Mecca

I’m 35,000 feet up, on a plane (with wi-fi), somewhere over Ohio (or maybe Pennsylvania by the time I finish writing this).  I’m headed for New York City, and the National Stationery Show (ooooh, ahhhhh… paper-lovers unite!) I have wanted … Continue reading

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Bad Bad girl

I have been a very bad girl as of late. I am usually a good girl, but not in recent months.  Not, say, since March 10th of this year. I am not a quiet or shy girl.  I’m not the … Continue reading

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No More X-Acto Blades On The Table

I’m a designer. And I’m a mom. But it happened in that order. As my office is in the back of the house, it’s inevitable that sometimes my projects (and my mess) leave the confines of the 13 Creative headquarters … Continue reading

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"My Guy"

So, if I were asked to write 25 things about myself (no one has asked me yet, by the way!) then I’d probably spend a few moments talking about how I like to “know things”.  Oh, and that sometimes I’m … Continue reading

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Pickles

On my wedding day, as my mom was helping me get dressed, she paused for a moment and said “I can’t believe you’re marrying a man who doesn’t like Salmon.” I couldn’t believe it either, honestly, but I decided to … Continue reading

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The Best Part Of My Day

Well, most days start and finish the same.  Wake up, feed the baby, play with the baby, hand the baby off to Michelle (the amazing) and sit down at my computer where I’ll sit until it’s dark, and time to … Continue reading

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As Jim White Would Say: "Line Of The Day!"

I got an email from a client today letting me down easy.  She couldn’t afford to hire me to design her wedding invitations.  This is the best Dear John letter EVER and I’m so flattered (and still laughing so hard).  … Continue reading

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"Matchmaker, Matchmaker Make Me A Match"

Well I’m no fiddler on the roof, but I can’t think of a better way to sum up what it is I do for a living. “Matchmaker, matchmaker make me a match.  Find me a find, catch me a catch” … Continue reading

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Wedding Porn

When I first met my husband — before he was my husband, when he was just my boyfriend, or soon thereafter my roommate — we would get into bed at night and read books or magazines before falling asleep. Brad always liked … Continue reading

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The "Value of Design FactFinder" Says So…

So, I’m pretty sure that this is the most fabulous little bit of information I’ve stumbled on… EVER! It’s what I know. It’s what I think. Hell, It’s what I want to tell everyone, but never have the exact words … Continue reading

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