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

Zirkus Design | Indigo Vibes Summer Watercolor Surface Pattern Design Collection : Laptop Sticker Mockup

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 bids adieu, the days grow shorter, the air feels crisp, and Pumpkin Spice madness surfaces …

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Sing for Your Supper – A Modern Farmhouse Print

Zirkus Design | Sing for Your Supper: A Modern Farmhouse Pattern Design - Clock Mockup

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 obvious, too simple, too commonsensical) things that no one else is doing. Seriously?! So many …

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New Pattern Collection: Boho Baby // Middle Eastern Metallic

Zirkus Design | Boho Baby // Middle Eastern Metallic Pattern Collection Inspired by Turkish Kilim: Hero Print (Table Runner Available Through Roostery)

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 window or rivers float underneath the belly of the plane in my childhood years. My …

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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 super fun news. Pull up a chair, and stay a while. Society6 and RedBubble Shops …

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Introducing the Happy City Mini Collection – Welcome Home!

Zirkus Design | Happy City Pattern Collection - Welcome Home! - Daytime Version n Gender Neutral Colors (Pattern Swatch)

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 everyone who voted!) When I designed that pattern, I went ahead and ordered proofs of …

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

Zirkus Design | Starry Night in the City: Spoonflower Challenge Winner and New Pattern - Kitchenware mockup - plate, textiles, towel, dishware

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. One of those amazing, wonderful things happened this week… I made it into the top …