Like many of you, my phone is filled with screen shots featuring things that have caught my eye and inspire me via instagram. I post there frequently on both Gather's instagram account (where I post daily) and my personal one (where I post occasionally). I thought instead of hoarding all of the . . .
Beautiful apparel from British designers Phoebe English. Here are some behind the scenes photos from their instagram account: . . .
It is really fun to watch my daughter think and create and see how she expresses herself creatively. One day when I was working at Gather making some flower arrangements for an upcoming event she began taking the cuttings and assembling them into her own piece. She called it her "butterfly . . .
I'm always fascinated by what other artists and creatives have in their arsenal of "must have" tools. Here, letterpress and stationery company 1Canoe2 shows via their Instagram their favorite pens for inking, lettering and creating. Coincidentally, my favorite pen for both writing and inking for . . .
I'm a huge fan of fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier. His work never ceases to inspire me. Aren't these recent photos of Alexa Chung in couture shot by Patrick for British Vogue magazine just stunning? Such beautiful presentation & styling of exquisite clothing on a perfectly neutral . . .
One of the amazing things about Instagram is the ability to catch glimpses of places in locales you haven’t yet or may never travel to. I’ve collected a handful of photos of spaces that others have shared that are inspiring me recently: Here is a peek at Amy Merrick’s pop-up flower shop at . . .
This is going to sound crazy but since my daughter was born (six years ago!) the space where I've worked out of has been in flux. It has long been on my to-do list but so many other things got in the way or took priority. I knew how I wanted my space to function and look but making it happen just . . .
1. Shelter Protects, Asheville, NC based artisans, turned reclaimed wood props from a photo backdrop into cool wall art in their home. 2. Hammer Press, a letterpress and design company showed off a handsome logo they were printing. 3. Photographer Bonnie Tsang gave us a glimpse of Estee . . .
I remember the first Harper's Bazaar I bought when I was a teenager. I was instantly in love with the visual storytelling through photography, the fabrics, the clothes. Many of the imagery was shot by photographers Patrick Demarchelier and Richard Avedon and to say that their work through this . . .
Here are some images that I've collected from magazines that are inspiring me. The sources where these images came from are unfortunately long gone, as these are scans from torn out pages. A framed tapestry if done right can look modern and striking versus hippie dippie. I love the colors and . . .
I came across the work of photographer Filipe Dujardin in a recent issue of Elle Decor. He takes photos of actual buildings and then creates new ones by altering them into fantastical imagined structures in Photoshop. ** Image Credits: Filip Dujardin . . .
Taking empty storefront windows and utilizing them to promote local art and beautify otherwise vacant downtown buildings is something I feel passionately about. Here is a project I envisioned and created a few years ago, and here is another in which I helped plant the seed for a friend. So when I . . .