I usually have no idea what I’m going to paint when I pull out my brushes, so I’ve given myself an assignment—to paint portraits of my houseplants. Thankfully my plants are very patient and will sit there and pose as long as I need them to. I’m going to list the original paintings for sale [...]
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How about a peek at the process behind some of my more recent products?
Here are a few photos from the Rock & Shop Market on Saturday! I was a little flustered making sure I had everything set up, so I don’t have many—just enough to prove I was there. I loved chatting with customers face to face for a change, and all day belly laughter filled the air around [...]
I’ve been getting quite a few emails from folks wondering how I started Wit & Whistle, and if I have any tips for creatives hoping to open their own shops someday. So, I think a blog post is in order! I usually try to fill my posts with more pictures than words, but today I’m [...]
I just added a couple Easter cards to the shop! I think it probably makes Jesus sad each Easter when we put more emphasis on a basket-wielding bunny than on remembering the sacrifice he made for us. So, I decided to skip the expected bunny card in favor of something with a little more meaning. [...]
Our house is littered with cardboard boxes right now. It looks like we’re moving! I had a few big shipments of packaging supplies delivered this week, and I have no where to put them. This morning I started clearing out some storage space, and I came across a crate full of 10 or 15 of [...]
Whew, I haven’t been able to get much done but ship Valentine’s Day orders out this week. Thank you to everyone who has been showing Wit & Whistle the love! It felt good to pick up my camera for a few minutes today and snap some photos around the house. I’m constantly rearranging bits and [...]
A few recent pages from my sketchbook…
Hi. I’m Amanda, and I’m a throw pillow addict. I can’t get enough of them. I love a sofa covered with so many pillows that there’s no place to sit. Daniel finally had to cut me off, so the only way to get my pillow fix was to start making them! Five of my hand [...]
I just added a couple new Valentine’s Day cards to the shop—beetles and zombies! The whole lovey lineup is right here.