Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Cropping Up Again

HATalk magazine has done a story about the Thinking Outside the Hatbox competition on Facebook. They sent me this to share with you.

This is the second time I've been mentioned in HATalk. I hope it won't be the last!

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Is the Photo Too Grainy?

A Facebook group called Mad Hatters Society sponsored a competition among its members this summer, called "Thinking Outside the Hatbox." The challenge was to create a hat out of non-millinery materials. Stuff you might have around the house, outdoors, hardware stores, or in nature. Sounded like fun, so I participated.

I entered one I made with natural wheat and cardboard. It got a bunch of likes, which was very gratifying, considering there were several excellent entries. And much to my surprise, it was a winner! It came third!

What a great way to start the weekend!

And this is what the indispensable Scott and I saw in a parking garage downtown two days later: