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  • Candle Light Easter Egg Hunt, It rained or looked like it was going to rain alllll day so finally near dusk we just put out some candles and spot lights and had the hunt anyway... It was a fun memory!  Hope you enjoy the hunt with us...  Hope you like the before and after photo's of our yard.  We want to re-paint the front door and trim - what color would you suggest?  Oh by the way my husband made the wood door - it is just picket fense cut and attached to the garage door with large screws - Cost less than $200.00  , Yards Design

    Candle Light Easter E...

    10 photos, 676 Views, Flag

  • First ever home for the holidays!, This year was my first to decorate my home for Christmas! I couldn't decided if I wanted to use traditional decor or new, modern colors and decorations so I combined both ideas: traditional colors like red and white with some hints of pink and purple; faux and real trees in green, white and gold; stocking on the mantle with cheetah print fur! , Holidays Design

    First ever home for th...

    16 photos, 353 Views, Flag

  • Cozy Dining room Decorated for the Holidays, Small but cozy dining room decorated for the Holidays~, Dining Rooms Design

    Cozy Dining room Deco...

    6 photos, 1,133 Views, Flag

  • A few outside shots, I love our Colorado snow.  We got quite a bit of it in the Denver Metro area last year as I'm sure some of you heard!  Our house was giddy each week when we'd get our newest layer! What fun we had!, Home Exterior Design

    A few outside shots

    5 photos, 628 Views, Flag

  • Magic of Winter, Winter snow, Gardens Design

    Magic of Winter

    9 photos, 894 Views, Flag

  • small space cottage garden, A lot of garden in my tiny front yard. Organic wildlife friendly I even put the rock path in myself. I made the junk art sculpture out of a headless chicken rusted wok planted with sedums (chicks and hens) hee hee I call the junk art planter "stir fry chicken" I planted this whole garden from nothing but hardpacked completely bare rocks and hardpan. I started eight years ago when I built my home., Gardens Design

    small space cottage ga...

    17 photos, 5,961 Views, Flag

  • Home grown serenity, No Gym for me.  Gardening sunshine and a shovel works wonders.  Hope you enjoy the pics., Gardens Design

    Home grown serenity

    17 photos, 2,280 Views, Flag

  • English Style (Cluttered and fun), No symmetry, mostly blue & yellow and alot of clematis in a small spaces inspired by the small space gardens on Martha's Vineyard., Gardens Design

    English Style (Clutte...

    23 photos, 1,368 Views, Flag

  • YES we have flowers in OKLAHOMA, Backyard blooms like crazy in Oklahoma springtime. I planted each and every flower and shrub! Home is for sale  in Edmond OK, Yards Design

    YES we have flowers ...

    14 photos, 1,873 Views, Flag

  • Holiday Trees, Including Bubble Tree , Several asked me to post our other Christmas tree after seeing the Aquarium Bubble Tree -- here are a few of the other trees in the house., Living Rooms Design

    Holiday Trees, Includ...

    16 photos, 3,581 Views, Flag

  • Affordable Christmas Tree, Create a Christmas tree that's affordable and perfectly coordinated to your room., Holidays Design

    Affordable Christmas ...

    5 photos, 868 Views, Flag

  • This photo album is experiencing technical difficulties., Here you see part of my little girls back yard playground that I have been building over the past seventeen or so months.  These Tree Creations in Geneseo, NY are a growing tree house village (at a private residence), consisting of themed tree houses connected with rope bridges for all to enjoy!

My Tree Creations were inspired by Maurice and Marie Barkley of Henrietta, NY. A visit while in college made me think "This would be nice to have for my grandchildren one day," and the thought was filed away. 

In May of 2011, a freak accident happened that took the eyesight from my left eye. A dry paint slug from an unplugged, disassembled latex paint sprayer shot out like a rubber bullet, hitting my nose. The Doctor said that if it had hit my eye, I would not be here today. This experience helped me realize the true meaning of "carpe diem" (or "seize the day") and that I may not be here for my grandchildren. When my daughters  asked for a tree house, I got to work. 

Being the princesses that all daughters is to their father, the first tree house started was one with a Castle theme. With a deck size of almost 120 square feet, it was to be grand in every way. 

