Wishing You & Yours A Very Happy Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving is a time for re-connecting with loved ones and a chance for us to reboot as we transition from Summer, into Fall  & the Winter season.

A wonderful time to acknowledge all that we are thankful for.

We’d like to say THANK YOU to all our Customers & Clients for your great support and following.

May  your Thanksgiving  be filled  with Peace, Happiness & Prosperity.

From all of us at CCDC Design Center, have a very happy and safe


We will be closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 26-27 for the Holiday.

Until Next Time








With the surge in popularity of inspirational websites such as Pintrest & Houzz , we are seeing an ideal shift in the way society views interior design. Social media in general is directly inspiring many designers, home owners and builders in becoming  more conscious about design.

We would like to share what we believe will be the hottest interior design trends of 2016.


From daring color to tawny, natural hues, we take a first hand look at the gorgeous palettes forecast for 2016.

2016 will bring together natural elements, striking metals,  rich jewel tones and global flair.


The wonderful wooden elements intertwined with smooth cement along with texture & pattern radiates warmth & serenity.




the-brooklyn-home-company-egglplant-purple-denOne of the simplest ways to make an expression no matter what your style is to fuse a pop of jewel toned color. Jewel tones are  dramatic accents for any interior; whether it’s the color of every wall in a space filled with equally saturated tones or a single piece set in contrast to pale neutrals, there’s something pleasant and inviting about these opulent and dramatic hues.

Warm grays will maintain to play an important role in residential and commercial spaces mated with uplifting hues.

3D Printing; A process by which  a 3D design is turned into a real object.

Ranging in size from a microwave to larger than a house, 3-D printers come in different types, broadening an array of technologies to create solid objects based on digitally mapped designs.

3D Printing has had a huge influence on interior design. Whether used on light fixtures, furniture or floor tiles, geometric shapes are all around.  The visual illusion is certainly the most appealing experience when it comes to geometric shapes, creating a lot of character in spaces.













Vintage & Artisan:

Industrial, re-purpose and vintage are key words in some of these inspiring interior features, whether used as shelving , lighting or other creative uses, reusing vintage or just unused objects in the right way can give a great deal of character to any space.

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Global Pattern:

Don’t be apprehensive to mix various prints within a space, Tie various patterns together by incorporating a similar color throughout each element in the room.

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Sustainable products are becoming more accepted, and with good reason. You will see a good deal of  re-purposing, reinventing, and reusing products to decorate your home.

We carry numerous pieces of recycled & reclaimed items;

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When experimenting with a new trend, make sure it accurately depicts your style.

You don’t have to go over board,  any concept can be integrated as little or as much as you’d like.

This New Year, refresh your home and bring out your resolution in style.


We’ve had a very busy year  with the opening of our new retail space, Jeri Lynn’s  featured Artist venue at the Goody Gallery showing her exquisite Lamp collection and of course working hard to create beautiful spaces for all our wonderful design Clients.

To keep us all inspired, we’ve made sure to keep our showroom filled to the brim with unique furniture pieces, stunning art work and accessories galore.

If you haven’t been by lately, your in for a treat!


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1 (4-oz.) bittersweet chocolate baking bar, chopped
3/4 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 (1-oz.) bottle red liquid food coloring
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
Cream cheese frosting:
1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Garnish: white chocolate curls


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line bottom and sides of a 9-inch square pan with aluminum foil, allowing 2 to 3 inches to extend over sides; lightly grease foil.

2. Microwave chocolate and butter in a large microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30-second intervals. Whisk in sugar. Add eggs, 1 at a time, whisking just until blended after each addition. Gently stir in flour and next 4 ingredients. Pour mixture into prepared pan.

3. Bake at 350° for 44 to 48 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs. Cool completely on a wire rack (about 2 hours).

4. Lift brownies from pan, using foil sides as handles; gently remove foil. Spread Small-Batch Cream Cheese Frosting on top of brownies, and cut into 16 squares. Garnish

From all of us here at CCDC Roslyn

Sending The Warmest Christmas Wishes. May The World Be Filled With Peace , Love, Joy & Kindness.

