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The Witch's New Year- Oct. 31st.

December 1, 2010

Brochure Trees

Today I will share with you my trees made from old Avon brochures. (more trash!) Did the traditional magazine folds. Again my grandson Ryan was lending a helping hand!


When the folding was done we had this. (using 3 brochures cause I did not want skinny trees)


This photo shows only 2 brochures not the 3 I ended up using for each one.
Took them outside & spray painted them green. This took maybe three coats.
(sorry pics of painted trees came out blurry but it was not even finished so you were not missing anything anyway)
I then used some spray on Santa Snow & now the trees look like they have been lightly snowed upon. (spray on snow is the snow we usually always only have in Florida)


Maybe I will add a star to the tops. We shall see. You will see these guys at a later date with some other things I am making from trash type stuff.


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8 comments:

  1. Love these! Thanks for sharing and linking up.

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  2. Wow, Beth, these are so gorgeous. Something about the snow on the ruffles with darkness underneath - just super pretty!

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  3. I love these. use to make them with my mom when I was younger. We added little tin foil stars to the tops of ours :)

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  4. OMGOSH Beth...did you ever bring back a long long long ago memory...LOL!!! I can remember making some of these when I was in school and that's been well almost before ok let's just stop there..hehe!! Can't wait to see all your other recycle goodies.

    Hugs,
    Regi

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  5. Ha Ha my mother is an Avon lady!!! Will have to pass this on for her---there are always books laying around!! have fun folding!!

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  6. What a great idea for all of the catalogs I have lying around! Oh, Minions....

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  7. This is a great project too! Thanks for linking it up as well :)

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  8. We use to make these as the bottom to Mr and Mrs Santa clause from the old TV guides.My gramma knew how to keep kids busy

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