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Sometimes I find inspiration in the most unusual places. One day my Facebook feed surprised me with something I don't usually see.  Instead of baby pictures and politics (yuck!) I was presented with some of the most beautiful tattoos I'd ever seen.  All of them were of sugar skulls and some of them were absolutely dazzling.   I've always had a fascination with tattoos.  And I absolutely LOVE sugar skulls. I have to admit that I don't have any tattoos, but I've come close on several occasions.  Turning your body into a living piece of art has a very tantalizing allure...

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Have you ever looked at something beautiful, such as a piece of art, a bolt of fabric, a birthday card, and said, "How did they come up with that?!"   I do it all the time. I could happily spend hours wandering through the fabric store, dissecting each design, marveling that some surface designer out there thought to create this pattern. These fabrics are what started me on my creative journey in the first place. I just wanted to play with the pretty fabric! Eventually I wanted to design my own fabrics, paint my own pictures. If you spend enough...

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This may sound completely ridiculous and selfish, but one of my biggest concerns about having a baby is the potential that I will be unable to travel for the next 18 years. I figure the parenting bit will come naturally- you figure it out as you go, right? Traveling with a baby seems like it would be so much more complicated. Nervous parents, freaked out kids For example, when boarding an airplane, you sit down and quietly watch to see who will sit near you. There's that moment of suspense when a nervous-looking mother walks onboard with a baby or toddler. Will she sit behind you? Will the...

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Let me preface this post: my blog is not going to be all about infertility. I design and sell goods for babies- baby apparel, bedding, and nursery decor. I'd like to keep things fairly lighthearted, fun, carefree. This blog for the most part will focus on families that I find inspirational, art and graphics tutorials, products that are gorgeous, and my own artwork. That being said, you may notice a lack of actual BABIES on my website. That is because I do not have any. Yet. I am planning to borrow some babies for product photography, but for now- just products. So...

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