Today Sarah shows us a deeper glimpse into the talented depths of The Studio in Merricks North. We also learn more about Leisa Wharington who is the heart and soul of The Studio as well as Sarah’s mentor, employer and friend. – Jenny x

Leisa Wharington in her Merricks North studio.

Oh GOLLY! Talk about inspiring. I’m always encouraged after being at the studio. Always!

All photos by Sarah Dingwall

Tasty colours!! Leisa does have an incredible eye for colour.

The wrought iron and glass gate to The Studio

Leisa uses glass in a way that really celebrates the material for what it is; highlighting its’ unique properties. It’s like she’s found this lovely balance between controlling the molten glass with tools, and just letting heat and gravity define each piece.

Leisa’s studio is an incredible place to be a part of – never short of inspiration when I’m around decent company, glass, nature and such things!

Sarah hard at work!

NOW! I need to tell you all about something else Leisa is doing! (Which is also very wonderful – surprise!)

Somers General Store
Full of all kinds of amazing wares, exotic goods, fresh produce and VERY tasty things! And located at one of the greatest beaches ever.

Ooooh my my. Favorite things.

- Sarah x

All photos by Sarah Dingwall