Tree ID

Tree ID

My MIL is visiting and went for a walk around our neighborhood. She came back with some bits and pieces of a tree. 0.o She'd like to know what it is... Anyone have any idea? Photobucket Is it paperbark maple? Acer something or other? Help.
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The big project to date (almost)

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Growing basils on my fire escape

My new bedroom!  Formerly the TV room.

My new bedroom! Formerly the TV room.

garden pron!!!

garden pron!!!

Quick mystery plant ID?

Quick mystery plant ID?

Need Some Inspiration.

Need Some Inspiration.