Monthly Archives: January 2011

Valentine Ideas for little girls

Here is a fun little idea I came up with last year, a cute valentines (or anytime) gift for a little girl. A stacked felt heart or flower pin. This was inspired by the fact that kids grow out of clothes so fast, and while I was going to make a shirt or dress with a heart applique, instead I decided to make this pin (and a few others) so they could be used for a longer time.… [ KEEP READING ]

Squid Love – The Tentacle hugs valentine day card printable

Already thinking about Valentine’s Day? Here’s last year’s popular vday card printable, Tentacles are for Hugging!
Snag the downloadable files here: And there’s also a quick tutorial there on how to make cute matching envelopes using scrapbook papers. Enjoy!

The Boy’s latest Robot drawing

The best ideas are scribbled on a napkin, right? This little robot was drawn by The Boy at lunch this weekend. Cute, no? I think it’s pretty good for 5 1/2!

Lego jewelry, how cool!

Loving these ideas for jewelry made from Legos from Colleen over at Some Art Talk. Go see the whole tutorial. So much fun… and having a little boy, I had no idea legos came in such cute girly colors!

Snow days and punctuation question

Snow days and punctuation question
We’ve had school closed all week for snow. ALL WEEK! Even here in Atlanta that never happens (we close the schools for pretty much any level of snow, but it’s usually gone by the next day). So I’ve had husband (work was closed too) AND 5 year old home all week.… [ KEEP READING ]

New Years Resolutions…

New Years Resolutions...
I guess I should document some here for posterity, huh? 2 years ago my resolution was to do Illustration Friday every week, and I succeeded!  And my art got better in the process.
Last year I worked on several big projects, like Foodwhirl. This year? ART: Well, I think I want to start the Illustration Friday thing again. … [ KEEP READING ]