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…

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…

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…

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…

Would You Put This Kind of Art in Your Garden?

Would You Put This Kind of Art in Your Garden?

I am hunting for a technique whereby I might be able to create my own version of this image.  I simply love…

Public Art Saves Lives: New Orleans Evacuation Sculptures by Douglas Kornfeld

Public Art Saves Lives: New Orleans Evacuation Sculptures by Douglas Kornfeld

There is little doubt in my mind that these new sculptures in New Orleans by artist Douglas Kornfeld will save lives.  Each…

Inspirations: Betsy the Bluebird

Inspirations: Betsy the Bluebird

Nine days ago we got side tracked on the way down the driveway. An afternoon of errand running got waylaid…

Porcelain Garden Sculptures by Anya Stasenko & Slava Leontyev

Porcelain Garden Sculptures by Anya Stasenko & Slava Leontyev

As some of my big garden projects work their way towards being done, I am starting to pay closer attention…

Outdoor Art: INSA Gif-itti

Outdoor Art: INSA Gif-itti

Please accept my apologies if this might be a bit too much to look at on a monday morning.  The…

Hannah McVicar & Introducing the Planting Plan Library

Hannah McVicar & Introducing the Planting Plan Library

I have an idea for a new regular feature here on Studio ‘g’ that I would love to know if…

Garden Art: Dina Weiss’s Picket Fence

Garden Art: Dina Weiss’s Picket Fence

I’m hard to please when it comes to garden art.  Though not an art critic (I wouldn’t even begin to…

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