well done.
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« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2009 09:54:36 AM »

It's wonderful! 
I really like it.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2009 06:59:14 PM »

What a great idea!  It looks fantastic.  I love the funky colour combo, too!
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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2009 07:11:44 PM »

that is a fabulous idea for a broken tree, it looks great!  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2009 08:37:46 PM »

This is great. It looks beautiful. I have a white tree that will probably not last much longer and this is a great idea for how to salvage it.
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« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2009 08:52:09 PM »

Great job!  Grin
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