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Thursday, 07 September 2017 13:00

Faux Bois: Diane Husson

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How is it chair & table, below, appear grown from the trees?
Never have I seen faux bois this beautiful. Nor so well mated to its site.
The impression deep, I pinned it to my own pinterest garden board. Perhaps, one
of my century old pecan trees could handle this type of faux bois. Two years in our ca. 1900 house and 99.8% of what I see for gardens does not pass go for our garden.
If the grass, below, were grown as Tara Turf, and the table/chair set at angles more appropriately, below, the scene becomes, timeless. Appropriate angles? Chair/table must appear in relationship to the person who just left after reading a long letter from a dear friend while drinking hot tea. Demand much? Yes.
My tribe understands, 2-3 for lunch in the Conservatory, and ask their thoughts for exact table/chair placement. Probably a good 15 minute discussion. With added time for going into the vignette, adjusting, walking away for perspective, going in to adjust again.

Diane Husson, sculptor, designs & creates by hand the faux bois, above. Each piece unique, no molds. Glad her name was on the pic, above.
From her website, " My latest quest is to make sculpted concrete faux bois furniture that appears to be formed from live branches and still growing curious vines. These benches, chairs and tables are created to look like artifacts from an ancient civilization where the boundaries between nature and the spirit world were paper thin, and some secret wisdom is waiting patiently to be rediscovered. "
She's succeeding in her quest.
Garden & Be Well, XO T
This is not a sponsored post. Wildly impressed with Diane Husson's work. She also creates large scale art pieces for commercial clients.

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