1st Place with 74 points:
: "Cascade of Stone - I used Alocasia leaves from my garden and cast them in concrete to make this tiered splash guard under my downspouts. Once the concrete set I removed the leaf, then painted with concrete sealer before painting with metallics. "
2nd Place with 42 points:
: "Fall Leaf - This casting is my first try at concrete leaf making. I used a leaf from my ornamental rhubarb plant for the mold. I painted it with black concrete sealer, then used metallic acrylics brushed on in light layers until I achieved the effect I wanted. "
3rd Place with 34 points:
: "I used flower seed packages collected from past plantings to decoupage on to wooden letters. I loved the final result. "
Runner Up with 29 points:
: "Living in the South West and being an artist how can one not paint what one loves? This is an original painting I did and am quite proud of. "
Runner Up with 26 points:
: "Sewing box made from scratch.
Every piece of the house has been hand embroidered as well as every other piece. Then they all have been sewn together. No glue at all. The house has the 4 season embroidered all around. I gave this to my mom."
Runner Up with 23 points:
: "Original canvas counted embroidery, designed by me. Very fine Italian wool."
Runner Up with 19 points:
: "Fabric covered houseplant pots: Terracotta pots, scrap fabric, mod podge, sandpaper, & varnish."
Runner Up with 15 points:
: "Handmade two-pie (or two cat) basket."Click here to view all entries in this category.Back to the contest main page.