Sunday, June 14, 2009

Woven Playhouse: Judith Needham

Woven architecture has always fascinated me. I remember spending cool fall days in the woods near our house attempting to build a structure similar to these. Well, similar only in that it was woven. Our skill level was definitely not as refined, and resulted in more of a lean-to woven wall than a basket like structure. Fortunately we were consumed by imagination, and oblivious to the crudeness of our creation.

Judith Needham crafts these beautiful eco-friendly willow playhouses. Their whimsical fairy tale form is fitting for almost any garden. The way the light filters through the willows strengthens the connection to the outdoors and provides a wonderful place to daydream.

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