Elysian Field Originals

Art and Adornment inspired by Nature & Fantasy

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 [...]

A Journey with Leaves

Summer is coming to an end and once more we begin to turn inward here at Elysian Field Originals with an eye to nesting for the winter.  Leaves are already beginning to fall and I’ve collected quite a few from the area here in Rhode Island, as well as  Maine. The recent hurricane, Irene, wreaked [...]

Countdown to Halloween!!

It’s almost time! Just wanted to say thank you to everyone who stopped in for the Practical Magic Blog party! It was wonderful meeting many of you and visiting so many gorgeous blogs along the way. I’ve extended the giveaway till Wed. September 29th to give all a chance to visit. I’m still working my [...]

Fall on Friday

It’s a cool lovely day here in New England.  The leaves are getting ready to turn color once again.  It’s my favorite time of year and as I mix up a new batch of polymer clay for some leaf pendants, I wanted to share this lovely array of leaves shared by David Shane Odom, a [...]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice (Litha), is the longest day when the sun’s power is at its peak. The cause of the Summer Solstice – the name of which is derived from the Latin words sol meaning “Sun,” and sistere, meaning “stand still” – is due to the angle of the Earth on its axis. On this day, [...]

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