Tag Archives: Plant Stakes

Garden Stakes at Green Edens

As I was making bud vase stakes, I also had another venue in mind. I met mother-daughter team Amy and Heather at a local networking event, and learned that they ave a store front up in Evanston’s West Village. Green Edens Horticultural Services is a professional garden design and landscaping company owned and operated by women. […]

Easter at the Pop Up Gallery

I’ve been making stakes to bring in spring, and it has lifted my mood. I tried to jig a flower on my Now That’s a Jig!, which took a few attempts. While the pegs are symmetrical, lifting the wire off the jig shifts the tension and the petals get a bit wonky. After settling for […]

Halloween Stake-Out

Fall is trying to make its entrance and it’s been getting spooky in the studio. I reviewed the pieces I have on hand from last year, and was inspired to make more. With my plant stakes having such a positive response I decided to try a batty design as well. I pulled a generic bat […]

Creativity at Creative Coworking

My last pop-up in May was a set-up for Evanston Made Month at Creative Coworking. The May-June Art & Wine Night featured macro photography art by Ross Martens and vibrant paintings by Laura Engel. I set up a booth in a conference room, complemented by artwork created by Greg Palmer. As usual, art appreciators came to […]

Making Plant Stake Critters

I have distributed plant stakes at 3 locations this week, which means a lot of stake-making happened over the past month. Staying focused to pick up more wire was indeed a danger zone during my hardware store trip. Something compelled me to make stakes late last year, but then winter happened and ornament production kicked […]