Category: "Flowers and plants"

Retro snake plant

by brae  

I made a smaller snake plant back in 2011.  I used the technique found in a book on making miniature plants out of florist tape called Miniature House Plants by Ruth Hanke.  In the book example, while the author did include painting the rough stripes of… more »

Scenic cement

by brae  

For times when I've landscaped with gravel, I've just used regular white glue with gravel sprinkled over it.  I've left it to dry and then removed the excess.  This works perfectly fine for the most part, but I thought I'd give Woodland Scenics Scenic… more »

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 »

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