Monthly Archives: June 2010

Just stopping in…

…to say hi! This is a busy week! Last night I did my first Craft Academy live video chat. There were some technical difficulties at first, but I had a lot of fun! I was really glad some people made … Continue reading

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Etsy Finds: Letters

You may have read my Sunday post on alphabet furniture. Letters were still on my mind, so I looked around Etsy, and here’s what I found Custom wood letters by JCBloomingBoutique: DRINK by bijoucreek: A metal ampersand (one of my … Continue reading

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Texas Summer

I don’t like the heat. Anything over 78 is really just too hot unless you’re in water. However, there are some beautiful things about Texas summer that I just love. This weekend I walked around my neighborhood to photograph some … Continue reading

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You Amaze Me, Alphabet Furniture

For some reason, I’m completely in love with letters. It must be the graphic designer part of me. We have a couple 8″ A’s in our bookcases (for Alex & AJ), but I would love a whole display. Of course … Continue reading

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4th of July Party Pack

Coming soon: the first Craft Academy Party Pack! It’s packed full of tutorials for the best Independence Day ever! We’ve made food, decorations, of course these awesome picnic placemats (wait ’til you see it unrolled!), and more You should check … Continue reading

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Thursday Threads #17

I’ll be honest, I wasn’t completely thrilled about this drawing. It’s my favorite outfit right now, so I wanted it to be amazing! However, I tried some new things coloring it digitally and I’m pretty happy with the result The … Continue reading

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Etsy Finds: Watermelon

Summertime to me is watermelon ^_^ Here are a few lovely watermelon-themed products I found on Etsy: A watermelon red dress by Clothingwholesale: A cross-stitch pattern by andwabisabi: Juicy watermelon earrings by sypria: Flower bobby pins by alovelycreation: Watermelon yarn … Continue reading

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Summer Projects

Obviously I’m going to be very busy this summer. I’m job hunting, starting Craft Academy, updating my Etsy shop, probably redesigning my blog (time for a facelift, right?), and continuing to work on my portfolio. But aside from all that … Continue reading

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Sunday Fun :)

I’m usually the gift-wrapper in our home, but Alex totally amazed us both this weekend! Check out this awesome wrapping job: Yes, that is silver wrapping paper, duct tape, and wire. We’ve named it “industrial chic.” Aren’t they just perfect … Continue reading

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You Amaze Me, Dad

I love my dad I think I get a lot of my design ideas from him. He’s an architect and has always been a source of inspiration for me. He’s level-headed and intelligent, and a designer to boot! We’ve designed … Continue reading

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