Licensing Deal, Blueprint, and More

Wow, it’s been so long since I’ve updated you guys on what’s been going on with me. Earlier this year I made the decision to step back a bit from the blog. Things were super busy with work and preparing for the (fast-approaching) trade show. Recently some things have changed in my life and will now make it much easier to keep this site up-to-date. I’m looking forward to being able to spend some more time on here. 🙂 Anyways, here’s a quick look at what’s been going on for the past couple of months. My First Licensing Deal!! (yay!) …

Join Me On The 100 Day Challenge

Last year I participated in the 100-day project and created a new pattern every day, for 100 days. Those 100 days were a really great experience and I learned a lot about my own design skills & style. It was during this time that my confidence grew enough to start teaching and it was also the beginning of me really starting to figure out my own design style. So, let me ask you a question. Are there any design skills that you want to improve? Come on, I know there is at least one thing you can come up with. …

30 Things To Do Before I Turn 30 – Update

A little updated from last year’s most popular post. Travel To The U.K. Best. Thing. About. 2016. I’m so ready to go back! Read all about the trip. In the meantime, here’s a quick video. Ireland & the U.K. 2016 from Lindsey Slutz on Vimeo. Run A Successful Blog I’ve started to use a blogging calendar and putting more effort into this website. To me, that is already more successful. Now how do I get people to visit my little space on the web? Lose 30 Pounds This has been quite a struggle since last June. Eric and I joined …

Chinese Lantern Festival (Pictures)

Each year the Koka Booth Amphitheater in Cary, NC hosts the Chinese Lantern Festival. It’s something that my mom has wanted to attend for the last couple of years. This year we all happened to be in the the same location when the festival was going on. The main entrance is a large silk LED-lit feature that looks like Chinese Palace or Gong. The colors were absolutely gorgeous and pictures do not do it justice! My plan was to film it all with my GoPro, which I did, and then post a video. I now know that I have a …

Christmas 2016 – Raleigh, NJ and Asheville

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! As always, we were quite busy traveling to spend the holidays with our family. Christmas #1 This year we spent the weekend before Christmas with my family. We drove up to the Raleigh area the weekend before Christmas, so that we could enjoy the weekend with everyone. Saturday was busy making a big dinner with my mom and sister. It took most of the day to cook everything, but was totally worth it. After the delicious meal we sat down to exchange Christmas presents. Watching my niece and nephew open presents is …

2016 Review & Goals For 2017

It’s hard to believe that it’s already 2017 and that 2016 is now just a memory. Last year was a very busy, amazing, wonderful and exciting year for me, both personally and professionally. While we can all agree there was a lot of crappy things that happened in 2016 – I’m going to think back on all of the positives that happened in my life. A quick review of all the good bits and my goals for 2017: Adventures Maryland: Eric’s family is from the Maryland/D.C. area and last year we decided to go up for Easter weekend. We spent …

New Pillows

New Pillows Available – Limited Time Only

Wraptious is a fantastic company based in the U.K.. Every year they run a couple different competitions in order to find new artists. This year I entered the fall competition and entered three designs as a new collection. These have been on the website for a while and I’m not sure how much longer they’ll be available to purchase. The second competition I enter was for Make It In Design, as part of a live brief in Module 3. This brief was a bit tricky as I could only use 3 colors and the theme was natural world. These two …

Christmas Shopping List – Free Printable

It’s November which means that Christmas will be here before we know it. I’ve designed a free printable Christmas shopping list for all you lovelies to download. It seems like every holiday season I have loads of places to go and recipes to make for different parties. To make things easier I’ve included a spot on the shopping list for recipes that you need to make for parties, potlucks, etc.. That way you don’t forget to buy ingredients while you’re out shopping for presents. Genius! I know, it was one of my smarter ideas. 🙂 Download Your Christmas Shopping List …

Download Three Free Fall Printables

The leaves are changing colors and the weather is finally getting cooler. Time to celebrate with these free fall printables. Fall Printables Click on the image to downland your free printable. Enjoy! P.S. – Sign up to get more free printables, design tutorials and ideas: