Happy Earth Day! As you can see from my recent posts, I do love a pretty brunch! This sweet butterfly brunch is one that I put together when I lived in my downtown loft. Bringing in the lush green and colorful butterflies into the industrial environment was such a hit with my guests. As you… Read more.
This is such a pretty time of year here in Portland. The trees are bursting with blooms in pinks, whites and yellows. To celebrate Earth Day tomorrow, I wanted to add a pretty blooming branch to my dinner table and make something I can use again and again in many different ways. For this project… Read more.
One of my favorite ethnic flavors is Mexican food, especially when it includes a variety of herbs and spices. Mole sauce, pronounced mow-lay, is on the top of my list for its complex and layered flavor and is almost always my first choice at any Mexican restaurant. Though the traditional mole sauce you will find… Read more.
Whether I am in my studio working or on the road traveling, the truth is I am always connected to a device and I am constantly using search. If I am looking for inspiration for a new project I am working on for the blog, I do an image search. (Of course I was excited… Read more.
Today I am going to continue my series of graphic design behind-the-scenes tips with the second list of top 10 fonts. This list is all about the rustic and handwritten fonts. If you missed it, you can see the list and links for my top 10 script fonts. Over the holidays I did share with… Read more.
Paper flowers can be made from just about any kind of paper. I started my paper flower blogging with only printer paper and text weight metallic paper because I saw that there were a lot of crepe paper flowers already out there and my gift is to make patterns for the text paper that can… Read more.
I am offering my next paper flower class this next Wednesday, April 24! West Elm Portland will be hosting as we get together at this meet + make and learn to make a paper flower garland that you can make into a chandelier or mobile. We will also make the paper peony which is a… Read more.
I am back in Portland from my week long trip to San Francisco. Though I was working with Creativebug most of the week and being filmed for my upcoming series on wedding decor, I was able to spend Friday and Saturday enjoying the city, the art and craft stores as well as drinking in the… Read more.
As I mentioned earlier, I am in San Francisco this week filming with Creativebug for some upcoming classes. I just finished the fifth and final class for this wedding decor series and will let you all know when they are live and ready for you all to view. So exciting! Since I prepared all of… Read more.