Mandi Smethells loves rainbows. It’s a love that’s apparent the moment you land on her popular Instagram page. The Saint Paul, Minn. based artist has always been fascinated with color, even prior to discovering her “obsession” for fiber art.
Symbol of Joy
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World Street Kitchen and Milkjam Creamery founder and chef Sameh Wadi experiments with bold flavors the way that Mandi Smethells plays with color. Check out this story about some of his favorite flavor combinations (and get a recipe while you’re at it).
This spring, Rosedale Center served as ground zero for an Easter-themed scavenger hunt in which mall-goers could track down some 30 pieces of art created by Minnesota artists, including a mesmerizing mural by painter Ashley Mary.
Former aerospace engineer Mary Jo Hoffmann found her passion as a still-life photographer who shares her inspiration every day on her STILL blog, and on Instagram and Pinterest. Find out how she helps other aspiring makers cultivate their creativity.