I have been trying to dig deep into my past but often find myself only able to scratch the surface. I have struggled to connect with my own story, to acknowledge my past, to remember my past. I have found that making my gnomes helps me in times of extreme anxiety. I find peace … Continue reading Self Portrait Gnome
Star Wars Stormtrooper Gnome
The new movie had come out. I had bought a 3 pack of boy cut Stars Wars undies. I was trying to finally watch all of them. I had never seen them as a kid and the person I was dating could-not-believe it. But we kept getting distracted... nonetheless- I was still inspired to create … Continue reading Star Wars Stormtrooper Gnome
I mean, Deadpool is freakin awesome. I saw this movie with a good friend that I knew from DC. He lived with me for a few months after a fallout with his roommate and before he moved back to DC. I knew I was going to miss him a lot. I made this for him … Continue reading Deadpool Gnome
Kansas City Chiefs Gnome
I wanted to give my friends a special present as they hosted me for my first Christmas in SF. They LOVE the KC Chiefs. Plus they have been like family to me out here and like with my grandma's christmas tree- I wanted to have a small space on theirs.
Burning Man Gnome
Living in SF inspires many things!
In an extreme bout of homesickness for DC, I cut up an old kickball t-shirt and made a little buddy to remind me of home.
Levi’s SF Gnome
I love my Levi's jeans. It was the first store I went to when I moved to SF.
Robots seek spiritual enlightenment too! *like robot, like maker*
The only baby that I will create. Yeah- children are not in my life plan but this one is pretty adorable, right?!
I found making gnomes to be therapeutic, creative, and meditative. Each gnome would take about 5 hours to make. Little things would inspire me. I loved this one "You are beautiful".