Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

I Knitted a Thing

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on January 22nd, 2015 under Creative Tags: , , ,  •  12 Comments

I crocheted quite a bit in college, but since I know nothing about knitting it has always been mysterious to me. Have you ever seen cartoon characters knit? They just wiggle the tips of two knitting needles together, and within a second or two a sweater magically pops out. I don’t have the patience to […]

Sketchbook 1.20.15

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on January 20th, 2015 under Creative Tags: , , , , , ,  •  10 Comments

Here are some of my sketches that led to this year’s new Valentine’s Day cards! The pie holes card was initially going to have a pie on it, but I decided I didn’t want anybody to get caught up thinking of actual pie and miss the meaning of the card. As I was drawing the […]

Poinsettia Painting

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on December 17th, 2014 under Creative Tags: , , , ,  •  2 Comments

I picked up the prettiest poinsettia a few weeks ago, and it’s still going strong. I was planning to get some fresh flowers until I spotted this little beauty for only $3. Today I pulled out my gouache and did a little painting!

Sketchbook 12.9.14

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on December 9th, 2014 under Creative Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  6 Comments

Here are some of my sketches that turned into this year’s holiday cards! I did these in the summertime while listening to Christmas music like a weirdo. I always struggle to get in the Christmas spirit in July, but Bing Crosby always helps.

Sketchbook 11.14.14

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on November 14th, 2014 under Creative, Wit & Whistle Tags: , , , , ,  •  6 Comments

I’ve got some sketchbook pages to share! First of all, I’m going to be adding a batch of new rubber stamps to the shop next week! Here’s a little teaser, although some of the final designs changed quite a bit from these original sketches. I did the produce basket sketches below as I worked on […]


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