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This is my favorite part of my job. When we take a glance at what a space once was & see how a slew of ideas & hard work transformed into an end result we are so proud of. It’s so marvelous when you wrap up a project, feeling a sense of accomplishment and your client is immensely happy with their new and improved space. There is nothing quite like that merriment.

Our mission was to transform this downtown Seattle Condo that lacked life, personality and most crucial, storage into a cozy, stylish abode befitting its owners busy lifestyle. With a beautiful Japanese Garden that is within view throughout the space, it was essential to bring a little piece of that sanctuary inside.BANQUETTE WALL



By being clever with the space in a small area, we created a custom Banquette seating with 3 large drawers beneath in the Dining room area that is purposeful & utterly functional. We added comfort & interest by choosing fabrics that have different textures, color & pattern to create a subtle contrast and visual significance.
It all began with Sketches and a Vision:

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Likewise, rather than letting precious space go unused & keeping in mind the necessity of storage, we designed a wall to wall Buffet unit with base Cabinets & Floating Shelves. Whether cozying up to read a Novel on a rainy day or entertaining, this corner Nook is a Gem!

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A one of a kind Glass, Wood & Metal Dining Table was designed & locally built with impeccable craftsmanship takes center stage as the Star of the show. Black walnut legs skillfully intertwine & a 72mm Hewlitzer Shell previously used for Avalanche control at Alpental Summit floats in the center.



To finish off this lovely alcove, we precisely chose & hung this architecturally inspired Chandelier that is a wonder in itself, floating majestically defining the space with personality & style.








To create a flow into the Living room, the design approach was to turn it into a complementary feature of the over-all design of the house, in particular, the adjoining Dining room. The main component of tying these two rooms together, was color. Our client loves color, so we obliged.


We used rich umber, chartreuse, crimson red & amber in the upholstery & Pillows to connect the two rooms together. There is a sense of flow & cohesion between them that is contemporary classic.
Our client is an avid art lover who owns many pieces she has collected during her travels. She requested of us to try and incorporate into the space. Therefore, we created a gallery Art wall above the Sofa that is specifically striking. It gives the room a sense of drama & depth making the room seem more spacious than it really is.
Likewise, in the Living room, we built one and the same Cabinets that are in the Dining room to create a unique entertainment unit using cubes, drawers and shelving to bear a custom look . Now our client has an abundance of storage including plenty of display space.
This Walnut live edge & metal custom Cocktail Table further adds to the scene. A great way to bring an organic feel into this contemporary space. We used the same Hewlitzer Shells for the legs for a unified front. Having a family history in the Snoqualimie Pass area, our Client has fond memories of her time there .The legs on the Cocktail Table & Dining room Table center accent are close to home and very endearing.






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We set out to create a livable, functional & polished space. This Condo is practical as it is stylish. Its about putting together eclectic pieces that work & make the space feel comfortable, warm & livable. This space has soul, warmth & personality with super chic high style. Mission accomplished! Until Next Time Have a great weekend everyone!


























Custom Carpentry-Artisan Technologies, Ryan Oglesby

Upholstery-Vicki Sargent

Photography-Pain in the Glass Productions, Alex Mikel






We are proud to announce the Goodey Gallery featured Artist is none other than our very own Jeri Lynn Lockwood!

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Jeri Lynn is a Designer Craftsman with emphasis on 3 dimensional
She has been building & designing log and timber frame homes for the
past 25 Years. Her expertise has been interior finishes along with
designing & building numerous homes in Kittitas County.
Possessing a passion for ceramics, 8 years ago, she went on to build a
home studio to further expand her artistic capabilities.
Her studio was relocated to Roslyn in 2014 & opened to the public with
much anticipation.
Jeri Lynn gets most of her inspiration from a group of molds that she
inherited from her husband’s grandmother whom she admired.
The molds are from the 50’s and have inspired the mid-century retro
style she loves so much.
The lamps are slip cast from vintage molds. She currently is using low
fire crystatex glazes. The added crystals explode into the kaleidoscope
of colors. The body is left unglazed & is covered in encaustic waxes and
vintage fabrics from the 50’s. Most of the fabrics are reclaimed and had
prior life as draperies, upholstery, etc.
She is currently working on indoor-outdoor wall art using clay and
encaustic waxes allows for outdoor display of these one of a kind

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Enjoy- Relax and Get your Glow ON!

