Miniature Monday

Adorable Summer Inspired Miniatures

If you need a dose of cuteness to get your week going, you'll want to start following the Meandrous blog-- Miniature Mondays mean you'll get to enjoy a collection of minis that will give you life. This week, I've rounded up pieces from three talented artists who've made tiny art pieces with great Summer vibes. So pour… Continue reading Adorable Summer Inspired Miniatures

The interior of a jewelry box. There are pieces of new and vintage jewelry inside. Two silver-colored metal vintage makeup compacts are set next to one another in the jewelry box tray. One is quite small and round, the other rectangular with soft edges. Both have detailed engraving for decoration.
DIY, Learn With Me, Vintage

The Story of Cheramy + Vintage Compact Repotting

Today I'd love to share with you a hobby of mine that ranks in dorkiness somewhere slightly above my nerdy bird-watching habit and just slightly below my fondness for drunken YouTube karaoke. It's.... vintage compact collecting. It's not just vintage compacts. I also love vanity kits, crystal dishes, weird vintage hair styling equipment, and twee vintage… Continue reading The Story of Cheramy + Vintage Compact Repotting

A For Effort!, Freebie, Photography

My Pinterest fail means free prints for you!

If you're an artist or a crafter, it's guaranteed that at some point you looked at a project and thought, "hey, I could do that!" and then had it... well, not really work out as you'd hoped. Such was the story of my Tuesday when I attempted the popular "fish in a bag" Pinterest pin,… Continue reading My Pinterest fail means free prints for you!

Miniature Monday

Cute Animal Miniatures to Make You Squee

To bring a little more 'awww' to your week, Meandrous is now launching a series of Miniatures Monday blog posts so you can get a dose of adorable to get your week off on the right foot. So whether you're headed back to school, the office, or the coal mines, do yourself a favor and follow… Continue reading Cute Animal Miniatures to Make You Squee

A few wire flowers with a thin film of dried nail polish as petals. There is a bottle of nail polish and a wire twisted around a round makeup tool that shows a flower mid-construction.
Throwback Post, Tutorial

Nail Polish Flower Compact (Throwback Thursday!)

Have you seen those nail polish flowers? They're a classic Pinterest staple and while they can be a little tricky, they're not so bad with a little of the right technique. But... what do you do with finished nail polish flowers if you don't want to make about a thousand of them to complete the Pinterest crown? Well,… Continue reading Nail Polish Flower Compact (Throwback Thursday!)


Relaunch Sneak Peek!

Meandrous designs have been exclusively carried by local boutiques and galleries these last two years, but I've been flattered to have continued inquiries to purchase existing pieces or get custom work online. While some of these inquiries come from collectors and art fans, I get a lot of requests from folks who just love the… Continue reading Relaunch Sneak Peek!

Throwback Post, Tutorial

Fairy Garden Penny Chairs (Throwback Thursday!)

For years I was an avid tutorial blogger. Although I've recently formally shuttered my old vegetarian bento and crafting blogs, I saved a few posts that I thought were still cute and thought I'd upload them for funsies. This one is an easy, 10 minute project to make some little dollhouse or fairy garden chairs… Continue reading Fairy Garden Penny Chairs (Throwback Thursday!)

[image description: Interior of an art gallery. Various sculptures stand on white pillars, a few people browsing.]
Announcements, Local Events

New Gallery Showing!

Wow, it's time for my first gallery showing! I'm honored to have been granted a place in The Schack Art Center's juried Summer exhibition, "The Art of the Garden"! For those of you following on Facebook, you'll have had updates, but to everyone else: The show opens tonight at 5pm and runs until 8pm. If you'd like to… Continue reading New Gallery Showing!


Diorama Jewelry Video Giveaway

NOTE: CONTEST CLOSED! Congratulations to: Meghan (ParticleWoman) !   Are you stopping by to learn about how to win the jewelry giveaway? If you win my randomized drawing, you can choose between the tiny park diorama bracelet or the pendant (just add your own chain and you are good to go!) And it's for free. I pay shipping and… Continue reading Diorama Jewelry Video Giveaway