Monday, December 5, 2011

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, How Rusted Are Thy Branches!

I have a junk Christmas tree this year! Yeah!
And YES, it's a rusted piece of junk!
Not sure what in the heck this thing is,
but it has 5 rusted circles on it.
I think it's cool.

This is what it looked like when I found it at my grandfathers place.
Does anyone have any ideas?
It had a wooden piece in the center.
Craig took out the wood,
added an adjustable iron rod,
a base, and a star!
And there you have it,
my new old junk Christmas tree!
Sorry these pictures are so dark,
it has been raining all day.
I'll take some better pictures later!

And wouldn't you know it,
I just happened to have some lights,
still in the package,
that have brown wire! Yeah!
I don't know if I'm gonna put any decorations on it,
or just leave it plain!
What do you think I should do?

I had to show you this cute little bench Craig made.
Took it in the shop on Thursday and sold it on Saturday!


Honey at 2805 said...

Well you junk Christmas Tree is totally unique! Hope you will link it to the Bloggers Block Party Christmas Tree Event which I am hosting on Friday! Link up will start Thursday afternoon and I hope to see you there!

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

All I want for Christmas is a Craig!
Oops, sorry Mr. Flea!
Love your junky tree...think she looks fine just as she is! Great find!
Enjoy the season!
Laura :)

Marydon said...

Love that bench! I wouldn't touch that tree, it is darling!

Have a beautiful week ~

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

You can't go wrong with that fabulous tree! It looks wonderful the way it is, but you would know just what to add. The shop is looking terrific!

Sara Sweet Magnoliasfarm said...

Thanks for visiting my blog Tot ... So glad you enjoyed our set up from your perspective. It was a fun set up favorite ever. I love your Christmas Tree ! ... Waayyyyy Coooool !

blessings ..Sara

Margo said...

It's perfect, have no idea what it was, but I like what it IS now.



Der Baum ist der Knaller !!!! Ich wuerde ihn so puristisch lassen !!!! Hab viel Freude uns schoene Weihnachten mit diesem ausgefallenen Baum - Jacqueline

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

That CP is talented beyond words and only you would have a junk tree. I love it!!

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

The tree is great as is, but you could always add some vintage crystals as icicles and a few silver Shiny Brights for bling. I love the bench!

SueBee said...

I have no clue what it is but I love what you did! I would either leave it like it is or put vintage ornaments on it.
And that bench is so adorable! I want a Craig too!!!

Sylvia said...

Love that rusty tree...


Robin said...

I love the "tree" just as you have it. Great bench!

Sue said...

Is there anything Craig can't do ;0) I love the Christmas tree exactly the way you have it now! Looks great!

Take care, Sue

Imperfections said...

I believe your tree may be some kind of a homemade trellis for growing plants. It looks like a tomato stake to me.

A Cottage Muse said...

What a wonderful tree and I love the bench too!
Always love to visit!!

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

LOVE the tree!! I have no idea what is original use was! lol LOVE that bench!! I will go to Vintage Marketplace and add them!

Have a great day!

Lou Cinda

red.neck chic said...

I say... leave it with just the lights!!! Tot - it is soooooo cute!!! So is the bench! I know the new owner is lovin' on it!

;-D robelyn

Donna said...

This is amazing! I love the sculptural quality!
I don't think I would be able to put anything on it
it's just too cool!
hugs from here

Jackie said...

Can I buy the Christmas tree? I love it!

Blue Creek Home said...

Love the rusted tree and I cracked up at the song!
Cute bench too.

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