Going Forward

After some time away from the shop and this website, I realized I don’t really want to try to sell my handcrafts right now. Producing objects for sale always seems to take the magic out of the process for me, replacing it with anxiety and frustration. That isn’t what I want for myself or my … More Going Forward

For Now

Dear Friends, I think it’s time to take a step back from Greenwoman Studio, spend some time taking care of myself, and re-evaluate my relationship with the shop and with work in general. It seems simplifying things was a good start, but not the only step I need to take. I can’t say for sure … More For Now

Rose Season

It’s been far too long, friends. Winter and early spring were . . . let us call them challenging, and move forward. Because now summer is birthing, and rose season has arrived I’ve always loved roses, since I can remember knowing what a rose is–not so much roses from flower shops, but roses on the … More Rose Season


It feels like winter now. As always, I’m captivated by bare branches against the gray sky. I can’t stop admiring the stark contrast, the simplicity of clean branches and soft clouds. It’s amazing to me how each species of tree creates a distinct silhouette against the gray: frilly crabapple, drooping birch, sweeping linden, and these … More Bare

Glorious Light

I probably mention it every year, but there’s something glorious about the light as solstice approaches. Especially on a sunny day, when the sky is saturated with pure, perfect blue. I took these photos between 2:00 and 3:00 in the afternoon, and the sun was already so low the brim of my hat couldn’t protect … More Glorious Light