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How to make a Chicken wire frame

This week I decided to work on small projects.  I decided to try a chicken wire frame since I have a small collection of open back frames. 244 more words

DIY Projects

Assignment 2: The Beautifully Deconstructed Body

About the Work

Symmetry, texture, pattern and repetition were the main elements I explored in this piece.

My chosen body part is the female breasts. I researched a few artworks with breasts as the subject to make sure I can commit to the anatomical form before actually making the moldings. 599 more words

Art Lab

DIY Dress Form from Chicken Wire

Pinching Pennies

Dress forms are really expensive! I’ve been wanting to get one for a while, mostly to hold an unfinished apron or model my latest skirt creation for easy pinning. 739 more words


Sad news

Well, I have some upsetting news—the coop isn’t finished. We did not get near as much production done as I had anticipated. We ran into some issues with a few of the tools that made some tasks very hard to complete and we quickly got discourage. 970 more words


Let's Have Some Halloween Fun!

This is the first crisp fall weekend we’ve had, dipping down to “this is a phenomenal Saturday for hiking” and “let’s bring in the ferns before Sunday morning’s frost.” So what better to do than plan a Friday night/Saturday morning project, so we could reward ourselves with that hike? 585 more words

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DIY Trellises for Peas

I love eating fresh peas right off the plants, especially when I’m working in the garden and just need a little healthy snack. Since I’m about to grow more peas until the end of the season, I decided to build some trellises now for them to climb onto later. 78 more words


Big Kids

So, the babies are now outside full time at 6 weeks old. 6 weeks is what is recommended, weather permitting. You don’t want to put them ouside if it is the middle of winter. 681 more words