Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Keep your eyes open for miscellaneous small things that can be used as scenery

I'm doing a design at the moment that incorporates a rather unusual industry: a landscape supply company, the kind with lots of fountains and statuary piled around outside. I was scratching my head trying to think what I would use for all this outside merchandise, and got the answer recently when browsing a craft store: glass or ceramic beads. I will just select the appropriate sizes and shapes, and paint and weather them.

The experience reminded me that all kinds of random bits can be pressed into service on a layout. Look around you, see any ideas?

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