Olmsted Stamp

This shouldn’t really count as a craft, but I have a lot of things to post over the next days. I got these Frederick Law Olmsted (the founder of American landscape architecture) stamps and framed them to send to a few friends from grad school.

Glass Fusion

In honor of America’s Birthday, I attended the North Carolina Fourth of July Festival in Southport, NC. One of the highlights of the day was visiting the craft fair in the park. My mom bought some beautiful iron pieces for ivy; I bought a beautiful vase from a local glass artisan, Stephanie Manke of Wilmington, NC. It was difficult choosing […]

Tacky Landscapes

I have begun the somewhat laborious process of cataloging my infamous collection of Tacky Landscapes. This not-quite-world-renowned collection surrounds me in my bedroom; almost every square inch of wall is taken up by them. Taken individually, they may seem quite ugly, but when viewed as a whole, they offer windows to different (highly-saturated) places and times. Additionally, each acquisition has […]