Category: Installation

Blue Post Its

“I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” — Pearl S. Buck “’Procrastination is not laziness,’ I tell him. ‘It is fear. Call it by its right name, and forgive yourself.’” — Julia Cameron   More excellent quotes about…

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    OK, I’m going to start journaling again! (I’m declaring that mostly to myself.) In January we found out we were expecting another baby, and I was equal parts so happy and so nauseous. Morning sickness hit me hard, and we already have two children (ah!). Needless to say, we were in survival mode…

Flooring Paper

“Nothing is a mistake. There is no win and no fail, there is only make.” -Sister Corita Kent I love hearing about other people’s process for making things. Specifically, I love asking people how they get their ideas. My ideas usually come from a material. As in, I love the way that cardboard feels, or…

Cupcake Liners

A few weeks ago, Chelsea Francis and I hosted a Lisa-Frank inspired bridal shower for our friend Mindy. I was dressed like I was in The Babysitters Club, there was delicious food, and we celebrated Mindy (who is one of the greatest human beings I know). It was the best afternoon. Mindy is a talented pastry chef,…

Green Paper

  Here’s something I really believe: I don’t need a reason to make things. If I have an idea, I don’t have to ask myself, “But can I sell this on Etsy?” or “But will my Instagram friends like this?”. I should just make things because I want to sometimes. If you need permission to make something you’ve been wanting to…

Receipts

  My favorite quote from Elizabeth Gilbert’s book, Big Magic: “Keep in mind that for most of history people just made things, and they didn’t make such a big freaking deal out of it.” Ha. I made this installation with receipts I collected over a surprisingly short amount of time (we use so much paper…