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« on: December 23, 2013 08:33:13 PM »

I didn't know what to get handsome hubby for Christmas. Last year, I got him a live Bonsai tree. This year, he needs a replacement for it  Wink. I decided to try my hand at a wire bonsai tree, based on the tutorial I found here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=335045.0#axzz2oMaQVARW.

This is how it came out:

And here is my lone in-progress pic:

I couldn't figure out a way to wrap it, so I just gave it to him early. Luckily, he loves it! It's made from floral wire, seed beeds, foam, and river rocks.

« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2013 05:36:52 PM »

Very well done! It is quite gorgeous Grin

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« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2013 08:29:35 AM »

It's really pretty and it will be hard to kill Smiley. I like how you arranged it too.

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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2014 07:09:25 AM »

Very nice wire work you have done.  I especially like the roots twisting on the rock, very smooth looking.

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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2014 06:32:33 AM »

I love this, love this, love this!  My Dad used to make these trees out of copper wire about 25 years ago. I don't have one and he doesn't make them anymore.  Looks like I could do it myself! Thanks for sharing.
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