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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Smith. I loved this book as a teen and loved it again as a middle-aged adult. It is the coming of age story of a young girl growing up in poverty in Brooklyn in the early

Learn how to make a tree stump planter and make use of an old stump that you want to get rid of.

How to Make a Tree Stump Planter in 4 Easy Steps

Learn how to make a tree stump planter and make use of an old stump that you want to get rid of. - Be A Gardening Star

What a lovely idea. If I only had a tree like this to build the bench around! - Gardening Choice Org

Seats around trees can be made out of versatile materials, including pallets, stone, bricks etc. There could be a bench or maybe even a deck around trees.

Thinking With My Hands: A tree for all seasons.-Kerry Landman Memorial tree

The most cost effective 10 DIY Back garden Projects That Any person Can Make 10

Lovely-The Kerry Landman Memorial Tree, Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville, Ontario, Canada. Eric Landman got permission to build this dry stone wall in memory of his wife Kerry.

Classic Combo: Lovely as a Tree + Work of Art

Classic Combo: Lovely as a Tree + Work of Art (Julie's Stamping Spot)

Julie's Stamping Spot -- Stampin' Up! Project Ideas Posted Daily: Classic Combo: Lovely as a Tree + Work of Art

How to preserve the bark on a tree stump. Great when used for wedding materials you wish to keep afterwards!

DIY Stump Table and how to preserve the bark on a tree stump. Great when used for wedding materials you wish to keep afterwards!

Baby Panda learns to climb a tree in Chengdu China (at the Panda research center)

Photos of Australian Animals: Platypus, Skink, Lizard, More

Baby Panda learns to climb a tree in Chengdu China (at the Panda research…

inspirational quotes...

MOTIVATE YOUR CHILD WITH THESE INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid" ~ Albert Einstein - Focus on where your strengths lie, not your weaknesses.

Use Stampin' Up! Window Sheets to create a stunning "Reflection Technique".  Also uses Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree stamp set.    for more inspiration visit:  www.DOstampingwithDawn.com    to purchase Stampin' Up! supplies visit:  http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/default.aspx?dbwsdemoid=61500

Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree Reflection Technique. Use Stampin' Up! Window Sheets to create a stunning "Reflection Technique".

Learn how to build a bench around a tree.

How to Build a Tree Bench

DIY How To Build A Bench Around A Tree. This would be nice around the tree in my backyard. Would love this once our little trees get bigger!

Julie's Stamping Spot -- Stampin' Up! Project Ideas Posted Daily: Classic Combo: Lovely as a Tree + Work of Art

Julie's Stamping Spot -- Stampin' Up! Project Ideas Posted Daily: Classic Combo: Lovely as a Tree + Work of Art. Christmas# card# by Stampin'Up#

Recreate Blake Lively's $500 cherry blossom boyfriend jeans with this DIY. 1. Lather a large paintbrush with white acrylic paint and splatter all over your jeans.  2. Paint a tree skeleton onto the pants using black paint. 3. Add cherry blossoms with different shades of pink.

How to DIY Blake Lively’s $500 Cherry Blossom Boyfriend Jeans

lovely as a tree - fastest card ever!

lovely as a tree - fastest card ever! Stamp Set - Lovely as a Tree; Heard from the Heart Ink - Crumb Cake; Soft Suede Card Stock - Very Vanilla Other - Dazzling Details

Handmade Christmas Card; Lovely as a Tree; Sponging Technique; Stampin' Up!; Tamara's Paper Trail

By Tamara Bertram. Uses Stampin' Up's "Lovely as a Tree. Tree stamped in black StazOn then again with Stampin' Up Smoky Slate. White gel pen added to edges of tree and a few spots in sky.

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The caption read "A boy went to away to war in 1914 and left his bike chained to this tree. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike." Thank you to the boy and his sacrifice which allowed the tree to grow.