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The hardest part is waiting for the glue to dry. Hot glue will result in melting the Styrofoam, so you must use tacky glue and hold each piece in place until nearly dry or the pieces will slide off. For the one design, you will need sewing pins to secure the denim.
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Many years ago, while at a craft fair with my mother in law I learned to make a miniature Christmas tree from green pipe cleaners (or chenille stems for you language purists!). You started with a small block base with a thin dowel sticking up. Then you took a length of pipe cleaner (about 6" or so) and twisted around the dowel. But, and this is what made them look so real, before you twisted each length, you took about an inch long piece of cleaner and twisted it a bit down from each end (for branches).
found this one on martha stewarts website!
Thanks meluvchris. This isn't the same tree but cute none the less. I will have to make this one too. I've been experimenting on getting the fuller tree I posted and am getting close. Thanks for helping out.
A friend's daughter went to a party and made a really cute Christmas tree out of corks, painted it green and white on the top for snow and then put it in a painted clay pot. They used wire to hold it together. does anyone have instructions on how to make one?
That sounds really cute, unfortunately I don't but you could try going to http://www.searchalot.com That is a very helpful search site and I never get off the computer without answers. Good Luck! God Bless you.
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