Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

Poinsettia Painting

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on December 17th, 2014 under Creative Tags: , , , ,  •  No 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 […]

stuff I found on the ground

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on November 7th, 2014 under Creative, Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  8 Comments

You guys, there’s a crazy amount of beautiful stuff on the ground outside our house right now. We haven’t even hit maximum fall foliage color yet, so it’s only going to get better! Here’s a small sampling. Gorgeous right? I’m constantly resisting the urge to drag it all inside and keep it forever. Fall is […]

Jewelry Making Shenanigans

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on September 30th, 2014 under Creative Tags: , , , ,  •  15 Comments

I was digging through my closet, and I found the jewelry I made a long while back. I think I’ve mentioned this before, but when I first decided to start a business my initial plan was to create jewelry. I collected a stash of tools and beads, took a ring making class, and then a […]


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