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Some new holiday gift wrap designs  that I recently did for  Earth Balance Bag Company are now available  for  wholesale orders on their site.

Geo Trees gift wrap designed for Earth Balance Bag Co.

Holiday Tree Jubilee gift wrap designed for Earth Balance Bag Co.

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My fondest childhood gift memory was receiving a wooden art box with cubbies – I spent hours organizing all of my art supplies in that box. Is it coincidental that Santa gave my daughter an Art Box as well? I think not!!

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To all those with early risers I wish you a well caffeinated morning!! Merry Christmas!!

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Yeah!! My image is in rotation in marketplace on the Surtex homepage!!

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One of the Holiday Trees I designed. Check it out at your local Old Navy.

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Spring Suggested color palette from the CHA show. (lighter and more airy)

A few tidbits of advice I received from my art licensing meeting. One of our members, Joan Beiriger attended the CHA Show and was nice enough to give us a download.

Here are the 8 things that I took away. (Of course this is always subjective. So please take it all with a grain of salt.)

  1. If you’re exhibiting a catalogue rack is key! Buyers are more inclined to flip thru that then a flat book on a table.
  2. Coastal Art is really BIG right now.
  3. 2 birds are better them one. And birds with flowers and butterflies is even better.
  4. Cats sell better then Dogs. (Dogs are too species specific.)
  5. Kittens & Puppies sell better then Cats & Dogs.
  6. Food doesn’t sell on greeting cards but works for tabletop
  7. Christmas is the largest  holiday market followed by Halloween (I was surprised by this. I always thought the pecking order was Christmas, Valentines Day and then Halloween)
  8. When you are reviewing a contract there is a BIG difference between May  and Shall

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