Beth Ann Magnuson's Profile

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After years of flower farming, I moved to the tiny tourist town of Bishop Hill, Illinois. Surrounded by cornfields, I find it to be the perfect setting to quietly create beautiful things from bits of nature.

My gardens and farm fields supply me with material and inspiration for my work. I gather eggs from neighbors and carve the shells into delicate ornaments I describe as Victorian Lace Eggs.® I employ special tools and techniques to marble and etch eggshells. To demonstrate how I carve these eggs I have made a short video that can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XZ-TFuIxDQ

I accept online commissions to make everlasting floral arrangements and seasonal wreaths. I draw and cut perfect miniature silhouettes from life and can work from a online photo supplied by clients. These intimate…

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  • Joined May 12, 2010

Favorite materials

eggshells, feathers, grains, grass, overlooked bits of nature

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About

Thanks for your interest.
After years of flower farming, I moved to the tiny tourist town of Bishop Hill, Illinois. Surrounded by cornfields, I find it to be the perfect setting to quietly create beautiful things from bits of nature.

My gardens and farm fields supply me with material and inspiration for my work. I gather eggs from neighbors and carve the shells into delicate ornaments I describe as Victorian Lace Eggs.® I employ special tools and techniques to marble and etch eggshells. To demonstrate how I carve these eggs I have made a short video that can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XZ-TFuIxDQ

I accept online commissions to make everlasting floral arrangements and seasonal wreaths. I draw and cut perfect miniature silhouettes from life and can work from a online photo supplied by clients. These intimate portraits are thoughtful, charming keepsakes. For silhouettes see: http://www.windycornerfarm.com

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