Today’s Monday Link Love is dedicated to buying handmade (or vintage) on Etsy. Christmas is coming up and in order to get your items shipped in time…I thought I’d get a head start on helping you with your list! I’ve selected six shops to highlight based on their products! Click the image

Last month a few Twitter friends suggested that I try Birchbox! With Birchbox, four to five hand-picked deluxe beauty samples are delivered to your door for $10 per month. Mine arrived last Saturday and I’m excited to share what was inside! My thoughts on the products: Jouer | Lip Enhancer  – Very

Three of my favorite things on the Interwebs lately. I stopped numbering the items since…I mean c’mon…it’s pretty obvious. I love this planner! I’m obsessed with planners. I currently use a Little Otsu planner but this one might be great for all-things-freelance. Adam and I keep a

Like my new wallpaper? Yeah, me too. You can get your own here thanks to Arno. Happy Friday. Next week I promise I’ll have lots of lovely things on the blog including Monday Link Love, Week #2 November Photo Challenge Submissions, my Birchbox review, some interesting updates to my life, and a fun feature

Happy November! A few weeks ago, someone on Twitter asked me for a list of unique online shops to browse before creating her Christmas list. I decided that I’d make a fun wishlist based on some of my favorite shops. Below you’ll find the name of the shop but the link will take you to […]

Favorite three things on the Internet right now: This Fantastic Mr. Fox costume idea is brilliant and adorable. Did you/are you dressing up this year? I’ll be a sponsor over at SRSLYLIZ.COM next month. If you aren’t a reader, become one! Sannah Kvist’s project titled, “All I Own.”

Currently on my shelf…waiting to be read. The Naked and the Dead The Fates Will Find Their Way American Rose Freedom White Teeth The Secret Lives of People in Love What’s on your list? Lately I’ve found that sharing book recommendations can either be a really fun conversation or a really awkwa

I’m in the process of finding some fun items for my office at work and I thought it would be fun to create a little wishlist. Cheeses is Love print. This isn’t just on my wishlist. I bought this. I LOVE CHEESE! LaCie firewire speakers on Amazon Allen + Roth light at Lowe’s Ripple Ivory [&helli

Some of my favorite lady bloggers. All very different, but I love them all the same. Sonya just started blogging again (which made my year!) over here. sassfacedblogpunch. I won’t lie. The Bachelor/ette are my guilty pleasure shows. But I for real love Ashley’s blog, Say No to Cosmo. Whether she&#82

Some of my recently favorite items over on Etsy: 80s vintage Anne Klein Safari Scarf by decades Vintage button up by darlingvintage Acrylic paintings by kaylaplosz French Typography Jars by tatterandfray What are some of your favorite Etsy shops? Share, share, share!

My triple round up for this week includes: I am so excited for She & Him’s Christmas album. A Very She & Him Christmas comes out October 24. I will be playing Christmas music, then, for over two months. Kate shares her recipe for rosemary gin lemonade slushes. May summer live on forever. The Mixe

I have many wishlists. I have one on Amazon, one on Pinterest, a wishlist tag in Evernote + various other materialistic ways in which I track all my ‘wants.’ The thing is, I don’t shop very much. Most of the things that I want, I’ll never have. But somehow, making a list or compiling tho

Choosing a typeface is a critical step in design. If I’m not creating a custom typeface, I usually spend a lot of time researching which ones I want to use. As a freelance designer, I do invest in typefaces. And when they’re offered for free, I donate a sum of money to the designer. I […]

Now that the 30 Day Photo Challenge is over, I’m excited to get back to regular blogging. This is my 50th Monday Link Love and I’m excited to be sharing some fun content from The Internets. Don’t Fear the Internet. While this isn’t new, I still wanted to share. It’s basic HTML &am

All my favorite things on The Internet lately. And they match? Aren’t I cute. Ellie of Mint just blogged and reviewed Austin Howe’s new book “Designers Don’t Have Influences.” I recently read his other book, “Designers Don’t Read” and I loved it. I’ll be giv

This Monday Link Love is photo themed (of course). This photo really strikes me. Below is written: “This photograph is my proof there was that afternoon, when things were still good between us, and she embraced me, and we were so happy. It did happen. She did love me. Look, see for yourself!” WHALES My new favorite thing. features daily design inspiration and sales at up to 70% off retail. I snagged that Rifle Paper Co. print (for my kitchen!) and three Field Notes notebooks for $19! Best part? I got 10 of my friend to join so I had $30 worth of credit. Aka…I didn’t [&h

Hello all! Hope your weekends were nice and relaxing. I’ve had LOTS of new visitors to the blog lately (particularly because of my 30 Day Drawing Challenge from earlier this year). I hope all you lovelies decide to keep reading! Three things I want to share with you today on Monday Link Love: An adorable

This week’s Monday Link Love is food focused. I’m well aware that our summers here in Ohio last HALF the time our winters stick around, so in a way I’m trying* to soak up all the hot, sunny weekends while they last. (* I say trying because I freaking LOVE autumn!) Magic Juice looks delicious.

My current wishlist includes: (1) Batik Salad Serving Set, (2) Soho Round Beverage Cart, (3) Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet, (4) Chemex Coffeemaker, (5) Fuji Finepix X100 Digital Camera, (6) Steel frame dishrack, (7) Fhi hair dryer What’s on your wishlist? And do you wait for someone to buy the things for you or

My three most favorite things on the internet lately: ONE IOTA’s work for a local grocer. I loved reading why Annie likes shooting film. Weekly “Music Night.” I think Adam and I will start doing this.

Happy August! A round up of three of my favorite things on The Internets lately. DesignLoveFest’s STYLE series. Absolutely love it. Herb and Dorothy, a documentary on Netflix Instant. It’s about a couple to lived off one of their salaries and devoted the other salary towards collecting modern art. P

I’ve owned my regular pair of TOMS since 2008 and they’ve held up for almost 3 years. This past weekend, I finally bought a pair of wedges and my love for TOMS hit a new level. They’re so comfortable and adds a little bit of height. We’re definitely looking into purchasing their sunglass

Keiko Lynn’s braided ‘do tutorial is wonderful. I can’t wait until my hair gets long enough to try this. Art in the Age just introduced RHUBY! I have loved trying ROOT and SNAP. This one may be my favorite. Head on over to xheight to read my article about being an artist and a designer. [&hell

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a Monday Link Love so I bet you’re peeing your pants right now. I realized that I’ve tweeting a lot of the fun things I find on the internet throughout the week and then have nothing to share come Monday. I’ve decided to set aside 3-5 links that I

I recently purchased this from AGC916’s Etsy shop and it’s SO BEAUTIFUL. I’ll be posting pictures of it once I hang it later today. After my purchase, I went back to their shop (since I obviously want everything in it) and found their website, Agent Gallery Chicago. Below are some of my favor

– I want to make these homemade tortilla chips and these lime cilantro sweet potatoes. – The Closet Visit films are lovely and, of course, the typography grabbed my attention. – I’ve bookmarked this talk that Tina Fey gave to Google. Has anyone watched it yet? – Foil stamping AND t