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February 8, 2019

Sometimes you just have to rescue the clearance teapots. I could not pass this one up at Target—only $8! I also love black ceramic, and have a few mugs that go with it, so it seemed like a perfect opportunity.

I’m a tea and coffee lover, and I’m one that likes my warm b...

March 29, 2017

Sometimes, as much as we love our craft, artists have motivational issues.

We get burnt out, especially those of us with non-artist jobs alongside our little burgeoning businesses. Then there are perfection issues and all of the insecurities we artists carry around with...

December 5, 2016

In designing and brainstorming, I have thought to myself, if fraktur artists had more supplies, more time, what would their Christmas decorations have looked like? This was inspiration for this year's Christmas items.

November 3, 2016

I know it has been awhile since I posted-my apologies for a long absence. How wonderful it is to be in autumn again! This autumn has been extended, and I am grateful for a few extra days of warm colors filtering the sun. Too soon we will be bundled, but this, too, can...

February 9, 2016

 It is easy to feel like a small person in a big world, isn’t it?

I am an artist, and sometimes I feel that way about my work. Why does it matter that I draw and paint and sell it and draw and paint some more? What difference does it make when the world is full of trag...

September 22, 2015

You probably know by now that I love to write letters.

I cherish the very deliberate kind of communication that takes longer but has a physical presence in another's life. A piece of one person sent through many hands and bags and trucks and over miles of road until it...

September 15, 2015

“This is the law by which we live—

It is so sweet to give and give.”

Sang the wildflowers in Hinds’ Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard.

I love flowers—both wild and tame. I grow them, I pick them, I draw them. I look for them in fields and forests, on mountains an...

August 28, 2015

There are those, in this world, who feel an extreme compulsion have the right stuff. Not just any stuff, but those special items related to specific tasks. You know what I mean—the latest, greatest, best-of-the-class kind of gear for whatever the task. “You cannot simp...

July 14, 2015

I actually finished my first sewing project, inspired by fraktur motifs.

For those of you who did not see the first post about this little rabbit trail I’m on, you can read about it in the previous post.

I thought I ought to say a few words about how I have enjoyed this...

June 23, 2015

For those of you who follow my mom’s blog, rebekahlsmith.blogspot.com, you will know that she recently went to Iowa to teach a wool appliqué workshop at Wheaten Woolens. I went along as a helper, in exchange for bringing a few things with me to sell. It was an adventur...

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