that sweet fellow you see playing his guitar at happiness is ryan.

a talented renaissance man. my dear friend elena’s sweetie. if you’ve hopped onto my site today to look at my new shadowboxes, you should know that ryan handmade them for me. 20 of them!! they are beautiful and crafted by his skilled hands and absolutely overflowing with his gentle wonderful spirit. he can make or fix just about anything. if you ever need to reach him about a project, you can drop him a line at

and if you’ve never been to happiness, you absolutely have to go right this minute. it’s on south 1st street here in austin. a magical garden & gift shop tended by elena bailey and…you guessed it…ryan.

happiness garden & gift
2213-b south first street

austin, tx

(512) 440-8600

tell them the pippingtooth flowergals sent you.