How is it already week 3? Panic is starting to creep in… I worked by butt off with brilliant Pure & Simple Carolinas trying to get my room and closet cleaned out and simplified. She seriously has a gift for this therapy of sorts.  I am liking the progress but still have a way to go… read more →

24 Dec 2016
December 24, 2016

Merry Christmas!

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I am filled with such gratitude this Christmas. I do not need a thing. We are very blessed as a family. I have a healthy bunch which is the only thing that truly matters. Wishing you and yours the most joyous holiday. PEACE + LOVE + JOY  Merry Christmas to All! Stay tuned for more.. read more →

29 Nov 2016
November 29, 2016

Minted Holiday Cards

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The holidays are here which brings some hectic parts but also wonderful traditions and time with family and loved ones. A holiday tradition that I treasure is the holiday cards.  I love seeing the change from year to year as children and families evolve. It is amazing to watch the growth and metamorphosis. We always.. read more →

FINIS! I survived another One Room Challenge!  My office has been transformed into a haven for inspiration reflective of my love for color, animal prints, art, travel and of course the iconic Iris Apfel.   It turned out even better than I could have hoped. Of course there are things that still need some tweaking. But other than nailheads.. read more →

24 Dec 2015
December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas!

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Can you believe the day is upon us?  There is such a crazy buildup to the holidays. I have just finished doing the last minute errands and a calm has finally washed over me. Wishing you joyous and peaceful holiday.  Merry Merry from my family to yours.   Minted made Christmas Cards an easy chore.. read more →

I have found the answer to simplifying the Christmas Card.  This year I paired up with Minted to select a card.  The selection has been been the hardest part. There are too many choices that are chic.  I wavered between a Christmas Instagram inspired minibook and a letterpress option.   They truly have options to.. read more →

Meet KRISTI KOHUT, the creative vision behind Hapi Art and Pattern. I became familiar with her through Minted. I am working on a project with them and saw her lovely work and had to know more.  She was recently named one of “7 next-big-thing artists” by Elle Decor magazine and has been featured by Domino Magazine, Lonny Magazine,.. read more →