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It’s Friday! I toured a colonial, baked, bought cloth napkins, pampered my feet, and had a scavenger hunt

It’s Friday! I toured a colonial, baked, bought cloth napkins, pampered my feet, and had a scavenger hunt

Hello, it’s Friday! Throw glitter or something. How is it already April? We’re already 25% of the way through 2020. Regular life is on hold right now, and we’re adjusting as best we can around here, and trying to look at self-isolation as an opportunity […]

COVID-19 Shipping Timelines Updates

COVID-19 Shipping Timelines Updates

My fabric printer is now experiencing production delays. I am accepting orders but timelines will be extended according to their ability to meet demand. I’m continuing to sell fabrics during the COVID-19 crisis, with precautionary measures in place. I’m following the latest research and recommendations […]

Stay-At-Home Picnic Inspiration, Blankets and Rugs

Stay-At-Home Picnic Inspiration, Blankets and Rugs

With another month of stay-at-home orders in place, I’m trying to think of fun things to do with our kids since they’re missing all of their friends and activities. I’m trying to make the little things we’re doing every day have special twists to make them special, and it doesn’t get much easier than taking our usual lunch out back. Once the weather clears up and gets a little warmer we’re going to do a variation on one of our normal weekday lunches – pepperoni, cheese, crackers, fruit or veg – outside for a picnic. It’s basically Lunchables from the days of yore but we buy everything separately and add in some produce. Its our go-to meal on rushed days and for playdates because there’s no cooking involved. It’s easy to mix and match, and minimum mess to clean up. Perfect for little kids any day, but also perfect for a picnic!

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Our Homes Intro: House Hunting for Our First House on the Eastside

Our Homes Intro: House Hunting for Our First House on the Eastside

Three houses, purchased in 5 years, on two different coasts. A retrospective narrative that covers our house hunting experiences and shows how the spaces in each of our homes have evolved over time and been made uniquely ours. I’ll be walking through how I approached […]

Updates & Obligatory Coronavirus Coping Address

Updates & Obligatory Coronavirus Coping Address

As of right now, my fabric supplier is still in operation. I’ll update if that changes. FYI, I’m also posting pretty much this same ‘covid/reasons why’ post both here, and on my blog the Log at Bark & Burrow where my animal cameo illustrations live […]

Motif Motif Signature Fabric Collection + a Rosy Floral

Motif Motif Signature Fabric Collection + a Rosy Floral

Fabrics inspired by my favorite color and the logotype for Motif Motif. Here’s the story.

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Announcing Fall 2016 Collection Swatches

Announcing Fall 2016 Collection Swatches

It’s been tough getting things ready between moving house and therefore studio space, and chasing around a near-toddling baby, but swatches are now available for the new floral from the Fall 2016 collection and the Motif Motif signature print. Because somehow Summer is almost over!

Out with the old…

Out with the old…

It’s had a good run, but it’s time to say goodbye to the plaid from the City Chic collection. The last few pillow covers and yardage will be up for sale in the shop for a steal on clearance. As this patterns is officially retiring, […]