Molte Grazie

Thank you greetings from Italy!

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Last week, I received an order for six custom origami crane earrings from a customer in Italy. She wanted her earrings made with gold instead of silver findings, and I happily obliged her. Continue reading “Molte Grazie”

Tubac Art Show

Art sandals by day
Comedy scandals by night
Off to Laffs Comedy tonite
–Richard Wolfson

 Art sandals by day
Comedy scandals by night
Off to Laffs Comedy tonite
–Richard Wolfson
Continue reading “Tubac Art Show”

Wabi-Sabi

How the Japanese concept of “wabi-sabi” (侘寂) is reflected on the door to my studio and in my artwork.

When the painter finished painting our studio, we discovered that he had left off the handle to our exterior door. In fact, he hadn’t even painted it to match. We decided to reattach it without painting it in celebration of the Japanese aesthetic known as “wabi-sabi.”  Continue reading “Wabi-Sabi”

Good Company

A poem inspired by our booth neighbors at the Southwest Arts Festival and these Minnesotans’ wonder at the strange “pine trees” in Indio, CA.

One of the things Richard and I love about traveling to art shows is meeting other artists. Our biooth neighbors in Indio were Erik Sauliltis and Georgia of Danceprints. They are from Minnesota and made a joking comment about the strange “pine trees” in Indio. Richard was inspired to write a quick poem about this. Continue reading “Good Company”

Southwest Art Festival

Check out our booth at the Southwest Art Festival in Indio, CA. The weather is beautiful and my Tyvek cranes are dancing in the wind.

We have set up our Little Bird de Papel booth at the Southwest Art Festival in Indio, CA. The weather is beautiful and my Tyvek cranes are dancing in the  breeze. Continue reading “Southwest Art Festival”

Trip to Indio

A poem by Richard Wolfson inspired by our road trip to Indio, CA for an arts festival.

Richard and I are headed for the Southwest Art Festival, Jan. 26-29, Indio California. Today as we traveled through inclement weather, Richard was inspired to write a quick poem. Continue reading “Trip to Indio”

First blog post

We’re excited to unveil our new blog at the same time we are unveiling our new studio facade.

We’re excited to unveil our new blog at the same time we are unveiling our new studio facade. My assistant Deb Weaver and I picked the colors to match our logo. The new facade reflects our love for color and whimsy. Continue reading “First blog post”