Author Archives: Maia Rainwood

About Maia Rainwood

Owner and Maker at Maia Rainwood Design. Wearable art for wise women, birth keepers, witches, and world-builders.

The world has grown full of peril.

“Do not let the great emptiness of Khazad-dûm fill your heart, Gimli, son of Glóin. For the world has grown full of peril. And in all lands, love is now mingled with grief.” J.R.R. Tolkien This quote has been reverberating around … Continue reading

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That Time Of Year Again

It’s time for #artvsartist again, which is always fun. I like seeing the mosaics people make of their work and of course, seeing them in the center of it all. It’s nice to put a face on the things I … Continue reading

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Waiting… waiting…

It’s World Doula Week and I’m sitting here just quietly waiting to be called to assist a beautiful little family as they welcome their baby earthside. The waiting aspect of birth work has been one of the hardest for me … Continue reading

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Still here. Still recovering. Time has slowed.

We’re on recovery week #3, which feels a lot more like year #3. Things are definitely better. But jeeeeeeez, I’m ready to be 100% again!   The wool felt pennies/thread mandalas from last time became some nifty door hangers. I … Continue reading

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Bored now.

Ugh. I do not do “recovery” well, apparently. I’m bored. And tired. And bored. And too damn tired to do much. I made a thing today – a little needle book with some wool felt, thread and beads.  It’s a … Continue reading

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No matter where you go

there you are. I’ve been wondering what the hell to do with this blog – since I so rarely come back to update these days, I feel guilty and obligated, but then I wonder if anyone is actually reading anymore. … Continue reading

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Second Wedding, Been and Gone

Well, so first off, last week, we had Second Wedding, LA style. When we got married in Kansas last year with all of D’s family, our own kids and my family got left out of the festivities so we decided … Continue reading

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