Here's another tutorial I came across online - mini bales! Of course you can buy pre-made bales but what's the fun in that? Besides, most of the ones I've seen for sale have been either too big or too small. I wanted something in between. Instead of a milk carton, I used pieces from that Breyer box … Continue reading Friday Find – Mini Straw Bales
DIY Hay Nets and Muck Buckets
Several years ago I posted a picture of some muck buckets I had made from recycled Jello cups. This isn't exactly a tutorial for that, but since I was making a new one I figured I would get some pictures as I went along. They're really, really simple. I scratched the use-by dates off with … Continue reading DIY Hay Nets and Muck Buckets
I've been pretty awful with updating this thing this month. I haven't been doing much hobby-wise that's all that interesting anyway. Plus, I'm working full-time again, (yay!) which means less time devoted to all of my hobbies. (so sad) Off and on I'll continue painting my barn... I think I've gotten the white the way … Continue reading Catzilla
You get what you pay for.
Let me introduce you the the watercolor that has cleverly disguised itself as acrylic paint! Yeah. This stuff has so much water in it that it has the consistency of watercolors, which is very frustrating. But a lesson had to be learned here... you honestly do get what you pay for. Never again, Jo-Ann! I … Continue reading You get what you pay for.
Progress is slow…
... and I have a very short attention span. It's ridiculous how many projects I've got "in the works" right now. I can never focus on one thing at once. People who can are amazing. My little brothers are completely fascinated with the cardboard barn I'm building. The youngest especially... then again, he pretty much idolizes … Continue reading Progress is slow…