A Wind in the Door is a gate that announces the presence of things unseen. When open, it allows humans and other earthly creatures to pass. When closed, fairies, spirits, and other wind-borne creatures can still move through it, and the sounds of the gate panels are the only evidence they were here at all. … More A Wind in The Door: A Fairytale Gate
From The Golden Key by George MacDonald: “It was a curious creature, made like a fish, but covered instead of scales, with feathers of all colours, sparkling like those of a hummingbird. It had fins, not wings, and swam through the air as a fish does through the water. Its head was like the … More When Fish Fly
From the Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams “She was quite the loveliest fairy in the whole world. Her dress was of pearl and dew-drops, and there were flowers round her neck and in her hair, and her face was like the most perfect flower of all. And she came close to the little Rabbit and … More A Flower Fairy in Beebe Woods
There once was a girl from Nantucket Who kept a treasure trove in a bucket. When it started to rain She strung it all on a chain and into a tin she did tuck it. A re-purposed spice tin is the perfect home for Nantucket Girl’s treasure trove. Sea creatures with swarovski crystal eyes cavort … More Nantucket Girl
Book Club Selection Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Featured Jewelry Ask Alice Charm Bracelet Who didn’t love Alice in Wonderland? White Rabbits, magic mushrooms, grumpy old mad hatters, jaberwoke and that delicious feeling of being transported into a world you never even knew existed, even though it’s just through your looking glass. It’s … More Alice’s Charming Adventures
Creativity is an escape. Immersing yourself within a project, whether its painting your bathroom, decorating a cake, or organizing photos in a scrap book, time stands still, and larger scale worries disappear for a little while. Books work the same way. Each story transports you into another world and lets you glimpse life through somebody … More Introducing Bauble Garden’s Book Club Series
A glimpse of what I’ve been working on lately: a pair of glass earrings inspired by wild orchids. I’ve been tossing this idea around for a long time, ever since I saw this amazing Roberto Cavalli Ad in a fashion magazine. The ad features a woman in a green dress bending backwards with orchids in her hair. … More Glass Lady’s Slippers
Thank you Brenda Zapatosky of BdoodleZ! She profiled me as a Featured Artist in her blog this weekend. Read the article here and then feel free to browse her Etsy shop to see the creative cards she designs. FYI- She also does customized Christmas Cards and Invitations featuring her quirky and fun pen and ink doodles.
A Garden is a juxtaposition of shapes both architectural and organic. It is infused with colors and light. The garden moves as water sparkles, leaves rustle, and grasses sway. A Bauble is a whimsical object that can be enjoyed simply for its beauty and charm. A Bauble Garden is a collection of objects that may … More What is a Bauble Garden?