Friday, October 30, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009


I am only able to cut straight lines in pumpkins and I do like eating candy corn that gives you an instant sugar headache.

Monday, October 26, 2009

illustration friday topic-"fast"

time sure doesn't go fast when you're trying to do a "24 hour water only fast"...


some look like they are wearing a fez! they are a goofy looking bunch of snowmen...

Sunday, October 25, 2009

sweet etsy site

are these sweet or what? check out this etsy site (here) ... I may have to purchase these as they look like they were made for my studio...

Saturday, October 24, 2009


it's a blizzard here in the studio...I took every snowflake I've been designing lately and tossed 'em altogether on kraft. I would totally use this for holiday wrap with some green ribbon.


Friday, October 23, 2009

frivolous friday

I now realize why my boxwood trees have been looking a little scraggly...someone likes sitting in the middle of them.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

100 girls on cheap paper

another incredibly great book by chronicle. every illo is so lovely.


honestly...I've tried 'em all and this is the best hand cream and it's not all flowery + lavendar-y smelling.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Monday, October 19, 2009


sneak peek...I'm working on an eco-alphabet for our november are a few of the letters. you're correct...I can't keep secrets very well.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

hiking w/nate

nate was in town + we went for a big, long make up for the deep fried risotto balls he made for dinner. uh, YUM!

Friday, October 16, 2009

frivolous friday

not even close to being a frivolous friday...first, the rain caused the mini vacation to be cancelled...and now our ninth grader has the miserable flu. maybe blueberry muffins will help, a little.

Thursday, October 15, 2009


I like drawing fruity cocktails way more than I like drinking them


fennel...chop up the bulb into bit size pieces, cut up an orange and toss everything with olive oil, lemon juice, salt + pepper...oh so good. crunchy and full of different flavors.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

cherry pie

this piece of pie looks like it's smiling + laughing...wish I had some pie right now. oh wait. I'm making brownies...

Sunday, October 11, 2009


I love pomegranates...they're so fun to figs + pears + eggplants. and crazy fun to eat...messy but worth it.

illustration friday topic- "flying"

after a fun day out flying in the park, these feathered friends are happy to be back in their lovely homes.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

za bun

of our five kitties, this one likes to be photographed the most...he is a study in every sense of the word.

Thursday, October 8, 2009


this is a wonderful book. I was very "quieted down" while reading it....

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

new pattern

remember all those color palettes I did? well, I really liked this one + ventured into pattern designing mode using these colors. It's one of my new favorite designs...sure wish someone would buy it...

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

illustration friday topic-"germs"

germs get cozy anywhere...and if there weren't so many cozy in me today I would've illustrated another germ jar house. sneeze + sniffle...

Monday, October 5, 2009

polenta recipe

in a small effort to help more people become vegetarians, here is one of my favorite recipes (from williams-sonoma vegetarian cookbook)...the key is to use the above pictured cornmeal for the polenta and no-chicken veggie broth by imagine......(click on the recipe to enlarge)

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Friday, October 2, 2009

parsnip fries

these are really easy ... perfect for a rainy autumn evening. maybe with some beer...of course.

frivolous friday

I'm cheating...this is an older file done for Paper Magic awhile ago...but these snowmen are kind of frivolous and funny.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

our NEW website!

nate + I have been creating our new website! check it out (here) ... geez, we're going to be busy keeping up with it. ok...nate did all of the technical work + programming...he even designed it so you can go look at the old site (yawn) if you are so inclined. he's the best...