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Wanted: A Gorgeous Rocking Horse Made From a Tree Stump

If it were up to Tel Aviv-based artist and designer Hilla Shamia, Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree might have been a few pages longer. Answering all our childhood woodsman-warrior fantasies, Shamia has created this incredibly gorgeous and simple rocking horse out of a natural stump, using ”the natural properties of the round bole” to give it its [...]
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Adapt This! Shel Silverstein’s ‘The Giving Tree’

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (last year)

Once there was a tree And she loved little boy. Yo, is The Giving Tree by the great Shel Silverstein Read Post

Tree Rocking Horse By Hilla Shamia

Parenting / Fatherhood : Daddy Types (3 years ago)

Well this is rather nice. Israeli designer Hilla Shamia made this awesome rocking horse out of a big ol' slice of tree in 2010. Maybe this is an option for the giant street trees I see getting chopped down and chipped up. Slice and ... Read Post

Artist Turns Tree Stumps Into Beautiful Children's Toys [Wish You Were Here]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (3 years ago)

Most people see tree stumps as nothing more than an eyesore, or an excuse to play with dynamite to removing it. But designer Hilla Shamia sees more. In fact, looking at this beautiful rocking horse she created, we can't help but won... Read Post


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