Illustration for Crochet Pattern Designer Tanja Osswald

Illustration for Crochet Pattern Designer Tanja Osswald

I'm super excited and grateful to have created a little illustration for my friend Tanja Osswald to help promote her latest crochet pattern release - Snow Falling on Shadows. It's a lovely shawl with multiple color blocks, beautiful, yes? And it's crocheted!...
From Fauxdori to Handbound Journal

From Fauxdori to Handbound Journal

Awhile back I jumped on the midori traveler's sketchbook bandwagon and started making my own fauxdori covers. It's pretty easy to accumulate way more covers than you can use at once. So why not retire some of them by transforming a fauxdori into a bona fide sewn and...
Thoughts on Art Journaling and Why It’s For Everyone

Thoughts on Art Journaling and Why It’s For Everyone

What is Art Journaling? Art journaling is difficult to define because it can be so many different things. Although there might be trends and popular ways to approach art journaling, I believe there truly aren't any rules at all. In fact, the more I think about it, the...
2015 Umbrella Prints Trimmings Challenge

2015 Umbrella Prints Trimmings Challenge

While surfing the web last month, I came across Umbrella Prints and their 2015 trimmings challenge. They are an Australian textile company specializing in organic printed fabrics and the patterns were so darn cute, I couldn't resist ordering a packet of fabric...
Fauxdori DIY Experimentations

Fauxdori DIY Experimentations

If you are new to the Midori Traveler's Notebook and don't know what it is... you may want to check out the Midori 101 video by TheResetGirl - it pretty much explains everything! I should have watched the video myself before experimenting in making my own notebook...
Make Your Own Midori (Fauxdori) Traveler’s Notebook

Make Your Own Midori (Fauxdori) Traveler’s Notebook

I've been looking into paper planners recently and kept seeing the mention of Midori journals and notebook inserts. Although it's been around for a long time, I never actually understood what it was. The Midori Traveler's Notebook is basically a leather cover with...
Print On Demand With Society6

Print On Demand With Society6

You might already know that I have a Society6 shop, an online print on demand service that many artists use to promote and sell their designs. All I have to do is create the artwork and upload to Society6 to offer the design for sale on a variety of products. This...