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.
Easy tutorial to use make a drift wood orb. Use a hot glue gun and glue them around a beach ball. When your almost done, deflate ball, remove and close the hole with more drift wood. What a unique way to decorate a room!