Bead Chat Magazine Spring 2015 - Page 88

Heading Sout h on a Many of us have been enjoying the pictures, designs and stories that Linda has been posting from her winter location down in Mexico. Clearly Linda has a design journey to share, and so I thought I’d interview her and dig a little deeper into what prompted Linda and her husband to spend an extended amount of time down South in Mexico. Linda said that their inspiration actually started locally, at home. “After many years of living in an area of Washington State that has a large percentage of people of Mexican heritage, we became curious to know more about the country. We've been to Mexico numerous times by now and found that we especially enjoyed the year round spring-like weather in the higher altitudes. In settling on Oaxaca in particular, we were attracted to the beautiful colonial architecture (it's an UNESCO World Heritage Site),