I remember as a kid always sneaking a look inside my mom's sewing box. She had all kinds of odds and ends in there, all sewing related. It was some kind of mystery and I loved imagining what all the things did. What I didn't love was that it was made out of wood and … Continue reading what’s inside my sewing box?
I'm so happy to have an interview up on Create Whimsy! If you aren't familiar with them, you totally need to check them out. They run a site that profiles artists and you really get to know how they work and see their artwork. It's inspiration central, truly wonderful! My interview is here. I got … Continue reading artist spotlight on Create Whimsy! 🙂
If you follow me on social media, you know about my cancer. If you don't, here's whats going on. In mid April I was diagnosed with stage 3 non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. It was a shock. I'd not been feeling well for a couple of months but I never imagined it was so serious. It was just … Continue reading my cancer + my art
I can't really count how many times I've changed the logo for the studio. (Or the name for that matter...started as Fibra Artysta, then Smudged Textiles Studio and now Smudged Design Studio.) I've had several that I've liked but there's always been something nagging me about it. Kind of like how I felt before I … Continue reading new logo! help me choose…
What’s the saying? The only reliable things in life are taxes and death? I’d add this – you can also count on there being rough spots. Now before you start to label me as a Debbie Downer, hear me out. The truth is, behind everything successful, it’s likely there has been a blip somewhere along … Continue reading the everyday creative – pushing through the rough spots