Projects – Scrub Pine Valentine Update

December’s Scrub Pine Christmas tree is still a resident plant in my home. Replanted in a bigger pot and placed in a sunny area, the pine, which was bristly and dried out when I first transplanted it is thriving in its improved conditions. The needles are not so sharp to the touch, and there is new growth on many of the tips.

The Christmas Tree Pine is now a Valentine’s Day Tree. I didn’t buy a thing to dress it up. Double-sided paper cut into heart shapes, hole-punched, and hung with Christmas ornament hooks were a perfect match for the tree’s sparse appearance.

The color combination is pink with touches of orange/coral, a perfect combination for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. Look closely and you can see I’ve used old beads and pearls as ornaments, cut away from necklaces I no longer wear. I hung these by threading them onto Christmas tree hooks. I’ve found these hooks have many uses in house and garden when I need a small piece of wire.

 

 

10 thoughts on “Projects – Scrub Pine Valentine Update

  1. Kathy,
    Your hands are always working and your mind is always looking for outlets for creativity. You are using your talents to the best.
    What beautiful and unusual Valentine hearts and the Christmas tree hooks, I don’t have any but am going to look for them soon.
    Happy Valentine’s Day to Joe and you,
    God bless !
    Susie

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