Category: craft

2014: Less and More Shifts

All the dreamcatchers I made in 2013: Less screen…more page Less chair…more asana Less office…more studio Less friction…more flow Less mind…more heart Less effort…more ease Less reaction…more choice Less therapy…more ceremony Less debate…more alignment Less distraction…more focus Less politics…more magic Less doubt…more belief Less perfect…more practice Less weeds…more garden   Custom-made Stamped Word of the Year Feathers are on my… Read more →

Day of the Dead 2013

This year’s Day of the Dead was very special. The fall here in PDX was absolutely spectacular, and this is from someone who saw dozens of autumns in Vermont. I had a few pieces in the annual show at Guardino Gallery, and did an installation at Howl with my girl Lynzee Lynx. Played music with my girls Kris Deelane and… Read more →

Aritzia Magazine DIY & Interview

Dreamcatcher earrings?! YES PLEASE.  Check out this feature in Aritizia’s magazine. There is a short interview on the website, but I’m pasting the full Q&A below:   See the full DIY here! The interview… Where are you from originally? Stillwater, Oklahoma. Do you remember your very first dream catcher (perhaps when you were a kid)? Can you describe it and… Read more →

Valentine Heart Garland

I’m not into flowers and chocolates but I do love an excuse to cut hearts out of paper. In Montpelier, Vermont where I was living the Valentine Phantom would plaster the town with thousands of red hearts. That means spending several hours in sub-freezing temps in the middle of the night taping pieces of paper to every window on every… Read more →

Free People Catch A Dream DIY Event!

The DIY dream catcher event at Free People Portland was totes amazeballs (lol)! It was featured on their corporate blog, and lots of people came out to get their craft on. My inner art teacher was so excited to share my creative pursuits! And the pieces that people made were unbelievably beautiful. Plus, we had Maple Butterscotch cake with EDIBLE… Read more →

Epic Dream Catcher Raffle at Free People Portland!

I made a huge-normous dream catcher to be raffled off at the Free People Portland store as part of an upcoming DIY event on December 2nd.  I also made a smaller one, so there are two chances to win! Raffle tickets are $5 at the store and some of the proceeds will benefit Adopt-a-Family Portland. The drawing will be held… Read more →

sculptures by rachael rice

rachael rice on free people blog

rachael rice on freepeople blog sweeeet.  got a guest artist spot over on the always-inspiring free people blog. i love sharing how to make stuff. here’s a basic way to make a little dream catcher. riffing on the round object with danglies (found in every culture) i’ve been (finally) finding uses for my slightly embarrassing doily collection. also featured here… Read more →

diy galaxy wear

galaxy shirts, rough quartz necklaces, and the expo

vermonthealers.org held its second annual spring expo and i was a vendor!  it was great practice for the holy grail that is portland, oregon’s crafty wonderland, which totally blew my mind in December. some of my wares included galaxy nebula apparel which i bleached, dyed, and then painted, various necklaces made from chains and quartz crystals, some flower head pieces,… Read more →