Cjoy Soulworks: Building Community through Art

Friday night, I was thankful to have a few minutes to check out the grand opening of Cjoy Soulworks, a community art studio and gallery owned by Wichita artist Casey Joy, who manages the space with artists Don Praseuth and Greg Walker. (The down side is that I only had a few minutes, as I […]

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Reclectic Goods

Mixed media artist Christie Johnson, the creative force that is Reclectic Goods, has a knack for taking everyday objects and reclaiming them as vibrant, unique, and interesting works of art.  I wanted to share these amazing earrings I acquired through a trade (full disclosure, I was not fair in that trade; I definitely got the […]

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Interview with Jenny of Wichita Woolery

I’m excited today to bring you a fantastic interview with Jenny Brown, the artist behind Wichita Woolery.  I’ve been drooling over her gorgeous creations on her facebook page for some time, and she recently opened an Etsy shop where she offers hand dyed roving and handspun yarn for sale.  Check out the interview, then visit Jenny’s […]

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Interview with Laura from The Corner of Knit and Tea

Laura is an Overland Park artisan who creates fabulous things from fiber and has them available for purchase at her online shop, The Corner of Knit & Tea.  She spins, knits, and–yes–loves tea!  (She’ll even add some of her favorite teas to your Etsy order!)  When her vibrant, oh-so-squishy-looking yarns first caught my eye, I knew I […]

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Shop Small, Kansas.

Welcome to volume 2 of my holiday gift guide!  This time, the focus is on small, locally owned brick and mortar shops.  These are must-visit destinations, especially on Small Business Saturday. Nectar Republic (formerly known as Milk + Honey Candles) has a brand new place in Clifton Square, and I can’t wait to visit them!  They handcraft […]

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Interview with Mike Moen of Old Church Works

I am very excited about today’s post because I am finally getting to explore some fabulous, local artisans and share them with you! Today, my guest is Mike Moen, the talent behind Old Church Works based in Andover, KS, which offers bespoke leather crafted goods.  Not only is his work beautiful and quality-crafted, but he has some great insights into design […]

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Autumn in Kansas: Bohemian Finds

How can we possibly be into October already?! The grand opening of the shop (and subsequent giveaway!) is coming up soon, but in the meantime, I’ve got some work to do.  So this week’s post is all about inspiration. Autumn is such a romantic time: perfect for sunset walks among the changing leaves, accompanied by a rising full moon […]

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