Today, September 21, is the United Nations’ International Day of Peace. The symbol of the day is a peace dove, and so I decided to put together a little dove-themed inspiration board in honor of the occasion. Here in Missouri, mourning doves are everywhere–those beautiful, soft gray birds with a pretty coo. I used to […]
My “Know Your Coffees” print is featured this morning on Wild Olive. If you’re coming from there, welcome! Grab a cuppa and stick around for a while, won’t you?
After Jimmy and I remodeled our office earlier this year, things were looking pretty good…except our storage situation. All the important stuff we had to keep track of (tax papers, medical records, ideas for bestselling novels written on bar napkins) was sort of scattered around: some in an accordion file, some in a really cute […]
After my post the other day about mixing design styles, I looked for some photos to back up what I was talking about. I was discussing a trip to Chicago from a few years ago when it hit me that the style I was trying to describe is at least partially exemplified in one seriously […]
This happened a while back (the weekend before Valentine’s Day this year–I think the aftermath of a blizzard had just melted and I was itching to do something), but I thought I’d share it with you in preparation for a smallish before-and-after project I’ll be writing about later this week. Our office, when we moved […]
One of my favorite things to do (both in planning for our first house, which will hopefully happen in the next year or so, and in general) is to create room mood boards that draw their inspiration from a single object or piece of artwork. Since I’m a full-time Etsy seller, I like to browse […]
I adore colors. I love them in paint, in fabric, in nature, or just in little swatches in a Pantone book. Whenever I find things arranged in a rainbow in Target or some other store, I immediately feel compelled to buy one (and then I’m sad later when I only have the one color and […]
Hello friends! I’m Kate, and this is my blog. I’m a twentysomething graphic designer addicted to cooking, DIY and interior design. I’m starting this little project to share what I’ve got with the world–namely, my DIY projects, graphic work, and the recipes I stumble across in my day-to-day adventures. My main gig is my Etsy […]