Unlikely Inspiration

Unlikely Inspiration

I never kill insects. If I see ants or spiders in the room, I pick them up and take them outside. Karma is everything. – Holly Valance Summer evenings up at my cabin bring a mass or night flying insects hoping they can somehow reach the warm electric glow of the...
V is for …

V is for …

What’s in a name?   After using VenusVelvet as my moniker for over 25 years, I have decided to change my business name to v2design.  Why? Because I got so terribly tired of people, men usually, asking me if I was a stripper. Who knows what would possess someone...
Summer’s Rosy Glow Lingers

Summer’s Rosy Glow Lingers

Summers on Deer Bay   Christmas, Thanksgiving you name the holiday, and you can be sure that I am available to my customers and working in my studio from about 8 am to 10 pm. Design, bench work, assembly, filling orders, taking photographs, or updating my...
Celebrating Summer Solstice The Latvian Way

Celebrating Summer Solstice The Latvian Way

Summer Solstice marks the beginning of summer by bringing us the longest day and shortest night of the year. Jāņi also called Līgo or John’s day is a celebration of the summer solstice with ancient pagan roots. It’s the time of year when the forces of...

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