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· By Phoebe Carpenter Eells

Gift Guide For Dads!

Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite dad? Our Father's Day Gift Guide helps with indie-made ideas that you won't find anywhere else!

· By Phoebe Carpenter Eells

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Shopping for last minute gifts or looking to treat yourself to something lovely? We have you covered in indie-made style. Our store is open 10-6 daily and we ship online orders quick. We can even ship direct to recipient! Need a custom message on the card? Choose your card and write the inscription in the 'notes section' at checkout, we'll put it all together for you and ship it off in style.

· By Phoebe Carpenter Eells

Tulip Row Joins the Lineup

Originally we thought this hand carved block print design would be just for stickers and hats. After loving it on washed green dad hats we started playing around with this ode to Skagit Valley Tulips and found a path through to the cutest crewneck! Formatting a new design always takes a little effort. See a peek behind the scenes here as our wife husband team wanders through the alignment and printing process. Tulip Row just hit the shop, see stickers, crewneck sweatshirts & totes now (hats coming soon!). Wait until you see the back of the crewneck!! >>> Shop Now...

· By Phoebe Carpenter Eells

Our newest design, Folksy Tulip

Our newest design is here, a folksy take on the tulip for April in Skagit Valley! Here's how our designs start: And how they end up: See the process in video form by clicking here.

· By Phoebe Carpenter Eells

Stolen Art, A Story

A few months ago I discovered that one of my designs had been stolen, altered (mostly by copying elements on the original design), and labeled with the name of a business with very different values from ours. Arlington Hardware is not a business that I would agree to work with, even if asked to be hired or to partner in a licensing deal. I am really disappointed to know that a number of these pieces with their business name and my original artwork are out there in the world. This design was sold at their store at least from May until...

· By Phoebe Carpenter Eells

Another Daisy Design

Another Daisy design joins the line up. See how we decided on the size and format for this one by clicking the video below.

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