In 2004, artist
Ruthie Maddock started creating her unique
flower-art pins for family and friends, using
her Grandmother's vintage jewelry as a
experimentation and a little bit of naiveté,
Ruthie found a way to perfect her
one-of-a-kind pins, and started adding
handmade pillows to her creations.
As more and
more people complimented her on her pieces –
asking her where they could buy them – Ruthie
realized she had something special, and the
seeds of "Ruthie's Garden" were planted.
original handmade pins, pillows and shoe clips
are available at select boutiques and here at
Email us at
to add a splash of originality and color to
your wardrobe or home with Ruthie's unique
Each flower pin
from Ruthie's Garden is an original,
one-of-a-kind piece of art. I combine
one-of-a-kind vintage jewelry and beautiful
silk flowers together, to give every flower a
personality of its own. No two are alike.
can be clipped or pinned to jean jackets,
suede or leather jackets, purses, dresses…
even napkin holders for tea parties or bridal
showers. They will become an eye catching
"I love the
idea of vintage jewelry having a past. I also
like the idea of creating something that will
be showcased and used, rather than sitting in
a jewelry box.
"The hunt to
find antique pieces for my pins and pillows is
really fun. I get really excited when I find a
beautiful piece of jewelry and know it will
look wonderful with a particular flower."
- Ruthie Maddock