Posts Categorized: Design

Design + Life / Friday, 4 Aug 2017

Touring Color Factory

You’re in for a treat with this post, folks! I’m sure by now you’ve seen the crazy photos that are being posted about Color Factory, a two-story color experience with room after room of Instagram-worthy set ups spear-headed by the ever-visionary, Jordan Ferney of Oh Happy Day, in San Francisco. Last week I took a quick trip to see it in person.

The color maze culminates in the yellow ball pit, which made for the best “reverse” function on Stories of all time, no?!

No detail was left untouched as I wound through, including these stripey stairs, which just so happened to go well with my dress.
Color Factory in San Francisco

And the facade alone is enough to bring you to SF! Read on →

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Design + Life / Saturday, 29 Jul 2017

Signature collection and Legacy Chatbooks

I thought I’d pop in on this lovely weekend to make sure you know about Chatbooks‘ annual sale, which ends TOMORROW! They only do two sales per year and this one ends soon so jump on it! Take 20% off your whole order. I’d hate for you to miss out! We introduced our new signature collection, above, as well as a new line of legacy books, below, perfect for celebrating the special people in our lives, or those who have passed on.

I have to tell you a bit more about the legacy books.

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Design + Projects / Friday, 28 Jul 2017

Bauhaus Inspired Mobiles DIY

bauhaus inspired tablescapeTo go along with our Bauhaus inspired tablescape, we couldn’t leave you hanging without showing you how to create these beautiful mobiles! If you’re not familiar with Bauhaus design, it is characterized by primary colors and graphic shapes. These mobiles are such a fun interpretation and make a stunning focal point. Who needs a chandelier when you can have a mobile! These would look great in a child’s room as well, acting as a fun and unique art piece. We’ve included a painting guide, a shape guide, and templates so that you can easily recreate this mobile in no time!

bauhaus inspired tablescape

Click on to access all the instructions!

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Design + DIY + Projects / Thursday, 27 Jul 2017

Picasso Inspired DIY Wire Portrait

DIY Wire Portrait

You’re probably familiar with Picasso’s Cubism movement, pioneering a modern form of abstract art that countered the long held belief that paintings should be a realistic interpretation of reality. However, you’re probably not familiar with his more simplistic line drawings. One specific portrait by Picasso captured our hearts and we decided to create a wire rendition of his portrait! Perfect to hang over your desk or to fill an empty space on a wall, this DIY Wire portrait adds a bit of artistry to your home. Simply print off the picture to use as a template and start bending the wire to follow the lines. You’ll have a masterpiece even Picasso would be proud of 😉 You could apply this same technique to your own drawings!

For the template and a few tricks and tips, read on!

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collaborations + Design + Life / Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017

Introducing Golden Coil Planners


You know when you meet people that just ooze joy, warmth, and talent? People that you just know are going to do great things because they’re such go getters? One such person: Trisha Zemp! Trisha was one of my very first interns and she has only continued to amaze me with her creative journey and accomplishments. We were pleased as punch to be able to create a cover design for her brand new planner company, Golden Coil that’s being released on Kickstarter TODAY! And let me tell you, these planners are amazing!

Continue to hear all the details on how to enter the GIVEAWAY we’re doing!

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