Welcome to Lydia McCauley's Garden of Simples Blog

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get from it, but what they become by it. - John Ruskin

Lydia McCauley and Kurt Scherer are owners of STONEHOUSE ARTIFACTS, offering Treasures from Colonial India. Online Here.

Our shop is located in Bellingham, Washington. We welcome you to come and visit our small estate, enjoy the grounds and share a cup of Chai.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

+++ Partial Treasury List from Etsy.com - nevermore +++

Curated by Jill Noval from PonyUpDesigns { wonderful modern, rustic & chic accessories }

~~~ tell me dear raven, what are you sayin'
flying o're my garden bed
'round and 'round above my head
dear raven ~~~

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Partial Treasury on Etsy.com - A Book About Horses

Curated by Minkie of Murmuration { beautiful! minimal bohemian clothing }

~~~ ain't always easy for a weed to grow ~~~ james taylor

Monday, September 24, 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012

+++ A treasury list from Garden of Simples +++
Fantastic browns this time of year 
Click on an image to be transported to a wonderful shop 


'Autumnal Equinox' by gardenofsimples

Vintage Tan Corduroy Pendleton Flat Golf Cap Medium - StoryTellersVintage
antique french spindles made of wood from the 30-40's, set of 5 - FrenchAtticFinds
Light Blue Rosette Bobby Pins - ponyupdesigns
Indian Costume, Ready to ship, Vintage Preshrunk Wool, Girls sizes 4-7 - WiseSewcialTies
Choose Any 4  Handmade Soap Bars - Essential Oil Soaps - Natural Soaps - ElegantRoseBoutique
1928 Homespun Dress size 6 small s - LetsBacktrack
Gradient Line Hardwood Small 7" Bowl, Dove Gray - nicoleporterdesign
Brown, Tan and Gold Book Collection - Fall Decorating - Fall Vintage Antique 9 Book Collection - charliesnest
Woven Merino Blanket in White and Chocolate Brown Wool - RiverFarmRI
Buttons Earrings, Fabric Buttons Earrings, Handmade Mini Stud Earrings, Checkered Earrings, Brown color - JoannaBizu
Hawk art print poster illustration 13x19 - OrangeOptimist
2 cotton bags with text - pilosale
Body Scrub with Organic White and Brown Sugar, 4 oz - You Choose - Feminine and Floral Scents - RightAsRainCreations
Felted wool slippers Brown and peach -  made to order - autumn fall winter fashion - wool clogs - cozy home shoes - AgnesFelt
Frankincense Essential Oil (boswellia serrata) - opassoap
Vintage Lederhosen . Harness . Suede Shorts . Made in Germany . Mountain Wear - VeraVague

~~~ noticed catkins are already coming forth on the filbert trees.  nothing ever stops growing. ~~~

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Happy Autumnal Equinox

 +++  Partial Treasury List from Etsy.com - Changing Leaves  +++

          Curated by Christa of Winsome & Green { fantastic natural & organic skin care }

Friday, September 21, 2012

Partial Treasury from Etsy.com - See What I Found

Curated by Lia and Ada from Alfa Studio { smart bags and accessories from Jerusalem }

~~~ turn your most embarrassing moments into the most dear moments of your life ~~~