YOU GOT THIS BABE!

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Hiya! Hope you had a great week! I have been doing a lot of sweating through my clothes so I am super ready for autumn. Prepare yourself for all the pumpkin spices coming at you! lol!

I am working on another geometric collection of seamless patterns based around a houndstooth. Will be available soon.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Fast Food Rivals: Logo Mashups.

2. I am loving the Netflix program Diagnosis.

3. black pepper tofu and eggplant looks amazing!

4. The Comments Were Better Than Our Pictures. lol!

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

YOU ARE ENOUGH

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Hiya! How was your week? I hope it was enjoyable and not too ugh-worthy. I am watching the movie A Quiet Place and have quickly determined that I would last a whole five minutes in this type of world and my husband would have no problems at all. ha!

This week I have been busy working on a snowflake seamless pattern set that I should have for you very soon.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Arrow Illusion.

2. Mateus Bailon New Mural in Ostend, Belgium. Gorgeous!

3. What should I read next?

4. 50% off sale this weekend in my Etsy shop.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

GIMME TACOS

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Hiya! How was your week? I hope it was a good one. I have been trying to beef up my Etsy shop with digital patterns and I am really enjoying myself. I hope you are enjoying my new content. I think the next one I am going to create is a snowflake pattern. I don’t have anything like that in my shop so I thought it was a needed addition. Hope you have a great week!

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. I loved watching Nova: First Face of America on Netflix.

2. How to be more productive.

3. 24 hours inside San Francisco’s homelessness.

4. This made me laugh. Thank you Nathan W Pyle!

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

GOOD LUCK

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Hiya! I’m watching the new/last season of Orange is the New Black. Anyone else watching? Let’s just say my husband is not a fan. lol. I am currently reading Fight Club: A Novel. Excellent book! I love the style of his writing. Good luck on a fantastic week!

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. The importance of color.

2. Guy Who Takes Photoshop Requests Literally. lol!

3. The 36 Questions That Lead to Love. I love questions!

4. DIY Paper Peony. So pretty!

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

HI BABE!

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Hiya! It is full steam ahead this week. Literally! I think my goal for today is not to melt. ha! We are in the midst of a heat wave here in Pennsylvania. I hope you are not melting wherever you are.

This week I have been reading The Underground Railroad. Whoa, this book is intense. Totally worth a read!

I have got a lot of digital papers coming at you in my Etsy shop, so keep an eye out.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. A team of people were paid to produce this. lol!

2. The 2019 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners. Breathtaking!

3. Thoroughly enjoyed Joan Jett’s Bad Reputation Film on Hulu. What a badass!

4. The Relief Prints of Kathleen Neeley. Beautiful!

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

EMOTIONS

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Hiya! I hope you all had a great week. We went on a wonderful bike ride this morning. Our weather is lovely until about 10am and then turns super hot and steamy.

I saw this quote on Instagram and I thought it was so wonderful that I wanted to share it. Quote Credit: lovejmw. I hope you enjoy it as well.

I have been adding a lot of digital papers to my Etsy shop lately. I am really loving creating them. I have my wheels turning on more ideas so keep your eyes on my shop.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Lies I've told my 3 year old recently. Cute and Funny.

2. I want to make this for my nephews. Looks like fun to make and to play!

3. Daily Design Inspiration. Gorgeous!

4. Frida Kahlo’s 112th Birthday. Awesome!

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

STAY COOL

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Hiya! I had a great time this week. We went down to Cape May to celebrate my dad’s 70th birthday. We also got to eat at his favorite restaurant, and a couple of his friends also came, it was great to see them. It had been quite a while. When we were walking to the restaurant there was this cool dessert place that Anne Marie said sells Chipwich’s on crack. I regret not getting one on the way back! I am still thinking about it lol. What did you do on the 4th?

I started watching the new season of Stranger Things. It seems a bit more gory than the last season but I am loving it. What a great show! What do you think?

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. These Five Words Changed My Relationship.

2. I Tried Unique Japanese Vending Machines In Tokyo.

3. Hooked. Wow, crazy!

4. I’ve enjoyed listening to Sh**ged Married Annoyed this week.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

SUN'S OUT BUNS OUT

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Hiya! It’s sunny and steamy here. I hope you are enjoying nice weather where you are. I will be focusing on expanding the digital paper section of my Etsy shop. I am hoping to have a lot more offerings there soon. Stay tuned. If you have any requests for things you would like me to make I would be happy to consider them. Thank you for taking the time to read this. I really appreciate it!

