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What’s New, Pussycat?

What’s New, Pussycat?

It’s been an interesting year, that’s for sure, and I thought I’d give you all a little update. Haven’t been hanging around Farm and Foundry very much, because I’ve been spinning off in new directions. Mainly, I’m splitting my time between Drinking with Chickens and my art. This doesn’t mean I […]

Mixed Metal Industrial Candleholder DIY

Mixed Metal Industrial Candleholder

For our holiday table this year, I wanted candles. Lots of them. And I wanted a bit of copper. And I wanted some sort of unique centerpiece that didn’t take up a lot of room so that there was plenty of space for food and elbows and…flights of wine (priorities). […]

A Modern Holiday Wreath

A Modern Holiday Wreath

Sometimes you need a little copper in your (holiday) life. What you’ll need: a length of 1/4″ copper refrigerator tubing (for an approx. 17″ diameter wreath, you’ll need about 54″ of tubing…math…it hurts) 3 small-medium sized tillandsias (xerographica shapes work great for this) a few small sprigs of evergreen a […]

I Have This Thing with Rust

I Have This Thing with Rust

Hi. Hello. Let’s talk about rusty steel for a moment. Because I’m obsessed enough that everyone should be at least a little concerned about me. I know exactly where my fixation comes from. My family’s fourth-generation company (Wilmington Iron Works) is the oldest machine shop and repair facility in the Los Angeles […]