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Blog posts : "art licensing"

Twinkle Balloons: My Latest Samples

March 18, 2014

I was so excited yesterday to finally receive my box of partyware samples of my latest collection with Unique: "Twinkle Balloons"! I'm very happy with how the whole collection came out - the colors are clear and bright and the printing is wonderful! Here are a few more samples...


 I really love the "…

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Introducing "Farm Friends"!!

March 5, 2013
The "Farm Friends" Collection by Unique (and me!!)

Yesterday was a very exciting day around here - I finally got my awesome "Farm Friends" samples from my art licensing contract with Unique Industries, Inc., a wonderful partyware company that I am so proud to have partnered with!! I met with a produc…

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As February Disappears...

February 25, 2013

I guess I'll never cease to be amazed at the way time slips through my fingers. What is now almost the end of February 2013 feels more to me like January 2011 or something...but it's not. It is "now"; a new day in a rapidly agi…

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Back to the Drawing Board

June 25, 2012

Hey y'all - I had to put decorating at the Woodland Cottage on the back burner for about a week or so because I've been doing some seasonal designing back at the old drawing board for a client. Here's just a few little snippets of what I've been up to...



I also made a little Scripture art that I post…

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Where do I start...?

March 10, 2012
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Don't worry - everything is fine here, but there's just been several things going on that I haven't had time to write about. So let me catch you up a bit on what's happening in my neck of the woods...

The image above is just a little taste of the design work I have been do…

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CHA 2012 Show Report - Part 2: Amazing!

February 16, 2012
(My table at the Designer Showcase - CHA 2012)

I'm finally back for part two of my CHA 2012 report. The first half of the first day of the show, as I said in the part 1 report was a bit of a mixed bag what with my various health issues and such, but it ended on a very high note after a very promisin…

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CHA 2012 Show Report - Part 1: Wow!

February 11, 2012
(me at my CHA 2012 booth)

Hello friends! I'm finally ready to do a CHA 2012 wrap up complete with photos and some reflections on the whole experience. In a word: WOW!!  It was an AMAZING experience from start to finish! Here are just a few of the highlights and details...

Setting up the booth on Frid…

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CHA 2012 Show Preparations: Part 2

January 21, 2012
Banners; check

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I am BEYOND THRILLED at how the banners for my booth turned out!!  The colors are PERFECT and the details are crisp...yay!!!! I have 9 of these wonderful things to line my booth with - I hope they will be a hit! 

This is Annie, by the way, my Summer Just Be…

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CHA 2012 Show Preparations: Part 1

January 11, 2012
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Hello friends! Wow, I have been working non-stop for weeks to prepare for exhibiting in the Licensing and Design section of the Craft & Hobby Association Winter 2012 show and there is finally a little light at the end of the tunnel! The largest job I had was to create severa…

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Sneak Peek: New Series

September 29, 2011

Hello folks!! I wanted to take a quick break from my virtual drawing board and give you a sneak peek at my latest design project. I am creating a new collection of vintage cottage-themed illustrations that will be part of the work I will be bringing to the Craft & Hobby Association 2012 Winter Confe…

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