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mai autumn
Asbury Park, NJ
In 2009, I started Mai Autumn with the idea of making life a little lovelier. My name is Christine Lindstrom, and I design jewelry, home decor, and more, with this in mind. From time to time, you might also find discovered vintage curiosities, or handmade wares from my favorite designers. I like to think of this website as my place to share with and inspire those who stumble upon my little patch of the internet. So, please, take a look around and make yourself at home! If you need me, I'll be in the kitchen! ( ... actually, you can reach me at!) ------ Christine’s work has received praise from Lucky Magazine, Southern Living, Dwell Magazine, Apartment Therapy and many other prominent publications and websites.
Recent Activity
One of the questions I get asked the most frequently, is how to get better visibility on Etsy. And the answer I have for you - tags. You may think those thirteen little words are just more ways to describe your work, but they are each golden opportunities for your work to be found in the sea that is Etsy. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at Mai Autumn
5 Income Building Steps When Creating: Make Money with Your Art. When you finish a gorgeous work of art, there are some crucial steps to take that will put your work in front of as many eyeballs as possible - which will eventually result in your work getting found, hopefully purchased, and possibly even licensed to create a form of residual, passive income that will help boost your bank account for months after you created the work! Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at Mai Autumn
Hi Liadan! Yay! I'm so happy you're here then! :)
Toggle Commented Jan 11, 2019 on It's been a while at Mai Autumn
Quit your day job - everything I WISHED I had learned while in art school Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2019 at Mai Autumn
i absolutely love decorating. i always imagine in another lifetime, i would live out my dream of being an interior designer. alas, all i have at my fingertips for now are paints, paper, and a ton of frames i've collected over the years, so i've decided to live out my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Mai Autumn
moving is a lot more stressful than i imagined. now that my wee little business is the size of a 10 ft truck, it wasn't exactly a week long process. i think this month has been the first time (since october!) that i'm feeling like i actually *live* here, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at Mai Autumn
after a ridiculously long spring full of craft fairs, i am finally able to get back to making some art! my mantra during all those shows was simply this - keep going. i made it through - a little bruised and exhausted, but i survived! grab this (and all my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Mai Autumn
i have a ton of stuff happening these days (and if you're in the philadelphia area, you can see the results of some of that at either the clover markets or art star!), but i somehow have still been keeping to my plan to take a photo every day for... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Mai Autumn
lately i've been a little stressed out. there have been lots of big changes happening in my life, and lots of new situations being thrown at me, on top of all the normal life stuff, like getting older, people coming and going in and out of my life, etc., etc...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Mai Autumn
i couldn't pass up a chance to make some homemade tomato basil soup to go with a deliciously simple grilled cheese sandwich on this gorgeous day :) recipe here - garden tomato basil soup (be sure to follow me on instagram @christinealindstrom to check out what i'm up to every... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2014 at Mai Autumn
...and to celebrate, i'm having a sale this weekend! take 30% off the whole shop with code SPRING2014 the code is valid through monday 4/14 at 11:59p EST. happy spring! :) Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Mai Autumn
i've been completely loving this photo a day habit this year! this new addition to my routine has done a few wonderful things so far - a) i've been oh so much more aware of the little details of life, (which has been adding to my artwork in great ways!)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at Mai Autumn
i've attempted project 365 about three times since 2008. i usually get to the warmer days and abandon the project (probably because i start having too much fun outside, instead of sitting in here staring at all the teeny pieces of my life for hours at a time.....) but any... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2014 at Mai Autumn
this was just lovely reading all your responses! thank you guys so much for all the love for my work!! i can't wait to do another giveaway very soon! :) :) (and in case you were wondering, you can still get 40% off the whole shop through the weekend with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Mai Autumn
i'm trying a new thing where i'll be giving away something every so often :) hopefully you guys enjoy this! so, here's what's up for grabs: a free 11x14 print of my popular painting, "Peacock". to enter, leave a comment letting me know where you'd hang this print if you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at Mai Autumn
i needed a little spring, so i painted some! take 40% off on with code GARDEN through sunday. :) Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Mai Autumn
the etsy shop is on sale! i've also re-assessed some of my printing process to make my prints and shipping more eco-friendly and affordable, so that means lower prices for you! :) go check out all the new things that are popping up in my shop these days (including new... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Mai Autumn
I can't believe this year is almost over! I have been so busy with making, and designing, and attending events these days, that I haven't had a stitch of time to say hello here! It's the greatest feeling knowing that my work touches people's lives, and this year has been... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at Mai Autumn
take 40% off the whole shop this weekend with code SEPTEMBER40 - shop mai autumn! and check out some of my newest, below: above, a lilac roller in flight. below, i also just recently completed this new peacock with a different style i'm trying out. i've become pretty obsessed with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at Mai Autumn
as the weather gets cooler, i'm finding myself holing up in my house just painting my heart out. i'm hoping it results in the shift i've been searching for as the seasons change. i've also been reading georgia o'keeffe's biography, Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe .... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at Mai Autumn
Thanks so much, Bridgette! :D Hope you're out there having fun too!
Toggle Commented Aug 8, 2013 on summer took me at Mai Autumn
goodness i have lost track of time! this summer has been a whirlwind of fun and i've been so busy with personal work, keeping up with all my print orders, (thank you guys! it's been awesome to be this busy!) and hanging out with all my friends and family, that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2013 at Mai Autumn
summer is upon us! take 30% off the whole shop this weekend with code SUNSHINE30 (code expires at 11:59p EST 6/23) i've been trying some new things (as you can see above) and i kind of like the direction this is going! i'm always trying to stay more present, so... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2013 at Mai Autumn
it's my birthday on monday, and of course i'm having a sale :) take 30% off the whole shop through the month of may with code MAIBIRTHDAY. woohoo! i'm celebrating a little early with a trip into new york this weekend to see the new great gatsby movie...! i've been... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2013 at Mai Autumn
it's been an awfully long time since i've come up for air over here, and here's why: i've been working on a new series of illustrations that are starting to pop up in my new etsy shop here - ! these are just some of the pieces i have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at Mai Autumn