Somehow I was always decorating or redecorating the mantle at my parent's house growing up. I'm not sure why, because to this day at each holiday, my Mom creates beautiful season appropriate vignettes effortlessly. Why I thought I needed to step in and add this and move that, who knows. Especially . . .
Last year I had the pleasure of prop styling & producing a photo shoot for Better Homes & Gardens sister magazine, Christmas Ideas, which is on newsstands now. Below is one of the easy holiday decorating crafts I created utilizing handsome green glass apothecary jars, Epsom salts, gold . . .
Here areaÂ few photos from the window installation I created for West Elm. I used coordinating strips of vintage & recycled fabrics as a nod to North Carolina's textile heritage. ** Image Credits: Michelle Smith & Jim Beckmann . . .
Last week I spoke on a panel at the North Carolina Museum of Art about Pinterest. I was honored to be included. I actually heard Ben Silbermann talk about his company at the Alt Summit I attended in January. He was so genuine and down-to-earth that his sincere business ideals moved me to . . .
The West Elm + Etsy event in Charlotte was fun. All of the participants are very talented artisans and I look forward to working with them again - hopefully at the Rock & Shop! . . .
Iâ€™m taking a little break from the usual Monday recipe post to highlight my brand new website redesign that launched on Friday. I am so excited about it and it has been a long time coming. The site now showcases all of my work, including my styling, photography and illustration portfolios, my shop . . .
Sometimes amidst a lot of looming tasks and deadlines it's difficult to take a step back and just appreciate your surroundings. I've been hard at work on all the things that go along with producing the Rock & Shop Market. Orders from my shop have picked up too, not to mention Christmas and a . . .
Last week, I had the honor of creating a backdrop for the Design*Sponge book tour at Anthropologie in Durham. Having been an avid reader of Grace's blog since she first began, it was a thrill to be a part of her event. Since I wanted to represent North Carolina (as well as my own art style) in . . .
I'm clearing out older products that have been in my line for a few years and bringing in new items. So, through Friday I'm offering 20% off all orders through my etsy shop only with coupon code: fallsale! I like to start my holiday shopping early before the mad rush sets in. If you've had . . .
I've added new pillow designs to the shop. What do you think? I'm really happy with them. Starting next week they will be available in Raleigh at Epona & Oak in City Market. And tomorrow, my friend Liz of Haden Designs will be selling a few for me at her booth at BazaarSpark in downtown . . .
I curated a pattern themed slideshow for kirtsy this week. You can see it here. . . .
If you are out and about tonight in downtown Raleigh for First Friday, be sure stop by Designbox between 7-10pm. They have an exhibit showcasing art by Denee Black that is inspired by the farmer's market. Plus, I dropped off a whole bunch of these organic North Carolina t-shirts to the Designbox . . .