Under the Gumtrees . . . Wine Soup & Honey for an Olde Lawya’s Soul

  This is not the first time I have posted on social media about this spot.  The images are from a few years ago when I was fluffing around out here near the front veranda.  It’s one of my favourite spots, one of those down-home feel-good spaces. My beautiful feliscatus model is our sweet girl, Gracie, a chocolate Burmese (brown point).  It was February at the time, high summer in Australia, when casual eating under…

Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)

Following on from (1) & the tin wall grows, grows  . . .  progressing along the wall . . .         Indeed one must consider power points/outlets.           After the tin square is cut I carefully measure & cut out the spots for the electrical outlets. Yes, the hole is made before I attach the tin sheet to the wall. Basically, I measure distances on the gyprock, scribble…

Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (1)

Sharing this project, a work in progress, in 2 posts so you can see the wall evolving from the plain gyprock/drywall it was into a feature wall with vintage rusty patina made from old pressed tin. I have had these mixed pieces of pressed metal lying around for some years now.  I knew I would find the right project for them eventually.     They are the original old tin sheets often found on the…