Robin Dyer is a specialist in the healing arts, at Smart Heart Art in Spokane, WA.

Ah, the turntables they’ve spun on! Our Lost Album Giveaway features discs found in the house from artists like The Platters. Roy Clark. Dolly Parton, Tom Jones. Buck Owens. Chet Atkins. Andy Williams, Peggy Lee, Eric Clapton, and many more.Click here for details about the contest.


Robin Dyer is the second winner of our Lost Album Giveaway contest. Dyer is a local artist, currently specializing in healing arts at her studio in Spokane, WA. After receiving degree in fine arts from Gonzaga University, she decided to pursue teaching her own content while continuing to work in the art community.

See the separate After joining our mailing list, Robin was amazed that she had won the drawing our Lost Album Giveaway. She soon arrived at the Eikenbary-Pierce House (EPH) to peruse the album library and select her favorite – “The Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby” (1987).

“I live and teach in Spokane, WA and spend time in Thompson Falls, MT taking care of my folks. I grew up in Thompson Falls, and I would love to create a workshop for those interested in this area as well! Come visit me, take a class at my studio in Spokane Valley!” – Robin Dyer, Smart Heart Art

We are thankful for Robin Dyer’s visit to EPH and we extended an invitation for her advice and influence on our projects at the Eikenbary-Pierce House.

RESTORATION UPDATE: We recently embarked on a special project at a nearby home on the Spokane Historic Register –  restoring a vintage Hall’s Safe & Lock Co. safe from the late 1800’s. To follow that project, see the articles in our news section.

One thing we’ve learned from going through this house is that you can’t take it with you.” So we launched a contest we’re calling the “Lost Album Giveaway.” From now until the albums are gone, we’ll giving away one album for every 10 signups to our email listTo collect your album, you can either come to the historic house on Spokane’s South Hill, pick up your prize, and get a free renovation tour, or we’ll mail the album to you.

Little Free Library Charms Visitors to the Eikenbary-Pierce House

Virginia Maridel Carter surprised the crew by bringing and planting flowers to enhance the look of the Little Free Library. “This is the kind of outpouring of interest and generosity that fuels our enthusiasm and keeps us going,” said project director Henry A. Pierce III.


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Some visitors bring books, others borrow a book. Some stay to chat and learn more about the Craftsman home restoration, enjoy refreshments, or sign the guest book.