July 10, 2014

How to Grow A Tree in Your House.

Blank Wall

Begin with a space. Create a clear canvas of a space on which to dream and transfer life.


Space to dance and doodle, to exist free of obligations and expectations.

Then breathe.

Breathe into this space. We can breathe like trees do, transforming the intake into something even more spectacular once we’re done with it.

Gather the gifts of kind friends, the thrift-store finds, the leftovers in the back of the closet. Gather the sticks and bark and twigs.

Pencil on Wall

Consider—thoughtfully. Or haphazardly dive in.

Tree Structure

Move forward.

Trees grow a ring every year, even if it doesn’t look like much. Keep growing.

tree with lights

Let the light shine in.

The light of our souls, of coloured plastic obscuring LED techonology, of the sunshine through the windows.

Because trees need light to grow.

We do too.

tree with lights on


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Editor: Renée Picard

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