Bliss & Miscellaneous

Nest

Shark Bait

My baby is no longer a baby! And now that he’s “grown” we updated him to a big boy room. It started innocently enough, we moved his furniture to convert his crib into a headboard and I decided to touch up his paint which snowballed into me to painting his entire room a different color at 6:30 at night. Yeah, poor planning, the story of my life. At least we had the paint on hand (it was a reject from my never-completed office makeover). Luckily I’d picked up a few  ...

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Celebrate

Lego Birthday

Evan has obsessed with Legos ever since he was about 4. So when we discussed what he wanted for his birthday theme this year it was definitely “LEGOS”! Invitations I designed them with some extra touches (glitter Legos cut-outs…sparkly). Decorations We created some giant legos from boxes, tablecloths and plastic plates. Since it was his “Golden Birthday” I got this gigantic balloon and created a backdrop with streamers (sooo much easier than hanging them across  ...

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Celebrate, Make

Wild and Three Birthday

Noah celebrated his 3rd birthday in typical Noah style…wild. He didn’t really have any particular theme in mind so I got to pick. We ended up with a “Wild and Three” theme. It kind of was a mash up of camping/woodland creatures. I have to say that I kind of loved all of it (I’m pretty sure he had a good time too). Invitation I liked this invitation from Minted but wanted to retitle it so I recreated it with some edits. The seed packet stamps I happened to have  ...

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Live, Make, Mommy Life

How a Designer Does Project Life

I did it! I finally (finally) FINALLY finished my project life album for 2015 (let’s just ignore the fact that it is nearly Easter).   I’m so excited to have it completed. Finishing projects like this is kind of a big deal. As an artist I’m easily distracted, I love starting lots of things but when they tend to get tedious I always decide to come back to them later (and coincidentally), later never comes. This project was started in June-ish? So I was already MONTHS  ...

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