Tell the story behind your tile on Hidden Garden Steps
It's been nearly a year since installation of the beautiful tile mosaic on the Hidden Garden Steps and the number of visitors has increased 100-fold. Thanks again for your support!... Read more
How to find your tile in the Diablo Fairy Lantern
We had a wonderful celebration of the opening of the Hidden Garden Steps on Saturday. If you weren't able to join us but plan to visit the Steps and you... Read more
Save the date! Dec. 7 celebration of Hidden Garden Steps opening!
It's finally happening. The Hidden Garden Steps are being installed, and our Diablo Fairy Lantern flower was one of the first to go up. I hope you can join us... Read more
Last call & workshop
We're holding one last free public workshop in which you can help the artists set tile pieces in stair risers for the Hidden Garden Steps mosaic. No experience needed! If... Read more
We've made great progress, and if everything continues to go well, we should have the entire Hidden Garden Steps mosaic (including the Diablo Fairy Lantern) installed on San Francisco's 16th... Read more
Here's how it's done!
I thought you might enjoy this 3-minute slideshow of the artists making the elements for the Hidden Garden Steps and of our first public workshop of volunteers filling in the... Read more
Tile-making is in progress!
I'm excited to share several updates on the Hidden Garden Steps project and our Diablo Fairy Lantern element within the design --
Artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher have created... Read more
So much good news!
Howdy Diablo Fairly Lantern supporters,
Structural work to stabilize the 16th Avenue steps will begin soon by the San Francisco Dept. of Public Works to prepare them for the Hidden... Read more
New video of fabulous volunteers
Work on the Hidden Garden Steps Project is coming along nicely, thanks to many wonderful volunteers. They're so inspiring, I made a little video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7heKQbl5Roo
And because all of you... Read more
Give a tile for the holidays
Those of you who donated enough for a tile in the Diablo Fairy Lantern flower in the Hidden Garden Steps project blew me away with your generosity and warmed my... Read more
Preparing for the Fairy Lantern and Hidden Garden Steps
This Saturday, Oct. 8 from 1-3 pm is the monthly clean-up and planting session of volunteers who support the Hidden Garden Steps project and the Fairy Lantern that is part... Read more
Meet one of the Fairy Lantern artists
Dear Fairy Lantern supporters,
You’re invited to meet artist Colette Crutcher and learn more about the Hidden Garden Steps mosaic at a free event this Tuesday!
We all had so... Read more
The Fairy Lantern will shine! Next steps...
While I'm working on the Rewards for all of you wonderful supporters who helped us reach our goal to tile the Diablo Fairy Lantern flower, I want to invite you... Read more
3 days left to tile the Fairy Lantern!
Thanks to all of you who have pledged, we are 81% of the way to our goal to tile the Fairy Lantern flower in the Hidden Garden steps mosaic. We... Read more
Fairy Lantern 60% complete with 14 days to go
With only 14 days left in our Kickstarter project to sponsor the Diablo Fairy Lantern flower in the Hidden Garden steps mosaic, we've raised pledges for 60% of the funds... Read more
58% of the way to tiling the Diablo Fairy Lantern!
Good news -- with 30 days left to go, we've raised 58% of the funds needed to tile the Diablo Fairly Lantern portion of the beautiful Hidden Garden steps mosaic.... Read more
1/4 of goal met for Diablo Fairy Lantern!
In the first 2 weeks, we've raised 26% of our goal to fund tiles for the Diablo Fairy Lantern in the Hidden Garden mosaic planned for the 16th Avenue steps.... Read more