MODERN ALICE IN WONDERLAND BIRTHDAY PARTY

July 20, 2018 | Blog

So, how do you throw an Alice in Wonderland Party? Well, I’m finally posting details and free art downloads from Liv’s second birthday. It only took me 4 months after the fact but better late than never! Xo, Valerie How do you find inspiration for a party and keep it simple? Sometimes it just lands […]

Electric City Pillow

December 1, 2017 | Blog

VKD stylized drawing of the iconic, Scranton Electric City sign has been woven into a gorgeous heirloom textile, made from USA grown cotton, then spun and woven by skilled craftsman in North Carolina. And it all happened with a little help from my friend, Sarah, who believed my designs would translate beautifully into a woven piece […]

DIY Super Kid Cape

March 29, 2016 | Blog

My almost 3 year old son recently started to role play super heroes and bad guys. He even has a special “bad guy” voice he uses when playing the role (which is hysterical). I wanted to allow him to take his creativity to the next level. So I planned a DIY project to make our […]

DIY Custom Fabric Mats for Framed Photos

January 24, 2016 | Blog

Adding fabric covered mats to your collection of framed photographs or art prints is a quick and budget friendly way to add a chic element of personality and style to any space. For this project, I chose my X’s black and white patterned fabric (soon available to purchase by the yard). The photo being used […]

Patterns & Pancakes

September 5, 2015 | Blog

Hello, I am a pattern and texture inspired artist who enjoys cooking, eating whole foods and living an active life in Scranton, Pennsylvania. This blog will feature VKD products and lifestyle tips on design, cooking, eating and entertaining. Today I am pleased to share two things I LOVE with you in my first post. They are […]