Seasonal Upcycling is a decorating theme once again this year.
I've noticed several trees made of cupcake liners.
A Spoonful of Sugar Designs
There's a lot of potential here, but to make
these trees truly environmentally friendly wouldn't you have
to use used cupcake liners?
Wait a minute, that's not the point. It's clever re-purposing....
I've found lots of trees made from sewing room stuff.
Button trees by Organized Clutter
Buttons and spools by Jill Dubien
Tiny trees by The Happy Button
Glittery Spools by Jim Gatling
From Ronda pAlazzari
And scraps too small to save.
Wrap rags or yarn around a tree limb
Stephanie Gerard for Anthropologie
or whatever you've got.
Saving neckties for a necktie quilt?
Me---I have spent days shopping for a vintage
aluminum tree for the new modern living room.
I finally found one.
This is as far as I've gotten.
I'm mesmerized by its shininess.