New in the A Lively Hope Shop: Sweet Animal Hand Embroidery Patterns

As part of my Creative Habits Challenge for this year, May was all about drawing embroidery patterns. I have millions of ideas in this noggin of mine (just ask my dear sister/sounding-board).  It felt like time to release these patterns from my brain and onto paper, so I drew one pattern almost every day in […]

A Peek Into My Sketchbook: Costa Rica Travel Edition

On our recent Costa Rica trip, I took along a sketchbook (naturally) and because of that these pages are somewhat adventure-themed. I drew the “Oh darling, let’s be adventurer’s” page on our flight.  Every time I look at it, I remember the anticipation I was feeling as we set off to visit a new place. […]