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Illustration: Lace Up Those Shoes

Working for yourself and artistry often bring many challenges. Some I expect and others surprise me. Right now I am struggling with something that never plagued me so much before.…
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Hand Lettered Sketchbook/Journal

I spent a little time reflecting on things I wrote in my journal throughout June. And they were things that were still popping into my head so I let them…
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5 Free Resources to Focus

I have to admit, this week was absolutely not a good week of focus for me. But I knew it was coming (thank you yearly planning) and I didn’t sweat it.…
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Wholeness Embraced

This week I’ve been reading Martin Schleske’s The Sound of Life’s Unspeakable Beauty and in one of his first chapters he explains the importance of opposites and embracing the whole…
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Natural Letters

This is a quick compilation of the letters and numbers I created for 36 Days of Type. Next I’ll be going through the process of refining them, bringing them together,…
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Expectancy Notecards

Did you know April is National Card and Letter Writing Month? When was the last time you wrote a hand written note to someone? (A quick jot counts!) And what…
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Expectancy: The Screenprint Process

With the release of my newest Expectancy print, I wanted to share with you a behind the scenes the process I used to screen print it. Before I get to…
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Expectancy

Last summer I was out in my yard picking through weeds and deadheading flowers, basic clean up that no one loves to do except probably me. It’s a brain break…
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What is Art to You?

This week I was talking to a lovely woman who was going through so much in the past couple of weeks. Her husband was diagnosed with cancer, her son was…
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Back on Track Art Print

I am a big believer in the power of focus. What we keep our eyes on, is where we go. And after creating my focus series, I decided to offer…
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Gifts Neglected

I shared part of my story this past week to a small group of wonderful people. Usually I’m a bit uneasy sharing parts of myself because I’m not sure people…
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Finding Color Inspiration

On Instagram I’ve posted some new art and I thought I’d share the inspiration behind the color. Usually I find color inspiration from flowers and nature and occasionally from Pinterest…
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Focus and Planning Undone

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that plans can be destroyed and without notice. Our focus, intentions, and goals can be pushed to the side to gather cobwebs while we…
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Finding Focus Series: Part 2

What Keeps You From Your Focus? I wanted to talk a little about what might keep you from your focus this week. Last week I talked about what really helped…
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Finding Focus Series: Part 1

This year, I’ve seen a lot of people talking about refocusing themselves for 2021. Getting back on track and finding their focus. (To tell the truth, I also saw the…
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Trees of the Forest

I’ve recently finished up a new piece of art and I am ready to share it with you as a Christmas greeting card! It’s entitled Trees of the Forest and…
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Family Recipes

I decided to share a fun family recipe this week in illustration. I also share a fun little video below from my photography days. My youngest and I made the…
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Magnolia Flower Digital Wallpaper

I have a new limited edition print I am about to release and to celebrate it, I’m offering a free digital wallpaper for your desktop, tablet or phone! I can’t…
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Weekly Planning

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…
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Celestial Galaxies

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…
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Free Digital Wallpaper

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…
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90 Day Planning

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!…
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Charlotte, NC Postcards

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…
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Hometown Project: Charlotte

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…
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Look Up Child

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…
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Hourly Tracker

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…
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My Mistake

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.…
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August Desktop & Phone Wallpaper

August is here and I was floored by the fact my girls start up school again in less than 2 weeks! I decided to offer a desktop and phone wallpaper…
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Discover the Print & Paperie Library

I am so excited to announce today the opening of the Print & Paperie Library! And you can get access today! I was piling up free downloads that I’ve offered…
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A Peek into the Process: Be Still

Last week on Instagram, I shared a new piece of lettering and illustration I created that week. I wanted to share my process here with it’s creation because it’s a…
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Look Up Child Bookmarks

Look Up Child Bookmarks I am celebrating the kickoff for a pre-order of my newest screen print: Look Up Child! As a celebration I am giving you 4 free printable…
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Free 2020 Calendar

Free 2020 Printable Calendar I am so excited to be able to final offer you a free calendar you can print off at home! I decided to base the design…