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Small Shops Big Hearts Holiday Event

Small Shops Big Hearts Holiday Event

Hello! We’re excited to share that we’re taking part in Small Shops Big Hearts Holiday Shopping Event Friday, November 26th and Saturday, November 27th and we would love to see you come out for it! Our open studio shop hours will be from 11am-4pm on both Friday & Saturday. Plan...

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Getting Creative with your Desktop Zen Garden

Getting Creative with your Desktop Zen Garden

You just got your Olander Earthworks desktop zen garden in the mail. Or maybe you've had it for years. Either way, here's a helpful tip to up your sphere-rolling game! Try making a habit of using your set daily as a tool to recenter yourself after computer work during the...

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Sand Spheres | The Evolution of a Family-Owned Business

Sand Spheres | The Evolution of a Family-Owned Business
We've proudly made our sand spheres and desktop zen gardens since 2008. Each design, such as our Swirls sand sphere, is carefully mapped out and hand-carved into a blank plaster sphere by our founder, Andrew Lonnquist. It can take him up to 50 hours to create one design and each design is his own, inspired by science, nature and math. No computers necessary for this process, just a honed sculptural sense, a steady hand, patience and a healthy imagination!

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