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« on: December 24, 2012 12:50:37 AM »

You know how when bad things keep happening to and around you, it is rather hard to get into any kind of holiday spirit? Well, this year things have been bleak and bare, so I decided I would need another kind of tree...

And born was Googly eye tree! Grin

 

I found this light chain package that proclaimed having only white lights- and as it turns out, it lights up in all different kinds of colors, twinkles and even changes the color of the light.... the individual lights were nice and round and white and just begged to become eyes, so the "tree" started out as this:



Just a bunch of wire and the light chain and then I added some air dry clay- which I sorely lack any kind of skills for Wink At first, it actually looked rather nice, but then the whole thing tipped over during the night, so I ended up with a super-gnarled version of a gnarly tree- but as this is just like what is going on with this year's Xmas, I just kept it like it was, put some spray paint, glitter (yeah, even this ugly little tree deserves some glitter!) and some snowball decorations on it...

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And then the fateful moment of lighting it up- and yeah, sad little googly eye tree warms my heart Grin



Have a wonderful holiday, all you Craftsters out there and may there be a wee light shining on even the grinchiest of hearts!

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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2012 02:20:05 AM »

I think it's rather sweet
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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2012 06:52:22 AM »

That is actually really really cool even if it's not traditionally "Christmas-y."  Whatever gets you in the spirit!  I'm bookmarking this so I can make my own!
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« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2012 08:07:39 AM »

OOOO!  BB I LOVE it Grin.  It is so perfect for both our respective xmases for one thing...all googly and awkward.  Your googly tree has made me fell more festive then any thing else I have seen all year  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2012 08:23:10 AM »

This is so amazing, I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2012 09:31:27 AM »

Oooo!  Awesome, BB!  Those lights were dying to be made into eye!
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« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2012 09:58:47 AM »

I love it BB  Smiley It looks how I feel right now, if that makes any sense!
Happy Holidays!
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« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2012 01:17:27 PM »

definitely love this and it deserves a this rocks. Will also be pinned and shared. This is way too cool not to share.
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« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2012 11:26:15 PM »

That is awesome! I hope it helped cheer you up a little! I hope the new year is better to you!!  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2012 11:56:18 PM »

freaking awsome
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