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WildCraft Studio

WildCraft Studio

WildCraft is a creative space in the Columbia River Gorge, right outside Portland, OR, offering classes, workshops and events to the public.  the genius behind WildCraft is my friend Chelsea Heffner, formerly of plainMADE.  WildCraft has a fantastic line up of workshops scheduled this summer such as Screenprinting 101, Weaving in the Wild and Natural Dyes from Weeds & Wilds.  they just made their Kickstarter goal to help fund the classes and I’m so excited for them!!  check out this beautiful video about WildCraft from their Kickstarter page.

if you’re in Portland, or anywhere near by for that matter, have a look at their schedule of courses and pick something out to attend!  Chelsea tells me they have plans for a late summer Wild Supper, a dinner party with vegetables from their garden and pizza from their own woodfired earth-oven, which I’m hoping to attend.  dreamy, right?  they also have an online shop and are printing limited edition prints for each of the workshops this summer.

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Feliz is a collaborative event next weekend in Austin, TX between Natalie Davis and my dear friend Abby Powell and celebrates everything handmade.  the list of vendors looks incredible and the workshops sound so much fun.  I’m so sad that I couldn’t make it as I’d really hoped to but if you’re in the Austin area November 2-4th, you must go!  you can read more about the sale here.


I’ve been everywhere


I recently had the pleasure of contributing to the Everywhere Project, a collaborative design project that pays tribute to the classic folk song “I’ve Been Everywhere”.  the project is curated by designer and illustrator, Adrian Walsh, and he’s rounded up quite a stellar crew of designers to create luggage labels, each representing one of the 92 locations that appear in the American version of the song.  originally, I’d hoped for Idaho, but since it was already claimed, I chose Winslow, Arizona – check out what I said about it here!


did you know that aside from blogging and having the best job in the world of mom, I also do a fair amount of design and illustration?  I specialize in vector graphic illustration, logo design, website design, blog theme design and implementation, invitation design, catalog/lookbook design and more.  if you have a project you’d like to discuss, check out my portfolio and give me a shout.