I came up with this simple trick to give PVC pipe a realistic wood texture when I built a few plastic didgeridoos a couple of years ago. It would also work for theater, home decor or backyard tiki-bars! Send an invite if you build that last one.
DIY Concrete Leaf Bird Bath DIY Concrete Leaf Bird Bath - love this idea! Those leaves look like rhubarb leaves to me. Hmmm may have to do something like this. Especially if I do a cob house some day, this would be a great wall feature/shelf.
Perfectly Twisted Handmade Wire Wrapped Beaded and Gemstone Jewelry: Learning to Weave Jewelry Wire - Basic 1 to 1 loop and coils. This lady does the MOST incredible wire wrapped jewelry I've ever seen!