Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Whimsy Tree Garland

I wanted to give some sparkle to my apple tree and thought of this project!
You can go to Michael's and get the mirrors there. I chose round ones: 25 in a  pack, 1 inch.
I also used round beads found at Michael's, but you can choose any size or color.
I used monofilament fishing line.
 I beaded 8 beads then glue gunned 
2 round mirrors together and  
started the pattern again.
You can make it as long as you would like. 
I made mine 5 feet long. 
I love how it looks draped around 
my apple tree with it's new fruit.
Every tree needs a little whimsy.


  1. Great idea! Wonderful! Greetings,Carmen

  2. Just enough to add some sparkle - beautiful! Happy Wednesday - Tanya

  3. Very nice effect. I bet it looks terrific in the sunshine.

  4. Jewellery for your apple tree -- how cute is that!!! I'd be happy if mine had leaves. let alone fruit!! :)

  5. This would be cute on other plants too. :)

  6. such a cute idea, jody! when the sun hits these--your tree will sparkle:)

  7. Oh I love this so much! Everything on earth needs a little whimsy, I think. And I can think of roughly a million places I would like to gussy up like this. Just lovely. And this is my first visit to your adorable blog, and I am hooked! Following along :)

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  9. Beautiful pics; lovely sparkle and charm with your tree!

  10. How cute! I bet the birds love it!

  11. Beautiful!!! Very Very Beautiful!

    Thanks for sharing at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!! :)

  12. This is beautiful! Is it heavy? Someday I'll have a white covered bench with red climbing roses and these garlands

  13. What a pretty idea! I am wondering if hanging something like this from my trees by the chicken coup would help distract the hawks....my dad told me to put out a couple metal pans - but this looks so much more pretty! xoxo, tracie

    ps - would love to ivite you to share at the garden party going on over here at Fishtail Cottage!

  14. What a lovely idea. I wish we had more trees in our yard. I would love to do this. Thank you for sharing Hugs and thank you for joining in the hop fun. xo

  15. Adorable! What a fun accent for your tree. Thanks for linking up to Share the Love Wednesday!


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