Category: back yard building
Making cardboard kukeri inspired costume for Halloween!
Making homemade costumes with the kids and found inspiration to make a cardboard kukeri suit.
Alpharetta Scarecrow Sketches
The Alpharetta Scarecrow Event Sketches for the AIA Scarecrow for the 2017 Scarecrow festival. Getting help from the students and parents to make this Peace Plant. Lots of sketches and pairing this with lessons going on for ‘Peace Day’ lessons. The idea of ‘Peace Day’ was a big influence on this design and the inspiration […]
Travel watercolor set, How to!
Making a travel watercolor set out of an Altoids Small tin. I wanted something I could easily pocket, sturdy, a ulta compact. I have been super happy with this solution, it is a modification of others I have found online. The big difference is that I’m using clear legos to create the cake pans. I […]
Oscar draws a bunch of squids. Chalk drawings in the street with the neighbors. 8 kids running around with chalk and bikes. It was super fun to watch Oscar rocking his squids.
Welcome to the 2013 Cardboard Costume Challenge!
Found this Today via http://thecardboardcollective.com/….. Welcome to the 2013 Cardboard Costume Challenge! Their Mission? to inspire the making of awesome handmade cardboard costumes. They have decided that this year they wanted to adopt a non-commercial, non-competitive approach (less contest, more spirit tunnel) AND to make the event more kid-centered(it’s such a valuable design opportunity for kids.) […]
‘Nature finds a way’ Jurassic Park
This spring I decided to landscaping the back yard. I cut a young oaks to bring more light into the yard. I am reusing it in the landscaping as hand rails and posts. I was moving quickly so I opted to just drop them in a hole and pack in rocks instead of using concrete. […]