Have you heard of book trees? All the rage this year, they say. From amazing 12-foot creations in public libraries to simple tabletop types like these:
Or how about doing something festive with a whole wall of shelves:
I love to do this kind of stuff this time of year, and I try to add something new every year. Here’s one of mine using Stranger In the Woods, one of the kids’ favorites.
But this weekend the girls and I will try our hand at making a book tree. Just a small one. Here’s something else we’re planning:
This is from the December issue of Good Housekeeping. There’s a handy dandy template on the website, and it looks easy enough. Shhh. The grandgirls and I will be surprising Uncle John—SIL I call him–with this creation. He goes hunting every year with his father, but this will be his only wall trophy. Cool, huh?
Tell us about your most imaginative holiday creations. How about your favorite ornaments—the ones that make you smile or bring a story to mind when you pull them out of the box? Are you a collector? Are you saving certain ornaments to pass on to the next generation?