Category: DESIGN

  • Cheerstream makeover: design plan

    Cheerstream makeover: design plan

    Giving a 1980 vintage Airstream a makeover, one cheer at a time. I’m not a huge bucket list type person, I rather go with the flow and see what comes my way, but there are a few things that live somewhere at the back of my mind that keep popping up. One of those things […]

  • That Awkward 9 month Update – Life of a TV Set Stylist

    That Awkward 9 month Update – Life of a TV Set Stylist

    Soooooo it’s been about 9 months since my last post. Oops! And no, I’m not creating a little human. I thought I needed a short update post on what’s been happening before jumping into what’s new and exciting. Here’s the deal – I unexpectedly ended up getting a job working in TV. I know, don’t […]

  • Hello Sunshine! A guide for your bright & happy home

    Hello Sunshine! A guide for your bright & happy home

    It doesn’t feel all that long ago that I was excitedly sharing with you Hello Holiday – an online look book I created for Leon’s Furniture based on my very own Merry Magazine concept.  Well the snow has been replaced with sunshine and here we are with Hello Sunshine It’s a 90 page online guide full of […]

  • Hello Holiday Guide by Leon’s is here!

    Hello Holiday Guide by Leon’s is here!

    If you know me and haven’t seen me around for, ohhhh say, the last 3 months or so it’s because I’ve been pouring my blood, sweat and tears into this baby. It’s time to say Hello Holiday! with this guide for your happy holiday home by Leon’s furniture. It’s full of holiday home decor, DIY […]

  • INTRODUCING MERRY MAGAZINE SUMMER! + 9 no-churn homemade ice-cream recipes

    INTRODUCING MERRY MAGAZINE SUMMER! + 9 no-churn homemade ice-cream recipes

    I scream, you scream, we all scream Hooray for Merry! I admit I’m totally like a kid in an ice-cream shop today because I’m sooooo excited to finally share Merry Mag Summer with you. I’ve been teasing you with summer cocktails and florals but now you can see it all. All 100 pages absolutely FULL of […]

  • PRETTY TECH: free June Desktop Calendar Download

    PRETTY TECH: free June Desktop Calendar Download

    Bam! It’s June. Didn’t that just hit you in the face? I’m super busy over here pulling together the summer issue of Merry, coming to you June 8 (!!) But here’s a cheerful free desktop calendar download I designed so you can think of me every time you turn on your phone, or iPad, or […]

  • Calligraphy Workshop: my new creative obsession

    Calligraphy Workshop: my new creative obsession

    Saying I’m a creative spirit is an understatement. I will try any creative craft I can get my hands on but somehow I’ve gone all time (let’s just say it’s more than 20 years) without trying calligraphy. Until now! It’s something I’ve wanted to try forever but just never made the time for. And if […]

  • PRETTY TECH: french for lovers free desktop wallpaper & design

    PRETTY TECH: french for lovers free desktop wallpaper & design

    Oh hey March. I’m happy to see you because that means that February is over but you’re still a pretty miserable month. You’re like the monthly equivalent of Tuesday. Not as bad as Monday but not that great either. I’m not sure what came over me this weekend but it seems that I was feeling […]

  • DESIGN: major heart on Valentine print & download

    DESIGN: major heart on Valentine print & download

    Looking for a little somethin’ somethin’ for your sassy lover or (not so) secret crush this Valentines Day? How about just putting your feelings out there with this print? It’s now available on The Sweet Escape Etsy Shop as a print or you can save time & shipping costs and purchase as an instant download […]

  • DESIGN: heart on

    Hey lovers! Valentines is around the corner and if you don’t have a love in your life doesn’t mean you can’t get a heart on. There’s something simple and classic about a heart. I decided to keep it really simple and create some graphic heart designs for my Sweet Escape Society6 page. They happen to […]

  • DESIGN: high five for being wild

    Just a quick post to show you a couple new designs I just added to The Sweet Escape Society6 shop this week. I went against my normal colour obsession and decided to go classic black & white using my new favourite script font. And BONUS! Everything in my shop is $5 off and FREE worldwide shipping […]

  • PRETTY TECH: free holiday desktop wallpaper download

    PRETTY TECH: free holiday desktop wallpaper download

    Annnd…it’s December already. No idea how that happened!?! Well friends it’s been ages since I’ve done a free wallpaper download so let this be an early Christmas present. I just love this deer I have up this year so much that I want you all to enjoy him too. You may recognize him from his […]

  • DESIGN: Cricut Design Space Star Top 10

    Hey all, I know this is a day late, but how was your weekend? I was up in Ottawa for the big Etsy: Made in Canada show and just rolled back into town late last night. Yesterday also happened to be my birthday. Feels so great to be 25……again. Spending 5 hours driving back from […]

  • SAY I DO: emerald green wedding design

    SAY I DO: emerald green wedding design

    Ok, so this is a bit late but it’s worth it because now I have some beautiful professional photos to share with you of the pretty emerald green wedding design I did for my friend’s wedding. Speaking of professional photos, having professional Dayton wedding photographers is a wedding must-have. They often know the best backgrounds […]

  • DESIGN: alphabet series customized art

    Aren’t we all a sucker for something with our initials on it? Be honest. They also make for the best gifts because it’s like you really, truly thought of them when you bought it. I fell in love with a font recently and decided that I wanted to really show it off, along with my […]