Category: News

When failure becomes success…

As an artist/designer, when your work becomes boring and sales slow to a trickle, you can either give it up, or shake it up. 2019 was that year for me…

Warm for the Holidays…

Gifting is guilt-free when you choose American-made recycled handcraft! Here’s a sampling of what’s in store for you at the galleries across the country:

Paying it forward…

Those who follow me here, know that philanthropic efforts play a significant part in my company’s mission…

If I was a newsletter…

Today’s techncial issues prevent me from sending out a newsletter.So– If I Was A Newsletter, this is What I Would Say…

Chicago’s Cultural Center…

Of all the things I saw in Chicago, this was probably the most spectacular of them. If you only have an hour to spend in Chicago, spend it here.

Chicago fashions and bronze peacocks…

Today’s walkabout leads me to a trader’s coat at the History Museum, and the famous Peacock Doors at the Palmer House.

Creative Minds on Orcas Island…

A friend of mine, Janet Gadallah, has opened an art gallery here, so I’ve come to pay her a visit and to deliver some summer straws.

In the news: Green Living Journal…

…”Heather first started using recycled because she couldn’t find quality clothing she could afford. [Even after] her finances improved, her love of the hunt remained strong…

A requiem for a hat…

It is with a mix of nostalgia and sadness that I announce the end of the line for the hat that started it all…

Another Beginning…

After putting my business aside for much of last year to attend to family matters, I returned to find my website of about 6 years in need of updates.  But the more I worked with it, the more broken pieces I found, until finally… Continue Reading “Another Beginning…”