Floral Collage Wire Dress Form

At the beginning of this COVID-19 quarantine, I began creating this floral collage dress form. Ever since Coronavirus came to Chicago and Governor Pritzker instituted Shelter-in-Place, I’ve been looking for ways I can be creative at home. I found this wire dress form but didn’t have any flowers or plants to decorate it with as […]



I often pause during my neighborhood walks, overcome by the fragrance of lilacs.  Many of the blooms are gone now, and those that remain are faded, but they still have that lovely, evocative smell. It transports me back to other springtimes, to the verdant backyard of my grandparents’ tidy white bungalow. Lilacs seem to evoke the […]