We were talking about futzing with clay. A publicist sent me a free copy of The Sparkle Factory, and the girls and I have spent a surprising amount of time in the last week playing with the surprisingly addictive process of making clay rings, using the tutorial from the book.
It looks a little like this:
And then you have this!
My ring is pretty sedate--
--but the girls' rings are AMAZING!
|Sydney's ring has a top embellished with clay discs.|
|Willow's ring has an embedded crinoid fossil!|
Would the chickens tolerate having their footprints made in clay, I wonder?