Warm Botanicals

This piece is for a friend of mine–it might have the honor of appearing on her desk at work!

I noticed the style of this illustration is the combination of Rifle Paper Co. and Riley Sheehey–bright florals and a nice outlined, sketchy look.

I rediscovered Riley’s work recently–she designed the patterns of KJP’s new spring dresses, which are kinda cute! I read a few of her blog posts and it’s so refreshing to know she has experienced the same struggles I have in areas of illustration and faking it till you make it. Nice to know everyone isn’t as polished as their Instagram account 😉

(Do you think I put enough links in this post?!)






Hey there! It feels like so long since I’ve posted anything, but in reality it has only been three days. In Internet days, that can be a long time.

Forsythia has fast became a favorite of mine since it’s been popping up on Pinterest and other sites. It blooms in early spring, and is a sign of anticipation. The yellow is such a bold color, especially when winter brings such dull shades of brown and grey.

I am so ready for spring. I tried to put away my snow boots, but we are supposed to get a round of freezing rain or snow. Maybe I jinxed it (sorry guys!). Floral prints, pastels, cute flats, and flowy skirts sound so appealing to my senses right now. I crave the lightheartedness of spring.

In a similar fashion to my older posts, here is an outfit inspired by this:

Yellow Floral Dress


White Cardigan


Teal Crossbody Purse


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Ahhh. Now that’s more like it! 🙂