Wednesday, November 30, 2011

'Tis the Season

Over the long weekend I finished up our holiday card.  This is our first, so a photo card of the two of us in Christmas sweaters seemed a bit intimidating.  A shot of us in our house taped on someone's refrigerator frankly creeps me out.  I would be way too tempted to just send a photo of our cat,  which would once and for all prove that we are in fact, crazy cat people.  So I painted us in watercolor and made copies of it.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Pretty Things

A very special jacket made by my friend Natalie, in collaboration with Amy Revier.  Also, a paper cut drawing also made by Natalie Northrup.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving and Black Friday Sale

Hey peeps, ReRae is having it's first sale!  Get 20% off Nov. 24th and 25th by using coupon code: BLACKFRIDAY

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Ship & Shape

I'm very honored to be included with many talented makers in the new online shop Ship & Shape!  You most certainly must check it out!

Some Favorites: Ginny Sims
Some Favorites: Lindsay Noble

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Snowy Saturday

Dylan and I were quite lazy/productive today. Although we stayed indoors (and respectively in our pajamas) all day, I finished up my project for the new online store Ship and Shape, and Dylan worked on some new cover art for his band, Teenage Strangler's, new E.P.  Today was also our first snowfall.  Smigel always looks confused on this day.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Illustrated Holiday Card

This year, Dylan and I decided that we will partake in the holiday card ritual.  Instead of sending the usual photograph card, I thought an illustrative approach may be fun.  Here's an initial thumbnail.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Record Book

Last night I spent some time with one of my most dear of friends.  She and her fiance are moving to the east coast at the end of the month =(.  Though I am very sad about it, I am excited for them and the adventures they will have.  As they are lightening up for the move, she gave me the most beautiful treasure; an undated, most likely quite old, "lace sketchbook" if you will.  It's a little tough to read the penmanship, but the book includes hand written directions, complete with pinned in samples.  Pictured are a few of my many favorites.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Wooden Scissors

Today I wore my favorite pendant that I got at a silent auction some time ago.  If we had a family crest, it would most definitely feature scissors.  A tool that destroys in order to create.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Dark Night

With daylight savings this past weekend, the nights sure are darker up here in the north, although, I do prefer low light these days. It has its way of keeping me inside and enjoying simple evenings of listening to the radio and working on projects.

I just got a new camera that will fair better in these dark evenings.  Above are some photos taken around our home.