currently pinning.

inspiring pinterest pins / sfgirlbybay

fiona lynch design. i’ve been pinning since 2010, when pinterest was just a baby — i think when i started there were less than 50 people on there, and co-founder ben silbermann invited me to try it out. it’s since blew up like nobody’s business and has millions of people pinning inspiring images every day. it’s one of my main sources for inspiration... 
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introducing mapiful. where will you go?


as some of you may know already, i’m a bit of a map-buff — and that may be a huge understatement. ever since i was little, watching my dad get out the maps and routing our cross-country road trips i’ve been fascinated by cartography and the fact that some talented humans are actually able to create these maps to guide us along our way and keep us from getting... 
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frame your memories + a reader discount.


one of my favorite ways to unwind and revive my creativity is to take a road trip. just get in the car, put the top down and see where the day takes me. sometimes it’s a small town up north, hunting for yard sales, or a local flea market; but it usually involves some kind of vintage treasure hunt – just like this weekend, which I shared earlier this morning. i’ve... 
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some BIG news + a giveaway.


minted’s gone big! huge! minted’s marketplace of indie artists has recently launched oversized art prints (quite on trend!) to their ever-expanding online art collection. from unique illustrations to bold graphic prints and dreamy photographs you can now order the big print at sizes all the way up to 44″ x 60″! minted invited me to choose a few favorites... 
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lisa congdon: a studio visit and a brand new book.


a long while back i shared bay area artist lisa congdon’s san francisco studio with you. well, lisa congdon now lives across the bay and has a brand new (but old, loft-style) studio in east oakland. she also has a brand new book out, Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist — so it was the perfect excuse to drop in for a visit. lisa... 
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