swedish tablescapes

swedish tablescapes
from the week I spent with friends searching the swedish countryside for antique treasures

more photos: instagram @katiekukulka

a study of heirloom roses

a study of heirloom roses with little flower school at garden valley ranch in petaluma, california.
images: my finished arrangement, working away, stunning demonstration arrangement.

blacksmithing





details from my adventure in metal manipulation at the crucible forge in oakland california.
images: my anvil and tools, the forge studio, punching a hole, tool collection, tapering the rod, the results.

ambrotype


8x10" ambrotype self portrait
2008

french jewelry caskets

antique french gilt ormolu beveled glass jewelry caskets

making sandals

details from my adventure in bespoke sandal making with rachel corry of rachel sees snail shoes in san francisco, ca.
images: sample sandals, patterns, tracing pattern, adjusting back strap, fitting sandals, gluing pieces, the finished product. 

(special thanks to gravel and gold for hosting the workshop)
 
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