Lately Mark has taken up making picture frames. He's framed several of the pictures for the boys' rooms from walnut and cherry. For the glass, he used the glass from the old storm windows. He's also made a framed mirror for our foyer. Oil landscape painting by Barbara Northern Watercolor print purchased from Little Truths... Continue Reading →
For mother's day my request for Mark was to make me a porch swing. And he delivered in fine style. The porch swing was made of oak and black locust, which is very durable and rot resistant wood. The final design included one special feature I requested, a cup holder on the arm rest. ... Continue Reading →
We’ve added wands to our repertoire of hipster artisan goods. Lovingly crafted from sustainably harvested American cherry and finished with bees wax.
The first thing Mark ever made for me was a hand carved spice rack. It was Art Nouveau inspired, made from walnut and finished with oil which gives it a lovely sheen. I had been happily storing spices in it for years when I thought I ought to make the spice jars look as lovely... Continue Reading →
I've been collecting antique bottles since I finished my archaeology degree. I have more than a hundred of them now and I wanted to put them on display in a place they would be visible to guests in our home. I was visiting the flea market when I found this lovely quartersawn oak medicine cabinet... Continue Reading →