During construction of this castle, we took a trip to the Long Island Children's museum. At the museum, some automotive parts were used in creating a make-believe automobile that was being enjoyed by all who touched it. Jokingly, I said to my wife, "we should put a Pinto in the tree" and then in an "ah hah" moment, my wife and I said "The Triumph."  (the car seen as my HGTV's profile picture).

In February 2012, a 1946 Triumph Renoun was dragged out from my scrap pile to breathe new life. The Triumph and the Castle were being built simultaneously with a purpose - to entertain children. I immediately remembered Maurice and Marie Barkley and their tree house village. 

I invited Mr. Barkley to see what he inspired me to build, and he informed me that he could no longer perform maintenance on his tree houses, and made a decision to donate the remains of their MYSTREES tree house village to the Tree Creations complex.  I am presently trying to restore some of these tree houses in honor of the work and inspiration that Mr. Barkley gave me.

The car was resurrected and re-purposed as a tree house and perched upon telephone poles with rigging that I designed and built.  Each of the tree houses (including the castle) are suspended by aircraft cable to allow for trees to sway in different directions (as not to tear the decks apart), to let the trees grow (without drilling into the trees), and to allow for adjustment (in case the rate of tree growth differs from tree to tree).  Most tree houses are between 10 and 12 feet in the air, with the lowest being the car (at 8 feet), and the highest being our church themed tree house deck at 20 feet.  The tallest point in the tree houses is the Church steeple where the tip is just over 32 feet off the ground!

Our village presently consists of a 1946 Triumph 1800 Saloon automobile, a veranda, a village square (roughly 250 square feet, which features a retractable set of stairs, a dumbwaiter, an elevator, and built in seating), a tea room, a wizard's den, the Margrose castle (on roughly a 120 square foot deck with towers over 15 feet tall), and a church (complete with stain glass windows and bells in the bell tower). 

Present items under construction to add to our other seven tree houses  include a "House of illumination", Galilean themed observatory, and a music themed tree house that includes a hand built / home-made pipe organ and other instruments for children to play!

Being a fourth generation "Townie" of Geneseo, NY, the tree house village will be around for generations to come as positive memories to all who help me build and play in it. 

Since the tree house complex is at a private residence, we would request that any visits are by appointment please. All are invited to come and play!  These are difficult economic times and I do not want to exclude anyone, so I am trying to keep this at no charge to enjoy!

Keep in mind, "we are on this earth but once, so any happiness we can bring or any joy we can give, do it now - without haste, for we shall not pass this way again" -unknown. 

Now let's have some fun! , Other Spaces Design

    This photo album is ex...

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  • “Budget Smudget!!!!" Christmas Tree, I’m normally all about the budget and actually everything on the tree is budget friendly but when you’ve got a 12 foot tree you can’t skimp on the ornaments! I hope you enjoy my tree and other Christmas postings thus far next stop-the rest of the living room so far I’ve got the mantle & the tree the stairwell and the village done the rest should be a piece of cake!, Holidays Design

    “Budget Smudget!!!!...

    15 photos, 5,076 Views, Flag

  • A Tropical Garden, Gardens Design

    A Tropical Garden

    29 photos, 482 Views, Flag

  • Flowers... Flowers.... and more Flowers!, I adore flowers, so when we landscaped the front of our home, I chose all flowering shrubs and perennials.  It gives our house a charming, friendly feeling.  I just love it. , Gardens Design

    Flowers... Flowers.....

    13 photos, 1,159 Views, Flag

  • Our Christmas Home - 2012, I can't even begin to explain the love I have for Christmas.  I think about it all year.  I am ready to decorate the second Halloween is over.  I adore everything about it. 

Our home is small but I cram as much Christmas decor as I can into it...haha   I don't follow all the trends when it comes to decorating, especially with my tree.  I like to use the blown glass ornaments we have collected over the years and this year I am up to 90% all blown glass.  There are about 10% that I could not bring myself not to add b/c they were too special to us.  I try very hard to have that home you can't help but want to cuddle up with a cup of hot chocolate in.  I love a somewhat "vintage" feel.  

, Holidays Design

    Our Christmas Home -...

