Category Archive: wood

Jan 19

Wooden Pyrographic Poppy Box

woodburned poppy box front

I made this between projects, when I had just finished with a large one (I think it was the owl) and wasn’t yet ready to start something big. I bought this wooden box at Michael’s.  They’re not too expensive, and this one came inside a larger box.  Of course, as soon as I started to …

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Aug 25

Peacock Box

peacock box inside

  After I spent all that time painting the Adele Bauer-Bloch II project, I felt inspired by Klimt. I loved his gold upon gold layering, the bright colors, and especially the repeated patterns. Something made me think of peacocks, and peacock-inspired patterns. The eye shape of a peacock’s tail is very distinctive. The way it …

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Aug 13

Red box

red-box.jpg

This is a little wooden box that I bought at Michaels for, I think, 99 cents.  The kids wanted to do woodburning, and once I got the tool heated up, it sounded like a fun thing for me to do too.  My original plan was to put a wood veneer in the inset parts of …

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