Spoonflower’s Botanical Block Print Design Challenge

Block print? Botanical?  Those are two of my all-time faves!  I had to try for this challenge.  I loved creating this new design and was completely and totally inspired while on a fall walk with my daughter. I just can’t get enough of the Autumn colors and leaves this time of year, and love the little berries […]

Read More »

Spoonflower Swedish Folk Art Design Challenge

Hi Everyone!  It’s been a very busy summer and I’ve taken a few weeks off from design challenges, but now I’m excited to be designing again.  This week’s challenge theme is Swedish Folk Art.  I love the variety of themes that Spoonflower offers, and the challenge of creating each one in my own style.  Hope […]

Read More »

The Rainbow Tower on the Beach Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Design Challenge

Aloha, and welcome to Waikiki!  Okay, I’m not in Hawaii, but I kinda feel like I’ve just been for a short visit.  I’ve been researching and getting inspiration from all the amazing photos of places there in the Hilton Lagoon area.  That is the theme for this week’s Spoonflower Design Challenge, and it’s totally got […]

Read More »

“Matisse and Me” Collection Now Available

I can’t wait to start sewing with this new collection!  My “Mattisse and Me” collection is now available for purchase HERE at my Spoonflower Store.  I love the bold flower design and the coordinating graphic petals and blooms.  I’m thinking leggings and cute t-shirt?  Or maybe a cute baby blanket, carseat cover…or the chair is […]

Read More »

This Week’s Spoonflower Design Challenge: Limited Color Palette Succulents

These specific colors had to be used in this week’s challenge–transparencies and mixing of colors are not allowed and adding white and/or black is optional.  The subject theme is succulents.  This was a tricky challenge because I really kept wanting to add some more colors or variations and textures in the colors.  In the end, I’m […]

Read More »

Spoonflower Design Contest: Mandalas

Hi friends, This week’s Spoonflower Challenge is Mandalas!  Mandalas are basically a decorative circular design and, oh my goodness, there are so many options for creating mandalas! I am so super impressed by so many of the entries this week.  They are beautiful! For my design, I chose to play on the circles and created […]

Read More »