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Se7en’s Bark Art Boats and Beasts, An Earth Day Challenge…

April 23rd, 2010 · 9 Comments




We celebrated Earth Day by heading outdoors, of course!!! We had ourselves a bit of a natural scavenge challenge.

Here was the task: Make anything you like out of anything natural and return to the workbench for photographing… thirty minutes time limit.


We use bark as mulch and we have heaps of it all over our garden and really no one can resist arting with it… Even I have to make the odd bark goodie, can’t resist!!!


Most of the returning artists had bark boats…


or bark beasts…


Here are all the details:

  1. A Lavender Lady:
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  3. A Whale:
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  5. A Chilli-Tongued Snake:
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  7. Some Sharing Bugs:
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  9. An Elephant Face:
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  11. A Three Sailed Boat:
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  13. And Another:
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  15. A rowing boat:
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  17. And A Tall Ship:
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  19. And A Cell Phone:
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Hope you had fun on your Earth Day:


With lots of…


from the Se7en Hoods.

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Outdoors

9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Phyllis // Apr 23, 2010 at 1:49 am

    What wonderfully creative art! Creative idea, too, Mom. Bravo to you all!

  • 2 se7en // Apr 23, 2010 at 8:06 am

    Hi P, Glad you like our bark art. I hope you have a fun weekend together… Our weather is looking so good: crisp and autumny… can’t wait to get out there!!!

  • 3 5orangepotatoes // Apr 23, 2010 at 2:18 pm

    Hmmm, the lavender lady is my favorite….or the chili tongued snake? I really like the bark land forms too.

    Such a creative bunch over here! Happy Earth Day.


  • 4 se7en // Apr 23, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    Hi 5orangepotatoes – Glad you like our creations and hope you have a fabulous birthday weekend!!!

  • 5 Rana // Apr 24, 2010 at 1:47 am

    The imagination is a wonderful thing. These are great.

  • 6 se7en // Apr 24, 2010 at 7:24 am

    Hi R, Thanks for visiting!!! Glad you liked our creations – we have had such fun following the Great Outdoors Challenge!!! Hope you have a great weekend with your kids!!!

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