Category: "Flowers and plants"

The Bay Tree - part 3

by brae  

Continuing work on the Bay Tree kit from The Miniature Garden.  I painted the branches a mix of dark grey brown and used a stylus to add a center vein to all of the leaves in the package.  I figured I would curl all of the leaves even if I ended up have… more »

Happy Easter 2014!

by brae  

Archer and Juniper are sharing some treats today! I've used a basket from Nikki Rowe and ribbon candy from Blondie.  The birds are by Barbara Ann Meyer, and the plants are from Michelle of Little Rabbit Minis and miniatures.com. The white Easter bunny… more »

The Bay Tree - part 2

by brae  

Continuing work on the Bay Tree kit from The Miniature Garden.  I departed from the instructions slightly in this next step.  The kit indicated using florist tape to cover the stem, but I never have luck with that.  Instead, I used Durham's Water Putty… more »

The Bay Tree - part 1

by brae  

I spent a lot of time on the Creatin' Contest this weekend and now it's time for a break from building.  This is the Bay Tree kit from The Miniature Garden.  This is what I have in mind for the Brownstone bay window space on the main floor. Talk about… more »

Heritage chimney ivy and lawn ornaments

by brae  

While I don't want to cover up all the lovely egg carton brickwork of the massive chimney, I do think some ivy is in order.  You know I don't shy away from cutting and shaping individual leaves, but I found something that not only looked realistic but m… more »

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