October 2017

Nocturnal Lullaby: Surface Pattern Design Process + FREE Desktop Wallpaper Download

Don't you just love seeing the process behind a designers' or artists' work? I am fascinated by where, how, when, and why my favorite creators CREATE! After sharing a recent moodboard on my blog last week, I decided to share my process and the development of a final surface pattern design with you this week. Let's see where it all starts...


This transitional palette blends warm and cool tones that are reminiscent of sunny days and chilly nights, especially here in Southern California where temperatures during the day still linger in the 80s and 90s throughout the Fall months. Moths are popping up in a variety of markets including quilting fabrics, home decor, and gifts. Their soft and slightly iridescent wings are sweet and ever drawn to the Light, like the innocence of a newborn.