Rustic Star Decoration: Use recycled wood or scrap wood for the background. Paint of stain the wood. Put nails the the "star points," Then use ribbon or burlap to create the star. Add a ribbon at the top of the star
Twig tree sculpture alternative for xmas. Collect driftwood in summer or trimmings in fall, build a tree for Christmas, and use the bits as kindling to keep warm in January. I'd be tempted to leave this tree up all year round.