Category: Lesleys Art and Design

Creativity Takes Courage

Creativity takes courage – isn’t it so true? Creating art and putting yourself out there takes such strength and vulnerability. The deepest tender bits from your insides are out on display for the world to see, to judge, to critique, to praise. I’m slowly learning to separate my work from my worth. Even if my… Read more »

Mother’s Day Etsy Sale!

Psst…if you’re looking for a pretty and thoughtful Mother’s Day gift, I’m offering 20% off everything in the Lesley Myrick Art + Design Etsy shop with code LOVEMOMS2014. Order a matted print or blank greeting cards and I’ll ship ’em out ASAP for yo’ momma.   Happy Tuesday!

Project Life

Have you heard of Project Life? It’s an easy way to create scrapbooks – photos and journaling cards just slide into slots on pre-made layouts. WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT.   As someone who loves scrapbook supplies (I mean, hello, have you seen my art?) I’ve never actually taken the time to create a… Read more »

Best of 2013 from Lesley Myrick Art + Design

Whoa – it’s the end of December already! 2013 has been an awesome year full of changes, excitement, growth, and new beginnings. Nate and I are heading into 2014 awaiting the arrival of our first baby (any day now!); making plans for our future (which may involve moving cross-country next fall); and planning our intentions… Read more »

A Super-Special Custom Wedding Anniversary Gift

Background image via Garren Lamson on Dribble; Artwork by Lesley Myrick Being an artist who loves to create custom works, I get the privilege of helping some pretty special people celebrate some pretty special things. Here’s a peek at a recently completed collage for my good friends Matt and Rachel Adams, as a gift from… Read more »

Oh Baby!

I’m over on The Curated House today, sharing my dream nursery design (it includes a zebra rug, naturally) and answering questions about my work, art, and the upcoming baby. Hop on over and take a peek! Happy Wednesday! 

Walk It Off, Baby.

I write mostly about art and design on this blog – because, duh, it’s called Lesley Myrick Art + Design – but what you may not know is that I’m also a musician. I grew up doing musical theater, taking voice and piano lessons, and even spent a year in my mid-twenties traveling as a vocalist with… Read more »