From the Chronicle Herald, Nov 2, 2018 Poetic picture book filled with musings and gratitude Wanda Baxter, author of If I Had an Old House on the East Coast, does indeed live in an old house. However, her poetic picture book with artist Kat Frick Miller is not about her house. “It's the idea of, the dream of, having an old home,” says Baxter. “It's gratitude.” Read the whole article here.
From the publisher 'If I had an old house on the East Coast I would fall in love at first sight. It would grab me by the heart, and not let go.
With introspection and deep appreciation for the East Coast, this inspirational gift book shares a dream, in words and images, of falling in love with an old house and breathing new life into it. Exploring, with lyrical prose, everything from an old house’s foundation to its layers of antique wallpaper to its decades-old gardens bursting with wildflowers, this lyrical and gently illustrated book is a love letter to a vanishing way of life. Fully illustrated with gentle watercolours from celebrated local artist Kat Frick Miller, If I Had an Old House on the East Coast also includes practical tips for the old-home-owner, from how to clear your home of ghosts to instructions for making rosehip jelly and maple syrup.
Released May 24, 2018 in Canada November 7, 2018 in United States For American Booksellers available for order through National Book Network
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
Three colour screen-print design featuring landmarks of Lunenburg including the Lunenburg Academy, The Dory Shop, Cape Sable and Bluenose II Schooner.
Custom apparel design for the Bring Back the Boreal campaign partnered with Cape Breton National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada. Each design highlights the species and ecosystems at risk in the boreal forests of Cape Breton.
Photo courtesy of Tentree.
Barns of Nova Scotia
This collection was inspired by #abarnaday instagram series of 100 barns in Lunenburg County. See the photo series.
The Barns are available in prints, tea towels and card collections in the shop.
Custom artwork for the People's Cider partnership project between Bulwark Cider, Ross Farm Museum and local apple growers across Nova Scotia.
From Bulwark Cider
"Cider doesn’t get more local than when it is made from the fruit of your own trees. As responsible stewards of local resources we are proud to use what is a natural but largely wasted, resource and turn it into a finely crafted, artisanal product. The People’s Cider Project bring together apples from hobby farms and backyards across Nova Scotia that have been pressed and fermented at our cidery. The result is a rustic cider expressing true terroir, apple blossom aromas, pear, clover honey with a crisp, dry finish."