This weekend is the big start of planting season here in Minneapolis (because we’ve finally had our last frost, fingers crossed). Jenny and I kick it off every year at the Friends School Plant S... May 09, 2013 4 Comments
SCRAP is a recycle paradise. Scroungers Center for Reusable Art Parts. It is the place where all good supplies go to try to grasp a new life.
The first thing we need to discuss is the neighborhood tha... Mar 18, 2013 2 Comments
The Ferry Plaza Building is a landmark in San Francisco. It is, quite literally, where the ferries land. But the building itself has been turned into a marketplace for great food. And on the weekends,... Dec 13, 2012 No Comments
Last week, Jenny asked me if I wanted to go to the holiday sale at the Cottage House with her. I’d never heard of this Cottage House, but once I looked at their website I was in. The Cottage Hou... Dec 12, 2012 No Comments
Last week I needed to get a large amount of denim for a project and Jenny suggested we go to SR Harris Fabric Outlet.
Now, I’ve been to Britex in San Francisco and Mood is New York City, but th... Nov 14, 2012 2 Comments
A friend of ours in an artist. She is a potter and a jeweler, among other things. (A jewelery maker, not a salesperson at a jewelery store.) She wanted us to go check out some of the Open Studios tha... Oct 30, 2012 No Comments
This year Matt and I decided to vacation in Denmark. Since we were flying IcelandAir, a few day layover in Iceland was added to the plan, I was super excited, because Iceland is all about wool!
I knew... Oct 15, 2012 3 Comments
Sunday was the San Francisco Center for the Book Roadworks Steamroller Print Festival.
I admitted to my friend “I don’t really understand what that means.” And she texted back ̶... Sep 27, 2012 No Comments
A Mommy-girlfriend of mine was surprised by an invitation to a pre-emmy party. She and her husband organized their schedules, found sitters (!) and took off for LA. It was one of those celebrity hoste... Sep 26, 2012 3 Comments
Summer vacation is a time to recharge and regroup. For me, it is always a time to look around, see new things, and collect inspiration for new projects. One of my favorite things to do is visit the lo... Jul 09, 2012 1 Comment