Giveaways & Contests


Handmade Marathon (and a giveaway!)


Posted By on Oct 2, 2012

Today I’m just tickled pink to be the featured artist over at The Petit Cadeau’s Handmade Marathon. What’s the Handmade Marathon, you say? Well, it’s only the sweetest handmade gift roundup / most epic-celebration-of-art to ever grace the internet. As writer and gift-giving expert Alison gears up to run her first marathon at the end of the month, she’s using her momentum to bring awareness to the handmade...

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*The winner was chosen via random.org!  Counting started from the top.  Congrats, Adele!  You won a 6″x6″ portrait!   Hey there! Today my business transformation is being featured on one of my all-time favorite blogs, Oh My Handmade Goodness! I’d love it if you’d pop on over and check it out. I get the opportunity to heap praise upon the spectacular team of ladies who are helping me to make my little biz grow bigger in...

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*The winner was chosen via random.org!  Counting started from the top.  Congrats, Tabitha!  You won a screen print!  Send me your address and I’ll pop it in the mail for you today. Making art and taking a class are pretty much two of my all-time favorite things. So when a friend asked me last minute if I’d join her for “First Time Screen Printing” at the Lill Street Arts Center in Chicago, I considered it for...

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Big news + a chicken dance!

Big news + a chicken dance!


Posted By on Jan 5, 2012

Happy new years! I hope 2012 has brought you nothing but joy and adventure thus far. I’ve asked around, and I think the general consensus is that 2012 is going to be a rockin’ good time. In my studio, at least, 2012 has been pretty darn rosy. You might remember that I entered a contest about a month ago over on the fabulous blog OhMyHandmade.com. It was a contest to win a slew of awesome creative biz development products. I made a...

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One week ago (has it really been a week already?) I announced the launch of my new line of custom stationery and promised a free set to one lucky reader.  All you had to do was leave me a comment telling me your favorite animal. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I’m excited to inform you that Katie’s favorite animal is the wily coyote – and that Random.org selected her to be the winner!  Congratulations, Katie!  Head on over to my order...

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The wind is howling, my house is shaking, and I can’t see my next-door neighbor’s home through the swirling snow. Uh, was that lightening?  In the snow? If you live anywhere near Chicago, I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Some might call it inclement weather, but I’m going to go ahead and say the world is just all riled up about the launch of my very new, very exciting product. That seems reasonable, right? So, without further...

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