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Jane Austen Quote Hand Lettering
Hand-Lettering Jane Austen Quote Project
On May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s finally finished! You may remember my earlier post about how I was taking a hand-lettering course on Skillshare. Since I’ve been so busy with RecipeLuv, it’s taken me forever to finish this lettering project. Below is a peek at the final sketch that resulted in this color version! Which quote should I try handlettering […]

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Jane Austen Video Game Concept Art Conversation Screen
Jane Austen Video Game Concept
On April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

When a friend dares me with a design challenge, I can never resist. The proposal of a Jane Austen video game was an especially intriguing concept. I only spent a day on these three rough design mockups, and they are not anywhere near finished. I’m still very excited to share them with all of you! […]

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Brands with Fantastic Email Marketing Newsletters
Three Successful Email Marketing Newsletters I Actually Read
On February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

I don’t know about the rest of you, but my inbox is inundated with email marketing from brands. I immediately delete 90% of these emails. Some of them are so repetitious that the second I see the brand name in the heading, I hit the delete key. I know I could unsubscribe, but I am […]

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Tea Time Packaging Inspiration
More Tea Time Packaging Inspiration
On January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since my previous tea packaging design inspiration post was very popular, I thought I would seek out some new packaging to inspire all of you! It was very difficult to pick a favorite among the packaging from The Teashed. I am especially drawn to their boxes with a cut-out, revealing the package’s contents and implying […]

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Jane Austen Quote Lettering Sketch
Skillshare Hand-Lettering Class Sketches
On January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

I signed up for two hand-lettering classes on Skillshare months ago, and I finally took a break from other projects to start one of them. The First Steps of Hand-Lettering, taught by Mary Kate McDevitt, sounded too fun to resist. I chose a fun quote from one of Jane Austen’s letters. “Which of all my […]

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Handmade Filter Website Design Mockup Close
Handmade Focus
On December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

When I’m designing a website, I always carefully consider which part of the design should have the greatest focus. In the case of Handmade Filter, the artisans themselves deserve to be the center of attention. Initially, I opted for a bright and colorful banner with textures that seemed almost touchable. It definitely demanded attention! However, […]

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