Blog & News
Gift Guide: the Stationery Lover
A stationery gift guide for those friends who always have a stash of greeting cards, washi tape, pens and more!
Monthly Recap: Feb. '23
A look back at February around the Sketchy Notions studio! A quiet, rainy, busy, cat-filled month!
Stationery in Mom's Basement: My Small Business Story
Started in mom's basement, now we're here! Learn about how Sketchy Notions came to be, when we lived in Italy, and how we grew, and continue to grow, our stationery business!
Monthly Recap: Jan. '23
A look back at January! A month of birthdays, cat anniversaries and adventures to Catalina.
Art Studio Confessions: My favorite art supplies
Just starting to learn how to watercolor and make stationery and not sure where to start? Check out my beginner watercolor painting and stationery shopping list with links to all my go-to watercolor supplies.
2023 Calendar Freebie: Retro Echoes
Take our quick annual survey and get our watercolor 'Retro Echoes' 2023 Calendar Download as a thank you!
Monthly Recap: Dec. '22
A peek at our highlights during the month of December 2022! And some of the fun small businesses we came across in our Holiday shopping.
Gift Guide: Italophile
Need a gift for that friend that loves all things Italy? We've got you covered with our Italophile Gift Guide!
DIY: Craft Fair Table Runners + Signs
Make your own table runners and signage for your craft fair booth with this DIY!
Monthly Recap: Nov. '22
A look back at some of the highlights of November and a recap of our first month back to market season.
DIY: Giant Whiteboard Calendars
DIY Time! This trio of giant whiteboard calendars have been one of my favorite organization hacks in the studio. And even better, they're super easy to make!
Art Studio Confessions: Why I Won't Shop on Etsy Anymore
Hopping on the soapbox to explain why I won't shop on Etsy anywhere, and why you should support small makers OFF Etsy as well.