FarmVille Pic of the Day: Paul Hempenstall's St. Patty's Day Farm

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With St. Patrick's Day quickly approaching, I decided to feature an incredible FarmVille St. Patty's Day themed farm. Paul Hempenstall, an Irishman who goes by paddy paul on the FarmVille Forums, crafted a marvelous St. Patrick's Day themed farm that is absolutely coated in the luck of the Irish. The farm design features a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, a four leaf clover made entirely out of trees, a dancing St. Patrick's pig, and a St. Patrick's Day fortress at the north.

However, despite all the amazing hay bale art, in the end Mr. Hempenstall is in a FarmVille player, and he has designed his farm in a way that makes sure it is still functional. He has a huge animal collection, lots of buildings, and space to plant crops. It seems Mr. Hempenstall has struck the perfect balance between function and form; isn't that what design is all about?

Continue reading to see what Paul Hempenstall had to say about his St. Patrick's Day themed farm.
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What inspired your creative farm design?
Being Irish, St. Patrick's Day is a big part of my year and I am also lucky enough to have a son born on the same day: the luck of the Irish.

Do you have any awesome decorating tips to share?

Don't be afraid to try using every item on your farm as part of a picture or design.You would be amazed at what works.

How did you create the wonderful crop and hay bale art?

At first, the hay bale art was a lot of trial and error, but once I got the hang of it ,I found it quite easy.

How did you go about making the perfectly shaped pig and top hat? Was it difficult?

A friend of mine actually suggested the pig and rainbow so I gave it a try and was very happy with the end result.

How long did it take you to complete the design?
The whole design took about a week,spending about 5 to 6 hours a day. -Paul Hempenstall a.k.a. paddy paul :D


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