So while visiting over at http://www.allthingsheartandhome.com/ i ran across this cute little Fabric Tree she made and had to make one to. She has a tutorial there to show you how to make one. I didn't go purchase a wooden base i just cut a 2x4 to size and used a dowel rod i already had.
Here is my version:
Then i couldn't leave out a pic of this little guy i found at the thrift store. Chloie says i need to touch him up he's a little "scratched up" but i think he has charm!