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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cracked Pots!

For the last 4 years, Mom and Dad have been sneaking away from work, on a Tuesday in July. 
Don't tell any of their clients, but they head out to the Cracked Pots art show at McMenamins Edgefield.
They spend the day wandering the beautiful gardens and
admiring art, made from items that were headed for the dump.
(They also drink McMenamin's beer and buy things.)

An old tricycle pulling a planter box on an old skateboard.

They really liked this artist's work.
Steampunk at it's best.

Here is what they brought home....
Dragonflies made from silverware and a crescent wrench!
We like Dragonflies, they symbolize:
 Change and Transformation

Metal work from heavy equipment. 
The Yellow metal is from a Caterpillar, the Red is from a Massey Ferguson and the Green is from a John Deere.
(It's my Dad's thing)

My folks ARE cracked pots!



  1. those are some pieces of art work

  2. Crikey ... there's some crackpots in our family too. They are very cool finds. Like you, I like dragonflies. They eat mosquitoes. Heaps of 'em!!

  3. Awesome! Is that where your dad got the idea to make the water-ski chair last year??


  4. That is pawsome Wyatt!!! I likes those Dragonflies! We gets them around here once in a while, and they are beautifuls!!
    Ruby ♥

  5. Super cool stuff, mom likes steampunk art. She loves how metal gears and gauges can turn into a beautiful work of art.

    Aroo to you,

  6. We remember the former visits! Always some fantastic and creative art!

  7. Cool!! I'll have to get Momma to take a pic of the pup planter she bought at da Cottonwood Art Festival... it were made out of metal scrap...

  8. Oh but that dragonfly is just totally brilliant!

  9. That dragonfly looks fantastic, and it looks like you love it too Wyatt! Your garden is going to look spectacular!
    Pippa :)

  10. What a fun day for your mom and dad! What fun art! Our mom would go nuts shopping at this place!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

  11. Oh Wyatt, what a beautiful things! I like the dragon flies too, but I go for the last one made of real tractors, I like to have a ride on a tractor.

  12. Very cool!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  13. Seems like a great reason for a day off.

  14. that's wonderful! I wish we had such things in my back yard too... sadly we not even finished the pallet chair - mom nailed it. literally :o)

  15. How absolutely marvelous! I love the use of upcycled materials...beautiful AND kind to the Earth!

  16. That is just the coolest! LOVE all of those things that your mom and dad picked out! Especially the dragonfly...that is really special! Isn't it amazing what they can do with spoons and forks??? Happy Saturday!