Neat Stuff & Good Vibes
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What's a "treecatcher"
Well it's a bit of a story, but short answer it's something I created out of necessity and was given the name "treecatcher" by a little girl.
You see my cat Marcus loved collecting pretty shiny things and so after countless pieces of my jewelry ended up missing, I realized I needed a better place to place them. I figured the best spot for them would be somewhere he couldn't get: a wall. I thought about shelving, but considered my cat and figured he would definitely find a way to perch upon said shelf, so I looked around my craft room hoping to be inspired by the materials I have collected and that's when an idea formed. I used to make dream catchers and in my room of crafty things, I had the large rings I used for them and thought wouldn't this be something. I thought what if instead of a dream catcher, I make a tree, kinda like the tree pendants I make, but bigger and with stronger wire so it can hold things! I was on a mission, I collected everything I needed, the wire, the rope, the ring, and some pliers. The rest is pretty much trial and error, tweaking and practice.
That was the story I shared with a little girl who asked me what they were. I told her I don't really know what to call them because people do different things with them. Some people will put jewelry on them, others pictures of their families, and some folks just hang them on a wall. She looked at me and said "I know what you should call them!" "treecatchers!"