life lately

Hey you! These last few weeks I’ve limited my phone/internet and social media time to focus on more intentional living and things are beginning to improve…I feel like since the hurricanes and the moving to the new house (after living in the same house for 12 years) I’m just dealing with all kinds of imbalance.…

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farm fresh desktop wallpaper

click to download 2560×1600 desktop wallpaper We’re going to get cold weather this weekend in Jacksonville! Below freezing on Sunday according to the news. I’m planning on cozying up with hot cocoa and the furry children, watching Christmas movies and, of course, continuing to move my things from the tiny townhouse to the new house…which…

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ugly babies

I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don’t want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don’t want to do that.  –LLOYD…

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dangerdust

Chalkboard artists and self described vandals, Dangerdust, have created a collection of really lovely, thoughtful, and intricate hand-lettered designs. This duo of (presumably over-worked) Columbus College of Art & Design students create a new board each week and consider it a “relief” from their “frustrating” mostly computer-based course work. I love the precarious nature of…

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wild apple magazine

I’m not a fan of recipe hacks. You know, the ones. SUPER YUMMY (GLUTEN FREE) CUPCAKES. While I’m doing my Whole30 I cannot do grains of any kind so there are no cupcakes in my near or distant future. Since overhauling my diet, I haven’t been searching out substitutions for desserts or treats. What I…

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the pet shop

My life is pet-centric, I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’m not “obsessed” but I do love them very very much. I do talk to them like they totally understand everything I say, and consider them family. I don’t, however, have any artwork hanging in my house in homage to beagles or siamese cats. I’m…

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Animography

“As a sideproject next to commercial work, Calango also runs a peculiar typefoundry, called Animography. It specialises in animated typefaces in the form of neatly organized Adobe After Effects files. Animography distributes animated typefaces by Calango and other designers as well.  Franchise Animated Unlike our other typefaces, Franchise Animated is an animated typeface by 1 type…

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type depot

I do not post enough about fonts; I love typography. Self described **small** studio Type Depot has free fonts that are modern, versatile, sophisticated, and did I mention free? Sometimes I wonder how there are so many sites with free fonts, free printables, free resources. How do they do it? I always have “post a…

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a sweet birthday!

We had a surprise birthday party at work yesterday for my friend, Amy. I took a few pictures, of course. Pardon the fluorescent lighting! We had cake, brownie bites, popcorn, cookies, candy, a myriad of salty snacks and washed it all down with sweet tea. Everybody had a fun time and Amy was very surprised.…

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50 things every creative should know

I found The 50 via Making it Lovely on twitter (@makingitlovely). Please go and read all 50…the list is expanding to “The 100” soon. Also, here’s my 2 cents about making friends with a printer (numero 17 of The 50): Ask your printer for a tour, meet the people who will be handling your jobs.…

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