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Zen Garden | Give Your Desktop a Makeover

Zen Garden | Give Your Desktop a Makeover

Give your desktop a makeover with a zen garden. A happy and calm workspace makes for boosted productivity and a desktop zen garden is a visual reminder to take a break every now and then. Our handmade sand patterning spheres provide a new spin on this age old idea with a creative sensory...

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Olander Earthworks Virtual Facebook Live- Every Saturday 12-12:30 PST

Olander Earthworks Virtual Facebook Live- Every Saturday 12-12:30 PST

Like many other small businesses across the world, we had to close down our in-person craft show sales this March, due to COVID-19. Our business made it through the 2008 recession, grad school, two babies being born and other highs and lows, so we knew we had the grit to figure this out! 

This is no doubt our biggest business challenge yet, but the good news is that we have our creativity and ability to pivot and think quickly. We've made a number of changes and have others on the horizon, but today we're excited to share with you our weekly Facebook Live sales! Every Saturday from noon-12:30 PST, we'll be selling our products virtually on that platform.

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Olander Earthworks | Reusable Masks Now Available

Olander Earthworks |  Reusable Masks Now Available
For us, making masks is a way to keep our business afloat and create something useful for the community during this difficult time. For every mask sold, we will donate $1. At this time, that money will go to Portland Garment Factory.

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Sand Spheres | Play Therapy Tools | Home Grown Since 2008

Sand Spheres | Play Therapy Tools | Home Grown Since 2008

Our family-owned business has made our original sand spheres and desktop zen gardens since 2008. Whether you're looking to enhance your play therapy supply of tools, are a miniature gardening enthusiast looking for something new to add to your collection, wanting to create texture in moldable sand or looking to create calm and beauty in your space, we thrill in making quality, original pieces for you to enjoy- from our small art studio to your hands. To create each design, such as our sand sphere Swirls above, Andrew carves each sphere design by hand. 

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Desktop Zen Garden | Create Calm

Desktop Zen Garden | Create Calm

As we all work more from home, it's more important to find time and space to disconnect and tend to our senses. This multi-disciplinary desktop sensory play set is handmade in the USA. All designs are hand-carved, molded and the final results are cast in small batch concrete pours. A therapeutic release...

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