Customs & Coloring

After the longest custom commission of my illustration career, I cannot explain to you how bittersweet the end was. Last week, all three Scarlett were signed- and I jest that instead of water I used my own tears to paint the … Continue reading

The final stretch

The final stretch

Part of me thinks I am prolonging this completion due to separation anxiety : ) Working away on a dreary day here in central cali on my master project, the Scarlett-Jo triptych paintings! After a jaunt with the pugs I … Continue reading

V-Day Recap: Success!

Im not a huge fan of the Valentine’s holiday as it has become to be celebrated- I dont really like to eat out, movies are expensive, the flowers are overpriced, and Im not even going near an entire box of … Continue reading

My Best’s Bridal Shower!

Another personal post : ) Look at me, over 3 posts in two days… this is getting close to an activity record for me! I wanted to share a super special event I hosted this past month for my best … Continue reading

a la Mode does Wedding stuff: custom bridal shower invites!

An interesting project I’ve done recently aside from my master project was a set of 35 custom bridal shower invitations! The bride’s wedding colors were set to be vibrant teal and orange, so for the shower the theme was focused … Continue reading

2013 ~ a look back on our holiday this year

As promised, a monster update post of some exciting moments that wrapped up my 2013 with a nice bow and made the new year bright : ) When I am not engrossed in my master project of the Scarlett Johansson triptych, … Continue reading


I feel like I am always playing catch up here with the blog! I don’t know if anyone else running a small/home-bound business can feel me on this, but to me we are so inundated with social and web outlets … Continue reading

And the winners are….

And the winners are….

The giveaway was a huge success, near 1400 entries and so many of you helped me in actively tweeting, blogging and promoting the giveaway, I thank you! So straight to business, the winners! *looks to pugs* drum roll please! I am … Continue reading

Giveaway! 5 hours to close!

All I picked up this week was a killer flu bug, but one lucky reader will be grabbing this year’s annual holiday giveaway prize of a Continue reading

Giveaway: 2 days left to enter!

Two days left to enter and earn points in the giveaway! Win a 1.7 oz bottle of Chanel No. 5, and a limited signed and numbered matte mini print of Featherhead No.2!
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Make sure you’ve cast your name in the entry pool!

To enter, follow the link above and ‘like’ the illustrations Facebook, and then comment on the giveaway entry here