Jan 09

20 Nursery Design Trends for 2020

20 Nursery Design Trends for 2020

Hi loves!
Can you believe it's 2020?  I'm having flashbacks to middle school when 2020 was like the Jetson future and we created time capsules we would open when we had grandkids, lol.  Flash forward and turns out I still have kids in diapers, but the new decade definitely gives me pause.  It feels new and big and full of possibility.
I love trend spotting, really across many genres, but have a particular love for how our nurseries and kids spaces evolve over time. I thought it would be fun to put together my own little forecast of what I think is trending the hardest in 2020 nursery design.  Most of this I gathered from chatting with you guys.  You send me photos with design dilemmas and ask questions about colors and custom design options so I thought I'd share a little about what I'm seeing. Truthfully, trends don't typically span a single year, many can span a decade and some of these I think we'll be seeing for quite some time.  Happy New Year!

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Aug 01

Printing Love: The Printing Resource Guide You Need To Know

Printing Love: The Printing Resource Guide You Need To Know

Design by Akin Design Studio

Hi loves!
It’s no secret around here, we think there is a whole lot to love about digital art.  We could point to its affordability, its immediate accessibility or the ability to try new looks without a large monetary commitment, among others, but today I wanted to discuss the versatility of printing methods available when you buy digital artwork.

I often am asked for my recommended printing methods and paper choices, and my answer is always the same – it really depends on your personal preferences.  There are no rules for glossy finishes vs. matte, and it is a personal decision as to whether one really cares about printing in fine art quality or not.  Maybe a birth announcement is something more sentimental to you and you want to ensure its quality will remain high thru the years, or maybe you’re purchasing a one-time seasonal print for a party that you will never use again.  These are very different purchases that may dictate the type of printing method and amount of money you wish to spend on a print.

We’ve created the following roundup of some of our favorite printing resources available, along with some pros and cons as we encountered in our own printing experiences.  We can only vouch for our own experiences, particularly with online printers and they are by no means all-encompassing, but I hope you will find this to be a helpful guide as you navigate the many options available to you when you purchase digital art.

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