Woodland Prints

One of my favorite features in Corel Painter is the ability to capture a pattern and use it either with the brush tools or as a fill.  When I needed a coordinate print for the Felted Plaids collection, I turned to an old leaf print I had done a long time ago and never used. …

Not Everything works out as planned…

This is a coordinating print I did for the Thistle Song Collection.  I liked the look of the medallions, but I accidentally blocked myself in on this collection.  I tried to come up with some interesting coordinates, but I became too married to the idea of simple graphics and ended up creating a collection I…

Thistle Song Plaid Print

This print was developed as part of the “Summer of Creativity” at the Textile Design Lab.A bold plaid, in neutral colors (Navy and Camel) with bold white thistle flower shapes flowing across the background.  It’s simple and elegant, and comes in a variety of home decor items. Thistle Plaid Navy and Neutral Colors Print Shower…

Orange Tropical Print – Malaysian Floral Collection

Think hot tropical locations and gorgeous colorful blooms, and you’ll see the inspiration behind this collection!The Malaysian Rain forest really had me inspired this past summer, and the more I painted flowers, the more I fell in love with the colors and shapes of the botanical elements.  Set against a batik background, this glorious floral…

Hibiscus Print – Malaysian Floral Collection

I said I would save the details for the next juicy print – and here it is! This print was inspired by the Malaysian Rain Forest!  I used the batik prints I created as a background and added these gorgeous blossoms to the print.  After the print was complete, I was thrilled with the result.  As…

Aqua Batik Print – Malaysian Floral Collection

This is the second colorway that I developed for the new collection.  I could go on and on about how I chose my colors and how excited I was to put it all together, but I’m going to save that for the next juicy post…

Canyon Collection

This line of home decor prints is now available on Zazzle.com.  I love the colors because there are varied shades of caramel, soft teal, and peach – yet together they are still neutral enough for any space.  I kept the lines soft and flowing, but added some more geometric patterns as well, making the whole…

Coordinate Print – Canyon Circles and Stripes

 This is a coordinate print from the Canyon Collection – it is the reverse print on pillows and duvet covers for the Craftsman Inspired Circles and Stripes pattern.  I loved it so much, it’s also available in bath coordinates just by itself – or you know you can combine it with the other prints. Geometric…

Abstract Circles and Stripes Print

This print reminds me of the craftsman-style movement.   The colors are neutral, but deep and rich.  There are abstract circles, along with subtle stripes – think sunset over canyons and you’ve got the inspiration for this print.  I wanted to keep the colors muted so it can go anywhere, and honestly when I design I…

Canyon Waterfall Print

This was inspired by the colors of the canyons in the American Southwest and the reflections seen in the waterfalls there.  This print has a light feel to it, with waves, multiple tones, and rippled texture.  The colors are teal, burnt orange, cream, smoke blue, aqua, and peach. I layered the image with a subtle…