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by Merrie Buchsbaum
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  • the story

Growth Patterns

"Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity, so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand." - Henry David Thoreau

Finding her inspiration in the farms, gardens, and forested environs that surround her Connecticut studio, artist Merrie Buchsbaum captures the enchantment and serenity of the natural world in her charming art work. Studied in the arts, the natural sciences and nutrition, Merrie sows the seeds of all her passions in her gorgeous collection of three floral pens.

Each floral pen is infused with botanicals plucked directly from Merrie's cottage garden. To make these functional pieces of art, the artist grinds her dried petals, seeds, and stems and combines them with resin to create the natural color and texture. Each individually crafted pen is a pleasure to look at and to handle, and with every swirl of its barrel, each stunning specimen is just the thing to inspire any wordsmith to spring into action. And having a little bit of Merrie's flowers in your pen makes your gift even that more special. Handmade in Connecticut.

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Handmade
Exclusive
Item ID
21437
Made from
polymer, botanicals
Measurements
5.25" L x .33" Dia.
Notes
Refillable ink, takes Cross Refill standard ink cartridge.
Clean with damp cloth.
  • the maker

Merrie Buchsbaum

Merrie Buchsbaum is known in her Connecticut town as the "Garden Lady"! People stop by and take photographs of her garden all season. If she's working in the gardens, she'll even give a guided tour of her plantings. Her favorites include: the climbing New Dawn pink rose, the cute Dilly Dally Lavender, the different Hydrangeas and many more... It's hard to just have a few favorites. Her gardens are in bloom from late March until mid December. Mother Nature is a never ending treat!

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GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

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Pros

  • Comfortable grip (7)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Solid construction (7)
  • Lightweight (6)

Cons

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    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Birthday (5)

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5.0

sweet pen

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from Michigan, USA

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Pros

  • Comfortable Grip
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Solid Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Journaling
    • Writing

    Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

    The lavendar pen has exactly the coloring I expected and is easy to use, a really sweet pen. I was impressed with the packaging, as well!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Birthday

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Showstopper for a Journalist!

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    from Denver, CO

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    Pros

    • Comfortable Grip
    • Lightweight
    • Solid Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Journaling
      • Writing

      Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

      My future mother-in-law is a writer who journals constantly. She loved the personalized and one-of-a-kind gift of the pen.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Christmas or Hanukkah

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      5.0

      Very Pretty!

      By 

      from St. Paul

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      Pros

      • Comfortable Grip
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

          Gift for an artist.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Birthday

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Product!!

          By 

          from Oregon

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          Pros

          • Comfortable Grip
          • Easy To Use
          • great gift
          • Lightweight
          • Solid Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

              I bought two of these pens, one for myself and one for my sister for Christmas. I love the look and feel of it when you write with it. Just got it though so can't comment for long term use. It is a very nice looking pen and writes well.

              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Other
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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              5.0

              Smells wonderful and has a great feel

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              from Sparks, NV

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              Pros

              • Comfortable Grip
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Solid Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

                  Love the Rose smelling pen and the pink color.
                  It is nice handling in my hand. Really like to use it and carry in my purse, people always ask where I got it. Was sent to sister as birthday gift.

                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Other
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Birthday

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                  4.0

                  Perfect birthday gift

                  By 

                  from Tulsa, OK

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Solid Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

                      Bought this as a birthday gift for my mom. She loved the coloring and the fact that the pen was actually made out of the flowers.

                      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                      • Mother
                      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                      • Birthday

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                      4.0

                      Mom loved it!

                      By 

                      from Seattle, WA

                      About Me Getting Started

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Beautiful
                      • Made in the USA
                      • Unique

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

                          A great gift for the gardener that doesn't need any more tools or just someone who wants a beautiful pen.

                          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                          • Mother
                          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                          • Birthday

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          perfect present for oneself or a friend!

                          By 

                          from morgantown, wv

                          Pros

                          • Beautiful
                          • Comfortable Grip
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Solid Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Journal writing

                            Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

                            i purchased the rosebud pen for myself for use when writing in my journal. it has a gorgeous soft pink hue and truly does look just as lovely it does in the photo!when holding the pen in hand, the barrel is pleasingly soft to the touch and the overall weight of the pen is perfect, being neither too heavy nor too light. i chose the rosebud, as pink is my favorite color; however, i would definitely consider the other color choices for future purchases both for myself and to give as presents!

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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            A Great Gift!

                            By 

                            from CT

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable Grip
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Solid Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about GARDEN PENS FLORAL COLLECTION:

                                Bought one as a gift for my mother - she loved it... I have since bought them for my sister and friends... The packaging is beautiful and I would highly recommend this product. Well done, Merrily Made!

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