    12 photos, 1,222 Views, Flag

  • Fairy Garden, After starting to build my children's tree house village, I looked down and thought, If I want this to be a truly magical place, I would like to see something magical everywhere!  My friend Beth Nichols and I decided to create a Fairy Garden to encourage a magical experience!  Our tree houses are still being built (as you may see some construction materials in the background of my photos), but I feel that the garden is well done!  Check out more of the tree houses and gardens at Tree Creations in Geneseo!, Gardens Design

    Fairy Garden

    32 photos, 852 Views, Flag

  • My Tree Creations - A Tree House Village - under construction, Here you see part of my little girls back yard playground that I have been building over the past seventeen or so months.  These Tree Creations in Geneseo, NY are a growing tree house village (at a private residence), consisting of themed tree houses connected with rope bridges for all to enjoy!

My Tree Creations were inspired by Maurice and Marie Barkley of Henrietta, NY. A visit while in college made me think "This would be nice to have for my grandchildren one day," and the thought was filed away. 

In May of 2011, a freak accident happened that took the eyesight from my left eye. A dry paint slug from an unplugged, disassembled latex paint sprayer shot out like a rubber bullet, hitting my nose. The Doctor said that if it had hit my eye, I would not be here today. This experience helped me realize the true meaning of "carpe diem" (or "seize the day") and that I may not be here for my grandchildren. When my daughters  asked for a tree house, I got to work. 

Being the princesses that all daughters is to their father, the first tree house started was one with a Castle theme. With a deck size of almost 120 square feet, it was to be grand in every way. 

During construction of this castle, we took a trip to the Long Island Children's museum. At the museum, some automotive parts were used in creating a make-believe automobile that was being enjoyed by all who touched it. Jokingly, I said to my wife, "we should put a Pinto in the tree" and then in an "ah hah" moment, my wife and I said "The Triumph."  (the car seen as my HGTV's profile picture).

In February 2012, a 1946 Triumph Renoun was dragged out from my scrap pile to breathe new life. The Triumph and the Castle were being built simultaneously with a purpose - to entertain children. I immediately remembered Maurice and Marie Barkley and their tree house village. 

I invited Mr. Barkley to see what he inspired me to build, and he informed me that he could no longer perform maintenance on his tree houses, and made a decision to donate the remains of their MYSTREES tree house village to the Tree Creations complex.  I am presently trying to restore some of these tree houses in honor of the work and inspiration that Mr. Barkley gave me.

The car was resurrected and re-purposed as a tree house and perched upon telephone poles with rigging that I designed and built.  Each of the tree houses (including the castle) are suspended by aircraft cable to allow for trees to sway in different directions (as not to tear the decks apart), to let the trees grow (without drilling into the trees), and to allow for adjustment (in case the rate of tree growth differs from tree to tree).  Most tree houses are between 10 and 12 feet in the air, with the lowest being the car (at 8 feet), and the highest being our church themed tree house deck at 20 feet.  The tallest point in the tree houses is the Church steeple where the tip is just over 32 feet off the ground!

Our village presently consists of a 1946 Triumph 1800 Saloon automobile, a veranda, a village square (roughly 250 square feet, which features a retractable set of stairs, a dumbwaiter, an elevator, and built in seating), a tea room, a wizard's den, the Margrose castle (on roughly a 120 square foot deck with towers over 15 feet tall), and a church (complete with stain glass windows and bells in the bell tower). 

Present items under construction to add to our other seven tree houses  include a "House of illumination", Galilean themed observatory, and a music themed tree house that includes a hand built / home-made pipe organ and other instruments for children to play!

Being a fourth generation "Townie" of Geneseo, NY, the tree house village will be around for generations to come as positive memories to all who help me build and play in it. 

Since the tree house complex is at a private residence, we would request that any visits are by appointment please. All are invited to come and play!  These are difficult economic times and I do not want to exclude anyone, so I am trying to keep this at no charge to enjoy!

Keep in mind, "we are on this earth but once, so any happiness we can bring or any joy we can give, do it now - without haste, for we shall not pass this way again" -unknown. 

Now let's have some fun! 


If you rate my photos and the rating is NOT a "5", could you PLEASE leave a comment as to why it is not Excellent?  I would love to these creations the best they can be for my little girls, my family, my friends, and any visitors that would like to enjoy them, and only your comments can help me to achieve this.  If you are in Geneseo, NY please feel free to stop by and visit (and you can find us in a google search as Tree Creations in Geneseo) for our contact information.  Thank you again for visiting! , Other Spaces Design

    My Tree Creations - ...

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