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.
Fusion Frames [What about other ''rule-breaking'' shapes? Letters, breaking the wall so completely that it can't frame anything, sections of frame that go off on dead-ends, distortions partly alon (Cool Crafts To Make)