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It’s been 5 years since the original idea of creating a wire crochet butterfly installation crossed my mind. Part of a brainstorming session with my friend Tracy in San Diego about the “Rites of Passage” theme for a festival the next year. 400 more words


Last Days Before the Opening of Butterfly Rainforest

Easter Monday. It’s a thing here in Australia, a holiday from work, many businesses are closed and a source of confusion for this visitor plus a few Aussies, too. 305 more words


Uninterrupted Work

It has been such a luxury to have days and days in a row of uninterrupted time to just work on my Butterfly Rainforest! Each day brings such a huge amount of progress it leaves me so much to look forward the next day. 233 more words


Early Build Days

Thank You to everyone who patiently reads through my progress reports as I am creating all posts with my smartphone. I suspect there are formatting issues I’d be twitching to fix if I had my laptop! 312 more words


Day 2 - Settling into the Residency House

A rainy day here in tropical Cairns, perfect for unpacking and settling into the Residency House:

That huge 20Kg box of supplies I’ve carried all over the Pacific Ocean is finally unpacked, permanently. 305 more words


Display racks

this is the branch rack hiding behind the brooches in the other pictures

I am always in search of a new way to display my wire crochet brooches.   163 more words

Images In Bloom

Rainforest Butterfly: Flight Prep - Lots of Progress

Great progress has been made on various designs and the size of other pieces:

Pink Flowered Evodia Tree base

12″of 22 Gauge Green Colored Copper Wire… 109 more words