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Print & Pattern Feature

Marie Perkins of Print & Pattern is not only a fantastic surface designer herself, but she has had a not small hand in defining the industry and reminding people that a plain simple decor option is not the only choice to be made. She’s put out some gorgeous books featuring many of the best designers Read More

Collaboration with World Market

I love seeing my illustration and pattern work on great products. And, whoa. Was I ever proud and happy when I saw an entire tableaux of wonderful things emblazoned with my work. I walked into World Market and of course beelined for the HobNobs and Teapots [mama loves a spot of afternoon tea]. And when Read More

Your mama is so amazing…

The swan is graceful and swift. She is also fierce, loyal and powerfully protective. And so is your mama. Or your stepmom, your grandma, bisnonna or anyone in your life you identify as ‘mom’. This could apply to mother earth too, for that matter. Thats right, blanket the very earth with these soy-ink based cards Read More

There’s a card for that…

Want to express the sentiment that you are so happy your friend exists in this world to be all outdoorsy and campy and wilderness trekky? There is a card for that and it was designed by me, and can be spotted at a Trader Joes near you.  

I heart you more than moonbeam boots

And that is saying a lot because I love my moonbeam boots to the moon and back.    

We are all giving you a hand!

Hey valentines, I am giving you a hand. You are fantastic. Yes, you! Standing o! I hope you can hear me because I’m talking to YOU.

Getting Hygge with it!

I’m seeing all the snow day pictures from my friends and family in the south, and pining for that snow day feeling here in Northern California. There are things that I do not miss about the wintery weather, for sure: scraping the frost layer off the windshield, tires sliding on ice, frozen pipes, and a Read More

Happy Happy Merry Merry

Here are some baubles to make your days bright. This time of year is such a hopeful and wistful time!

Editorial Illustration: Apples and Women’s work

I illustrated this absolutely lovely, fall appropriate and gratitude inducing story for The Rumpus by Liz Lenz.   This story is just so so wonderful. I can feel the fall sun on my shoulders and see the golden hour light when I read it. It is a joy to read this in contrast to all Read More