Monday, December 17, 2012

Cloche Vignette and My Other Tree

I added a few festive touches here and there today.  Still keeping it simple.  This wire bird cloche was part of a giveaway I won earlier this year, from Sherry at The Charm of Home.

 


It was black when I got it.




I gave it several washes of a paint and plaster mix, which dried to a soft grey.  I left hints of the black.

Inside are a couple sprigs of pine, and two glitter covered birds.


 






I like the way it looks in front of my distressed mirror.


 
 
 
My husband and I came across an estate sale the other day.  This trellis was leaning against the garage.  I asked about it, and the owner said it was garbage.  I took it.  I figured I could cut the other side, to make it symmetrical.



Hmmmm, if I do that, it'll kinda look like a tree.



Remember that pile of pine branches I had in the basket?



I used some of it to cover the trellis, and added a little beading.



I'm not finished with it, but you get the idea.  Actually, I won't be adding a lot more. Maybe tiny lights.


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32 comments:

  1. A M A Z I N G.! I like that your decorating can be used way past Christmas and into the New Year.

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  2. Adorable Rosemary! No idea how the heck you come up with all this stuff but I love it!

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  3. Have I ever told you how brilliant you are?! What a cool idea! Yes I see a tree and it is beautiful!
    xx
    Anne

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  4. I have the same wire bird cloche Rosemary. I love how you painted it. Your trellis really does look like a Christmas tree. You are amazing!!!
    I love it :)

    Dee

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  5. Your trellis tree is brilliant! Love the idea.

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  6. Oh wow Rosemary that is stinkin cute!

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  7. I love your cloche, Rosemary, and those glittered birds are just adorable! The trellis tree is such a neat idea, how fun:)

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  8. Love your wire cloche, and what a fabulous tree! You never cease to amaze me with your creativity, Rosemary! The cool thing is that once the holidays are over, you can use it for spring!!

    Hugs,
    Becky

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  9. The bird cloche looks great in the distressed white and love the sparkle birds inside! The trellis tree is truly inspired.

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  10. Isn't that the cutest tree? I love the idea and when Christmas is over, you have a great architectural piece to play with! I also love the finish you gave to your bird cloche! You can do the simplest thing and make it so magical! Always inspirational! Hugs, Leena

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  11. Super cute Rosemary~ love it. Such a creative idea!

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  12. Rosemary, your festive touches are so pretty! I love your bird cage cloche!

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  13. You are amazing Rosemary with your creativity!! Hope you have a wonderful day, Gail

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  14. Good morning Rosemary ...love the trellis tree and what a great space saver. Will keep my eyes out for one of those.
    Happy Christmas.
    Audrey Z.
    Timeless Treasures

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  15. Just AwEsoMe **TRELLIS TREE** Sooooo creative!*!*!
    and I love your *Glitter Birds*...
    HaPPy HoLiDAys to You and your Family Rosemary...
    Hugs ~ Jeanine Burkhardt
    C-U-"Next Year"...

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  16. Both projects are absolutely gorgeous!

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  17. the Trellis Tree is brilliant.

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  18. So cute, Rosemary! You are brilliant when it comes to seeing what the rest of us don't. I would have never thought that up for a tree. I love what you have done to it so far and look forward to seeing what else you add. I love how you painted the cloche, so much more your style now.

    Happy Holidays!

    ~Shanon

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  19. That trellis tree is pretty darn clever, you could start a trend there I'd say.

    Bliss

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  20. Really cute and a tree that does not take up much room! Great idea!!

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  21. Rosemary, Great idea for the trellis and it looks wonderful! Thank you for sharing this project at the Open House party.
    Happy Holidays! xx, Sherry

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  22. You have such a way with a paintbrush!!! I love your style!

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  23. Great idea with the trellis and greenery!!

    blessings
    barb

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  24. Love your tree Rosemary and pretty cloche display!

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  25. I like the way your mind works :) The little cloche is magical and I LOVE the trellis tree! Thanks for sharing your inspiring creativity.

    Jeanette

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  26. That tree is genius!! It reminds me of living in our tiny student apartment, we had a fake tree inherited from my in-laws, the old fashioned kind where you put on each branch... We would just put a quarter of the branches on and stick it in the corner :) I love yours! Stopping by from Wow Us Wednesday's!
    ~April @DimplesandDelights

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  27. Your remake of the bird cloche is delicious. Quite an improvement!

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  28. Everything looks beautiful and festive! I love the trellis tree.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  29. You know what, Rosemary? I think you could be handed any item on earth and your talented hands would turn it into something beautiful!

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