Elysian Field Originals

Art and Adornment inspired by Nature & Fantasy

A Gift from a Dryad

Ever have a moment of drought in your creativity? A moment when no matter what you try to create falls flat? I admit to having plenty of those moments lately, and they usually happen when I stop listening to my muse and try to force a creative idea. On a walk in the woods near [...]

Lord Byron

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more, From these our interviews, in which I steal From all I may be, or have [...]

Wearing Two Hats

The moment I decided to support myself as an artist I began to wear two hats, one of  artist and the other as  businesswoman.  Blending the two has had its challenge to say the least.  Being creative for me is not being restricted and allowing myself to flow like a stream wearing out little nooks [...]

Blue Dragonfly Shadowbox

Blue Dragonfly tells us that the fall is upon us and the long winter is approaching. With shimmering wings and delicate form, it seems a creature from the land of Faerie. It is a power animal which can help to put us in touch with nature spirits. Blue Dragonfly spirit means you must consciously make [...]

The Observer

Sitting at my sculpting table last week, I realized I was surrounded by more polymer clay leaves than I had a pile of in my back yard.  After time spent of mixing clay, imprinting leaves, and curing them I had a pretty substantial array…and yet, no motivation to do anything with them.  Uh oh, creative [...]

Spring Fairy Necklace

I love pastel colors and the weighty feel of certain gemstones. So, while digging around in my box of goodies pulled out these amazing adventurine nuggets that I’ve been saving for a rainy day. On a recent trip to one of my favorite findings manufacturers, Wolfe E Myrow, I also grabbed some gorgeous fire polished [...]

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