Apparently you must make it yourself. Flocked trees are not popular here, and I simply don’t know why. I’ve got my 2009 tree, it’s up and decorated, but if you know where I can buy a real tree that is magnificently flocked in a range of colors next year….I would love to know about it. I am willing to drive about an hour from East Central Mass.
image by ktsturgeon
In the mean time, if you have appreciation (like me) for flocking — here is how to do it yourself and all the goods to pull it off. If I lived in So Cal. (yes, I am still on that bender) I would easily be able to find one — they were every where — whetting my appetitie for returning home to and getting a pretty colored tree for our living room. Only to find New England’s plain old traditional trees. Don’t get me wrong a a beautiful natural tree for your living room is a ‘can’t go wrong’ sort of deal, but…. don’t you think these are more exciting????
Images from top down 1. from Quality Silks 2. from Capriccio Interiors 3.by Greg in Northern California, USA 4. from Canadian Home and Country 5. from style court 6.from photobucket 7. from Christmas Lights etc. 8. from Country Living
And lest you think about dismissing my snowy whites, pretty pinks and dramatic blues as tacky or un- natural might I remind you that pink and blue trees do occur naturally and they are equally as show stopping outside.
1. Christmas Lights etc. 2. from Craft Flocking 3. from precious style 4. by goreckidawn 5. Illustration by Finnish painter Rudolf Koivu 6. from style frizz 7. from Affordable Cruises 8. by = Steph = 9. by colleeninhawaii
I like to think of flocked and colored trees as an aspirational way to make my way towards spring in a stylish funky way….now I just need to get at least one New England Christmas tree seller to agree with me….
from the Daily Mail.
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