May Wrap Up

Here we are again! This will be a photo wrap up. 

Let me know in the comments what creative things you have been up to!

I'm really into Hygge

I love a good cozy night on the couch with my favorite blanket, a lit candle, and a book. Add in a thunderstorm or snow and it’s even better! Knowing there was a Danish term for this was so much fun to find out and learn about! If you haven’t already heard about Hygge, it’s basically the Danish term for being cozy, and there are so many ways to apply the word. Check out The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking for a quick and easy way to learn all about it. So of course, with this new discovery I wanted to find artful hygge items for inspiration and thought it’d be fun to share what I curated from the internet. Here are some beautiful things that I consider to have that cozy hygge feel, enjoy!

April Wrap Up

Time flies huh? I'm here for another monthly wrap up of the creative things that I am currently doing and enjoying. Psst- see previous wrap ups here

April Wrap Up!

  • While in Indiana for a wedding I found a wonderful store that sells handmade goods called Gather. If you're ever in Bloomington, IN make sure to stop in.
  • Went to the Babely  Bazaar at Slippery Slope and picked up a coloring book zine, print and a new pin.
  • Went to C2E2 and met Kate Leth. She signed some comics for me!
  • Listening to: New podcast I am listening to is The Creative Introvert and I'm enjoying it.
  • Checking out the new Etsy Studio and debating selling collage packs on there...

That is it for this month! If you are in Chicago make sure you check out my work on view in May- Info below:

Les Nereides

108 N. State St. Chicago, IL 60602

5/4/17 through 5/31/17

Photo Round Up:

March Wrap Up

We made it to Spring! Chicago didn't have it too bad this winter but I'm still looking forward to warmer weather and outdoor street festivals. Let's get right to the big news from March, I relaunched my online shop! If you haven't checked it out yet make sure to pop on over and note the free US domestic shipping (sweet!). If you've been meaning to decorate the walls of your home or office, original art is a great way to do that. And bonus if you're in Chicago you're supporting a local artist (contact me for local delivery options).

Here's the March creative wrap up:

Photo Round Up

I am so happy the new shop is open!

I am so happy the new shop is open!

My resketch kickstarter award

My resketch kickstarter award

A peek at a new (reworked) item coming soon to the shop

A peek at a new (reworked) item coming soon to the shop

 

 

Workspace Update!

Remember when I posted some sad photos of my studio/office back in September? I thought I would update with new photos of where I work. It's an organized chaos and still pretty messy, but it's a good set up for the small space I have. Renting means working with what you have, and I've adapted fairly well considering where I started (look at the very end of this post for that box nightmare)

L: I love these Ikea wall mount shelves!

R: I keep my favorite art (small) pieces that I have collected over the years above my desk for inspiration. 

L: The insanely full bookcase holds everything: sketchbooks, supplies, business cards...etc

R: Another desk view


Where this room started (Ack!)

Tonight's task, attempt to unpack a few office boxes.

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