About Me

I love to reinvent things – my life, my clothes, and found objects I find in my travels.  At age 58, I’m on a journey to live a simpler life.  Easier said than done.  I find so many things darn interesting.  My list of places I hope to travel to keeps growing.  I constantly meet fascinating new people I want to know better.  I enjoy the hunt and thrill of finding vintage stuff.  And then keeping it!  I am working hard on not hoarding.  Living a greener life is the road I’m on.  Selling ideas (instead of stuff) through public speaking, workshops and consulting is my focus.

Previously, I co-owned Salvage Studio.  Did the retail thing.  Did the book thing.  Did the filling my house and garage to over-flowing with really good junk thing.

Currently, I am a wife, mother and grandma.  I live in the Seattle, Washington area, and have recently moved into a small eco village of green-built homes.

To contact me, please email beth.er@comcast.net

 

13 Responses to “About Me”

  1. Tricia Says:

    Can you tell us all about your new green home/eco village, please. It sounds fascinating. What?Where?How? etc. xxxxx

  2. Beth Evans-Ramos Says:

    Our future home will be in a cul-de-sac setting of four new, five-star green-built homes north of Seattle. We will share a circular driveway with a community fire pit and seating area in the middle. We have been able to visit our house while it was being built, and the builder has taught us so much about the green, high efficiency construction. Once we are moved in, I’ll share pictures of all the amazing features of our home, garden and community setting.

  3. Sharon, Morrison Mercantile Says:

    I dropped by to visit your site today and was impressed with your pictures
    and information. I look forward to seeing pictures of your new home.
    sharon

  4. Sue Greenshields Says:

    I just had to send a little note your way…to let you know how much I love following your blog site! I, previously visited the Salvage Studio and even took a class from you. It was the “charm making” class. I learned so much from that class. Then followed you to “Ruffles and Rust” and took the bracelet class. My sister and I loved it! You have inspired my to create my own version of jewelry making. Thank you so much. And my latest is your photos that you post online. Absolutely wonderful! I am enjoying what you see and capture. Thank you so much for sharing your talent!

    • Beth Evans-Ramos Says:

      Thank you so much for your encouraging and supportive comment! The best part of teaching is when I learn I have connected with that person. I am so happy to hear you are creating your own vision and style of jewelry, and loving the process. And receiving a compliment on my photography is extra wonderful. I am humbled by what a challenging art form it is. I have oodles of ideas of what to shoot, but getting those images captured is another story. It feels good to be tackling something new creatively that feels not so comfortable. I really appreciate you taking the time to keep in touch, and hope our paths cross again soon.

  5. Joy Bayer Says:

    Beth how do we find out about your next trip to eurpoe, I have someone interested in going. thanks Joy

    • Beth Evans-Ramos Says:

      Hi Joy,

      Hope you got my facebook reply. But just in case that didn’t connect, I wanted to let you know I didn’t get the minimum number of paying guests we needed for the 2011 Provence tour. I will most likely organize a tour for 2012, probably in September again. Your someone can email me with their contact info, and I’ll be happy to put them on my Provence tour email list. Thanks for being such a fine matchmaker!

  6. heather cramer Says:

    Hi Beth! I just tried to send you an email regarding my desire to pinterest some of your ideas/pictures and the email got bounced… is there a different one other than the one listed above?

  7. Sarah B Says:

    HI Beth! Found you through Pinterest and an image of a ball covered in pennies used in the garden to battle slugs and turn Hydrangea blue..? It is a wordpress file when you click on the link and I was looking for more information about it.. like what is the base? Thank you and glad to have stumbled upon a great blog!!

  8. Roni Kalyk Says:

    Dear Beth – I left a message on the “press” section, and I fear it
    won’t reach you. What I said is that Megan Kruse and I recently
    met for lunch and both of expressed how much we enjoyed
    being at The Salvage Studio in your company. Your statement
    above tells me that you are still as energetically pursuing all
    things that picque your curiosity. Life is rich, isn’t it?
    Blessings to you and your family. ROni Kalyk

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