Rebrand and Change

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in business, handmade business, inspiration | No Comments
Rebrand and Change

Change is good. We slowly grow and learn and shift into new patterns and movements. I’m learning that I am less a businesswoman and more a freelance maker and artist. I want to be less about creating lots of little products, and more about creating for the sake of artwork and teaching. These desires led […]

Dyeing with Tea and Turmeric

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in apartment living, home decor, inspiration | No Comments
Dyeing with Tea and Turmeric

One advantage of living alone means I can do projects at any time of the day or night and not worry about them bothering a roommate. For instance, I can try out natural dyeing while simultaneously dancing to some beats – all at some ungodly hour. This dyeing project involved lots of turmeric and tea, […]

Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in apartment living, daily life, inspiration | No Comments
Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Now that January is almost over and I’ve had some time to reflect, I decided it’s time to post a little year in review for 2016, along with some looking ahead for 2017. I wrote a few resolutions and goals on New Year’s Day in 2016, which I’ve never really done before. They included speaking […]

Lighting Inspiration

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in artwork, inspiration | No Comments
Lighting Inspiration

Lately I’ve been thinking about designing more┬átextile lighting. The commissions I worked on last year and the year before that were truly inspiring and unlike anything I had ever done before. And now that Etsy can connect designers with manufacturers, the possibilities are growing ever wider. These are a few of the projects I’ve been […]

How to Use Weavings in Home Decor

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in home decor, inspiration | No Comments
How to Use Weavings in Home Decor

Do you love the look of weavings? Interested in making or buying your own gorgeous textile piece? Here are 5 ways you can use weavings in home decor. 1. Go with the driftwood flow. Photo from my Etsy shop. Rustic Woven Wall Hanging, $48 If you purchased a weaving hung from driftwood, or you’re planning […]

Friday Favorites

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in inspiration | No Comments
Friday Favorites

So – I may have just learned how to delete the background from photos so that I can create a white space collage like this one. However… I’m really bad at it so far, so don’t look too closely! *covers eyes* That being said, here are some Friday favorites for you to peruse! Sometimes I […]

Currently Crazy About: September 2016 Edition

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in daily life, inspiration | No Comments

Every so often I like to write a post about the craft/food/music/book I’m crazy about at the moment. By every so often, I think I mean every two or three months (seriously – time goes by so much faster when you don’t have any). Let me start this one off by saying I am so […]