Looking for a statement piece this holiday season? Look no further. Fiber Artist Laura Hunter creates luxurious hand-dyed silk scarves, jackets, and dresses for any occasion, with some practical as well as aesthetic benefits!
James Carlin combines childlike imagination with a multitude of handmade and computer-aided design techniques to create fine furniture that is as inspiring and creative as it is functional. Get ready to be blown away… Continue reading “Escape to a Magical World with James Carlin’s Gateway Cottages”
A child’s stories and musings should never be forgotten, but it’s often hard to manage and store years of your child’s work without having it just sit in the basement. Nobody is going to see it or appreciate it there.
Wendy Ellertson’s Leather Dragon Book gives you an opportunity to not just keep your child’s stories, but show them off. Let’s be honest, who isn’t going to want to look inside a leather book shaped like a dragon? Even non-mythical stories can find a fitting home within the pages. It’s just that cool.
Still with us? I thought so. See our captivating interview with Wendy, where we discuss her leather dragon books in more detail, below: Continue reading “De-clutter With Wendy’s Leather Dragon Book”
Q: Your work is based on re-contextualizing found and personal images. What is your process for finding images?
A: I have always been a collector. Throughout my life I have gathered photographs, magazine articles, tchotchkes, stickers… so many things. My childhood bedroom walls were covered with Starburst wrappers and ransom-note-style poetry. Mentors and friends have given me stacks of magazines—old and new, and my mom is a great resource, sending me thrift store and yard sale oddities that are sweet, funny or disturbing, as well as scrapbooks, postcards, and family heirlooms recovered from the depths of former home basements and garages. Continue reading “Artist Interview: Serena Stevens”