Thorne Miniature Rooms

Last week I visited one of my favorite places, the Art Institute of Chicago. I wanted to see the Thorne Miniature Rooms and see the holiday decorations that they had added to several of the miniature displays. If you have never seen this exhibit, it’s a permanent display at the museum and is definitely worth… Continue reading Thorne Miniature Rooms

Pinterest…my latest internet obsession

I have a new obsession thanks to my new friend and internet officianado, Regina Garay. I saw some posts on her blog “fauxology” that included images from a site called pinterest.com The images were interesting and beautiful so I thought I would check it out. If you are like me and feel that you MUST… Continue reading Pinterest…my latest internet obsession

The Ancient Art of Bonsai

I’ve always been intrigued by “bonsai-d” trees and plants. There is something so cool about those tiny trees and forests! They almost look like tiny fairy gardens. I find them really magical. I love the idea of working in harmony with a living thing to achieve an end result that is aesthetically pleasing and actually… Continue reading The Ancient Art of Bonsai