The 2013 Tree!

After last year’s Egg Box Tree egg-cellence

egg-box81-2we knew we had our work cut out to come up with something as special for this years.
And I think we may have pulled it out of the bag.

Proudly presenting….

the 2013 Make Do and Mend Christmas Tree….

made from….

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Lampshades!

And here it is at night

Lampshade tree1

I was inspired after seeing the wonderful Sarah Moore’s lampshade trees online

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and while I am the first to admit that our’s may not have quite the same vintage style and class, we are pretty pleased with it!
And actually, even hubby admitted that a couple of evenings sat in front of the TV wrapping ribbon around lampshades was preferable to battling with a real tree 🙂
That and the cat seems to like it….

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