Geometric Lighting

I've been seeing geometric lights pop up all over the place lately. They're pretty fun, don't you think? 1  //  2  //  3  //  4  //  5  //  6   … [Read more...]

Happy Wednesday

Wednesdays can be kind of a bummer, so to get you through the day, here's a picture of a cute dog (although, I admit, I may be biased)... ...and a few good reads: I've often struggled with feeling unqualified to offer my advice or opinion, so this article on understanding how to frame your creative expertise offered a really helpful perspective. I love the idea of creating pin board … [Read more...]

Daily Dishonesty

I'm loving Lauren Hom's Daily Dishonesty project. I think we can all relate to at least a few of these! (or in my case, more like an entire house...) images:  1  //  2  //  3  //  4  //  5  //  6  //  7 You can also check out Lauren's tutorial on her process. I tend to bring everything into illustrator and trace it, but this method seems a lot simpler and would also preserve that "hand drawn" … [Read more...]

I judge a book by its cover

I've always been slightly obsessed with books, especially ones with interesting or unique covers. I'm a bit of a book hoarder (although I like to think of myself as a "collector), so whenever I go to a rummage sale I usually make a beeline for the books. While the content does come into play when considering a purchase, it's usually the spine and cover that really sells me. These are some of my … [Read more...]

Creative Inspiration from Jessica Hische

Jessica Hische has to be the coolest person I (don't) know. Every time I pay her site a visit, I'm completely blown away by the work she does. The love affair began when I spotted these beauties: and also when I realized she was responsible for this lettering:  Here are some more favorites... You're My Pinspiration  //   Bing - Summer of Doing  //  Summer Hair Guide Jessica has also … [Read more...]

Put the internet to work for you with IFTTT

A couple months ago I discovered IFTTT (If This Then That) and let me tell you, I'm pretty amazed. My life has felt really hectic lately, so I've been learning the importance of organization - especially organizing my "virtual life". IFTTT essentially lets me create cause and effect relationships between the various different online sites and applications I use everyday. It's like the personal … [Read more...]

Foster Your Creativity

    I've been thinking quite a bit about creativity lately. For example, what makes one person more creative than another? Are we each predisposed to a certain level of creativity or is it something that we are each capable of fostering and growing within ourselves? Sure, some people may be more naturally creative, but that doesn't mean we don't all have the ability to dream up … [Read more...]

Be Happy, Be Bright, Be You.

I really love this print from Sugar Paper. It's such a sweet, simple message, and it encourages me to find the joy in each moment. Sometimes I need that reminder on Monday mornings! :) Here are a few links I enjoyed this week: Giving yourself permission to screw up may actually help you become more successful. Boost inspiration gave us a collection of useful free Photoshop files for … [Read more...]

Emerald Green

via Anya Hindmarch Just in case you've been living under a rock, Emerald Green is Pantone's color of the year this year. Somehow I feel like that's a major win for me since it's my birth stone - all those tacky birth stone necklaces I got as a kid are suddenly so "this year" I'm not sure how Pantone can just claim authority to choose the color of our year, but they certainly do … [Read more...]

A Lazy Weekend

My schedule has been completely packed for the last few months, but finally this weekend things slowed down a bit and I had a chance to enjoy some serious relaxation. My Sunday looked a bit like this: Great Book + Cozy Socks + Cute Mug + Tea A lazy weekend also meant I had some time for web browsing. Here are a few links I loved: Amy Cuddy shares how your body language shapes who you … [Read more...]