Feb 25, 2023

 Call me at the beach house!

(just came upon this image- a wall panel I made for my friend Janet :)

Jan 2, 2022

Happy New Year!

 Back to work at long last.

Many thanks to Helen, who waited so patiently for these frames.

Dec 18, 2019

December gratitude

For me, being able to relax and do mindful work which makes folks happy is priceless.
And many thanks to the lovely Beth who took the time to leave me such nice feedback.

Dec 14, 2019

off to Canada...

crossing fingers that this custom order flies swiftly to Montreal and arrives in time for Christmas!

Jul 13, 2019

it's official...she's really happy with the bowl!

So happy and grateful for this thoughtful positive feedback from the lovely K!
Once I wrap and ship something into which I put so much work, thought and care...relieved and excited that it met the expectations of the individual whose idea it was in the first place!
thank you K! and Congratulations on your big day.

Jun 8, 2019

New Bowl... for the lovely K

A young bride-to-be
wrote to tell me of her interest in plant symbolism, and provided names of plants and flowers whose meanings she'd like to convey to the future recipient of the above bowl.
Just shipped this one off and can't wait for her to see it in person!

Dec 9, 2018

Tori's serving sets

    package headed to Colorado.....

Mar 8, 2018

chair at home, on Lake Mary Road.

photo by my favorite D.A.

Jan 13, 2018

never too early for Christmas ornaments...

Mailed this morning, to the lovely X, of Hascombe....getting ready for Christmas 2018!

Nov 26, 2017

This just in-

a big "thank you" to lovely photographer Adrianne, and the Somerville Scout, for kindly including my spoons in their 2017 Holiday Gift Guide!

Jun 8, 2017

for my favorite new neighbor-

Jul 25, 2016

          a new wedding frame...

Dec 24, 2015


 happy 2016 !

Oct 25, 2015

new bowl-

a custom beech bowl for Katie, just finished:

Aug 27, 2015

bee and hydrangea

flower gazing after shipping Sara's spoon to Fairfield, IA

Aug 19, 2015

Arlington Garden Visit

visited a favorite space today, designed by PMG

Aug 4, 2015

7 candles for...

Took a break from wood burning  to celebrate with with family on Sunday.

Just now finished wrapping up 7 more orders to ship out in the morning.

The boxes contain 16 spoons,  3 sets of chopsticks and many hours of work and love :)

cake photo credit goes to the lovely Jean Gee

Jul 20, 2015

4 orders wrapped, 26 utensils to go.

4 packages will go to:

-Kirknewton, West Lothian, UK
-Louisiana , New Orleans
-Southern Pines, North Carolina
-Sparks,   Maryland

Also Lots of custom orders in the works;  no idea why July 17 and 18 found my shop  exponentially busier than usual.  Thank You to my lovely and patient customers. Off to the post office!

Apr 29, 2015

what to wear this spring...

 pleased to have had my wooden shoes mentioned favorably in the shiny spring 2015 issue of Canada's Homefront Magazine

Dec 29, 2014

Some wonderful pieces crafted by superlative Etsy artisans....


Nov 28, 2014

Blue Cloud Gallery and Betsy Lenora

As if we needed more reasons to love Betsy Lenora and Blue Cloud Gallery of Somerville, MA:

(all photo credits belong to Blue Cloud Gallery, I believe..)


713 Broadway, Ball Square.

Oct 25, 2014

Wedding server set for the lovely Holly...

-photographed atop my favorite hand stitched piece by Etsy's Stitchado
-garden setting courtesy of lovely master gardner PMG!

Jun 8, 2014

Mar 24, 2013

just completed these custom hangers for the lovely Holly...