“They’re pink” “Beets” “Beets?” “Beets…it’s what makes them sweet” “I’m not really a beet kind of guy” “just put it in your mouth, jerk” If you are a Carol fan from The Walking Dead you remember those lines from a recent episode. Carol is my favourite. I love the duality of her nature. On one … More Carol’s ‘Acorn & Beet’ Cookie Necklace
I made these today as I thought about BBQs getting fired up soon. It occurred to me that little girls should have some BBQ food for their dolls too. And if the dolls should have food, why not make it realistic? There are lots of plastic mass produced doll food in the big box stores…but … More BBQ Ribs & Baked Potato for 18 Inch Dolls
This weekend brought news that we were in for more snow Monday. I have seriously had my fill of winter!!! I could wait no longer for spring…if the real blooms aren’t happening, I was going in search of some faux ones. Normally, I’m not a fan of silk flowers and fake plants, but Michael’s … More A Mini Succulent Garden
Spring has sprung (or it’s trying) and soon the valley fruits of Nova Scotia will be too. I can’t wait! I see homemade jams and pies in my near future…. For now, I’ve baked up some faux ones. At the top of our family favourites are blueberry (my husband’s pick) and my favourite … More Favourite Pie?
Chocolate chip cookies have to be one of my favourite foods to shrink down. They aren’t exactly easy, as there are several stages of texturing and shading, but call me crazy, it’s almost therapeutic. To achieve realism -if that is the look you are going for- it’s all about the texturing and shading. I … More Cookies in Clay (a recipe)
This is just a quick follow-up post on my experiment with the clay I made yesterday. After I made the clay, I packed it into a nice ball and ‘greased’ it a bit with some baby lotion and tightly wrapped it in saran wrap. This afternoon, I put it to the test with a few … More Cold Porcelain Clay (part 2)