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Dolls Based on Children's Drawings. How adorable!

2. The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years. I need to add some of these to my cart.

3. Kittens and tiny phones. Because kittens.

4. If your house was burning, what would you take with you?

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

A RAINY WEEK

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Hiya! What a doomy week! I believe it rained every single day. I uploaded a set of plain and chalkboard leafy frames (see link below). I think I am going to change gears and upload some digital papers. I am all framed out at the moment. I hope you are enjoying your weekend and getting some well deserved rest and fun.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. I thoroughly enjoyed this interview with Chuck Palahniuk.

2. What a Sunset Looks Like from Space.

3. Japanese Style Superheroes & Villains.

4. 40% off sale in my Etsy shop.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

SUNSHINE

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Hiya! I made the above quote with an alphabet that I created. I wanted to try doing something sans-serif instead of my go to script style. I’m not sure who wrote this quote. I just thought it was great. What do you think?

I have been working on a set of leafy-swirly frames. I should have something to upload soon.

I hope you have a wonderful sunny weekend!

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Sixthformpoet’s very interesting story on his twitter account. Woah!

2. Frida Kahlo’s Only-Known Voice Recording.

3. D-Day in Photos: Heroes of a More Certain Time.

4. The Mad, Meticulous Sketchbooks of Mattias Adolfsson.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

ALL THE LETTERS AND NUMBERS

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Hiya! How was your week? Mine was pretty productive. This is the last 36 days of type installment for you. Here are all my letters and numbers together. What do you think? Which is your fav? I had so much fun doing this project. I can’t wait for next year.

I added some mandala frames into my Etsy shop this week. I hope you like them. I am going to try something a little bit different for my next Etsy upload. I am working on some monogram designs. Stay tuned.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. I Collect Rocks, Paint Eyes On Them And Return Them To The Landscape. I would love to find one of these.

2. Running Out of Children. What an interesting article!

3. Water-Activated Street Murals Come to Life When It Rains.

4. PlayStation’s Early Logo Concepts Prove That If You First Fail, Try Again.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

6 TO 9

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Hiya! I have another four letters of the 36 days of type project for you. The project is over now but I will continue to share the letters with you. 7 is my favorite from these. I love how it looks like a see through box. Which is your fav?

My birthday was this week! It feels like these birthdays are whizzing past me. We went to my sister’s beach house and had great company, wonderful food and a fabulous time. I also ate two pieces of cake on my birthday because I am living my best life.

I have had fun making some Mandala frames this week. I am going to start off with a set of 12 regular and chalkboard ones and see how it goes. I should have something to upload this week.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. 100 Illustrators book! All the Yessss!

2. 22 Inventions That Are Saving The Earth. Amazingly brilliant humans!

3. I got Cupcake Jemma’s book, tea towels and oven mitts for my birthday and they are super cool.

4. Uniquely illustrated books for kids. Beautiful!

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

2 TO 5

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Hiya! I have another four letters of the 36 days of type project for you. The project is over now but I will continue to share the letters with you. I think “4” is my favorite in this set. It was so fun to make and I love the shadowy lines. Which is your fav?

Last week I put together a HUGE collection of text dividers (plain and chalkboard versions), so if that is your thing you will scream with delight when you see them. Click the number 5 link. I have been working on some circle decorative frames this week. I should have something uploaded soon.

Well, I’m off to have some fun and enjoy the warm weather. What are you up to? Hopefully you are lucky enough to have an extra day off this week.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Just bought this shirt. Love!

2. Michelangelo’s ‘first ever’ work of art discovered which was drawn when he was a young boy. Wow!

3. Allow Me to Convince You to Take a Lunch Break Today.

4. I made these and they are delicious! Easy Grillable Veggie Burgers.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

Y TO 1

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Hiya! I have another four letters of the 36 days of type project for you. The project is over now but I will continue to share the letters with you. I’m loving the number “1” is this set. Which is your fav?

I am hoping to do a lot of warm weather things today. I have a bunch of herb and flower seeds to plant and I would love to go for a bike ride. Warm weather is my favorite type of weather. What are you up to today?

