Gumdrop Earring Tree

February 1st, 2009 in member junk     
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A gumdrop tree repurposed into an earring tree.
Close up view.  I like how the silver looks with it.
Really, really close up view.
A gumdrop tree repurposed into an earring tree.

A gumdrop tree repurposed into an earring tree.

Photo: www.addressingspaces.com

I got this at the Habitat Restore.  I didn't even know what it was.  My friend has since told me it is a gumdrop tree (confirmed it on Google).  But I like it better as an earring tree


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, funky, organizer, whimsical

Comments (5)

CottageElements writes: Great repurpose. Works perfect for an earring tree!

Lani Posted: 5:48 pm on February 4th
MimiToria writes: Smart reuse. I didn't know the original use for these, so it was fun to learn that through your post too.
Gretchen Posted: 6:50 pm on February 3rd
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Great idea! I have never heard of such a thing as a gumdrop tree and love it with all your silver danglies. I'm throwing a Candyland party for my soon-to-be 4-year-old. Wouldn't this gumdrop filled tree be an adorable centerpiece??

Great way to repurpose!
Candy Posted: 8:22 am on February 2nd
junktiqueboutique writes: This is a cute idea. I was just thinking the other day if anyone would come up with ideas to repurpose all the plastic stuff from the mid century when it was popular. BTW-when you're a kid and your grandmother kept the tree always full of gumdrops it wasn't bad either. lol I probably have hers buried someone with all my junk. Posted: 10:45 pm on February 1st
irishrovr writes: Oh! So that's what those trees were for!

Eileen http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 10:43 pm on February 1st
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