prospect couple make kokedamas and concrete creations
The couple created and handmade
Draw a series of concrete pots, pots and birds.
The couple also created kokedamas, a traditional Japanese art form that uses Moss as a container for plants.
After their popularity grew, the two created a business called Y Pots Tasmania to showcase and sell their work.
\"There is so much focus now on homebrew and crafting,\" Karen said . \".
\"You can now wear handmade clothing and learn how to knit, crochet and how to knit.
\"A lot of really old skills, like blacksmiths, are coming back and may be lost.
\"For the next generation, it\'s absolutely great to watch tutorials and online classes, and what I \'ve learned since I was a child can now be passed on to my children,\" she said . \".
Karen said she was cunning as she grew up, \"always had a creative mind.
However, Gary received his passion for concrete pouring from his father, a gypsum board worker.
\"Due to the weather, the concrete is slightly different throughout the year,\" he said . \".
\"It also depends on what I\'m doing-some shapes may be harder than others.
\"Also, because you\'re trying to make it very smooth, you can\'t erase it because it\'s such a small object.
\"So, you might get something with a lot of gravel in it, and it\'s a very painful thing to get it done, so you have to study it for quite some time, \"he said.
From start to finish, it will take about two weeks for concrete pots, pots and birds to complete, Karen said.
While making concrete birds, the two were also helped by their son.
\"We got some help from our son to make the actual mold with a 3D printer,\" she said . \".
\"We adjusted it several times.
It was a bit hit and missed for a while.
Karen created kokedamas.
\"It took me about two hours,\" she said . \".
\"Then we keep them for about two weeks before we break up with them, just to make sure we make sure [the plants]
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\"I \'ve found that indoor plants are more effective for kokedamas-I \'ve found that some fleshy plants don\'t like wet feet.
The two said their work was \"not so obsessed, but sometimes close \".
\"Sometimes dinner is three hours late because we draw concrete pots on the table,\" Karen said . \".
For more information, please visit Y Pots Tasmania at www. facebook. com/ypots/.