Happy Easter

I hope that you all had a great Easter! Christ is risen indeed! We were more home-bound than planned, as Manish was sick all weekend. But the upside was a great day in the kitchen and wonderful church services…..(in case you are wondering what has his attention so fixed, it is our favorite 4-year old … Continue reading

Backyard days

The weather has been warm and amazing the last few days. We joke that if summer was like this we cut handle it….ahhhh, but for now we are just enjoying the relaxing time.

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions for your first post. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning…

Yes, it’s true! I have restocked Industrious Lily with lots of spring goods. This is due mostly in part to the major cleaning efforts at the studio- whew! So enjoy the benefits of the organization efforts…Happy Spring everyone!

print fun!

Finally printed out some more of the posters that I designed last fall- hooray! If you are looking for fun, colorful pieces- these fit the bill. They should be up on Etsy in the next day or two….Fun times!!!

Get these now!

I have been meaning to post about Jill‘s journals since I bought them at Target like 2 weeks ago- argh! Anyway, they are awesome! For her sake, I hope that they are all sold out, every last one…but for your sake, I hope there are a couple left under all the Hello Kitty and Transformers … Continue reading

Succulent Ups and Downs

Ok, so I love my little succulents, and thought I’m no expert, I have enjoyed them in our home for years without killing (all) of them. But now, we are planting them outside, working with cuttings and doing more arrangements as well. So, the limitations of my (super-minimal) skills are beginning to show. So help … Continue reading

paper days

It is nice to have a “real” job- for sure. I love it and I am thankful to be able to help pay the bills. But sometimes I miss the world of paper and patterns…..

Mt. Washington

So, is it a little sad that I have lived in LA for almost 12 years now (how is that even possible?) and I just visited Mt. Washington for the first time last week? Even more weird, when you consider that my commute takes me right by it on the 110 four days a week. … Continue reading

Book Probation

Argh! Too many books!!! Am I the only person with this problem? I mean, I am pretty sure that there are lots of book hoarders out there, but how many of them are in their 30’s? I picture more professorial types…..But really, books (especially old ones) are beautiful. They were made in a time when … Continue reading