Live Creatively Desktop and Phone Wallpaper Freebie

Live Creatively Desktop and Phone Wallpaper Freebie

I created this cute little girl design a while ago for a guest newsletter, but not sure if it ever got posted or used. Either way, I figured it would be nice to share with everyone here on the blog and practice my skills in making a desktop and phone wallpaper. I was...
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!...
A Girl Needs Her Coffee!

A Girl Needs Her Coffee!

Studio Calico has a member design challenge, so I decided to give it a try and offer up my cute girl doodling for a coffee themed stamp set. At least, that's what I think would be cool. The idea is to have these everyday items to use in our daily documentation and...
Looking Back on Favorites

Looking Back on Favorites

Recently I've been spending some time to look back on my own work and pick out my favorites. It's actually an accidental exercise as I was backing up files and doing some digital organization, so was forced to dig into the archives. Years and years of artwork - much...
#The100DayProject

#The100DayProject

I've been taking it easy this month, waiting for our 2nd baby to arrive (any day now!) but still keeping myself creatively active via Instagram. It's probably because Instagram is so easy to update on a day-to-day basis. I joined in on the #The100DayProject challenge...
What Is It That YOU Really Like?

What Is It That YOU Really Like?

After taking Monica's Smart Creative Style course, I've been in this stage of evaluating my own work and trying to reframe and realign, so that I can move forward with intention and clear direction. As I look back, there has definitely been a lot of growth in my...
Owl Girl Illustration

Owl Girl Illustration

How long can I dwell on this little owl girl? I can't seem to figure out how to finish her off and have been playing a lot with different color experiments. It would be the start of a beautiful series now that I'm getting really comfortable with this style of...
Love That I Can Draw and Eat My Cake, Too!

Love That I Can Draw and Eat My Cake, Too!

I often have no problem diving into sketch mode and drawing to my hearts content. It's fun to invent characters and bring them to life with pen in hand. The trouble is how to finish it all off. That's where I definitely fall short. I can never decide how to color up...