Category: "Flowers and plants"

Wee topiary pots

by brae  

I've added three styles of topiary pots to my etsy shop.  The heart is in a resin pot, and the bird and bunny are in ceramic pots.  I've painted them to a fine patina. I've also listed the third unused shop counter like the ones in Ye Olde Taxidermist. more »

Baskets o' Echeveria

by brae  

Nancy Enge has been up to crafting lately and doing a fine job of it.  :]  She's been making succulent and basket kits for her etsy shop.  I ordered up a basket kit and the EC01 Echeveria kit with hand-colored leaves. You can tell a good designer from… more »

Plantings and mowing...

by brae  

I've spent the past couple of days landscaping.  The tree and grass have been planted, and the dirt and gravel put in place. I made one branch to fit over the roof, because who is going to climb a ladder to trim it? I used Fine Ballast Dark Brown by… more »

Species reclassification - from maple to ash

by brae  

When we last left the maple tree, I had started adding the leaves.  While this was working relatively well, I stumbled across a wonderful tutorial by Connie Sauve on making realistic trees.  I kept going with the leaves, but it was still in the back of… more »

Ticking things off the list

by brae  

We've all been speaking of lists.  Mine is also a bear.  :\  I've been trying to do at least one thing per evening and concentrating on longer sessions on the weekends.  Tonight, I worked on an etsy order and then finished up the black-eyed Susans.  Say… more »

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