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Charlotte Lyons is an author, teacher, and artist based in southwestern Vermont. House Wren Studio is her creative home and a resource for makers and crafters around the world.

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Charlotte, So pleased to finally meet you. Many thanks to you and Meleen for hosting such an inspiring weekend!


As always, Charlotte, your weekends in Vermont are so good for my creative spirit and food for the soul! I leave feeling refreshed, inspired and my heart is so full with the fellowship of new and old friends!!!

Barbara Johns

What a fabulous story and a wonderful collection of photos. I'm sure not as good as being there, but it gives me goosebumps


Lovely! I. Must. Come!!!!


I just got warm and cozy reading about your retreat. I can only imagine what it felt like to be there. The projects taught look like so much fun. Thanks for sharing such a special time.


It was dreamy and lots of fun! To Spring!!

Carol T

Beautiful post. Hope to make it back some year.


Charlotte, so happy you posted these photos and words. I had such a special time in Vermont with you, Meleen and Kana. You were such wonderful hostesses and gifted in everything you did.

noodle and lou

thank you so much for having me! loved every single moment. can't wait to do it again sometime! xoxxxx


Oh my. It looks just amazing. What a blessing that must be for teachers and students alike!


Your weekends look so magical and so fun!! Beautiful projects made there!

Troy Louise

Beautiful! Some day I'm going to get back there. Thanks for sharing the pics.

Karen on Bainbridge Island

Each time you host one of these weekends, they seem to get better and better. Sounds like all had a simply divine time doing, watching, learning.

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