TheTikiQueen – Tikis & Talavera: Ceramic Art by Susanna B. Chilnick

Susanna B. Chilnick has a way with surface design in Salem, Massachusetts.  And it takes a great deal of talent to throw beautiful bowls, especially ones that fit together like this set does.  You should see all the other designs by using this link to her Etsy store:  TheTikiQueen Or by using this link to … Read more

itselemental – Inspired, Naturally!

Colleen McLaughlin creates handmade paper in Burlington, Vermont.  She has wonderful colors for your next project.  Check out her store by using this link:  itselemental Today’s posts are going to be short and fast too make up for a week lost to power outages from the west coast storms.  New storms will probably bring more … Read more

DaylilyNursery –

Merrill Hitchcock grows wonderful items for you in Rock Island, Tennessee. They specialize in day lilies, and of course I had to choose their lavender to show you instead, but you can use this link to see what a wide range of plants and flowers they have available.  Time to start planning that garden! DaylilyNursery

Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm – In the Upcountry region of Maui

Ali’i Chang was given a lavender plant and the next thing he knew, he was growing acres of lavender on the slopes of Maui near Kula in the state of Hawaii.  The climate allows them to having blooming lavender year round!  You can read all about him and what he accomplished by using this link: … Read more