Monthly Archives: December 2012


The Week’s End

It’s Thursday, but this whole week has felt like one long, happy, relaxing weekend. After a busy, bustling holiday season with the Shop (thank you a million times over – I still pinch myself at the end of every painting day; ask Scott!), I’d been looking forward to a week of downtime, to recharge these batteries. Truth be told,KEEP READING >


Merry Christmas, Deer.

Merry Christmas, happy holidays and a fun, restful, holly jolly Christmakuh to you! We wish you a day of fun, family and friends (or at least 2 of the 3, depending on your idea of fun, right?), and at the very least, we hope you load up your dessert plate. We’re looking forward to spending the day with our Chicago friends (family, more likeKEEP READING >



Way back in July, Scott and I very innocently began purging our home for the annual summer yard sale. We thought we’d have a few items to fill a tabletop on our tree lawn, but by the time we finished our to sell, to donate and to keep piles, our living room was looking… sparse. This brought on Tweakfest 2000 (aka, 2012), sinceKEEP READING >


Texty Pillow: Merry & Bright

Since first seeing this pillowin a catalog mailer over a month ago, I’ve been blabbing my mouth to Scott about the pillow I’ll make for us – it’ll be just like it! It’ll be Christmas-y and cheery, and it’ll hang in our living room all season long. This make believe pillow fit in with my idyllic holiday decor,KEEP READING >


Brown Paper Packages

Growing up, I was always tasked with gift wrapping for the entire family – gifts to my mom from my dad, gifts from my sister to our brother, and even gifts from my siblings to me. Funny, I couldn’t stand it at the time, but I realize it was because I was the only one in the family crazy enough to get those crisp corners, fluff theKEEP READING >


New to the Shop (and Sorry, K-Bell)

First, a big thank you to everyone who has been in touch with us after the Renegade Fair. It’s been a busy couple of weeks since the fest, and while a few more paintings have sold to some of our readers since we closed up our booth that weekend (for real, thank you!), we still have a handful that’ve just been added to The PetKEEP READING >