Blog

Indigo Vibes Freebies + Shutterstock Shop Now Open!

Indigo Vibes Freebies + Shutterstock Shop Now Open!

Break out the sunscreen, pool floats, and backyard burgers because this weekend is summer’s last hurrah, a.k.a. Labor Day here in the US. In celebration of my latest pattern collection, Indigo Vibes (behind the scenes peek here), I’ve got a fun freebie at the end […]

New Collection: Indigo Vibes Watercolor – Summer All Year Long!

New Collection: Indigo Vibes Watercolor – Summer All Year Long!

Sunnies, passport stamps, popsicles, thunderstorms, and swimsuits – all my favorite summer vibes. Well, maybe not swimsuits, because any mama with three kids is WAY past letting it all hang out. September peeking around the corner signals that summer fun is nearly over. As August […]

Adventures in Watercolor: Elegant Mother’s Day Card Designs

Adventures in Watercolor: Elegant Mother’s Day Card Designs

Is there a skill you admire and want to explore… but the thought of trying completely overwhelms you? For me, that big, scary, hide-under-the-covers-because-it’s-too-hard thing is painting. I see fellow artists, friends, and colleagues smearing oil on canvas, and I am totally amazed. I would […]

Sing for Your Supper – A Modern Farmhouse Print

Sing for Your Supper – A Modern Farmhouse Print

I recently read the book The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice by Todd Henry. I scribbled a bunch of take-aways from the book, but ONE line in particular grabbed my scattered attention: Successful, consistently brilliant people do the little (too […]

Funky Vintage Floral Pattern Collection + Spoonflower Sale!

Funky Vintage Floral Pattern Collection + Spoonflower Sale!

If you’re like me, you dabble in creative pursuits… but only as far as your budget allows. You enjoy making pretty things… but you don’t have unlimited resources Honestly… I don’t either. For all my fellow budget buddies, I’m going to do my best to […]

New Pattern Collection: Boho Baby // Middle Eastern Metallic

New Pattern Collection: Boho Baby // Middle Eastern Metallic

Inspired by your hipster Nana’s cozy boho rugs and chic throw pillows, wrap up baby or shiny up your space with this gunmetal and copper geometric collection. My Design Process: Istanbul Inspiration I’ve always been a traveler, watching miles of desert fly by the car […]

Society6 and RedBubble Shops Now Open (!) + New FREE Printables

Society6 and RedBubble Shops Now Open (!) + New FREE Printables

I love free stuff, don’t you? Even better – free stuff I will actually use. YES. Today, I’ve got a special treat for you – and a FREE treat at that. But, before I tell you all about the freebie, I want to share some […]

Introducing the Happy City Mini Collection – Welcome Home!

Introducing the Happy City Mini Collection – Welcome Home!

Today, I’m popping in to give you a fun update on one of my favorite patterns. In my last post, I shared the exciting news that my Starry Night in the City pattern placed in the Spoonflower Challenge top 25. (I’m still so thankful to […]

Starry Night in the City: New Spoonflower Pattern, Now Available!

Starry Night in the City: New Spoonflower Pattern, Now Available!

Expect the unexpected. After more than three decades of crazy twists and turns in life, I should know this. I should have it down. The unexpected should be the norm. Really. And yet, I am still surprised when amazing things happen out of the blue. […]

Stick ‘Em Up: Designing Stickers for a Good Cause

Stick ‘Em Up: Designing Stickers for a Good Cause

I dread surprises. Barring a few exceptions (like winning the lottery or making a new friend out of the blue), I much prefer to have a heads up – on nearly everything in my personal life. However, the creative process doesn’t bow to structure or […]