5. You can use larger branches to build a beautiful, nature-inspired decorative head board for your bed. Just use a piece of plywood as a the backing, then screw or glue the branches either vertically, horizontally, or if you feel up to it, in a random patchwork pattern for a more artistic take.
6. So obvious I almost consider it cheating to include this, but here goes: use a relatively straight tree branch as a stand-in for a curtain rod.
7. You can make a lovely display by gluing smaller branches or twigs around the outside of a vessel. Use a coffee can or soup can and you’ve got a pretty vase to use as a holiday centerpiece. Use a glass mason jar and you’ve got yourself a lovely candle holder, perfect for little tea lights. These would look great along a mantle or appetizer table.
8. And speaking of the holidays, why not take a few long, thin branches and arrange them artfully in a large vase. Then, you can hang a select few carefully placed ornaments, for an all natural, minimalist-modern holiday feel.
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