Hello and thank you for visiting my Blog! My miniature passion lies in making houseplants, but since most are viewable on my website, this blog will often feature wonderful treasures by other artisans, with a few diversions I hope you will find interesting.

Saturday, May 16, 2015


I have some great news that I would love to share, but I have a suspicion that this post will be a lonely one. I've been posting over at Facebook and just as the majority of people now do, I forgot about my blog. Although I understand how Facebook reaches more people and it is more user convenient to access what's going on with many people vs a single blogger at a time, I do miss blogging. There was something more formal, more personal, or I don't know what about blogging. I just miss it. But times change as we roll forward into new technology. 

But I digress. This post is to announce that I am now a Fellow member in the International Guild of Miniature Artisans! It was three years ago that I achieved Artisan status and have slowly been making my way towards the top honor of Fellow. I hope you enjoy my submissions!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Here in the Midwest temperatures continue to plummet and remain without a break. I can't remember the last time the combination of snow, freezing, more snow, more freezing and so on created a front yard that didn't even leave the footprints of a squirrel. It was surreal to see my grandson walk across it like he was walking on water while my common sense expected him to sink to his waist.  My sympathies goes out to the people in the East, especially Boston, who have been dealt a bad hand this winter.

So while another ten days of temps below freezing are predicted, I need a glimmer of hope that Spring will be here before we all go crazy. Close your eyes and picture sitting on a deck or patio with potted plants soaking up the sun while you enjoy a cold, yes I said cold ice tea. Here's something to help you form that image.