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My first Beaded Tree.....☺

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I've been wanting to try one of these for quite a while now but I have successfully talked myself out of doing it multiple times.
What if it's too hard? What if I try and it just looks like crap?!!
Well then just take it apart and try again☺ Just try.
So I finally did! And it turns out it wasn't as hard as I had been thinking. And it didn't look like crap. And I didn't have to take it apart:~) But I am going to try again. I got the larger stone when Hubby and I visited Utah (I think) It is rose quartz. I ordered some rose quartz chips to make the tree.  I had some, vague grand plans to wrap the "roots" around the large stone for the base but when it actually came down to  doing the attaching..... Um... no. All I did here was wrap the roots around the stone and staple  them to the wooden base. I covered the wire ends and staples with air dry clay then colored it with inks. I was going for a "moss" look. Not sure if I'm thrilled with that pa…