Victorian Details

Over the last decade and a half, I have worked with and illustrated in every style of graphic art imaginable–whimsical, feminine, country, folk, contemporary–you name it, I’ve made it. As I began to build a portfolio of my artwork, I concentrated on modern graphics and feminine themes, mostly because they are so pretty and so much fun to make. But I still love to…

Boston Warehouse Tumblers

Hopefully we all avoid using water bottles once and then just tossing them into the trash (here is a link to a website I found on the subject of plastic water bottles… I did not vet this site, but if you believe what they say, its astonishing). Single use bottles may, at times, be necessary, but whenever we can, we should avoid single use…

Baxter, Bailey & Company

Blend fabrics recently posted links to the site Baxter, Bailey & Company. They produce really cute items for dogs. My next door neighbors, Sue and Steve, happen to be big dog lovers, and their family of terriers are going to be irresistible in these items! I can’t wait to see Stella, Trudy, and Betty decked out in this gear. Shown below are dog beds,…

Canvas Tote Bags

Some of you may know that in addition to developing my artwork, I also consult with a manufacturer of canvas tote bags. The bags are GREAT. I use one every day. They come in a range of sizes (I use a giant one). The material is thick and durable. The bags are fantastic quality and really useful–I really love them. My partner, Jim, of Modern…

Surtex Recap

We did it! Last week we went to set up my first ever trade show booth at Surtex. I have to say, the booth looked pretty awesome, thanks to my very talented industrial designer husband, Chad. I definitely could not have done this alone! Here are some photos of set-up, and then final booth. I want to send a special thanks to Chad for…