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!”

With Digital Design the Possibilities are Endless

As I sat down at the computer to design a pattern around my elf sketches, I quickly realized the sketches were just the tip of the iceberg. What kind of background did I want? A snowy scene? Or maybe a plaid background? When working with pens, paper, watercolor – basically any tools not on the computerContinue reading “With Digital Design the Possibilities are Endless”

Dreaming of Christmas gift wrap designs

Last year I achieved a personal goal of mine by designing holiday gift wrap. Through Spoonflower I was able to have the designs printed and also made available to anyone else who might be interested in purchasing them. It was really cool to wrap gifts for the kids and family in wrapping paper I designed!Continue reading “Dreaming of Christmas gift wrap designs”

Toy Soldier Pattern

When I was a kid I watched the March of the Wooden Soldiers every year. Maybe that’s what inspired the design of my second holiday pattern. (The first was nutcrackers.) I’ve ordered the Toy Soldier pattern as gift wrap from Spoonflower and I can’t wait for it to arrive! This year I want to be especiallyContinue reading “Toy Soldier Pattern”

Nutcracker Pattern – and it’s available as fabric and gift wrap on Spoonflower!

I’m so excited to announce that this Nutcracker pattern is available on Spoonflower and can be ordered as fabric or gift wrap! I just received some Nutcracker fabric and I’m excited to make something with it for the holidays! You all know how passionate I’ve been about surface design this year! I’ve been wanting to takeContinue reading “Nutcracker Pattern – and it’s available as fabric and gift wrap on Spoonflower!”