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Along with Jeri Lynn, Teddy May Charlton from Kittitas. Teddy is a classic country-western artist. Through oil, watercolor, pastel and photography; she depicts the life of a cattle rancher.

She was formally trained in Ellensburg, Washington at Central Washington University, receiving degrees in Fine Art with Emphasis in Oils and Graphic Design in 1993 while continuing her education with watercolor workshops. Her work has been published in Ruralite magazine, Capital Press, as well as Cowboys and Indians Magazine. Teddy Charlton has also had the privilege of having her work on exhibition at several local establishments in Ellensburg.


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Last but not least, is Lauralee Northcott of Winthrop Wa.

Lauralee is a basket weaver. Using Ponderosa pine needles collected in the Methow Valley, she weaves baskets of intricate and delicate detail. Lauralee likes to use authentic stones, leather, conchos and other quality materials to create baskets that will last generations.










































You can see our featured Artists and more at the Goodey Gallery

August and September

1st Friday of every month

Artists will be there 5:00-7:00 on both Fridays

309 N. Pearl

Ellensburg, WA 98926

Come out and support our local Artists!

Make a Night of it with Dinner and Drinks…. GET YOUR GLOW ON!!!


Until Next Time







We’ve been busy working on some interesting Projects with some great Clients.

Each Project has its own progression, its own DNA if you will.  We would like to share a sneak peak at what were currently working on with the goal of giving a

deeper understanding of the breadth of services we provide and the matched cooperation we have with everyone involved, from Contractors, Clients to

Architects and Artisans.

It’s always exciting to see the potential in a Project and to sense the energy and good vibe between us and our Clients.

After first meetings, negotiations, and contracts, exciting things begin to happen!

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Thoughtful design is more about improving peoples lives rather than making spaces look pretty.

Our surroundings around us affects our mood, productivity, energy levels and mindset. Creating a beautiful space to call home is not only about impressing your guests and encompassing yourself with pretty objects. It is about creating a space where you feel relaxed, comfortable, organized and at peace.

The decisions that you make when choosing how your home will look have a documented effect on your emotions and perceptions.


For example, color choices effect our mood and is the main component of how we experience the world around us.

  • Red symbolizes power and passion. It can warm up a space and make it feel more intimate.
  • Orange is a jolt of energy. Its optimistic and uplifting, rejuvenating our spirit.
  • Yellow is associated with happiness and creativity. It stimulates mental process and nervous system to activate memory and entourages communication.
  • Green is known for its soothing qualities, balance and harmony.
  • Blue perpetuates feeling , calm and freshness. It reduces stress, creating a sense of calmness, relaxation and order.
  • Purple signifies royalty and luxury. It relates to the imagination and spirituality, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts.
  • Grays give a sense of relaxation and serenity. It lends interiors an elegant formality that is subtle without being overly conservative.
  • Brown like green give a relaxing touch. Supplies a sense of wholesomeness, it is our color of the earth and is associated with all things natural and organic.
  • Black is the color of sophistication and power. Its mysterious by evoking a sense of potential and possibility.
  • White relates a sense of cleanliness and purity. Its reflective, awakening openness, growth and creativity.

Remember, when selecting which color to include in your interiors, three picks are better than one. Choose neutral for the largest element like walls and flooring.

A calmer color for furniture and case-goods. Then pick a third more dramatic color to pop in your statement accessories and decor.



Symmetry emulates the human form, so we are inherently comfortable in a balanced setting.

Our brains love symmetry and that long history is an integral part of design for ages. It evokes feelings of safety, comfort and familiarity.

Have you given a thought to why that ability seems to come to us so instinctively , even though we may not be professional interior designers?

It all has to do with symmetry, or a sense of balance, that has been achieved within a space.
Symmetrical, even when its too slight to be acknowledged at a  first glimpse. All of us are drawn to balanced images and tend to think them more aesthetically pleasing than their erratic counter parts.

Since this style of balance is so familiar in our lives, it is simple for our brains to process it. Symmetrical interiors are often perceived as more restful and tranquil than their artistically asymmetrical counterparts because we don’t have to work as hard to figure out the use and flow of the space.




