Musings Of A Stationery Designer

Beauty In Everyday Life

Lena | Horne

Lena | Horne

Absolutely adore Lena Horne…. Stormy Weather by Lena Horne

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Happy | Day

Happy | Day

Hope you are all having a beautiful Thursday! I am completing my studio rework today… tackling a bunch of projects for clients and working on getting my website launch ready for next week… can’t wait to show you all … HAPPY DAY FOLKS! :)

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Bayou | Beauty

Bayou | Beauty

The beauty of the Louisiana Bayou can best be seen through the eyes of Twanna Whittington Arnold. Twanna is a brilliant photographer who lives in Des Allemands, Louisiana. I really enjoy her work –  how she captures the light… at dawn and dusk that showcase the tranquil water. She will be donating the profits from sale [...]

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Hot | Brown

Hot | Brown

For your Kentucky Derby party.. be sure to make the legendary Hot Brown Sandwich! My friend Bronwen sent me this great link and recipe this evening…. looks delicious! The Legendary Hot Brown Recipe Ingredients (Makes Two Hot Browns): 2 oz. Whole Butter 2 oz. All Purpose Flour 1 Qt. Heavy Cream 1/2 Cup Pecorino Romano [...]

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Instant | Sunshine

Instant | Sunshine

Beautiful yellow-inspired images ran rampant on tumblr all day! Thanks girls….

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Happy | Earth Day

Happy | Earth Day

via Girly Me “There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of themselves, that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet.”           – Brooke Medicine Eagle

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Brooklyn | Fare

Brooklyn | Fare

Steven Jockisch created this clever identity/branding for Brooklyn Fare.

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Vibrant | Balcony

Vibrant | Balcony

via beauty in everything

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Want | Need

Want | Need

I enjoy Eric Hanson’s recovering lazyholic.

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Vibrant | James Joyce

Vibrant | James Joyce

Inspired this evening by the wonderful and talented James Joyce, a London-based artist and designer. See more and his studio at One Fine Day.

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Beautiful | Women

Beautiful | Women

A tribute to my dear friend Ana, on her birthday –  a little collection of beauty. These fantastic pictures are courtesy of  fiction romance.

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Hello | Spring

Hello | Spring

I am really loving these fabulous turn of the century horticulture magazines & seed packets.. such vibrant color! Great inspiration for designing stationery today!

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Study in {Red & Yellow}

Study in {Red & Yellow}
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Study in {Green & Blue}

Study in {Green & Blue}
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Vibrant {Color}

Vibrant {Color}
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Inspiration {Through Texture}

Inspiration {Through Texture}
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Beautiful | Day

Beautiful | Day

Inspiration abounds in Eunice Moyle’s, of Hello Lucky (my all-time favorite letterpress stationery) whimsical California wedding. Hello Lucky has posted some great DIY projects from the wedding including crowns, slipper labels & donut hole bags. I love the attention to detail and the gorgeous vibrant colors… what a fun wedding!

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Hello, Spring!

Hello, Spring!

I had the wonderful opportunity to go to San Antonio for a two day getaway this past week. After such a cold winter, the warm weather and blue skies were just a delight. I walked around the riverwalk enjoying all of the flowers that were in bloom and capped it off with some wonderful mexican [...]

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Oh My.. What Color!

Oh My.. What Color!

I have run across some of the most beautiful, vibrant color photographs this week during my daily inspirational reading to keep my creative level up, up, up.. and wanted to share them with you. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did! (1) One of my favorite inspiration reads, The Sartorialist had the [...]

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Last days of Winter

Last days of Winter

In Texas it rarely snows, but this winter we had several times where we not only got a few flurries but we also had enough snow to blanket the yards. Two weeks ago we had one of those instances where enough snow fell to make a snowman. I wanted to share these wonderful pictures of [...]

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