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Topic: Five Whimsical Bottle Brush Trees  (Read 2265 times)
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« on: December 02, 2018 09:51:26 AM »



I went a little bananas making some more bottle brush tree decorations. It was fun to finally use the containers and baubles I'd been collecting for these! All the bases and some of the baubles are from thrift stores and garage sales, but not necessarily vintage.

Here they are individually. Moose included for scale.


His little hands are on springs! I think he may have originally been part of a scented wax melter thingie? Dunno.


A tiny candle holder, made in Germany.


A wee birdie "pitcher" that would not have been functional at all. Originally from Michael's.


This guy is labeled as made in Japan for a specific store in Spokane, WA.


The Santa mug is from Pottery Barn 2012.

I hope they all find happy, festive homes!
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2018 10:15:04 AM »

They look great - and I love the bases!
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2018 10:27:45 AM »

Very sweet!
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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2018 10:40:43 AM »

I love these! I like the bird one the most. I can never seem to get bottle brush trees during the holidays... maybe Ill head out today to try to find some.
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2018 01:17:16 PM »

Thanks, y'all!

I love these! I like the bird one the most. I can never seem to get bottle brush trees during the holidays... maybe Ill head out today to try to find some.

I get many of mine from Michael's and Jo-Ann, but also at thrift stores in the off-season. GOOD LUCK!
If you want to dye them, look for the natural fiber (jute) ones. The plastic doesn't bleach or dye from what I have seen.
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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2018 02:03:12 PM »

Love, love, love.
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« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2018 02:18:47 PM »

These are super cute, every one is just too adorable.
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I love the snowman theme, and the bird, and, well, all of them.  Great job!
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« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2018 05:40:44 PM »

My favorites!
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« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2018 05:43:19 PM »

Thanks, pals!
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