December 15, 2015


Win this hand carved walnut double spoon!

ENTRY CLOSED. To enter, simply leave a comment below.  Must not be 'anonymous' or I won't know who you are, and please leave your first and last name too! As well as your instagram account if you would like to be announced as the winner on IG. Open internationally. Winner will be drawn at random.

Entry ends Thursday Dec. 17th at 12 noon EST.

Happy winter!

December 9, 2014


This year, we've decided to open our studios for a pop-up shop, and you are ALL invited! 

WHEN: Saturday, December 20th from 12 - 4pm. 

WHERE: 544 Park Ave in Brooklyn, NY. On the corner of Nostrand. Just follow the signs once you're inside!

WHO: featuring my trusty long-time studio pal Amelie Mancini 
Amazing ceramics by Josephine Noel
Incredible jewelry by Nick Lundeen
And a huge pile of spoons and cutting boards by myself. 

Come say hello and drink some free hot apple cider.
{also, we will be accepting credit cards!}

Hope to see you all there!

October 20, 2014


As a thank you for a swiftly sold out shop update, I'd love to give away this sugar spoon hand carved from cherry. Simply leave a comment here! Entry will be open until Tuesday morning at 10am EST (October 21st), and a winner will be drawn at random -- open internationally as well!

THANK YOU GUYS! The winner is Kelsey Cunningham! Congrats lady. Please send me an email with your shipping address and this little cutie is yours :)

Happy Fall!


October 19, 2014

Shop Update! 10.20.14

Shop update tomorrow morning, Monday, October 20th, at 11 am EST. Hand carved spoons in apple, walnut, and cherry, and some beautiful bowls in collaboration with ceramicist Helen Levi.

July 21, 2014

Shop update!

I forgot to post this earlier, so forgive my short notice! There will shop update this morning, July 21st, at 11am EST. Below is a small preview of one-of-a-kind pieces in collaboration with California based wood turner Silvia Song.

July 4, 2014

shop update 7.7.14

Large shop update on Monday, July 7th at 11 am EST. There will be an array of spoons in various woods, some hand carved ice cream scoops for this summer heat, and a collection of bowls in a collaboration with ceramicist Helen Levi.

June 3, 2014

shop update 6.4.14

Hello all! There will be a shop update tomorrow, Wednesday, June 4th, at 11 am EST. A few walnut scoops, large kitchen spoons, and a bunch of butter knives in an array of woods.

February 22, 2014


After every shop update, I'm always feeling grateful. Here's a simple butter knife as a small thank you, hand carved from reclaimed Southern Yellow Pine, complete with some beautifully stripey grain and a wonderfully piney smell. 

WINNER! Randomly selected is Donna Ambiente! Congrats! Send me an email with your mailing address and this little guy is yours. Thanks everyone! Until next time :)

Entry now closed! I will announce a winner tomorrow morning. Thank you all!
To enter, simply leave a comment below. Entry open until Sunday evening, Feb 23, at 6pm EST. Winner will be selected at random. Open internationally.

Remember to leave your FULL name in your comment!


February 16, 2014

shop update!

At long last! Months of carving have yielded a big bundle of spoons, along with a couple cutting boards and a carved walnut plate. They will all be posted for sale tomorrow morning, Monday February 17th, at 11am EST.

xo Ariele

December 6, 2013

Flash giveaway!

As thank you for a completely sold out shop, I made a walnut butter knife this morning to give to one lucky person.

WINNER! Congratulations Rachel! {Since there may be a few Rachels, this is the Rachel of the blog "not just passing time"}. Please send me an email with your mailing address and I will have this little bundle shipped out to you first thing on Monday. {} Thanks to all of you who left a comment! Wish I could make a butter knife for everyone ;)

Entry is now closed! I will announce a winner in thirty minutes.
To enter:  simply leave a comment here. Entry open until tomorrow at 10am EST. One entry per person, please. If your profile is anonymous, I won't know who you are so please leave a full name. Check back here for the winner, who will be drawn completely at random and announced at 10:30 am EST tomorrow, Saturday December 7th. I will ship this knife out immediately so it might even arrive in time for christmas!

Free shipping for US winner, international winner must pay shipping through paypal.

Thanks everybody! And happy holidays from my woodshop to yours ;)

xo Ariele

December 2, 2013

shop is open!

I was on the road yesterday when I opened the shop and horridly forgot to post about it here on the blog. I hope this didn't mess with too many of your plans, but there's still a few lovely things left for sale.You can find them at the SHOP link to the right, or right here.

Hope you all had a wonderful thanksgiving!

Here's a few shots of our trip up to Maine :)