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Joani MacCubbin with His and Hers Gardening gets mighty creative with Mother Nature and shows you how to make a person out ...
of a palm tree. Palm people are fun to hang up in your yard or use as masks for Halloween!
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Tom: Hi I’m Tom MacCubbin.
Joani: And I’m Joani MacCubbin.
Tom: And today we’re going to do one of my favorite projects. This is one that Joani put together. It’s called palm people.
Joani: Welcome to his and hers gardening.com.
Tom: And today we’re going to hop right into it here. This is kind of partially finished project. Let me show you how it starts off just like this. Have you seen this before?
Joani: It’s on a Chinese fan palm.
Tom: Yeah, Chinese fan palm, and there the bush.
Joani: The only one.
Tom: They kind off kind like that and you go through just break them off. How do you figure out to do something with this?
Joani: Well, it’s a funny thing. You know I was sitting in a little swing underneath this palms and we picked up one.
Tom: There you go.
Joani: And automatically, there is a face hopefully. There are two eye brows right here, can’t miss him and it just look like a top of a person and a nose.
Tom: Yeah, I think he covers nose and the two eyes. These here have a bad night dark eyes. Okay so what we do here to get it start?
Joani: Well, we take a little magic marker and we outline where there those eyebrows are and from there on, you can almost see your own face developing, not your personal face but a face developing.
Tom: Yeah, and this one come with—
Joani: Yeah, as a matter of fact going around the tree. We’re going to show you some others but this one to make it look like a bug, we have put a little pipe cleaner antlers and a little foam into the antlers.
Tom: Now, these don’t come with this on the top unlike you have there.
Joani: No, they don’t. This one has some hair up here that I’ve glued on and it’s made from the backing of these bronze.
Tom: Yeah, this all comes on the palm. So when you go out to the palm, you could all find the boot and then sometimes you’ll find type of material here on the Chinese fan palm, but you might find others out there to have it also. Okay, so what are we doing?
Joani: Okay, we can use that same wools and fabric from the palm to make any kind of hair, you might want to put your little animal and you can use your plain scissors. It’s wooled. It’s really tough, some of this thing we path around for many years.
Tom: Now I’d like what you have done here because what you’ve done if you’re going through and you put these eyes in here. How do you do that?
Joani: Using regular acrylic paint.
Tom: Okay, and you get that in a craft type store.
Tom: And then you put the—this is all glued on appear.
Joani: It will be.
Joani: I just put that thing I just so you could see that you could have that or you could even have something like that. Whatever you want use your imagination and it will come. The more you work with this things, the imagination just comes out.
Tom: Then you can add other things like you have there?
Joani: You can on this one right here, turn it around a little bit. We could put a bow up on the top. We could put a little yellow flower.
Tom: Daisy, I’m going to love that.
Joani: A silly hat.
Joani: Anything, you use your imagination. It will come.
Tom: Now you’ve got one over here too, it’s a little different.
Joani: Talk about silly.
Tom: Yeah, here you go.
Joani: We used to have it hang up from light in the craft room. But it’s a little space shuttle.
Tom: Yeah can you see that, United States, a space shuttle taking off there. This is back once step and show everybody what we have back here. I call this Dumbo.
Joani: That’s Dumbo.
Tom: Yeah Dumbo.
Joani: And this guy looks a little afraid of Dumbo.
Tom: Well, you know this is a modern hippy guy with a flattop there which is made you kind of—
Tom: See you can do all every kind of things and I call this from daisy. I cut like that, what do you think?
Joani: It’s cute. It’s cute.
Tom: Yeah, a little lipstick and everything else like that.
Joani: So, use your imagination see what you can come up with.
Tom: Yeah, you will have some fun, put palm person together.
Joani: Well, that’s all for now.
Tom: And for more help through videos, visit his and hers gardening.com.