June 17, 2019

It’s been raining a lot, so I want to make myself a rain coat. I did my research and discovered a technique known as waxed cotton, waxed canvas or tin cloth. It’s a process of permeating cotton fabric with a combination of waxes and oils to make it water resistant.

I bought myself all the necessary materials and got to work experimenting with different techniques. These are the results.

June 7, 2019

This photo is inspired by that famous painting of the farmer couple standing in front of a house and the man holding the pitchfork.

In this week’s video, Mennonite Corn travelled to his home town to help momma in the garden.

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June 3, 2019

Spring is here — although it doesn’t feel like it — and it’s time to get plants and seeds in the ground if there’s to be an autumn harvest, so Mennonite Cornelius got to work both planting some greens in his apartment but also made the pilgrimage to his hometown to help get mom’s garden sown.

May 30, 2019

About a month ago, I put up the decorative lights in my studio. I have also been getting more plants in the studio. The art is from a friend. Combine the 3 and mmmm, the asymmetrical balance feels nice.

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May 11, 2019

I’m starting to think Menno Corn isn’t really a Mennonite because he’s just spending money with no regard! Yes, it’s a beautiful Monstera, but $30 on a plant?! Handyman Corn also put up those lights in this week’s video, so here’s a glamour shot of said lights with some of Menno Corn’s plants.

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May 6, 2019

I have 2 out of the 3 lights necessary for a proper basic studio lighting set-up. Lighting the backdrop is my third missing link. A trip to Home Depot later and I got to making.

May 2, 2019

Like a true Mennonite, he felt the need for more, to keep building his collection and with spring in the air, he wanted to add some colour and vibrance, hence this Mammy Croton on the left and Polka Dot plant on the right.

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April 22, 2019

I have been using a Ziploc bag to carry around my toiletries when I’m traveling. I’m a 30 year old man. This is not right. So I righted wrong by sewing a toiletry bag.

April 15, 2019

My siblings and I were at my mom’s place last weekend to celebrate her birthday so my little nephew and I took the time to film a little story: The tale of the two swordsmen.

I also took the time to sew a button-up shirt for myself this week. It’s been too long since I’ve made one AND I want some more, so it only made sense.

March 25, 2019

I am not feeling so hot because I have a tonsil infection, but I want to remain consistent so this weeks video is about how I’m not making a video.