Light has an outstanding effect on human beings. For example, if a room is too dark or excessively light, our mood is very down. But just the right amount of light, the mood improves. We are surrounded with interior design and cannot escape from its influence. Creating a mood of intimacy, relaxing or comfort can be accomplished with using well-balanced light.

The way light penetrates a room, the colors we choose for our floors and walls, and even the shape and texture of our furniture and home decorations all work together to impact how we feel and how we function, both consciously and subconsciously.




People are different individuals and their personalities are reflected in their homes. Cluttered surroundings lack functionality , the space flow is disrupted therefore effecting our mood. One feels mentally exhausted without knowing the cause.

The constant fight with over sized furniture and clutter makes us despondent. Our moods are effected in a positive  or negative way.

What we need to understand is that there are numerous pieces that need to align and fit well in order to achieve domestic bliss.

Additionally, well designed interiors leads to other positive changes such as career opportunities, family well being and love life. Our daily surroundings influence our sense of well being and peace of mind.

After-all, its your life and your space that you live in every day . You deserve a home that is good for you, body and soul.

While we may not be able to design spaces that aesthetically please the masses, we can certainly create spaces that consciously utilize aesthetic elements to inspire more meaningful, satisfying and joyful experiences.



Along with Harmonious Interiors, comes Healthy Eating.

Here is a Casserole to titillate your senses.


Sweet Potato, Cauliflower & Greens Casserole


1 head cauliflower (1 1/2 to 2 lb.), cut into small florets

1 (8-oz.) package fresh cremini mushrooms, stemmed and halved

6 tablespoons olive oil, divided $
1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
3 large sweet potatoes (2 1/2 to 3 lb.), peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 cups chopped fresh kale, collards, or mustard greens
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1 (14-oz.) can butter beans, drained and rinsed (optional)
1/2 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1. Preheat oven to 475°. Toss together cauliflower, mushrooms, 2 1/2 Tbsp. oil, 1/2 tsp. cumin, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/8 tsp. pepper in a medium bowl. Spread cauliflower mixture in a single layer in jelly-roll pan.

2. Toss together sweet potatoes, 2 1/2 Tbsp. oil, and remaining cumin, salt, and pepper. Spread in a single layer in another jelly-roll pan.

3. Bake potatoes and cauliflower at 475° for 10 to 12 minutes or until browned and just tender, turning once. Cool on wire racks 10 minutes.

4. Reduce oven temperature to 375°. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook, stirring often, 1 minute. Add kale; cook, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until tender. Add salt and pepper to taste; stir in vinegar.

5. Layer half each of sweet potatoes, cauliflower mixture, beans (if desired), kale, and 1 1/2 cups Easy Cheese Sauce in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Repeat layers once. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese sauce. Stir together panko, chopped cilantro, and olive oil, and sprinkle crumb mixture over casserole.

6. Bake at 375° for 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated, bubbly, and golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Cheese Sauce:
1/3 cup dry vermouth*
1 garlic clove, minced
3 cups half-and-half
3 tablespoons cornstarch $
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded pepper Jack cheese


1. Bring vermouth and garlic to a boil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 7 to 10 minutes or until vermouth is reduced to 1 Tbsp.

2. Whisk together half-and-half and cornstarch. Whisk half-and-half mixture, salt, and pepper into vermouth mixture; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking constantly. Boil, whisking constantly, 1 minute or until mixture is thickened. Add pepper Jack cheese. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, whisking constantly, 1 minute or until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth. Remove from heat, and use immediately.

*Dry sherry may be substituted.


Until Next Time


Understanding, Serving and Inspiring You…



We are  passionate about showing fresh and unique furnishing for any budget, as well as offering services to meet your needs.

We view our ability to work with you as a privilege and welcome project opportunities of all types…

From humble design makeovers to larger, new-construction ventures.

One visit to our Design Center and you will realize that we are much more than a Gift Shop.

Personally, we want you to feel understood and inspired about having worked with us.

Our 20 years in building and interior design field is a testament to our long-term success and the stability of relationships with our clientele , partners and vendors alike.

We hope to form a special bond with you as we journey together in the crafting of dreams that fulfill your design visions.

