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Beaded Willow

Published August 8, 2015 by kurolace

I’ve been fascinated with making beaded trees lately. Unfortunately they take me forever cause I have some tendonitis in my right arm. But here’s one I recently finished 🙂 I’ve also done some basic trees, and a larger sakura tree.

Gold colored copper wire, and many glass beads!

Gold colored copper wire, and many glass beads!

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Big Tree Gone Bye Bye :(

Published March 7, 2013 by kurolace

So, yesterday the big fruitless mulberry tree in our backyard finally got cut down. I’m pretty bummed about it, because that tree was older than me, and so, a huge part of my childhood… lol, no pun intended. I used to have a swing on it (the round kind on a single rope), which sent me to the ER twice upon breaking. Also, it was the main shade tree in our yard… we have a ton of fruit trees, and a sorta big cherry tree, but none that really shaded our yard (and house) like the mulberry.

Of course, I knew the tree’s days were numbered. My mom had mentioned that it’d be cut down this spring. The roots were really starting to cause a problem, and the branches have always been a problem (as you can see in the pics below, we have power lines in our backyard). In case you don’t know, mulberry trees drop fuzzies in the spring, so my dad wanted to cut it down before it started doing that (they are the fuzzies that never run out – you find them everywhere all summer long, and still some in the winter!)

So here are the before and after shots 😦

 

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All gone. 😦

Christmas Light

Published December 25, 2012 by kurolace

Merry Christmas All! 🙂

If you didn’t know, I live in the Southwest, so at Christmas we do luminarias. I took a few quick pictures tonight outside after we lit them. I wish I’d used my tripod or something, cause I tried to get the flame but it came out blurry each time…. but here are a few pictures anyways:

A solitary light.

A solitary light.

Together they light the way.

Together they light the way.

 

Also, our tree again. Looks better with presents, huh?

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Can’t wait to open them tomorrow! Yay!