July 17, 2016

Summer Pruning and Potting

A weekend hobby is planting, weeding, rearranging, and feeding birds.  Here, I bought new outdoor pots in a white soapstone-like resin from West Elm.  I had to cut back a Silver Drop Eucalyptus that was encroaching on my Japanese Maple.  The cuttings are spectacular for a vase.  My mother gave me this wonderful contemporary green pottery vase with royal blue flowers. It has an appearance of a vintage vase.  The gold metallic rustic pot is from Anthropologie.  Anytime I see an opportunity to pop into Anthropologie, I do so mainly for the housewares, including planting pots.  I shy away from goods made in China however, so I'm constantly checking the labels.





jaxiejax Postcard.

 Sometimes we lose track of time and need to catch up!

The Story of Bittobot

In 2007 I started drawing a tin robot character I named Bittobot.  He would correct folks who thought he was made of steel.  He was prone...