If you’re in North Carolina these days, you can see my work in a couple of spots. I’ve got a range of greeting cards at the wonderful indie Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh — a warm and welcoming place with a long local tradition. And I just placed some cards and an array of beaded housewares at a cool new place, the Every Good Thing Artisan Gallery, on Castle Street in Wilmington, NC. I’m still working out how to photograph metal and glass without getting too much glare or distortion, but this will at least give you a bit of an idea:
I get all kinds of things to bead — salad servers, wine stoppers, you name it — from a great supplier, Karen Thomas. Through Karen Thomas, I heard about the nonprofit Beads of Courage, which works with seriously ill children. BoC is currently soliciting donations of handmade beads, so I sent a bunch, including these:
I hope they can use them!