Maybe just make a branch art piece without the paint? Build cheer and deck the halls with this fun-to-build DIY Branch Shelf. See instructions here. This DIY Branch Shelf is an easy way to decorate with nature and bring the outdoors in.
Upcycle pruned branches into coat hooks. No directions; was a 'for sale' item . but could use pallets for the frame. Make sure branch sections are well dried. Pre-drill branch and frame. Use wood glue and screws (or pegs) to connect.
Birch Perch Create shelves Attach one board to the bottom of the branches using wood screws, and attach the second board to the top of the branches with wood screws. Hang the shelves using picture-hanging hooks driven into wall studs.