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. I just finished the book Lilac Girls. It was pretty amazing. I highly recommend.

2. Artists Draw Celebrities (Based Only On Description). This gave me a giggle.

3. Definition of Success.

4. Hello, I’ll be your toddler tour guide. I’m laughing so hard I’m crying at this.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

U TO X

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Hiya! I have another four letters of the 36 days of type project for you. The project is over now but I will continue to share the letters with you. “U” is my favorite letter of these four. Which is your favorite?

Happy Mother’s day tomorrow. I hope you have a wonderful day. I just finished up all the food that I am bringing, Manicotti, roasted peppers and hummus.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Sped up Moon Footage. ha!

2. I am excited for Hulu’s Catch-22. I loved the book.

3. What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self? Love this!

4. 30% off sale in my Etsy shop. Come have a look.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

Q TO T

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Hiya! I have another four letters of the 36 days of type project for you. If you want to follow along with the project click here. Sniff, sniff it is almost over. I am having so much experimenting with these letters and numbers. Which is your favorite? For this batch my favorite letter is “T”. This one was posted on Easter so I realized that the letter T looks just like a cross. Follow me on Instagram if you want to see these the moment they are posted. Stay tuned for more letters.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. JAPAN: 3 Pros vs 100 Kids.

2. Beautiful animated worlds. Amazing!

3. Celebrate every tiny victory.

4. Spinach and Artichoke Melts. These look delicious!

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

M TO P

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Hiya! I have another installment of the 36 days of type project for you. If you want to follow along with the project click here. We are officially done the letters and now the numbers commence. Which is your favorite? For this batch my favorite letter is “M”, wind blown drips are fun. Follow me on Instagram if you want to see these the moment they are posted. Stay tuned for more letters.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. For all the creative professionals. Take the Design Census Survey.

2. Renaissance Metal.

3. Ornamental Glass Artist. Gorgeous!

4. Can you fold paper more than 7 times with hydraulic press?

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

I TO L

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Hiya! I have another installment of the 36 days of type project for you. If you want to follow along with the project click here. We are about half way through now. I am designing “T” at this moment. It is going so fast. Which is your favorite? I am really loving the “L” in this batch. I love the ghost looking appearance of it. Thank you to everyone for following along with me and leaving me such lovely comments. It means a lot. I noticed that some people make every letter in the same style and then by the end of the challenge have an entire alphabet, maybe I will do that next year. Follow me on Instagram if you want to see these the moment they are posted. Stay tuned for more letters.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Why Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs Matters.

2. A Photo Visit to Mount Fanjing. Whoa!

3. My latest obsession. Cupcake Jemma.

4. I think I am the only one who hasn’t watched Game of Thrones, but these gifs are pretty cool even if you aren’t a fan. Game of Thrones GIFs.

5. Sale in my Etsy shop from now til April 23rd.

6. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

7. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

E TO H

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Hiya! I have another installment of the 36 days of type project for you. If you want to follow along with the project click here. I hope you are enjoying these. I sure am enjoying making them. Which is your favorite? I am really loving the “F” in this batch. My husband gave me the idea for this one. Thank you sweet pea! Follow me on Instagram if you want to see these the moment they are posted. Stay tuned for more letters.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Start by being brave enough to care.

2. In the Rain.

3. Tigers to sloths: animal illustration show hopes to save natural habitats.

4. Femininity Redefined.

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!

A TO D

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Hiya! I am so excited the 36 days of type has started! This is a yearly open call inviting designers, illustrators and visual artists to share their view on the letters and numbers from our alphabet. This is such a fun challenge. I really like to experiment with styles and colors. It is also really fun to see what other people have come up with as well. If you want to follow along with the project click here. Here are the first four letters. Let me know what you think. Which is your favorite? I really love the effect I put on the “b”.

Here are a few things for you to check out:

1. Just finished reading Choose Wonder Over Worry. So good! Highly recommend!

2. Timelapse of the Entire Universe. Wow!

3. Frida Kahlo’s Rarely-Seen Images. Amazing!

4. Dragon Stamps: Illustrations & Design by Invisible Creature. Love these!

5. Recent addition to my Etsy shop. Check out my shop section to see more places to purchase my work. 

6. Come on over and check out my Freebies page (No Credit card required. Just skip the payment section). I add a new freebie every month. 

Please leave comments. I would love to read them! See ya next week!