Well my plans for the day were put on hold because Zazzle.com was having a 4 hour sale on skateboard decks - 50% off!... I couldn't pass that up, so I started looking through my files for some inspiration. I came across this drawing that Jordan did a while back of an old Hispanic woman getting her groove on (which fit great on the board shape). I took another random sketch he had done and repeated it for a background texture. I wanted to keep a similar look and feel as the first skateboard deck I designed for Jordan's Christmas [...]
There is a new kind of sawhorse in town...The Tough Horse. The sawhorses have lightweight metal triangular legs that have a patented hinge mechanism that enables them to twist to lay flat or remain level on uneven ground. This ability allows for easy storage and transportation. I had the privilege of working with Revolution Holding Co. (the inventors of the Tough Horse) to design a logo for their awesome sawhorses. I knew right away I wanted to capture the twisting leg feature that makes the Tough Horse so unique, as well as keeping it super clean, simple, and 'tough'. After [...]
My husband Jordan and I worked with Tyrel Lawson, the wine maker for Two Rivers Winery and Kahil Winery, to design the label for his 2009 Malbec wine. Tyrel loves the outdoors and fishing so he wanted to incorporate a Cahill fly into the design. I took Jordan's illustration of the fly and brought it all together, working with an earthy color palette, a cracked texture to give it a weathered look, and a little trout emblem. The label was printed on a textured linen with the fly, trout, and name embossed. Tyrel's Malbec won two gold medals in the [...]
With my ability to come up with some crazy project ideas and my Husband's power tools, we were able to construct a new kind of book shelf... a shelf made out of books.