New Inlay Wood items

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While we were in Portland a couple of weeks ago, we visited the Portland Saturday Market.  We take every opportunity to scout out new things for the gallery and have been wanting to add more “non pottery” items. Mark especially … Continued

Wood Bowls

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We have a customer who has decided that her wedding gift of the season is a beautiful wood salad bowl – and she’s giving 3 of them as gifts this summer.  It is a gift that will be cherished for … Continued

Wood turned pens for Dad

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I don’t know about you, but finding a gift for dads is a bit more challenging than moms. We have a few ideas of things that dad might like that. In an era of computers and smart phones, the written … Continued

New items in the gallery

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We’ve added some beautiful artwork and crafts to the gallery in the last couple of weeks. Mandy combines the vibrant colors of hand-dyed anodized aluminum and the natural elegance of fine and sterling silver to create striking designs with wide … Continued

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

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According to legend, Christmas stockings honor a charitable gift of the historical Saint Nicholas, a 3rd and 4th century bishop in modern-day Turkey known for his anonymous gifts. The story tells of a poor widower with three daughters who had … Continued

Autumn is in the air

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“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.” – Stanley Horowitz Beautiful autumn ….the leaves are turning colors and there’s a crispness in the air.  I love the colors of … Continued

Wood Turned Bowls

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We knew that we wanted to have woodturned bowls in the gallery, and so we were happy to find these beautiful bowls when we went to a Seattle art show in March. Richard only works with wood that would otherwise … Continued

False Bay Boxes

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Richard Nevels is another craftsman/artist that we’ve known for years. We have several of his boxes in our home. For 29 years, Richard has transformed driftwood that he’s picked up beachcombing in the San Juan Island and turned them into … Continued