Thursday, 24 April 2014

Castle for Little Fairies

A small cottonwood bark carving ''Castle for Little Fairies''.
It is about 12'' high and was inspired by one of my Yule ornaments:


4 comments:

  1. Feels like it's really a castle from fairy tales that hidden somewhere in forest.
    I think that it's a great idea to leave some detail of bark not carved, I am enjoying all the details! Amazing job!

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    1. Yeah, people sometimes ask me if they could put those in their gardens... It would look pretty nice but I think the bark wouldn't survive outside for too long.

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    2. Many people put big or small wooden sculptures in their gardens and, I think, there is something special for these purposes: protective stain and lacquer or anything else. And it really would look nice in a garden!

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    3. There are some products but they need to be re-done once a while. I have lots of driftwood woodspirits around the house, they get beaten a lot, especially during winter, but they are wood spirits - they must endure :)

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