Among many of our signature services and array of choices when it comes to exceptional interior design;

  • Design Consultation
  • Schematic Design & Space Planning
  • Complete Design Development & Implementation
  • Renovations & Specialty Projects
  • Artistic Decor & Buying
  • Accessorizing
  • Furniture
  • Conceptional Presentations through Modern Technologies
  • Kitchen & Bath Design
  • Lighting
  • Cabinets, Hardware & Counter tops
  • Sinks, Vanities & Custom Window Treatments


At CCDC Roslyn Design Center, we are devoted to convey a highly customized interior design experience.

We regard our small-team approach is crucial in our ability to focus on your needs, wants and desires.

Certainly our creative talent and diverse credentials also play a major aspect in ensuring that our delivery is highly professional and personalized.

Be connected to your local small businesses that give cities their own flavor and history.

Local businesses serve the community because they custom built by and for the people along with giving the community members a local spot in which to associate with each other and share a unique experience.

They give the youth  distinct memories about growing up in their hometown. They make each community and city unique, which is not only culturally affluent, but also helps to transform and drive the economy at large.

Thank you all so much for supporting us and look forward to serving you for many more years to come.


Happy Holiday Weekend Everyone!

Until Next Time





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Every space needs a few toss pillows for comfort but also to give a finishing touch and a pinch of charm in any setting.

Upon Pillows comes a new look with lovely patterns and fabric, when a simple change is needed with little effort involved.

Our go-to-inexpensive Pillow collection are full of fresh new fabrics and fresh new colors being indoors or out, just in time for Spring.

So go ahead…open your windows…let the fresh air in, and we’ve hoped we’ve given you some inspiration!


We’ve received some marvelous new products in the Shop this week, come in and let your imagination run wild and explore our unique new treasures.

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1) In general, artwork should be hung so that the center point of the picture or grouping is at about eye level for the average person. While this won’t be possible in every situation, it’s a good guideline to keep in mind.

Once you’ve chosen your arrangement, it’s time to decide what height is right to start hanging your frames. In a gallery , most work is hung at around 57″ from the ground (with 57″ hitting the center of the picture), but in your home the height might vary if you’re hanging art over a couch, mantle, or bed or are especially tall or short. Generally, its advisable to keep art 6 to 12 inches from the surface of whatever you’re hanging it over, but it’s perfectly fine to put generalities aside if something else looks better

2) Another technique to remember is that a grouping of pictures should be thought of as one unit. Test an arrangement of pictures by laying everything out on a large table (or on the floor), playing with combinations until you hit upon one that works. Laying them out on paper is even better since you’ll be able to trace around each object and determine where picture hangers should be installed. Tape the paper up on the wall as a template for picture hangers and you’ll be done in no time.

3) You can also lay out pieces of scrap molding (or tape) onto the floor to form the “outside” secondaries of a picture grouping — the measurements within which the smaller pieces of art will be set. This is useful when a particular wall has certain boundaries that must be observed (such as a chair rail, windows, heating vents, and the like) and helps keep your arrangement the proper size.

4) Relate Art to wall size. Choose smaller pictures for narrow walls and larger works for big wall

5) Relate Art to furniture size. In general, when hanging art over a piece of furniture it should not be longer than the width of the furniture.

6) Light Art well. Illuminating artwork gives it importance. Picture or art lighting is a must when you want your pieces to take center stage. Great Artwork is enhanced with great presentation.

7) Hang an Art shelf. Popular art shelves are a great way to add interest and take up very little space. Artwork can be hung on the wall over the shelf as well as set onto the shelf with other decorative objects.

8) Bigger is often better. One large painting makes a statement and keeps things simple. It can also call attention to the focal point of the room.

9) Add the look of a “window” to a small or windowless area by hanging landscape art.

10) Horizontal lines tend to elongate, widen, and emphasize a casual decorating scheme. Vertical lines  however, tend to be more formal, add to the illusion of height, and can seem more elegant and refined.

Hang and enjoy. You’ve done all that hard work and it’s time to bask in the awesomeness of a beautifully decorated space! Enjoy your new art arrangement, show it off to friends, and don’t be afraid to tweak it if you feel like something isn’t working.


The robust flavors of the Mediterranean cuisine are superb for summer cooking or entertaining, and you do’t have to fly anywhere to experience it.



