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Tin Tree

It certainly wasn’t on my to do list and not even an inkling in my head 3 days ago until I saw the inspiration starting point. Perhaps it was a “squirrel” moment but I actually think

it was just heeding the inspiration when it struck me.

8 pieces of old barn wood, a few cuts and I had the back created. Found a pre cut “holder” for it and had a spare board left over that was too short.

A trip up to the garage loft netted me a couple of options for left over tin. Then I had to ask for help. Holy smokes cutting that old tin is not an easy task at all. A bit of spray paint and dry time.

That was yesterday and then this evening we used shingle nails to attach the tree to the board. I pre cut garland and stuck it around. My other half had surprised me and picked up a battery powered indoor outdoor set of mini lights. We may have had a spare set but the Christmas stuff isn’t unearthed yet so this was so much easier. Staples the lights on. Trialed a couple of different words and then went for it with a black marker. Done. Just like that.

A rustic little outdoor sign. I’m not certain where it will live quite yet but I bet inspiration will strike.

I know without a doubt there were other things on the list that had a higher priority but it was just such a fun little project!

Bernie

9 thoughts on “Tin Tree

  1. So cute. I love those kind of projects. Sadly not much Old stuff like that out here. Might have to put my thinking cap on! Well done.

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    1. Thanks! It was so easy. Use natural things like dead tree branches and a wicker basket or wash tub. I do lots with tree shrub stuff that I go cut down. It’s great colour. Be creative — you’ve got this!

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