Covered in Crochet

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LindaPermann Linda Permann, contributor
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The above magnolia tree was wrapped in doilies by Australian crafters including Poppalina and Miss Pen Pen.
Artist Janet Morton wrapped this tree in early 2004.
The above magnolia tree was wrapped in doilies by Australian crafters including Poppalina and Miss Pen Pen.

The above magnolia tree was wrapped in doilies by Australian crafters including Poppalina and Miss Pen Pen.

Photo: Courtesy of poppalina.typepad.com

Check out this cool covered tree, the handiwork of Shula (Poppalina), Miss Pen Pen and other Australian crafters who got together to dress it in doilies this weekend. The tree is slated to be removed along with all of the others on the street--hopefully this everyday art will make a difference.

They may have been inspired by the other tree shown above (found via Oh Joy), which was wrapped in Toronto back in 2004. I am really curious to see how these projects hold up over time, although I imagine the doilies must be removed eventually so that the tree can continue to grow.

posted in: art, lace, doilies

Comments (12)

RaphaelSteele writes: Awesome Projects
Posted: 7:16 am on August 18th
arnoldporter25 writes: soo nice.
Posted: 12:37 am on May 21st
EricJFlora11 writes: Amazing creativity.
Posted: 11:37 pm on May 1st
raulpoole10 writes: it is very useful.
Posted: 3:52 am on April 19th
raulpoole10 writes: it is very useful.
Posted: 3:52 am on April 19th
lancepratt53 writes: This is also nice.
Posted: 2:06 am on April 14th
RonaldCNewby writes: Amazing Idea! Keep it up..
Posted: 5:13 am on March 14th
Scottcole writes: superbbbbbbbbb
Posted: 3:05 am on May 26th
kallukarekalola writes: its awesome
Posted: 12:50 pm on May 14th
PatsySloan writes: i like ur work
Posted: 4:34 am on May 9th
RaymondFierros writes: well done
Posted: 4:27 am on April 29th
VickiLyn writes: This is very beautiful and unique.
Posted: 12:20 pm on March 1st
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