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A personal announcement :)

A personal announcement :)

. In addition to teeny tiny stones, I have been working on a teeny tiny human the last 29 weeks! . It's about time to share this news, since the l...
Where else can you find Lumenrose Jewelry?

Where else can you find Lumenrose Jewelry?

Did you know that Lumenrose Jewelry can be found at four locations throughout the Southwest? They all happen to be woman-owned, local-focused, an...
The straw bale house I keep talking about? Here's the FULL story.

The straw bale house I keep talking about? Here's the FULL story.

Years ago a series of books on natural building starting arriving in the mail at the house my partner Ben and I shared with friends in Flagstaff, A...
Dispatch from the straw bale house ... and LUV Heart Hoops

Dispatch from the straw bale house ... and LUV Heart Hoops

. We have internet now at the straw bale house! So I’m writing from there as we try to finish up countless loose ends and little projects.  ....
Why handmade matters and how it empowers us all

Why handmade matters and how it empowers us all

. As a maker ya can't blame me if I favor all things handmade. I am guessing you too appreciate well-crafted goods. They carry a story, they have...
A small new jewelry collection and strawbale house to-do's

A small new jewelry collection and strawbale house to-do's

. Some time this week look for a small collection of brand new lavender-themed jewelry! . This past weekend Ben and I had a conversation about w...
A necklace for the mountains

A necklace for the mountains

Flagstaff was the first place I moved in Arizona. The town is nestled beneath the San Francisco Peaks mountains. The skyline of this beloved range...
Plant love

Plant love

I know my connection to a place has begun in earnest when I find myself interested in and caring about the plants there. I only recently realized t...
The Ponderosa Pine

The Ponderosa Pine

When I first moved to Arizona, I lived in Flagstaff in the northern part of the state. The Flagstaff landscape is not what most people think of whe...
Working with my hands

Working with my hands

Many years ago, at a crossroads in my working life, one of the only things that seemed clear to me was that I loved working with my hands. In spit...