IN THE SHOP: BEACH-THEMED PRINTABLES

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I don’t know if it’s the east coast vibes or what, but I’ve been majorly craving being by the water this summer. Soaking in the hot sun rays, getting a nice burn-tan, feeling the coastal breeze, diving into that great beach read as I soak my toes in the sand. I figured if I can’t be on the beach and out in the sun every day, I can at least dream and doodle about it.

So today, I pulled out my sharpie and some crisp white paper and started writing and sketching and produced a few fun hand-lettered pieces for the shop. If you’re like me, and you’re craving the water and sunshine as much as I am, you may want to grab one of these for a little summertime inspiration.

All prints are PDF printables that you purchase once and then download and print as many times as you want. Simple purchase, download, print, frame and enjoy. That’s it. Easy peasy ocean breezy. Click on each photo to take you to the shop.

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IN THE SHOP: JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

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This month is the one-year anniversary of my Etsy shop, and for the past few months, I’ve slowly added an item or two here and there but haven’t really vamped it up with a slew of new products since launching it last Christmas. And now, a year later, it just seems right to bring in some newbies. Something I’ve learned about myself is that I need goals. Goals help people. Goals help me. With the recent Fall craft show on my radar for so many months, I was forced to develop some new and fresh products, which I probably wouldn’t have done otherwise. And I’m glad I did. I had so much fun this time around, challenging myself artistically, trying to really hone in on my design style while also giving myself the freedom to be ok with where I’m at creatively.

So… here we are. Introducing my new goodies, just in time for Christmas. Let’s do some shopping, shall we? (Click on each photo to take you to it’s corresponding shop listing.)

CHRISTMAS PRINT & CARDS

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CHRISTMAS STICKERS

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TEXAS & SOUTHERN PRINTS

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RECIPE CARDS

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EAT, DRINK, & GIVE THANKS PRINTS

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NEW IN THE SHOP: FRIENDSHIP ART PRINT

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This morning, I was sitting with my coffee, reading, thinking… and I just became overwhelmed by the sweet friendships God has given me here. Real, quality, “iron sharpens iron” friendships that are solid, fun, encouraging… They took years to form, and I am reminded that you must be patient, as real, solid relationships are built slowly but steadily as you experience life together. My cup is literally overflowing with thankfulness for these women whom I love, trust, and have grown SO much with. So, in honor of these sweet friends of mine, I am excited to reveal a new art print today!

Recently, a good friend had a birthday, and I wanted to give her something hand-made and special to show my appreciation and thankfulness for her friendship. I found this sweet quote by Hellen Keller and I thought, this is perfect. I think these words sum up the the joy that these kindred-spirit kind of friends bring. So, I went to town in my sketchbook and made it my own. Hope you enjoy.

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BIG SALE AT THE ETSY SHOP!!

Hi friends, just wanted to announce some big news that for a limited time, my chalkboard-inspired hand-lettered art prints are on sale RIGHT NOW. Why? Because sales are what makes the world go ’round, AND because let’s face it, these items need good homes and are ready to be ON YOUR WALLS, in your living rooms, on your bedside tables, in your offices. These prints need you and you need them.

Not only are these great adornments for your own home, but they also make great gifts. Know a couple who just bought a home? Maybe your homegirl is redecorating her kitchen? Or what about that friend that just landed a sweet new job and needs some good office decor (or a wall calendar?!). What sweeter gift than some new art for their bare walls.

So stop on over to my shop (or just click on the photos below) and make your purchases! Here are the three items I have for sale right now:

11X17 YEAR-AT-A-GLANCE ART PRINT – was $17.50, is now $10.
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8×10 “SHOP LOCAL” ART PRINT – was $15, is now $10.
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8×10 “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” ART PRINT – was $15, is now $10.
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ETSY SHOP UP AND RUNNING!

Hi friends, I am proud to announce that my Etsy shop is finally stocked with products and up and running just in time for Christmas! I’ve spent the last couple weeks photographing, setting up, putting together product descriptions, and finishing up my “storefront” and am so excited that’s finally done.

I have Christmas art prints that make great holiday decor, year-round home art prints to adorn your walls, Christmas gift tags for topping off your beautifully-wrapped presents, 2013 wall calendars, and a selection of customizable baby art prints that make perfect shower gifts for new moms and dads.

Here are a few glimpses of what’s over at the shop. Please stop by and check it out!
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RECENT WORK: WELCOME BABY PRINTS

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I’ve had the privilege of making a lot of “Welcome Baby” art prints for clients and friends over the last few months, and I LOVE every moment I get to make a new, personalized gift. Here are just a couple of examples of prints I made this month. Are you looking for a unique, creative, and custom gift for a new mom and her baby? These make great gifts for sip-and-sees (after baby is born, of course) and are the perfect keepsake to add to nursery decor. Email me for pricing and other details if you are interested in ordering one. I’d love to create the perfect gift for you.

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Below is a new design I gave as a gift to a friend who recently had her second baby. I really like how it turned out, using a combo of serif and script fonts. And pink and yellow are a perfect pair for a little girl’s room.

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Although I don’t have the shop up yet to sell the goods you all just can’t wait to get your hands on (wink wink), I thought it would be nice to showcase some things that will be for sale very soon.

I don’t know about you, but I attend a lot of baby showers. I live in small town Texas where there are loads of young couples having kiddos. Although this makes for fun social outings, I find myself constantly racking my brain for a creative baby gift. Of course, you can never go wrong with essentials because they are, well, essentials. But what about something different, something personal that both mom and baby can enjoy for years to come? Well, I’ve got it. The perfect gift for your favorite new momma.

Here are some recents from the studio.

Here is a simpler option with bold color and typography.

Each poster is printed on heavy duty premium white card stock, and the colors, of course, are customizable. The Welcome Baby is shown here as an 8.5″ x 11″ print, and the B is for Baby is shown as a 5″ x 7″ print,  There are multiple ways to showcase this print: frame it with a thick white mat (my favorite), hang it with magnetic clips on a chalkboard in baby’s room, or stick it on a hanging clipboard, to name a few.

Be checking back on the blog for updates on when these will be available in the upcoming shop for your purchasing pleasure.