Rooting around in my fridge, I found a couple of shrunken apples and decided to carve them into little heads. I’m drying them in the oven to see how long they will last—at least until Halloween, I hope! I’ve done root vegetables, like turnips, this way too. Give more of a rustic, old world … More Shrunken Apple Heads
I love the genre of creating little worlds in things like Altoid tins, suitcases, small cardboard boxes, etc. Something about having something that looks like one thing on the outside, but opens to reveal something different or unexpected on the inside, greatly appeals to me. I recently made one such thing in a little 1950s … More Secret Little World
This project has been knocking around my crafting table for several months now and I finally got around to putting it together. It’s a simple brooch made of layers of fabric scraps, including a vintage doily, a piece of velvet, a bit of a man’s 70s tie, and topped with a piece of antler decorated … More Velvet Elk Brooch
This is a roughly 6 ft tall scarecrow that I collaborated on with Dver of imWalde for the Mt Pisgah Mushroom Festival Scarecrow Contest. It won in the “Most Original” category. Made of a deer pelvis, burlap, twine, Indian Plum branches, feathers and rusty bells, with a metal and bamboo base. October 2015.