New Items in My Shop!

10/31/13

 

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I’m excited to announce that I’ve got several new items in my shop! Above, a new notebook!

And also a print with the same hand lettered design:

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Also, I’ve got five new abstract paintings for sale as archival prints, each 8.5×11 inches:

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Visit my shop to see all the goodies!

And happy, happy Thursday!

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Bloggers Love Cats and Dogs :: Calendars!

10/30/13

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I was so honored when generous soul (and animal lover) Kelly Beall of Design Crush wrote to ask if I’d submit photos of my dog, Wilfredo and my two cats, Margaret and Barry for her Bloggers Love Dogs and Bloggers Love Cats 2014 Calendars. Each 13-month calendar is  downloadable and all proceeds will go directly to The Humane Society of the United States. And at $7 each or two for $12, that’s a good dead and a steal!

The dog calendar:

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{That’s Wilfredo in his dinosaur Halloween costume as Mr. October!}

And the cat calendar:

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Margaret and Barry are curled up cozily like yin and yang for the month of November:

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Each page measures 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ once printed on standard letter-sized paper. Find out about all the featured pets and get yours here!

Have a great day, friends.

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The Great Debate

10/30/13

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You may recall that I wrote a few months ago about the book by my dear friends Wendy MacNaughton and Caroline Paul called Lost Cat. It’s a wonderful book, and, while the book is about so much more, at the heart of it is the age-old question: is it better to keep your cat indoors or outdoors?

Wendy and Caroline with the help of brilliant filmmakers Tom Westerlin and Steve Muller have made a wonderfully witty film called “The Great Debate: Indoor vs. Outdoor Cats.” Here it is, in all its glory. Please view and share! You will not be disappointed.

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I’ve got one more pet-related post coming up soon, so stay tuned.

Happy Wednesday!

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Words for the Day :: No. 1

10/29/13

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Have a wonderful Tuesday, everyone!

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Mark Hearld

10/24/13

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Recently, I have become completely enamored by the work of British artist Mark Hearld. Mark is a print-maker, painter, textile designer, hand letterer, book & product illustrator and collector of beautiful, odd and unusual things. He’s talents and aesthetic blow my mind, and I am so happy to share his work with you today. Make sure to check out the short film about Mark and his work below. You can purchase many of Mark’s products for his line for the Tate in London. I’m also in love with his new monograph. You can learn more about him on St. Jude’s Prints (which is also chock full of other amazing stuff).

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Mark’s sofa from sofa.com (they also feature the fabrics of the equally amazing Angie Lewin)

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Last but not least, I hope you will watch this beautiful and inspiring film about Mark and his work.

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Happy, happy Thursday.

CATEGORIES: Inspiration
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