  • 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 thyme sprigs
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 head garlic
  • 2 tsp. chopped rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 8 lamb loin chops
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. Directions:
  2. In a large, shallow dish, combine the 1/4 cup of olive oil with the thyme, minced garlic, rosemary, and cumin. Add the lamb chops and turn to coat with the marinade. Refrigerate overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350°. Set the halved heads of garlic cut side up on a large sheet of foil and drizzle with oil. Wrap the garlic in the foil and roast for 1 hour, until tender.
  4. Light a grill. Remove the chops from the marinade; discard the thyme and scrape off the garlic. Season the chops with salt and pepper and grill over moderate heat until lightly charred and medium-rare, 5 minutes per side.




6 artichokes 
1 ⅛ Tbsp 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon
salt juice of 1 lemon, plus 2 tablespoon more juice
3 clove garlic, minced
 3 Tbsp olive oil
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper 
Green Olive Dip (recipe follows)


Slice tops off artichokes, pull off small outer leaves, trim stems, and snip off thorny tips. In a large pot, bring 1 to 2 inches water to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon salt, juice of 1 lemon, and artichokes; cover and steam until artichoke bottoms pierce easily, 20 to 40 minutes, depending on their size. Drain artichokes. When cool enough to handle, cut each in half lengthwise and scrape out fuzzy center.

In a small bowl, combine garlic, oil, remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon salt, and the pepper. Brush artichokes with garlic mixture.

Prepare a charcoal or gas grill for direct medium heat (about 350 F). Grill artichokes, turning once, until lightly browned, 8 to 11 minutes. Serve with olive dip.

Make Ahead: Artichokes through step 1, up to 2 days, chilled. Green olive dip, up to 2 days, chilled.

For Green Olive Dip: In a blender, puree 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley, 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons chopped green olives, 1 tablespoons drained capers, 1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard, 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon salt until coarsely pureed.

Bon Appetite!

Until Next Time





We want to welcome and are now offering ceramic classes and studio time at our Roslyn location. You can learn to use the potter’s wheel  or to sculpt and hand build your own masterpiece. Learn to glaze your pieces as well.

Classes are open to the public for all skill levels, with flexible studio times and pricing. We offer a full range of classes for adults and children, including, introductory and private lessons.

Jeri Lynn is an accomplished Artist and ceramicist . She teaches both kids and adults of all skill levels. Class will introduce you to basic artistry of working clay on the potters wheel and will provide you with the understanding of what it takes to use the wheel.

We have over 200 ceramic molds or choose from our existing bisque ceramics that are hand poured, cleaned, fired and ready for your painting and glazing needs.



Jeri Lynn Lockwood grew up with a passion for crafts. At the tender age of 12 she took classes at a local community center that offered painting and in high school she delved in art classes and her devotion for the arts intensified twice fold.She explored in everything from painting to leather tooling and sewing alike, eager to master everything her hands touched.

Jeri Lynn went on to college and majored in designer craftsmen with an emphasis in ceramics and 3D design.

With a keen mind and good business sense, after college Jeri Lynn and a girlfriend started a handbag company called “Side Pocket”which went on to be featured in hit shows such as , Love Boat and Charlies Angels .

These unique Handbags bared applique embellishments and trapunto embroidery which carried on the 3D design she studied in college.

Unfortunately “Side Pocket” did not make it through the 80’s recession and Jeri Lynn for many years worked in the real estate industry  along with launching a career in designing and building homes.

During this time, Jeri Lynn inherited a group of molds from her husbands grandmother Toby Paulson who lived in British Columbia. She carried the treasured molds around with her for 14 years and then 8 years ago she set up a ceramic studio and pursued her passion for clay.

Jeri Lynn’s inspiration flourished with her first art mentors but her true inspiration and admiration was Toby.

Identical in many  qualities as Jeri Lynn, Toby was an intelligent and very talented artist in her own right who created beautiful pieces  well into her 80’s.

Tobys zest and passion for all things creative was the greatest inspiration for jeri lynn.

“I find a sense of pride being a ceramicist because i can carry on the tradition of working with clay while expressing my love for handmade ceramics and hope to inspire the students coming in for classes with the same passion, specifically that Art is being taken out of the curriculum in schools. Everyone should enjoy art whether their talented or not, everyone has their own niche and we must encourage that”.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Until Next Time