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.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Etsy Treasury List by Lynn of Sidereal
Visit her wonderful shop and enjoy the list of beautiful items she gathered on Etsy.com    


'In The Calm' by Sidereal

30% OFF, Woodland, fog, winter photography, brown, white, neutral, wall decor, men, rustic, nature 5x7 print, January Hymn - Raceytay
Small Ceramic  Farmhouse in Stoneware. OOAK. - BlueMagpieDesign
black street sign - urban farmhouse decor - tribute212
organic bed linen - duvet  cover 100 %  organic cotton sateen - feneroart
Temporary Tattoo Feathers and Rabbit (Includes 2 Tattoos) - BurrowingHome
Adorable Dandelion Seed Resin Pendant Necklace - dandelion seed encased in resin with open back  copper bezel - ScrappinCop
Shabby Chic Decor, White Bird, Cupcake Topper, Terrarium Decoration - Handmade Polymer Clay - LavaGifts
Snow, Winter Photography, Holiday Decor, Home Decor, White, Christmas -  8x10 Print - Nature Photography - 8daysOfTreasures
Set of Small White Enamelware Pans with Black Trim - Modred12
White Milk Glass Turkey Dish - Covered Bowl - Thanksgiving - charliesnest
Feather Dinner Plate - Hand Drawn Black and White - Gx2homegrown
Rosehip Botanical Soap from Garden of Simples - gardenofsimples
large crock vintage - BasquePebble
Branch shelf bracket painted finish - HawkAndStone
Vintage Ironstone Transferware Bowls with Irish Shamrocks - oldschoolfarm
Floursack Towel Vintage Whisky Label Black White Screenprint Gift for Him - HummingbirdFactory

Sunday, January 20, 2013

january whites
of course Downton Abbey photo was shot in summertime...


Saturday, January 12, 2013


1. country living, from modern hepburn.
2. south riding, a film by the bbc, collage from kris atomic

~~~ thank goodness ~~~

Monday, January 7, 2013

Friday, January 4, 2013