Bower bird ideas

I'm working through a few ideas for the bower.

I love the way this broomstick has been crafted - it's very organic and free but it has a certain structure which gives it depth, despite the fact it's quite close to the base fabric:

I've settled on a sketch for the bower, it's very similar to the embroidery I did before.

Here's the sketch:

The sketch with the embroidery:

And a close up of the embroidery: