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Ever since I was a little girl I've been inspired by the shapes, colors and textures found within the natural world. As a child, my favorite poem was 'The House of the Trees' by Ethelwyn Wetherald ... here's a snippet:

'Ope your doors & take me in,
Spirit of the wood,
Wash me clean of dust & din,
Clothe me in your mood ...
Take me - make me next of kin
To your leafy brood."

Stones, shells, branches, moss, nests, leaves, bones, feathers ~ these lovely sacred elements all serve to both strengthen my yen to create and fill my life with beauty. Being a third generation antiques dealer informs my fondness for small oddments and objects of curiosity which often find their way into my work, too.

I wonder, if as a litt…

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  • Joined April 23, 2007

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༺Welcome༻

Ever since I was a little girl I've been inspired by the shapes, colors and textures found within the natural world. As a child, my favorite poem was 'The House of the Trees' by Ethelwyn Wetherald ... here's a snippet:

'Ope your doors & take me in,
Spirit of the wood,
Wash me clean of dust & din,
Clothe me in your mood ...
Take me - make me next of kin
To your leafy brood."

Stones, shells, branches, moss, nests, leaves, bones, feathers ~ these lovely sacred elements all serve to both strengthen my yen to create and fill my life with beauty. Being a third generation antiques dealer informs my fondness for small oddments and objects of curiosity which often find their way into my work, too.

I wonder, if as a little girl, I could have glimpsed into my life as a grown woman, would I have been surprised?

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My work has been represented by galleries, museum stores and boutiques throughout the United States and has been featured in the juried publication, "Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry."

Please feel free to take a gander at my weblog:
http://needlewovendesign.blogspot.com/

I've another Etsy shop (which I need to tend to better) where you'll see other forms of my art. Here's where to look:
http://groundhollows.etsy.com

Aguri, etante belle cose per voi! (Best wishes and many beautiful things for your life!)

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