Because maybe if we ALL gave back a little more, the world would be a happier place...


Chicago is an amazing city, and definitely provides a lot of inspiration!


I love when I go into small stores and restaurants where they have their "first dollar" that they ever earned framed on the wall. It seems like a good omen that the owners were not only excited to start their business, but that they remember when they first started out and appreciate it. 


Sometimes people ask me where I get my design ideas from. And sometimes I answer them honestly.


Undoubtedly, there are perhaps thousands (of thousands) of artsy-craftsy-creative ways for us to express ourselves. So, given ALL of the options out there, why do I do embroidery?