These are Mama & Baby Tree Holding Hands sets and I'll have a few sets available before Mother's Day. These will be loaded Tuesday if not tonight.
Mama tree holding baby tree's hand, sheltering from the strong wind, yet giving him enough light and space to grow up big and strong, just like her. Everything a good mama is made of.
Like nearly everyone else on the planet, I've always been fascinated with trees and feel a strong attachment to them.
It has been a blast showing off all the new designs! Even more tree inspired designs to be revealed in the coming weeks, plus a whole bunch of new spring themed nature children that are just awaiting their photo shoot.
More new work with the theme of love again, but this time the bond shared by a couple...
"Birds of a Feather"
You ever notice how when you are with someone for a long time that you slowly start to melt into each other? Where the connection between you is so deep that it is hard to tell where one of you ends and the other begins?
"Owl You Need is Love"
They are of course inspired by Valentine's Day just around the corner and also in part by how supportive my husband has been over these last few years as I meandered around trying to find the right path to take. He wouldn't even flinch if tomorrow I said I wanted to quit everything and become a travel agent or a helicopter pilot. I feel very fortunate to have that sort of solid support and encouragement from someone.
These two sets are one of a kind and were hand drawn directly onto the wood and are already honeymooning in the shop.
Finally, I have a moment to share some new designs I've been working on. I've been itching for this moment all week! This one is a Mama supporting and nurturing her children and is part of a few special early Mother's Day offerings.
The babies don't stand up on their own and need the mama to support them. The older children do stand up somewhat - but they aren't very stable - they do best with her support, which was of course symbolically intentional. It took me some tweaking to get this just right.
I will also be offering some custom slots for people to create their own mama and children set. Probably only 10 or so before Mother's Day.
These (and a few custom slots) are loaded into the shop!
Went to the beach yesterday and we saw a family of dolphins swim by! They jumped right out of the water but the only photo I got was one of a fin peeking out.
I love the beach in winter. So much life there but no people! We had the whole place to ourselves.
On a woodmouse note, I'm back in the game! Well, almost. Waiting in my studio are some finished pieces and new designs that just need to be sanded, waxed and photographed. I can't wait to share them! Soon...