Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Monogramed Chef’s Hat

Birthday gift for my mother. Still getting the hang of embroidering. This is only my 3rd project and I can tell my stitches are much nicer in one direction vs … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sketching… Greeting Cards

I mailed out two cards this week. One a birthday card and the other just a greeting card. I’m at the point now where I feel like a store bought … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sketching… Patriotic Slogan

One of the girls is having a birthday. Time to make a gift! She recently saw a t-shirt she fell in love with, “F**k yeah, I’m American!” I’m recreating it … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sketching… my earworm

Love takes time to heal. That song is stuck in my head and I don’t even know the correct lyrics! Sketching it didn’t help. Elements: Needle, thread, 3 stitch variations, … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sketching… Steampunk Style

A spare minute and an idea led to this lil’ industrial pencil sketch. I usually use reference photos as I go along, but my internet was down so I just … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Creating… a greeting card

Congratulations on your new baby girl! A Winnie the Pooh card that is supposed to go through the laser printer (blank on one side), folded in half with my custom … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Creating… a Birthday Card

Since I’m sending my friend a pair of jeans for his birthday, I figured the card has to match! Taking my design from the Levi’s tag on the back, I … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Creating… sketchy calendar

My new 2013 daily planner is pretty bland with a blank white cover. I’ve been carrying it around for a while now and it is starting to scuff. So, I … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Creating… the Mistress of the Sea

A little bit of word art in progress. I don’t plan much when I sketch typographically. The shapes of the letters guide me. This sketch started with the crown. Then the … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment