Winter is Coming Ring – Sterling silver, 14kt gold, London blue topaz One of the many benefits of attending an artsy-fartsy school as a child meant I had unlimited access to their costume department–back then we could “check out” a costume as you would a library book and I made use of that as often… Read More
Last winter, when we felt as though we were living in a snow globe, Jesse and I dreamt up our humble veggie patch. There is something so cozy about planning a garden in winter, and I must say it’s about the only thing that keeps me sane during the dreaded late January/February months. I have… Read More
Meet ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’, a deep pink beauty growing happily in our container garden. When this rose was in her full flush last June, every day I oohed and awed and how lovely (and huge!) the blossoms were and was quite pleased with it’s disease resistance–not a speck on those leaves. But then midgegate… Read More
Isn’t this False Crocus Geometer moth (Xanthotype urticaria) lovely? Native to North America, these moths are commonly found in deciduous forested areas but until the other day, surprisingly, I had never seen one before. This is a smallish moth–I’d say about the same size as a cabbage white–and apparently the males have more spots so perhaps… Read More
WINNER SELECTED!! Thank you all so much, no really–from the bottom of my heart–for all of your kind comments. GOSH. I am so blown away by your kindness and wish I had one of these bracelets for each of you! As for selecting the winner, I used Random.org to help me with this and Vicki… Read More
Top to Bottom: An Art Deco-inspired Aventurine Ring in recycled sterling and vintage brass / An elven-inspired Imperial Jasper ring in recycled sterling with vintage brass leaves / This mess is normal 😉 Very excited to share my next post with you–a jewelry giveaway!
Thank you Mom and Del for sharing your beautiful garden with us. I wish I had gotten better photos–next time!