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Faux White Birch Tree Sticks and Winter Window Boxes

Faux White Birch Branches and 

Winter Window Boxes

I love white birch trees. They are so beautiful!

But I don't have any ...

I do have lots of trees, though, with branches...

and I have a can of white spray paint...

So I turned ordinary branches into THESE...

I only gave a very light spraying of white spray paint... kind of randomly sprayed so some parts of the branches are not completely white. I didn't want them to look false. Just faux. :)

After I cleaned out the mostly dead plants that were in the window boxes for summer I just stuck these white - ish branches into the dirt.

I actually liked just the plain white branches look but thought it might need something else. I had some real plastic greens... snicker... which I put in with the sticks.

Okay, it's getting there.. how about adding a birdhouse?

Usually, I put live greens and a big red bow on each window box and by January 10th or so, I'm so DONE with looking at them. I think this year I'm not going to have to do anything else to the window boxes until Spring. YAY!!

 I'm loving the look of the white branches, a LOT. From the inside of the house, it looks like there is a white birch tree growing outside the window. I love this. Hope you do, too.

Happy Thanksgiving,



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  1. This looks so beautiful!! What a great idea!! Now I wish I had window boxes to do this with! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Yes, the white spray paint can work magic on just about anything, including tree branches! it looks very nice, and the birdhouse makes it that much more prettier! hopping over from Katherine's Corner party - Happy Thanksgiving!

  3. Hi Linda,
    These came out so pretty. Thank you so much for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party. Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  4. Wow - brilliant!! Love this. Thanks for linking up at Take it on Tuesday - hope to see you this week!!
    ~ Betsy @ Romance on a dime