How to Make an Origami Orchid

How to Make an Origami Orchid

Time is short, but I’ve found a beautiful holiday table top decoration idea for you. The North American Orchid Center  has…

Photographing Flowers on a Lightbox

Photographing Flowers on a Lightbox

This time of year there are lots of packages arriving by mail. When a package arrives, everyone is either trying to squirrel…

Concrete Outdoor Art by Studio Ossidiana

Concrete Outdoor Art by Studio Ossidiana

Sight Unseen has a great writeup about Dutch Design Week (October 21-29, 2016). There were many interesting items, but a couple caught my…

The Intimate City Collage Maps of Sohei Nishino

The Intimate City Collage Maps of Sohei Nishino

Sohei Nishino seems to have captured so many things that I love in his art.  Foreign cities, travel, maps, photography, collage,…

Word Diets and Pink Polka Dot Geraniums

Word Diets and Pink Polka Dot Geraniums

I’m on a word diet.  It’s just like Atkins, but instead of eating steaks slathered in butter, I have to…

Rocket Box Bat Houses

Rocket Box Bat Houses

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]So everyone knows that we need to save the bees.  And pollinators too.  But what are all the pollinators? Well,…

Raquel Rodrigo’s Urban Garden Cross-Stitching

Raquel Rodrigo’s Urban Garden Cross-Stitching

I gave up cross stitching after some serious burnout from making a pillow for a sorority sister back in college….

Modernist Delight: The Decordova Museum

Modernist Delight: The Decordova Museum

Two Big Black Hearts by Jim Dine ence pence by ursula von Rydingsvard Are You Here? by Johnathan Getelson Johnathan…

The 365 Day Photography Challenge of A Landscape Photographer

The 365 Day Photography Challenge of A Landscape Photographer

I’ve been trying to make new habits – exercise, diet change, social media consistency, writing consistency, and art making are…

The Art Of The Bee Hive

The Art Of The Bee Hive

I miss the beehives that sat at the edge of the our garden for many seasons.  They weren’t particularly special…

I Have an Idea for Failing Glasshouse Owners – Re-Pave

I Have an Idea for Failing Glasshouse Owners – Re-Pave

Between where I live and the actual city of Boston, there is an area that was, historically, a huge growing…

A Favorite Gift – National Parks Checklist Map

A Favorite Gift – National Parks Checklist Map

I received lots of really nice gifts this year and I am so grateful for all of them.  But I…

Inspired By Luisa Brimble

Inspired By Luisa Brimble

I am nearly midway through a photography and styling class with Holly Becker of Decor8.  As we learn to create…

Dark Moods and Spirited Delights – Halloween Garden Inspiration

Dark Moods and Spirited Delights – Halloween Garden Inspiration

Are your pumpkins decorated? The last costume details complete?  Is the front porch prepared for an onslaught of candy begging…

Victoria & Albert Museum World Beach Art, Stone Mosaic Garden Inspiration

Victoria & Albert Museum World Beach Art, Stone Mosaic Garden Inspiration

Here is what is inspiring me today. The World Beach Project it is an online gallery of art made by…

Jonas Wood at David Kordansky Gallery

Jonas Wood at David Kordansky Gallery

I make little resolutions all the time so especially at the New Year I try to remind myself of those…

Landscape Letters by Charles Joseph Hullmandel

Landscape Letters by Charles Joseph Hullmandel

Yes! – I’d frame that.  I find the ‘G’ particularly nice and it reminds me of Colorado history and some…

Halloween Special – Dark Scary Gardens: Inspired by Children of the Corn

Halloween Special – Dark Scary Gardens: Inspired by Children of the Corn

I’ve been researching haunted houses in the area because my daughter wants to go to one for her birthday –…

5 Cool Facts & 5 Cool Pics of Cacti

5 Cool Facts & 5 Cool Pics of Cacti

The things you find on flickr are sometimes just achingly beautiful….now I am really really really (as opposed to just really…

Pretty Old Planting Plan

Pretty Old Planting Plan

I have so many links and interesting things that I have discovered while researching and writing my book that I can’t…

Gouache Flower Paintings from Gottorf Castle (Hi Res Downloads!)

Gouache Flower Paintings from Gottorf Castle (Hi Res Downloads!)

I discovered this morning that the entire Gottorfer Codex (danish: Gottorpsk Codex) is available on issuu. The Gottorfer Codex is a…

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