The Sketch Book — Christmas

Inslee + Winifred + Christmas = Merry Marriage

BRIDES magazine cece dupraz christmas custom illustration inslee by design wedding winifred paper

Hello! Are you a bride? And are you wondering how it works if you want to work with me? Well, here is the whole process spelled out for you through the story of this lovely couple... Meet Kelly of Winifred Paper's and my imaginary friends Caroline and Andrew! They got engaged last year on a sustainable organic Christmas Tree farm on Christmas Eve, which happens to also be both their birthdays. So naturally, they wanted to have a Christmas Eve wedding. And because they devoted a year to volunteer in disaster relief areas in the third world they just now got around...

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it's the most wonderful time of the year - #73SPRINGSHOP is back

73springshop christmas holiday nyc pop up shopping

Who: Inslee By Design, Society Social, Persifor, Ashley Brooke Designs, Loren Hope* What: Are hosting the most glorious Pop Up Shopping Event of 2015** When: December 3 - 20th*** Where: In my studio: 73 Spring Street****   *WHO   Inslee By Design: You made it this far, you know who I am.  Society Social: My studio mate, Roxy is the founder of Society Social - a whimsical line of home goods and furniture. Roxy enjoys drinking wine with me while we complain about how hard our lives are. She's just one of those people who is always there for you (or in this...

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home for the holidays

Christmas christmas card commission Inslee By Design The Sketch Book

Here's a merry doorway I painted for a Christmas Card design.This is for a lovely couple who happen to be good friends of mine. Every time we ran into each other at weddings this fall, we would brainstorm about what I should paint for their card. Partridges in a pear tree? Pheasants in a snowy wood? There was a lot of discussion of birds...Ultimately though, when it was time to sit down and paint, I thought of their charming, beautifully decorated Charlottesville home and how festive it could look decked out for a rustic, snowy Christmas.Of course, my artwork couldn't...

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Tree Trimming

Christmas christmas tree holiday card Inslee Inslee By Design The Sketch Book tree trimming

Meet Carissa and Stefan! They're trimming their tree in style, as sketched by moi for their Christmas card design. Stefan planned the whole thing out and surprised Carissa with this illustration and their holiday cards. He thought of everything - right down to the little details in their outfit. How thoughtful is that? Seriously good husband move.Speaking of tree trimming - last night I got our Christmas tree. Getting a tree in NYC is as easy and unromantic as getting a bagel at the bodega. It was a far cry from the idillic family outing of my childhood with my...

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Santa Baby...

2013 calendar Christmas december calendar fashion illustration Inslee By Design Inslee Haynes The Sketch Book

Don't you just think Santa baby is playing on repeat in her head all the time? I can't believe this little minx is the last girl of 2013. Time to change the calendar and ring in the holidays!

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