Maria Esther Sund

Collage & Mixed Media




American Craft Magazine

October/November 2013 Issue

"At Home With Isabel Allende"

"Crafted Lives - Prolific author, political exile, and inveterate crafter Isabel Allende talks about the art and artifacts that share her home and imbue it with magic."

Interview by:

Deborah Bishop

Photography by:

Lori Barra

"...[Isabel Allende's] home in San

Rafael, California, is populated with evocative objects acquired along the way - a 17th-century poly-chrome saint...a 10-foot Amazonian blowgun...a fan's tribute wrought in the form of a trompe l'oeil book whose handmade paper pages spill over with amulets. Each provokes a memory and provides a jumping-off point for yet another story - a litany of tales at once fantastical and true."
(found on page 042)

Artist Maria-Esther Sund was moved by The House of the Spirits to create this tribute, filling it with handmade paper and affixing charms and amulets.

(found on page 044)

To enjoy the full article, please check out the American Craft Magazine Oct/Nov 2013 issue!