Molte Grazie

Molte Grazie

Last week, I received an order for six custom origami crane earrings from a customer in Italy. She wanted her earrings made with gold instead of silver findings, and I happily obliged her. When I sent the order, I included a couple of my handmade cards and an origami...
Wabi-Sabi

Wabi-Sabi

When the painter finished painting our studio, we discovered that he had left off the handle to our exterior door. In fact, he hadn’t even painted it to match. We decided to reattach it without painting it in celebration of the Japanese aesthetic known as...
Good Company

Good Company

One of the things Richard and I love about traveling to art shows is meeting other artists. Our biooth neighbors in Indio were Erik Sauliltis and Georgia of Danceprints. They are from Minnesota and made a joking comment about the strange “pine trees” in...
Southwest Art Festival

Southwest Art Festival

We have set up our Little Bird de Papel booth at the Southwest Art Festival in Indio, CA. The weather is beautiful and my Tyvek cranes are dancing in the  breeze. Among our offerings are my origami earrings, handmade art cards, original wall art, and, of course,...