Entries from February 15th, 2013

I Choose You




I CHOOSE YOU. I have had these three simple words on my mind for months now. Uppercase Magazine inspired me to pick up a pen and play around with hand lettering the words, which was so much fun. Those professional hand letterers make it look so easy, but I think I’d have to practice for years to achieve their effortless look. Then I played around in Illustrator, with fonts and colours and shapes, and printed one to hang on my office cork board. I’m a visual person, so that’s what I do when words won’t leave my mind. What do you do?

I Choose You

This one is my favourite. Two separate fonts overlapping to create something more dynamic than either font on its own, yet still retaining their own unique character. Kind of like relationships, don’t you think? And do you see how the two o’s merge to create the infinity circle? That’s my favorite part.

Speaking of my favourite things… this is my eighteenth Valentine’s Day with Jason! It’s hard to believe that I’ve known Jason for 21 years! We met at a friend’s church youth group when I was only 14. He was twenty, sarcastic, fun loving, and one of the youth leaders. (I know! The scandal of it all!) I told my junior high girlfriends that this was the man I was going to marry, but that he just didn’t know it yet. And he didn’t. But I knew, and I knew he’d figure it out eventually. He finally asked me out when I was 17. And the rest, as they say, is history. We’ve been married for nearly 15 years now, and I would choose him again in a heartbeat.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

BC Home + Garden Show




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I’m excited to check out the BC Home + Garden Show in Vancouver this year! I thought I would share my excitement, and start the weekend off on the right foot, by offering up two pairs of tickets to the show! If you would like some free tickets, just leave a comment on this blog post or on the Flutter Flutter Facebook page and I’ll draw two names next week! A big thanks to Reformation PR for providing the tickets!

I’ll be attending the Opening Night Party, and look forward to listening to the guest speakers throughout the show. (On a side note, I had the pleasure of meeting Jennifer (with glasses, above), of A Good Chick to Know, at Blend in September! She has such amazing style!) The show opens on February 20th, and runs to the 24th, so maybe I’ll see you there!

Walk in the Park: Minnekhada Regional Park






I am smitten with trees. And beaver dams. And the sound created when you throw rocks onto frozen marshes.

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