Meet the Maker – Jordan Grace Owens, Durham, NC Illustrator, Goods at Gather

Durham, NC Illustrator Jordan Grace Owens, Goods at Gather

Recently, I visited illustrator Jordan Grace Owens in her home/studio in Durham, NC. She lives in a gorgeous light filled studio loft right in the downtown with easy access to all the wonderful restaurants there, Mateo, Pizzaria Toro and Parlour come to mind but gosh there are so many. She shares . . .

Floral Patterned Sofas

Floral Patterned Sofa

So in the days before I got the keys to Gather I was on one of my many morning thrifting trips when I saw this couch. I knew I wanted some big, bold florals in the space but was planning on creating some wallpaper and putting it behind the bar/cubicle areas. However, I thought this couch might . . .

North Carolina Aquarium

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When at the beach a few months ago it rained the first few days. So we took a trip to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. My daughter loved it and by the time we were finished the sun had come out and the rain had cleared. I actually enjoyed walking around their pretty . . .

Carolina Beach, North Carolina

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Every summer as a kid my family would stay at my Great Aunt's beach house at Carolina Beach, North Carolina. The place was nothing fancy with wood paneled bedrooms, whose knots I remember, resembled a million distorted eyes staring back at you. The house was a street away from the beach . . .