Category: "Flowers and plants"

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 »

Greenery and flowers

by brae  

I made some small bushes from greenery I bought at the minis shows from A Little More in Miniatures.  I planted the stems in styrofoam painted brown and added yellow tips on a few of the branches.  I then planted some of the black-eyed Susans I made… more »

Rudbeckia, or black-eyed Susans

by brae  

I'm starting to assemble bits for the landscaping, and one of my favorite wildflowers is the black-eyed Susan.  :]  I've made Bonnie Lavish kits in the past, but she is no longer selling and the kits are hard to find.  These flowers are relatively… more »

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