We have been trying to decide where we can put our Christmas tree this year. Even if we use only half of it and put it on a table it is still to big to put anywhere. So time to make one that will fit on the small table available.
I carded several greens together
Then I made a template. It is 4 feet tall, the width of the table. I had a really hard time getting a picture of it. I made a smaller one too about 2 feet tall.
This is rubbing on the plastic cover.
Then it was roll and roll and roll some more. I kneaded and dropped and threw and heated it up and did it some more. This is the shrinkage on the smaller one. The tip I made solid out past the tip of template.
While I was making the trees I was trying to figure out what I would use as structure for the inside. The smaller one I was thinking a counter top paper towel holder would work. It was to short but while at the dollar store I saw a tinsel tree on a frame. I bought it and removed the tinsel garland that was wrapped around it. It was a little to tall but a son with some bolt cutters fixed that.
It looks like a green witches hat. For the large one I ended up using an upside down tomato cage. The tree looks like a Whoville tree. I ran out of light to take a picture of the big one so you will have to wait for may next blog post to see it. It will be decorated by then too. What have you use for a tree?
Happy Holidays’ To Everyone
Whatever You Are Celebrating
Even If It Is Just A Paid Day Off