Noble Fir and Eucalyptus Wreath - "Create this glittering decoration by trimming a noble fir wreath with silvery ornaments and sprigs of seeded eucalyptus." from Martha Stewart, one of 33 wreath ideas when you click through the image
Twig tree sculpture alternative for xmas. Collect driftwood in summer or trimmings in fall, build a tree for Christmas, and use the bits as kindling to keep warm in January. I'd be tempted to leave this tree up all year round.