Heavy stone tiles and handmade paper make my hands so happy. The black covers are heavy stone, and solid, and painted with handmade milk paint (stirred up in my very own kitchen. Soooooo Little House on the Prairie), and mossy green handmade paper pages are so lush and thick that I feel like I need [...]
I have watched my mother struggle mightily this year as she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, then cancer, and has lost so much in order to save her life. On top of it all, we discovered her beloved house was full of black mold and we had to move her out, but once we did, her memory and comprehension [...]
Film by Gretchen Hogue
Music by Kell Black
Snowy mountain air, bold, strong coffee, bright red poppies, chocolate pudding, and unexpected kindness. Also, spaghetti marinara. These are just a few of the great and tiny pleasures of life. I would add to that list the exquisite sensation of utte[...]
Building some wonderful things for my studio. Found these pretty little wooden pegboard locks at a recycled home store, $5 for a giant bucket. Wheeeee! Gave them a little red happy face (yay nail polish!) and today they will make a vertical home for my tools. So fun!
This book, 579, I made for and about my mother, whose last year has been the most challenging of her life. On this page is a quote from her: "I am 84 and I don't know what to do with the rest of my life."
579: The Former House of My Mother. 3"3 when closed. Wooden pages, [...]
Last week I spent 7 days shooting in the Arizona and Utah deserts with 16 other professional photographers. Each day I assembled one thing from the shoot that will go in a book along with my photographs from the trip.
Here's what I found and assembled, including a book of charming[...]