Planning is my thing – I love it. Actually anything to do with organizing I love but planning is fun for me. It was one of the more fun parts to being a teacher for me – planning the lessons. So I try out everything when it comes to planning to see if it works …

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I’ve already offered up a free desktop wallpaper and talked about the postcards and note cards I have available in my shop but I wanted to formally introduce you to my full collection Celestial Galaxies! I am celebrating this collection most of all because it is my first full collection that I absolutely love! Below …

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To celebrate the completion of my latest pattern collection I am offering you a free digital wallpaper to download for computer, tablet or phone! There are two themes: Glowing Night Glittering Day Enter your email below to get access to them (and lots of other great things I have in my print library! Have you …

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I did my 90 day planning this past weekend for the rest of this year. It’s so weird to say that! We are in the last quarter of this year!  I love creating my 90 day plans and I’ve learned they don’t need to be rigid so it makes creating them much more pleasant. I …

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I am so excited to offer the first prints as a postcard in my hometown project! Charlotte, NC was the first city I chose to illustrate and you can read all about that here. The illustrations and lettering were all hand drawn by me, digitized and I set the first release of these illustrations as …

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There’s something about each of the towns and cities I’ve lived in that evokes a familiarity to me every time I return. It is a feeling of knowing or maybe remembrance which makes a certain pride well up in me for that place. To say I know the place, the people there and we shared …

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This is my first successful run on a screenprint! I am excited to share this with you since I’ve been working for about 3 or 4 months to get the printing process down. From getting the emulsion the right thickness and the exposure time correct, to the actual printing process it’s been fun but a …

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Having your momentum stolen is defeating. I talk about it here but I also talk about two things I did to start moving forward again. With my recent excuses about not having time to create, and the knowledge that my kids would be learning from home for at least the first 9 weeks, I knew …

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A little less than a month ago I made a mistake.  Someone needed (and I will say desperately) my help with building her website and I decided to take it on. I always forget how big of a process designing then building the website is until I get waist deep into it, even though I’ve designed …

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I have to admit, I used to love control . I had drive and discipline, and when I knew the path I wanted to take, I threw interruptions or obstacles to the side. No thank, don’t need those. I have a plan and an end game and I focused on that (college athletics might’ve caused …

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