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Project

Jewelry Tree

Project Description

What are you most proud of? The jewelry came from my childhood, my parents, who are gone now, my husband, and my children and their spouses, and lots of friends, What do you do with one earring after you lost the other one? What advice would you give someone starting this project? Collect lots of jewelry and get help with the sawing and drilling.

What you will need

  • A 15" x 20" plywood board
  • fabric to cover board and tuck in back
  • wooden tree-shaped board
  • small string of Christmas lights
  • I used colored lights
  • lots of old jewelry from friends and family
  • 1 earring
  • 1 cuff link
  • etc.
  • saw to cut out tree shape and frame to fit
  • and a drill.

Q&A with pgirsh

Barbie jo asked:
This Christmas tree is so cute I have to make one for myself. Very Cute
pgirsh answered:
My husband cut the tree out for me and helped with by drilling the holes. We had fun.
Siss asked:
This is so pretty and easy enough for even myself to do.
pgirsh answered:
Thanks and it was fun making it and looking at it now and say who gave me what to put on it.
Leda2 asked:
When I was a little girl, the neighbor lady next door made these. She worked at Younkers and was allowed to purchase broken jewelry. She used black velvet on the background to show off the glitter of the metal. Each was a piece of art.
pgirsh answered:
I really wanted emerald green but could not find it at the time. I asked family and friends for broken jewelry and one earring, even my husband contribulated cuff links.
oldma asked:
I have no words....
pgirsh answered:
I hope you like it and will make one.
terresaka896907 asked:
My grandmother used to do this. Wish I had one of hers.
pgirsh answered:
I hope you have some of her jewelry that you can use on one for yourself.