Archive for the ‘Artists’ Category

The Magic of the Season

Artists, Blog feature sessions

Julie McGann is a creative children’s photographer and digital artist.  She uses her craft to bring children’s imagination to life  through her whimsical fantasy portraits.  When you look at Julie’s work it feels like you have stepped into the pages of a child’s storybook.

Enjoy two of Julie’s amazing holiday pieces (along with the stories behind them!)…

Julie McGann Christmas 1santastory

Julie McGann Christmas 2

Sneak peek of our Fall Issue

Artists, Videos

Our Fall Issue is coming out this week!!!

Just a little taste of the amazing people we have to share with you… this beautiful short film is by Piotr Motyka. It is a breath taking compliment to our “Back to Nature” feature (& cover photo).

Welcome to Fall…

Screen Shot 2014-09-24 at 10.55.45 PM


Stay tuned for Piotr’s photography feature in the new issue!

Green Tea with Erika Harberts of Mikodesign

Artists, Designers, Interviews

Grab a fun teacup and let’s enjoy some green tea with Erika Harberts of Mikodesign. Mikodesign offers adorable kits for making your own softies, tissue holders, banners, etc. Erika designs the fabrics and screenprints the whimsical designs herself in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Coffee or tea: I love tea, especially green tea!

Social media makes: involved with other crafters& mothers

I’m inspired by: my two girls(daughters) and Paris

Childhood is: the best time of your life

The place where I create is: at the kitchen table and my workroom

I’m coveting: More hours in a day

My playlist: Passenger

I aspire to: draw more, travel more

Introvert or extrovert: Introvert

I am currently working on: a new Paris inspired fabric

And for those who are not crafty, Mikodesign also offers softies and accessories that are already sewn :)



Milky Sweet Coffee with Katie Wilson of In My Backyard

Artists, Interviews

Grab your favorite mug and lets enjoy some sweet coffee with artist Katie Wilson, of In My Backyard. Katie’s sweet illustrations are inspired by all of the goodness she encounters in her backyard in New Zealand.

Coffee or tea: Milky sweet coffee in my favorite mugSocial media makes: Me feel connected to the outside world when working on my own

I’m inspired by: The things I find in my backyard

Childhood is: A source of inspiration

The place where I create is: Cosy and messy

I’m coveting: Some Hunters boots

My playlist: Leonard Cohen and Loch Lomond

I aspire to: Keep making

Introvert or extrovert: Introvert

I am currently working on: Developing my illustration portfolio and more prints for my shop

Be sure to visit In My Backyard to see more of Katie’s artwork! Facebook: HERE