TheFaerywoodTree

Goose Feather Trees & Accessories

Fairmont, West Virginia | 135 Sales

TheFaerywoodTree

Goose Feather Trees & Accessories

Fairmont, West Virginia 135 Sales On Etsy since 2015

5 out of 5 stars (54)

Announcement   I love the holidays! I love to decorate for the holidays!! My Mom made each one fun and magic. Santa at Christmas, The Easter Bunny, Oh and Halloween! The holiday decorations I present to you are inspired from those days. Vintage style ornaments and feather trees for every holiday.

German Goose Feather Trees handmade in the tradition of the nineteenth century. Each tree is hand spun with dyed goose feathers and ready to become a beautiful part of your holidays for years to come. I have developed methods of construction that ensure a sturdy, stable tree. Each stand is made of hardwood, hand painted and completed with an acrylic or hand rubbed beeswax finish, depending on the color. A felt pad on the bottom keeps your surfaces scratch free.

I use feathers that have been treated to deter moths. A cedar sachet is included with each tree for future natural defense. Each handmade sachet contains cedar wood balls that can be refreshed by sanding or adding cedar oil. The sachet is tied with vintage "Made in U.S.A" embroidered ribbon from a former Grafton, West Virginia garment factory.

I also make vintage style ornaments made of spun cotton, paper and wool; reminiscent of the early twentieth century.

*Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thefaerywoodtree/

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CONTACT: faerywoodtree [!at] gmail.com

OFFICE HOURS: M-F 9am - 5pm EST
I do my best to respond to all emails and messages within 24 hours.

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Last updated on Feb 27, 2019

I love the holidays! I love to decorate for the holidays!! My Mom made each one fun and magic. Santa at Christmas, The Easter Bunny, Oh and Halloween! The holiday decorations I present to you are inspired from those days. Vintage style ornaments and feather trees for every holiday.

German Goose Feather Trees handmade in the tradition of the nineteenth century. Each tree is hand spun with dyed goose feathers and ready to become a beautiful part of your holidays for years to come. I have developed methods of construction that ensure a sturdy, stable tree. Each stand is made of hardwood, hand painted and completed with an acrylic or hand rubbed beeswax finish, depending on the color. A felt pad on the bottom keeps your surfaces scratch free.

I use feathers that have been treated to deter moths. A cedar sachet is included with each tree for future natural defense. Each handmade sachet contains cedar wood balls that can be refreshed by sanding or adding cedar oil. The sachet is tied with vintage "Made in U.S.A" embroidered ribbon from a former Grafton, West Virginia garment factory.

I also make vintage style ornaments made of spun cotton, paper and wool; reminiscent of the early twentieth century.

*Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thefaerywoodtree/

*Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheFaerywoodTree/

*Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/faerywoodtree

CONTACT: faerywoodtree [!at] gmail.com

OFFICE HOURS: M-F 9am - 5pm EST
I do my best to respond to all emails and messages within 24 hours.

Lee Anne Barnes

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I have to create and I love holidays! I am inspired by Vintage, but recreate with my own twist!

I grew up in a small town where life moves at a slower pace. Holidays were a big deal. I was lucky to have a mom with a great love of holidays, who made each one magic.

To keep her memory, I started collecting vintage holiday decorations and discovered the German goose feather tree. They were the first artificial Christmas trees and were brought to America by German immigrants longing for a little of Christmas from their country.

Dyed goose feathers were wrapped around wire to look like pine needles....Ingenious! Ornaments made of spun cotton and paper were made and then later sold in 'dime' stores to hang on the feather trees.

I use original techniques to recreate the trees, but have developed construction methods to make them more durable and a little more contemporary. I also create ornaments in the vintage style, inspired by ornaments and graphics from the early twentieth century.

Feather trees make a beautiful addition to holiday decor. Pastel trees are lovely to usher in spring and Easter. Black trees look great with fall and Halloween decorations. The ideas are endless. Goose feather trees are not just for Christmas! Enjoy!

Happy Holidays!
Lee Anne

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  • Lee Anne Barnes

    Owner, Designer

    I have been a self taught designer for nearly twenty five years. I have had work juried into arts and crafts shows, galleries and Tamarack of West Virginia.

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