The Sketch Book

puppy love

dog Inslee Inslee By Design lexi pet illustration puppy The Sketch Book

Say hello to Lexi! Isn't she sweet? Just one of the many wonderful commissions I've had the opportunity to work on this fall.I've got some more pups in the lineup for my Christmas Commission schedule and I can't wait to get to them. I think I'm going to start demanding that my clients bring their pets in to the studio so I can meet them - they're all so cute!

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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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Fourth Annual Sale Starts Today

black friday Cyber Monday Inslee By Design News and Events sale Small Business Saturday

Hurray! It's time for my yearly sale! I'm celebrating Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Let's embrace them all! Why not? After all, I am nothing if not a small cyber business that loves to slip into a little black dress.I see this weekend as my time to say thank you, or better yet, MERCI to all of you for another great year. Use the code merci at checkout today through Monday for 20% off orders of 2 items or more.Hope you have a wonderful weekend of shopping!

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Have a Simply Luxurious Thanksgiving Week

cavalier Inslee By Design simply luxurious life thanksgiving The Sketch Book

 I know. You're freaking out. I am too.There's copper pots AND a cavalier AND blue gingham AND wine AND she looks just like you!!!!This was just one of those sketches that I knew - before the paint had dried - that I was going to love. It has only happened about ten times in my life. I usually find a reason to pick apart everything I paint, but I really like this one!Shannon Ables of Simply Luxurious Life commissioned this lovely piece as well as  this, and this and this. She has such good taste, right?Hope you are preparing your favorite old recipes and stretchiest pants...

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