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Hi, this is Rachel Agana who brings you all the social media goodness for Elemental LED. A friend and his family created these beautiful golden tree ...
Find a manzanita tree. What you find and how long you want your finished tree to last will affect the next step.
Wash tree with pressurized water (garden hose) and let dry. Trim branches to get desired look. If the tree still has green leaves you can remove those...
Pick a base, we purchased a decorative vase from Michaels, and buy some Plaster of Paris.
Screw 3 1" - 1 1/2" screws perpendicular to tree 1" from the bottom of the main branch/trunk. This will help secure the tree in the Plaster of Paris.
Mix Plaster of Paris according to directions. You will need enough to fill your base upto 1"-1 1/2" from the top.
Hang your branch by a string from the center point of the main branch. The center point will be the point at which your tree will balance in the posit...
Insert the main tree branch in to the base with plaster of paris. Work the branch into the position you would like it. Once set in place let it sit un...
Spray paint your tree which ever color you would like according to the paint directions. We used gold, some grey, and a little dark brown to get an an...
Add your decor. Our florist added moss to the base to cover the plaster of paris and then hot glued flowers to the branches. The moss worked well, but...
So now that we have the tree part done - time to light it up! I took the end of the Celebright wire and started wrapping from the top of a branch and ...
Next I just connected the ends of the Celebright with the 5-way DC splitter plug and then to the adapter to plug in. It now resides in what use to be ...
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