‘Tis The Season….For Minted

Many of you know that I worked at Minted last December (in addition to my full-time job) as a design associate doing design and layout of their immensely popular holiday greeting cards. Minted challenges their community of designers each year to come up with fresh, modern, and creative designs for each new season. It might seem a bit early to start thinking about the holidays and holiday greeting cards but in order to gear up for their busiest time of[Read more]

Mission: Patio Makeover Part II

In my last post, Mission: Patio Makeover, I outlined the task I had last weekend for my Mom and Dad’s patio. In one day with the help of my little worker bees (Haley and Heather my nieces) and my family, we finished the makeover. The whole weekend working in the yard was a lot of hard work but it was all well worth it. The yard is looking amazing and it will be the perfect backdrop for my sister and[Read more]

Family Silhouette

I have been inspired lately by a recent trend of beautiful silhouette designs. Silhouettes have become a popular design technique that you might find popping up in vintage wedding themes or a classic twist on home decor. Here are a few images I’ve seen featuring silhouettes. I found the gorgeous vintage silhouette wedding theme above featured on Style Me Pretty. I also found a great post from Country Living that shows how to get the classic silhouette look in your[Read more]