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Winter Tradition : Holiday Cards

Winter Tradition : Holiday Cards - Each holiday season, I look forward to creating our Christmas cards. It’s kind of a laborious process, but one that I know our family & friends appreciate… it’s also a tradition I really enjoy. Rather than choosing a photo from the previous year or from our recent travels, Emmett & I like to capture a new photo for our card each holiday. Our last winter adventure proved to be the perfect setting for this year’s card, and we were surprisingly able to wrangle the dogs for a decent photo. Call me crazy, but I really love the process of old school mail… writing notes, addressing envelopes, using stamps, applying a wax seal, and packaging each piece of mail while sipping coffee, tea, or cocoa. It’s kind of a romanticized concept. I usually put on some Christmas music and make an afternoon of it. Click through for a peek at my process and our fun holiday card tradition this year… Continue Reading

design & typography

Local Love: Confetti ( + A Giveaway! )

One of our favorite nearby shops, Confetti, hosted a fun calligraphy workshop over the weekend. Jacqueline was able to go and snap these awesome photos that perfectly capture the fun and colorful aesthetic of the store. Lucky for our local readers, you…

design & typography holiday

Easy Holiday Cards

Call me old school, but I would much rather send snail mail than an email any day. It’s probably the print designer in me, but I’m all about finding unique cards, handwriting special notes and delivering them in person or…

diy projects

Holiday Gift Wrap

Unlike most of you, I have not finished my holiday shopping. Ok- maybe I haven’t really started. Things have been so busy that Christmas kind of came in a hurry this year. Although my shopping isn’t close to being…