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Add a little "art-is-tree" to walls with these cool branch sculptures.
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Cut dowels of various thicknesses into random lengths using a miter saw. Cut the ends of some pieces at an angle.
Connect the cut dowels to form the main branch. Start with the thickest pieces for the bottom and graduate to smaller pieces. Attach pieces using glue.
Drill holes in the thicker pieces to add smaller offshoots and attach with glue.
Paint the mounting panels. (We used Valspar Bird Song Blue, #CI 185.) Let dry.
Mount by drilling holes for two short dowel pieces on the back of the tree and the front of a board. Glue together and let dry.