Posts Categorized: Design

Artist Feature + Artist Interview + Design + Life / Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018

Illustrator Feature: Jaqueline Diedam

Jaqueline DiedamFor this month’s illustrator feature we’re taking a look at the talented Jaqueline Diedam’s creative mind! Jackie is based in Cologne and graduated from Köln International School of Design, currently doing freelance illustration and design. I absolutely love Jaqueline’s style and could look through her work for hours. She also has some great insights on how to stay creative and avoid artistic slumps, which I really appreciated. Jaqueline often will illustrate her current scenery within a travel journal which I love! What an amazing way to preserve memories! She sells a variety of posters, stationery, and other items so make sure you check out her website to ogle over!

Jaqueline Diedam

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Design + Life + Projects / Friday, 19 Jan 2018

Before and After: Our baby boy nursery mural

Baby boy nursery muralIf you follow along on Instagram Stories you will have spied a ton of sneak peeks of the mural we’ve been working on in our new baby nursery. You guys had so many sweet comments to offer and they really get me even more excited than I already am. Baby Boy Lars is due anytime now (gahhh!) so I’m trying to wrap up the details of his nursery (and work and taxes and life and etc. etc.). But, I just had to talk about the mural first as it’s so stunning and I’m super giddy about it. I teamed up with BEHR®Paint to bring it to life and had such a great experience. It’s because of them that I actually took the nursery seriously in the first place. Who knows when or IF I would have done anything about it. But clearly, something had to be done. Here are the beige before pictures: Read on →

Design + downloads + Life / Tuesday, 2 Jan 2018

January 2018 desktop calendar

January 2018 desktop calendar

Can you believe the holidays are over? We’re kicking off 2018 with the sweetest fruity shoes you’ve ever seen! To make sure we start things off on the right foot, our January 2018 Desktop Calendar is a reminder to take those first steps into the new year with style. January is the month of resolutions, goals, to-do lists, and fresh starts. This can be exciting for some and overwhelming for most. Resolution anxiety anyone? So lets just put on some cute shoes, and take this month one step at a time! We got this!

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Design + Life / Friday, 22 Dec 2017

Artist Feature: Marisol Ortega

Marisol OrtegaWe’re thrilled to announce our last Illustrator feature of 2017 is the lovely Marisol Ortega! Her color palettes, playful designs, and quirky style immediately caught my attention and I love everything she does! Take some time to scroll through her Instagram feed and you’ll come away feeling inspired immediately. Marisol commonly draws flora and fauna which happen to be some of my most favorite subject matter. Not only is she an illustrator but a designer, pattern maker, and letterer. Marisol currently resides in the mid-west with her husband, daughter, and kitten, Louie! We hope you enjoy taking a behind the scenes look at her artistic process! I’m swooning over her fruit drawings!Marisol OrtegaContinue for the full interview with Marisol Ortega!

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Design + Life / Monday, 18 Dec 2017

Journals for mommy and baby

Journaling for baby and mommy

My co-workers recently surprised me with a gift, a childhood Promptly Journal for my upcoming baby. They know me so well. I’ve been an active documenter since I was young, which probably explains how I grew into being a full-time blogger. I have scores of journals at my parent’s house detailing the (I’m sure boring) details of my life growing up. It was a time without Internet and social media so everything was written by hand and looking back, it was quite therapeutic and a great way to capture my thoughts and close out the day. Not a single day would go by without writing at least “too tired to write tonight. more tomorrow”. At least it kept me consistent!

Though I’ve been out of the loop of actively handwriting my thoughts in a journal for quite some time now, no doubt thanks to this here blog, I’ve recently taken it up again now that I’ve got a major life change ahead with the new baby next month and all the adorable baby books are too cute to pass up. With the journal from my ladies, I’ve also come across a few other baby books and journals for baby/mommy that I’m also stoked about and I thought you might also be interested in some beautiful and practical ways to document your little one. Take a look at them below!  Read on →