Category: "Flowers and plants"

Milo Valley Farm - landscaping, part 2

by brae  

Continuing work on the landscaping. I touched up the paint over the stucco application and dirtied up the lower portion of the stone foundation with a brown and black paint wash. more »

Milo Valley Farm - landscaping, part 1

by brae  

I made the initial landscaping base from builders foam. Before going further, I went ahead and ran wiring for the barn since the landscaping will be put in place over it.… more »

Milo Valley Farm - landscaping - flowers, part 2

by brae  

I've spent some time making more white flowers.  I now have 81.  It doesn't look like a lot, though, so I will need to keep going.  :] Keli recommended some green origami paper for the calyxes since my painted paper wasn't working so well.  It's a… more »

Milo Valley Farm - landscaping - flowers, part 1

by brae  

I've got something up my sleeve which will require a lot of tiny white flowers. *a lot* I'm starting with tiny pre-cut impatiens from Small Talk (no website, purchased at the local shows). They have some imperfections in punching, but they will work well overall. I'll clean them up a bit as needed.… more »

Milo Valley Farm - landscaping - leaves

by brae  

I've made leaves from scratch in the past, but this time I am using a different approach. I bought two packets of pre-cut maple leaves in brown paper. These are by Marcy Jaffe but I bought them from a secondary seller on eBay. I decided to make up one packet, which includes two sheets, to start.… more »

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