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#1 qak

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:28 PM

We finally got a new tree this year.

I decided we needed a new star as well:

oh pooey "You have entered a link to a website that the administrator does not allow links to" I thought photo bucket was allowed???

Edited by qak, 11 December 2012 - 02:49 PM.


#2 beccajayne

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:30 PM

still plenty of time to put it up  biggrin.gif

Awesome Star. definitely a shooting star

Edited by beccajayne, 11 December 2012 - 03:27 PM.


#3 BadCat

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

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Was there supposed to be more to the OP?  'Cause I'm a bit lost.  shrug.gif

#4 qak

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:41 PM

The picture was there, I swear!

Will try again. Obviously One Of Those Days.




Yup. It's too heavy!!!!

Edited by qak, 11 December 2012 - 02:49 PM.


#5 JuliaGulia

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:53 PM

We have the same star OP.  You need to bend the top branch over so it's double the width.

#6 liveworkplay

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:54 PM

Looks just like ours but ours is an the angle because our tree is too tall!


#7 handsfull

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:55 PM

QUOTE (20%Cooler @ 11/12/2012, 03:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe a shooting star ? original.gif


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#8 BadCat

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:56 PM

Guiding star pointing the way to the manger?

#9 HerringToMarmalade

Posted 11 December 2012 - 02:59 PM

I also have the same star. Its got about 4 branches shoved through it at the moment, but I've got a real tree so I could cut the branches to fit.

#10 Escapin

Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:00 PM

Maybe you just need to show it a good time?

#11 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:01 PM

I purposely put the star on wonky at the top of our tree last year just to see if anyone would comment. Noone did, I was disappointed lol.

#12 qak

Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:20 PM

I have tied it on with a twist-tie  ph34r.gif



#13 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:39 PM

Okay, for some Chris-trivia from Spikey-the-elf:

When your tree-topper is a flopper,
You need about 30-50cm of wooden dowell or similar item (a ruler will work), that you can attach to the 'trunk' of your floppy tree to provide a nice firm 'branch' for your tree-topper. Disguise dowel (or alternative of your choice) with strategically placed tinsel, that may also be used to hold it on firmly.

#14 Coffeegirl

Posted 11 December 2012 - 04:43 PM

Or paddle pop stick and garbage bag ties. original.gif





#15 qak

Posted 11 December 2012 - 04:50 PM

After your inspiring posts, I think I will have a look around for some dowelling  :-)

Glad to know I am not the only one that needed some reinforcement!

#16 FeralAlpacasFool

Posted 11 December 2012 - 04:57 PM

Reminds me of our tree from last year. We cut one down that was too big- barely fit through the door then needed about a foot cut off the bottom. Just call us the Griswalds!

#17 Last Goodbye

Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:21 PM

How nice you went for the 'Lindsay Lohan' look (aka fallen star).

#18 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:49 PM

QUOTE (JuliaGulia @ 11/12/2012, 12:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We have the same star OP.  You need to bend the top branch over so it's double the width.

This is what we have to do with our star 2

#19 Chelli

Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

QUOTE (Last Goodbye @ 11/12/2012, 06:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How nice you went for the 'Lindsay Lohan' look (aka fallen star).

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The tree looks great, that is a beautiful star.

#20 Zesty

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:21 PM

Tomato stakes work a treat for droopy tree toppers.




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