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Design Editor
Virginia | USA
Graphic designer and mom of twins blogging about my love for all things design: Crafts, decorating, parties + more.
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Oh, Studio Calico has cooked up something fun! We've designed this festive printable poster for you to download an enjoy. Here's the amazing bonus: By downloading this printable, you will automatically be entered to win big. You can download this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Design Editor
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Check...check. Is this thing on? I actually had to think about what my login was to blog today. It's been that long! I don't really have a plan for jumping back in, but I'm designing things again and I miss... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Design Editor
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I'm thrilled to share that my scrapbooking workshop with Big Picture Classes is open for registration again or a new group of students. Yay! If you missed it the first time, now your chance to dive into your creative process.... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at Design Editor
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Hey there, I'm still here! Big breaks on this blog always coincide with major life changes like having babies. This time around it's a career change and moving to another time zone! Here's the deal. For almost two decades, I've... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Design Editor
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One of the hottest fonts on MyFonts, Belluccia, has a new addition! Meet Belluccia Bold Pro. Designer Debi Sementelli has added Roman Numerals. It's a pretty cool feature. You just turn the standard ligatures on, type in the date (... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at Design Editor
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I love the idea to include a treat with Valentine's Day cards and when I saw these cool, funky printable Valentines from Studio Calico, I got to work to customizing my own. First, I downloaded and printed the free printable... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Design Editor
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Here's a bit of what I've been listening to while I've been designing away in my studio, you can listen to the full playlist here. What are you listening to? I'd love to know! You can also check out my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at Design Editor
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New year, new Project Life format! It's time to change things up. Start fresh. Challenge myself. I've been using the 12x12 page protectors for the past two years with zero complaints, but started to feel a bit restless. I've made... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Design Editor
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I spy a super cool handwriting typeface. Almost inky. Thicket comes in upper and lowercase. Download for free here. See my previous font picks here. Have a great weekend! Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at Design Editor
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I've got a great giveaway for you! Win a spot in Becky Higgins' Project Real Life Class at Big Picture Classes. This twelve week class goes for $99 and starts this Thursday! I took the class last year and thoroughly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at Design Editor
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Well, hello! Happy New Year to you all! The last few months have been pretty quiet on this end. Why? Well, I was blessed to have a very full dance card this year. Full time job + kids + opportunities... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2014 at Design Editor
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Big news breaking over at Studio Calico tonight! Check out their blog post here announcing the Creative Team for next year. I'm thrilled to have this opportunity for another year at my scrapbooking home. Such an amazing company to be... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Design Editor
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We have another font special this week. Baghadeer, from the hand of Stephen Rapp, is an upright connecting script brimming with personality. It contains 780 glyphs featuring a plethora of swashes, ligatures, and alternate letters to individualize the look of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Design Editor
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Here's what I've been listening to while I've been designing away in my studio, you can listen to the full playlist here. What are you listening to? I'd love to know! You can also check out my past mixes here. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Design Editor
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Oh happy day! My Big Picture Classes workshop PROCESS is in session. I'm so happy we're finally getting started! To the students, I'm very grateful you're along for the ride and I'll see you there. There are SIX videos in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Design Editor
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PROCESS students! Up for a little contest? I'm the guest Instagrammer for Big Picture Classes this week and I wanted to do something fun before we get started in a few weeks. (So, so excited to see you there!) Share... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Design Editor
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The winner of the Lady Gatsby giveaway is...#30, Kristi! Congratulations! Thanks to everyone who entered. Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Design Editor
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Oh, I love big, beautiful serif fonts. Salomé completely fits this bill, offering four styles with several ligatures and alternate forms. You can download the font free here, but there's a slight catch. You need to "pay" with a tweet... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Design Editor
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I wanted to share the digital templates I designed for Studio Calico this month for the Antiquary Kits. This is a collection of hand drwan frames that you can use together or use separately on your projects. These frames will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Design Editor
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I've got a fun giveaway from Lady Gatsby, an Etsy shop featuring fashion-inspired watercolor illustrations. Each print and note card collection has a touch of feminine glamour. GIVEWAY | One lucky reader will win three art prints of their choice.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2013 at Design Editor
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Here's what I've been listening to while I've been designing away in my studio, you can listen to the full playlist here. I just discovered Danny, Dakota & The Wishing Well and I keep replaying it. Love how it tells... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at Design Editor
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Herr Von Muellerhoff! How about this font's name? This is a great scripty typeface with an old world flair. I thought it could work well for your upcoming Halloween projects. Download for free here. See my previous free font picks... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at Design Editor
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Bonjour South Rose! This font is based off the South Rose Window at the Notre Dame Cathedral. Oh la la. I want to make something with one big initial. There are two options here. Display and Alternates. Download for free... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2013 at Design Editor
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I'm getting this in before October. Hooray! Here's what I've been listening to while I've been making away in my studio. You can listen to the full playlist here. I love this line in the Avett Brothers song: Decide what... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at Design Editor
Paulette, though I'll touch on these digital topics, there will be a ton of discussion and instruction outside of it. Hope to see you there!