in my studio :: a good kind of mess

I’ve been working on a few new projects, finishing up some other big ones and preparing for NYC. You could say I’ve been busy!! I’m super excited to be hosting The Sweet Spot event with Megan Halsey. It’s going to be a ton of fun. 

So, I thought I’d share with you a picture of what my studio has been looking like lately. And yes those are 3 Pringles tubes in the background on my desk. They aren’t my normal choice for a snack, but I needed the tubes for a craft project so no sense letting the chips go to waste ;)

Around Here

A little of this a splash of that. There’s been a lot of making going on around here for the book I’m working on. Coming up with the ideas, writing all of the copy, creating the projects and designing all of the additional illustrations that go with every project. It’s been a ton of work but definitely super enjoyable. I have a month left to wrap everything up and I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s funny some how the closer I get to the end the faster time seems to speeds up. I’m looking forward to finishing. To having a break and to starting something new again. To picking up where I left off with a project that had to be put on the back burner while I work on this book. Gosh I can’t wait till I can share with you everything I’ve been working on!! xo

Side by Side

Me and my sister, Ava Blu right after her new haircut.

So it seems I took a little blogging break without even meaning to. I’ve been so engrossed in working on my book, then Spring Break snuck up on me and we made the trek to Tahoe to enjoy the last bit of snow for the season, there was Easter and then I came down with a killer cold that had me laid out for a few days.

And in the midst of all of that I took Ava Blu to get her hair cut. She’s been asking for bangs for quite a while and I’ve been resistant.  I really didn’t have any real reason to say no other than my own personal preference. So I finally gave in and you know what she totally looks adorable!! Now that I think about it, it’s almost a right of passage for the girls in my family to get bangs!

It’s amazing how such a small change can make such a big difference.