BUT for us...it entailed...soaking yourself in mosquito spray, throwing on your flip-flops, and grabbing a machete as we headed off to trek through the jungle while tropical birds were cawing all around us. We were looking for the perfect shoot of bamboo and palm branches to make the tree, and wanted to gather hibiscus, ferns, and leaves to go along with the bamboo.
We had a super fun time. Check out us on youtube for the video of this little adventure. But here are the pics of the finished product... We are not sure how long each flower will last so everyday the kids get to pick new flowers to add to the tree. It will be fun!
Si and Gwen with the finished product...for today anyway, we still have to find a good spot for it and make it look a little less like a flower arrangement. :)
Gwen watching as Houghton drills holes in the bamboo shoot so we can stick things in it. Bamboo is SUPER strong so he had to really work to get the screwdriver to go through it.