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 »
Category: Lesleys Art and Design
Lesley Myrick Art + Design from Erica Marr Films on Vimeo. I’m thrilled to present this little video peek behind the scenes of Lesley Myrick Art + Design! I worked with the phenomenally talented Erica Marr of Erica Marr Films on this project, and couldn’t be happier with the outcome. There were literal squeals when I… Read more »
Welcome to the first (of many) peeks into my home! Here’s a look at Ford’s room. We wanted a nursery that felt young, fresh, and fun – without being typically “baby boy”. (No blue walls. PLEASE.) I kept things light and bright, with punches of colors like orange, chartreuse, and teal blue. And of course,… Read more »
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!
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 »
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 »
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 »
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!
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 »
It’s been a while since I’ve launched a new product in my Etsy shop, so I’m thrilled to announce a brand new set of two collage prints! I just adore this quote: “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart“. Such a lovely reminder for a special friend, mama, or little… Read more »