Inspired Love at Talus Rock Retreat in Sandpoint, Idaho

When you first enter the beautifully crafted cedar doors to Talus Rock, you’ll probably notice what looks like an eclectic, globally-inspired boutique of bracelets, trinkets, dolls, handmade jewelry, and clothing to your left. At first glance—like me—you might think this is an ordinary kind of gift shop, a collection, perhaps, put together by Heather so that guests might take home a pretty souvenir that documents their stay. You’ll notice the colorful handmade blouses, bejeweled bracelets, silk scarves, silver rings, tiny marble crosses, small elephant statues, hand-painted wooden boxes, and hand-bound leather journals, all arranged carefully and thoughtfully around the table

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