Map Making – the100dayproject – the first week

I am so glad I decided to commit to #the100dayproject and decided on the theme of illustrated maps. My decision was a bit spur of the moment, but I’m having so much fun. Since I usually paint for at least 15 minutes every morning, it hasn’t been hard to work on the elements for myContinue reading “Map Making – the100dayproject – the first week”

Anniversary Map – the100dayproject

Last month I created a map of our important landmarks – our first apt., the church where we got married, the reception, favorite beaches, pizza, where the kids were born. I’ve always aspired to create illustrated maps so for #the100dayproject I am going to work on creating map illustrations. I’m so hesitant to say I’mContinue reading “Anniversary Map – the100dayproject”

Unique Gift Ideas for Mom and Grandma

It can be so hard to shop for Mom and Grandma. You want to give them something special, but they don’t want anything. Here are some creative ideas to make it easier. Personalized bracelet. I ordered this bracelet for my mom from Belinda Carmichael on Etsy. It has all of our initials on it. SheContinue reading “Unique Gift Ideas for Mom and Grandma”

Fun Gift Wrap with Your Photo!

I’m so excited to announce my collaboration with fungiftwrap.com, a site that allows users to make one-of-a-kind wrapping paper using their own photos. What a special way to wrap a gift! I enjoy designing and love the challenge of creating a pattern with a place for someone’s special photo. So far two of my designsContinue reading “Fun Gift Wrap with Your Photo!”