I have a sweet view of Soho and lower Manhattan out my work window. The skyline’s water towers of all shapes and sizes inspired this one of felt and pipe cleaners (or “chenille stems” as they’re known to the fancy crafters).

I made the water tower very small and stuck it inside a salt shaker, just shy of 4″ tall and 1 1/2″ wide.

salt water tower

Run of the mill ships-in-bottles are now starting to feel self-conscious.

This one-of-a-kind piece is available on etsy.