I was having a high anxiety day, so I decided to step away from the computer and get out my watercolors. I started painting clothing for a flyer for Wilder Goods and I couldn’t stop, it evolved into these paper dolls. It unleashed the clothing designer spirit in me. I wanted to share with you all because it’s a really fun and easy project to do with kids, or for yourself.
As a one-woman-run operation, I carry out all the tasks of running my shop. One of those tasks and arguably, the most important one, is taking quality, eye catching photos. I owe this experience to my dear friends at Vickerey.com, who taught me everything I know about product photography and gave me the room to explore and learn. At Vickerey, I had access to amazing lighting and all the best equipment. Now, in my humble little operation, I need
I make a lot of jewelry with brass, mainly because it’s a beautiful, more affordable alternative to gold. The only issue I find with brass is that it tends to tarnish easily. So, I found a natural and easy way to polish and brighten your brass. Here’s how (original recipe found on Apartment Therapy) Ingredients: 1/2 a lemon about 1 tbs baking soda Mix ingredients together until it forms a paste. Mixture will fizz in the beginning but
For my latest contribution to Sugar and Charm, I made this toddler sleeping bag. I wanted to create something that we could take along on our outdoor adventures and would withstand the elements. Of course, it also had to be super cute with a special flare just for Ember, so I designed the print and had it printed via Spoonflower. I’m so thankful for the lovely folks at Spoonflower, I love seeing the visions in my head come to life on
For my latest contribution to Sugar & Charm I spent a lovely morning with two very inspired women, Kaelin Kiesel-Germann and Jody Engstrom of Living Nutrition. We took advantage of an oddly warm February day, letting the kids and dogs run wild outside as we laughed, chopped and blended some raw, fermented condiments. I’ve been slowly discovering the joys of fermentation through these two beautiful women. Visit Sugar & Charm for the whole story and how to!
I’m so excited to be working again with Eden from Sugar and Charm. Her style and blog are on a whole new level and it inspires me to be better. I’ll be contributing once a month, so stay tuned for lots of fun collaborations to come. This month, I made a wreath using willows from around our house. Making wreaths always connects me to the memory of my mother, feeling my hands work the same way hers did,
I have got inspiration up the wazoo! Pinterest is overflowing with brilliant holiday ideas. Here are a few of my favorites… 1. An earthy + elegant table by Dolly and Oatmeal. 2. I love these cups by No. I was thinking it would be cool to find some earth toned cups at the thrift store and dip them in gold paint. 3. This simple triangle wreath by Almost Makes Perfect, is both earthy and graphic, brilliant! 4. I’m so glad I’ve
I’m soooo excited to be staying home for the holidays this year. We usually travel and this year we’re lucky enough to have family come to us. With the anticipation of spending Christmas at home, I’m extra inspired to make our home feel festive and cozy. Today, I made stockings out of a pile of jeans. Here’s how…