When I grow up
In my mind, I am wearing an amazing gown instead of my mothers slip (to her amazing gowns that I was not allowed to play in)

When I grow up

We all had fantasies about what we wanted to be when we grew up and most of us entertained ourselves for hours on end pretending those fantasies were true.  I…

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What’s your support system?
The amazing Steve DeMent photographing the Manic Trout Spring/Summer 2013 Line.

What’s your support system?

I have at different times in the life of Manic Trout, hired all sorts of people to help grow the business grow.  From holiday help to assistants to interns to…

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Sum it up
This is my Manic Trout booth...aka my home for most of this week.

Sum it up

WORKING ON: Inventory for my holiday sale on sneakpeeq which starts tomorrow and lasts one week. (and yes purchases will arrive in time for Christmas), the plethora of shows this…

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Sum it up

WORKING ON:  Not enough of anything.  Trying to get it all done. Failing.  Yesterday managed to buy a new bed frame, mattress, kitchen table, couch pillows and the awesome guy…

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A whirl wind week
The newlyweds at ACL, waiting to see the Afghan Whigs.

A whirl wind week

Just to catch you up...Adam and I eloped last Thursday! There are photo's coming, so I'll save the story until then, but it's official, we're hitched!  We woke up Friday…

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A place to call home
'Selective Amnesia' by Ana Correal

A place to call home

I think we found a house to rent.  Pretty excited about it, and crossing my fingers that we get it!  It's not perfect, but its only a rental and if…

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Collecting collections
Paper flowers as pretty as their natural muse

Collecting collections

Amazing how few of the hours of your day are spent designing when you're a designer.  There are many hours logged online...too many I'm sure that are unnecessary as I…

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