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See Jenny’s May inspiration mood board. This month it’s all pinks, corals, and oranges!

Jenny discusses the advantage of taking action and how it can help you make progress towards your goals more quickly.

The garden is an endless source of inspiration for my art and patterns. See what is inspiring me this chilly April morning.

Is it worth it to invest in surface pattern design? Jenny talks about the inherent power of patterns and how businesses and manufacturers can use this force for good in their own product lines.

Jenny explores the new Aquario Textile Designer plug-in for Photoshop CC and shares her initial thoughts.

January’s Color Inspiration Mood Board!

A lesson in how to be even more creative with less. Jenny's daughter inspired this post with her beautiful handmade bookmarks.

Check out my December Inspiration and a fabulous muted holiday color palette!

During the busiest time of the year, I always make room for creativity in one form or another. In this post I’m sharing a few things I’m doing this season and a few hints for how I sneak in creative time.

Jenny’s November color palette and inspiration board features warm autumn colors with pops of purple and chartruse.

Part 1 of Jenny’s creative gift guide has gift-giving ideas in a wide variety of price ranges. If you are looking for something extra special and a bit different to gift this year, check out the gift guide!

Jenny shares her favorite picks for holiday cards from Minted. The lineup includes both photo and non-photo options. See which designs made the cut!

Jenny’s monthly mood board. See the colors and images that are inspiring Jenny this month.

The 2022 Desk Calendar is now available in the shop! Check out this post to see this year’s designs and to find a link to purchase.

In this short post, Jenny describes why she is a surface pattern design and what fuels her to continue this work each day. Patterns have emotional power that can connect people beyond words

Jenny presented to the Textile Design Lab for Home Decor Month. Check our her interview on the Pattern Observer Blog.

Next up in my Design Your Week for Success series: Planning with blocks of time.

I’ll be presenting Interior Design Basics for Surface Pattern Designers to Textile Design Lab next week. Are you a member? Join me for for this and my talk on wallpaper & murals the following week. It will be fun, plus you get all of the other goodness the TDL has to offer.

A quick primer on art licensing for anyone who is new to the concept. Licensing is super flexible and almost always benefits both the business and the artist.

How do you plan your week for success? Jenny shares her favorite analog planning tools in today’s post.

Are you a designer? Check out Jenny’s post about selling your surface pattern designs online.

Is Adobe Textile Designer coming back? It looks like it! Check out this post to find out more and grab a link to Adobe for updates!

Learn how your small business can license art with ease! Many small business owners find art licensing too confusing or think it involves complex bookkeeping — nope! Read more to see our FAQ’s answered.

My Design Heroes: Read more to find out how Collier Campbell influenced me and my design career.

New pattern collections have been added to the online design library. Check it out here, or click on the contact page to request access.

See my inspiration for new design collections in the works! I’m getting pulling together ideas for my home, tabletop, and stationery collections that I’ll design next month.

Up your planner game with my new download and print daily planning pages. I love these and I think you will too!

A quick review and basic overview of Photoshop CC 2021’s new Pattern Preview Mode.

Tapping into your preferred mode of communication and creativity for Valentine’s Day. Up your game this year!

Jenny writes about the books that have informed her creative practice over the years, including a new one on habits. Check out this post if your goals and planning are leaving you feeling a little less than inspired.

Sometimes goal setting and checking off the to-do list just don’t feel right. Some thoughts on my first few weeks of 2021.

Find your creative sweet spot this year. In this post, I share some great classes on Creative Bug for those wanting to delve deeper into creativity.

How do you recharge creatively? In this post, I talk about my secondary creative endeavors, creative diversions, that help me see surface pattern design with fresh eyes and a deeper sense of creativity.

Our Christmas & Holiday ornaments have been added to the shop! See a sneak peek of designs soon to be added!

The 2021 Desk Calendar featuring Jenny’s designs was included in Pattern Observer’s Top 5 Desk Calendars for 2021!

Find out more about the new Weekly Planning Page series that has just been added to the shop!

Jenny’s work and 2021 Desk Calendar were featured on Print & Pattern Blog. Read more here!

Got a question about the 2021 Desk Calendar in the shop? Find out the answers here!

The 2021 Annual Desk Calendar has been launched in the shop. Check it out here.

Sometimes taking a break from the spotlight to “grow roots” makes our lives and our work so much stronger.

Jenny gives an overview of the Adobe Textile Designer Plug-In for Photoshop.

The fashion shows in New York, London, Milan, and Paris have wrapped up. Here are my top 3 trends, from a print and pattern perspective, from this season’s shows.

I genuinely love the creativity of editorial and runway fashion— there is so much to draw from. The trick is being able to take trends and make them your own, with your own style and voice.

Looking for new print and pattern design resources? Jenny’s online print library has been updated with fresh designs.

Still looking to spruce up your desk during these cold, gray days? My 2020 Desk Calendar features artwork and prints on each page. Each month fits perfectly in a standard 5x7” frame and will give your desk a stylish bit of cheer.

So how do I sell my work if I don’t go to the shows? Well, admittedly, it puts the burden of exposure and developing relationships on me. I have to be committed to getting my name, work, and products seen.

I just hosted Thanksgiving for the first time in our newly renovated home. I have not always been in a position to have 10-14 people around the table, let alone in my kitchen and family room.. For me it’s a huge blessing to have a lovely open space to host my family now that we have renovated.

In the spirit of the coming new year (and new decade) I thought it would be nice to offer the Floral version of our Weekly Planner Printable. It’s usually $6 in the shop for unlimited downloads, but this week we will have the link active for those who subscribe. Hurry!

I love giving gifts! I am always on the lookout for gifts that are creative and beautiful, but also build a point of connection between you and the person to whom you are giving the gift. That’s what it’s all about, right?

I’m thrilled to have my 2020 Desk Calendar featured in the Boss Babe 2019 Gift Guide. They’ve got a great line-up of goods this year. Head on over and check out the post. But don’t forget to pick up a copy of the 2020 Calendar before you go!

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