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Once I was done decorating my house for the holidays, I started on my dolls house by making this pipe cleaner Christmas tree.
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Step 1: Make the base of the tree

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Start off with one green pipe cleaner and bend three little legs on the end so it stands up.

Step 2: Cut the branches

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Cut up pipe cleaners into varying lengths and twist them onto the main pipe cleaner, with the longest bits at the bottom.

Step 3: Add the branches

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Add additional branches to the lower parts to bulk them out.

Step 4: Decoration

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Add a tinsel pipe cleaner and some beads for the baubles.

Step 5: Finish the scene

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Finish the scene by making tiny wrapped presents to go under the tree.
You could also make little stockings to hang on the fireplace.
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suayres2 years ago
That's just adorable! I could see a row of them on the mantelpiece, decorated with strands of beads. Thanks for the idea! ( Just have to worry about keeping the cats from nobbling them to play with--"wow! Look at these neat toys Mom made for us!)"
Very cool!!!!
That is so cute! I just love little versions of things! Awesome job!
"That's what she said..." ;-)
Otherwise, I'll totally make some to table ormanents/presents. I'm thinking of adding some sort of illumination to it, but some normal 3-5 mm LEDs would be way to big, so I think I'll just add one "candle flicker" LED (from Evil Mad Science) and a battery to the base to add some background light. (Think of a throwie, but with a flicker LED.)