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Our sweet baby boy Felix arrived on Friday, January 24th! I can’t believe he’s already three weeks old today. We are overwhelmed with love and joy for our new little family.

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wishing you a…

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We’re heading to southern Vermont for some fun time with the family. I imagine there will be quite a bit of relaxing too, as I’m 35 weeks pregnant now (eeek!).

Already looking forward to sharing all the big and exciting happenings in 2014! Until then, warmest wishes to you and yours and many thanks for your continued support!

(Fred shot this beautiful pic after last week’s snowstorm…always grateful for our sweet little view.) 

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I discovered Winter Water Factory years ago while studying textile/pattern design at FIT and have since been inspired by their playful, modern prints. With our little one arriving in a few short months, I couldn’t resist rounding up some of my new faves from their fall collection.

And good news for my pals in Belgium! They’ve expanded to Europe so you can now buy directly from their shop in Germany.

Images from Winter Water Factory

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I know it’s been quiet around here lately, but I have very big and very happy news to share — we are expecting a baby boy! We’re thrilled, excited, anxious and so looking forward to the big day in January.

We were on vacation in Maine last week, and I couldn’t resist buying these super cute slippers in preparation for his first Vermont winter!

2014 wall calendar sneak-peek

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August is here (really!?!) and I’ve been busy working on new designs for two different 2014 calendars launching in the fall.

Inspired by textiles from the 20′s and 30′s (specifically those by Sonia Delaunay), I’ve been having a lot of fun creating some new pattern and color focused designs. I am also excited to be offering a new 11″x17″ poster size, which contains ample writing space for all your planning needs.

These are still in progress, so if you have any feedback on design, color, layout, etc., I would love to hear what you think!

recent work: custom letterpress wedding invitations

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It was so fun to reconnect with JoAnna (a fellow Mount Kisco, NY native!), to create some beautiful invitations for her June wedding in Connecticut. The suite included the invitation, reply card, an enclosure card, and lined envelopes. Each piece was letterpress printed in black, with the addition of purple for the liners, on 100% cotton ecru paper. Head to the custom page for more photos!

Letterpress printed by May Day Studio

recent work: letterpress and gold foil cards

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Ayanna Listenbee is an LA based designer, who was interested in creating card inserts for her women’s accessories line. Printed on 220# Ecru Lettra, these beauties got the full treatment! On one side is a letterpress printed quote and the other is her bee logo, paired with a simple honeycomb pattern in gold foil. To give it that extra luxe look, we added edge painting in sea foam green. So stunning!

recent work: custom letterpress save the dates and invitations

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It was such a pleasure to work with Honor and Daniel this past year on their custom letterpress wedding suite. They will be getting married in May at Honor’s parents beautiful barn in Pennsylvania. Inspired by Jeff and Amber’s suite, Honor asked if I could create a custom illustration of the barn. Starting with a double sided save the date postcard, we combined the barn with an old style typeface and used a natural color palette of green and slate gray. For the invitation, the addition of the stone wall, fence and trees completes a look that is simple, rustic and sophisticated.

Letterpress printed by May Day Studio