Free Printables: Funny Valentines with Food Puns

Free Printables - Funny Valentines with Food Puns "Let's Give em Something to Taco 'Bout" illustration by Hearts and Laserbeams

This latest set of free printables is one of my favorites, ever. Like, EVER. I’ve been exploring techniques and pushing my art style in my sketchbook every day this month, and here’s what I’ve been discovering. It’s really easy to create vector cartoon characters in Illustrator. And it’s easy to get lost in the sea […]

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Motivation Monday – Pray to Catch the Bus Quote

Pray to Catch the Bus Inspirational Quote - Hearts and Laserbeams

This “pray to catch the bus” quote has been one of my all time faves for as long as I can remember… The funny thing is for the longest time I thought it was a Maya Angelou or Stephen King quote. Then my buddy Kim actually googled it for me and was like nope… Julia […]

Rose Drawing from Valentines Flowers

Rose Drawing of Some Valentines Flowers - Hearts and Laserbeams

This lovely bouquet was courtesy of the folks at The Bouqs. All opinions are my own. I told you I’ve been working on a sketchbook challenge this year. So far, I’ve been drawing whatever comes to mind as I sit on the couch unwinding at the end of the day. Lots of paisley patterns pour […]

Hand Drawn Lettering and Inspiration for Moms – Words to Live By

Patience Grace and Strength Hand Drawn Lettering and Script Typography by Hearts and Laserbeams

I’m fully aware how ironic it is that I’m writing about this as my morning in the office hits record levels of chaos, but I still wanted to share this hand drawn lettering with you. I shared this with my friend Melissa from church, a fellow boy mom with her hands full, on a Sunday […]

Introducing Design Resources from Hearts and Laserbeams

Design Resources - Watercolor Shapes Clip Art Pack 1 by Hearts and Laserbeams

I’m so excited to share our latest design resources that you can pick up in the shop! I’ve been wanting to add clip art style design resources to my site for a long time, but I didn’t want it to be cheesy stuff that people have seen over and over again. No scary silly chicken […]

Fun with Reliable Office Supplies – The Fellowes Paper Shredder Takes on My Shred List

Reliable Office Supplies - funny animated gif using Fellowes paper shredder to shred annoying things like Elf on the Shelf - Hearts and Laserbeams

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Fellowes Brands. I received a product sample to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. The reliable office supplies ridiculousness that follows is obviously my own. So the new Fellowes M12-C paper shredder showed up […]

10 Things Marsala, Pantone Color of the Year for 2015, Reminds Me Of

I hate Marsala, the Pantone Color of the Year for 2015 - Hearts and Laserbeams

I’ve been stewing with this for a couple of days, guys. Marinating if you will. I wanted to be absolutely sure before I said with all certainty… I hate Marsala, the Pantone Color of the Year for 2015. Oh sure, the wine-themed color looks appetizing when it’s a photo of actual marsala wine. I’m way […]