Shannon Kaye's Profile
I was 11 years old when my family moved to a mountain town west of Boulder, Colorado. It was there, along with hiking, biking and swimming, I developed my passion for gathering, arranging and decorating my room. My favorite finds were river rocks, driftwood, bird nests, pine cones, and wildflowers. Not much has changed. I continue to hike, bike, gather, and decorate my home.
What did change was the evolution of my creative passion to basket making and fiber arts. My gathering arena became the beautiful Redstone Canyon, just west of Fort Collins, where I lived for many years. The rich environment offered unique opportunities for me to expand my gathering selections, and my inventory exploded with earthy treasures of horsehair, pine needles, tree roots, Siberian Iris, yucca, and bamboo. For my baskets, I learned to make handmade paper and cordage. Gourds of all…
- Born on March 13
- Joined March 2, 2010