Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage. Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms.
"Environmentally beneficial, very affordable, not to mention unique, arborsculpture could indeed become practical alternatives for producing smart, eco-positive furniture, landscaping, and shelter." James Nestor- Dwell Magazine, February, 2007 You too can accomplish the tree shaping projects of your desires and support the growth of this art by purchasing Richard's book. Arborsculpture- Solutions for a Small Planet Reviews The book includes the history of the art, how to do it yourself and interviews with nine tree trunk artist from six different countries. "You, like I may dream of having unique furniture or artwork in your garden. You may want a distinctive fence to screen a private yard.
Why not try it out on your nails instead? You can keep it simple within the same color family or go bold and crazy—whatever suits your mood! Step 1: Get Your Supplies Together To start, make sure you have all of your supplies handy. For this manicure, you will need three different nail polishes (make sure that at least two of them are thick enough that they can cover the base color), Scotch tape, and a fast-dry topcoat like Seche Vite. For this manicure, I used two colors from the new Minnie Mouse Collection by OPI, If You Moust You Moust and The Color of Minnie, along with my favorite silver nail polish, Stardust by Deborah Lippmann.