How cute is this little wood veneer mobile?? I kind of want to make a million of them... and then, I guess, give them away? I don't know what I'd do with a million adorable mobiles. But, gosh darnit, I want to make 'em!
If you're looking for a fun Christmas Eve day activity the whole family can enjoy, look no further. Make these 3D gingerbread trees today and have fun decorating them all weekend!
So you've decked the halls with handmade wreaths, creative stockings, and DIY ornaments galore. Now it's time to take that same crafty passion to the table! Here are a few of our favorite mini tabletop Christmas trees you can make yourself--happy crafting!
These felt trees are crafty, kitschy, quirky, and fun. Also? They're easy as pie--you'll have your own mini forest in no time!
Michelle wanted to dress up the walls of her baby's room, but wanted something a bit less permanent than paint for her rental home. Her solution was creating a wall mural using removable contact paper. How did she make the knotty bark look so realistic? With a sponge!
Artificial evergreen never looked so good. Bits of bough shoved into wine corks fashion the perfect little trees. They look sweet in a collection, as pictured above, but I imagine they'd look cute at each place setting of a holiday table. All you need
Check out these clever little Christmas trees!
These life-size birch trunks are made from cut-up cereal boxes and left-over house paints. This is an excellent way to utilize packaging that usually ends up in the bin and
Whole Tree Architecture is in the business of using what lumber companies consider scrap and incorporated it into beautiful architecture.
These dreamy pillow cases are a new online-only item from Urban Outfitters. The black and white standard-sized cases (32"w x 20"h) are a cotton and nylon blend and will set you back 24 bucks for a set of two.
We find high glossed coffee tables made out of tree slices to be organic, modern and very appealing. DIY-ing a coffee table would be a hefty task. However, slicing up a tree limb,
ASCII is a language which I do not speak, but I do love these curtains. Probably because the code looks like a tree, which is how Dutch designer Nienke Sybrandy visualizes a home's network of cables. Via.
Scare the candy corn out of trick-or-treaters this Halloween with Plow & Hearth’s bewitching tree faces. They’re made of durable, cast resin that hang in minutes with nails or screws, AND they’re only 10 bucks each!
Peter Cook and his partner Becky Northey make furniture and sculpture from trees. What’s unique about their method is that they shape the trees into predetermined objects while the trees are still growing. The name they have given this technique is Pooktre. According to their website, some designs ‘are intended for harvest to be high quality indoor furniture and others will remain living art.’
Tree bed by Shawn Lovell Metal Works.
Song lyrics from "Trees" by Marty Casey of Marty Casey & the Love Hammers.
A quick question to coincide with alexrussell's avacado post: Has anyone ever tried to grow a fruit tree by seed indoors? If so, were you successful? Will you share your how-to experience with your fellow Curblians? We who suffer a white winter could use a breath of warmer climes!