The Sketch Book — National Stationery Show

NSS 2012

Inslee Inslee By Design National Stationery Show News and Events NSS

hello! here is a picture of final product - national stationery show booth 2169. this is where I've spent the week, meeting and greeting and getting inspired by all the amazing talent on display around me. thanks to everyone who came by to see me! i'll be back soon with new illustrations to share with you all!

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sock bun

DIY Inslee National Stationery Show Sock Bun The Sketch Book

This week I'm preparing for the National Stationery Show. I love taking this time out of my normal schedule to indulge in all the crafting/DIY adventures that it takes to build a trade show booth design. It's definitely a hair-up, old-tshirt-on kind of week. I love it! Especially because I've recently discovered the SOCK BUN. I think I may be the late to the sock bun party, because when I typed "sock bun" into pinterest about fifteen thousand examples of how to make one came up. But... In case you don't know about this marvelous hair management technique: Step one:...

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black and white Inslee National Stationery Show The Sketch Book

feeling very inspired by black&white today! I'm working a lot of these crisp opposites into my design for my National Stationery Show booth. The show in two weeks, I can't believe it!

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Day One

Inslee By Design National Stationery Show News and Events

Hello! The National Stationery Show is such a whirlwind, I don't think I've ever smiled so much in one day before or been so impressed by so many acts of creativity all in one place. Yesterday was a successful first-ever opening day for me. I met so many enthusiastic people and even wrote orders! The day began with torrential rain, but we charged forth despite the weather to go sell some paper, all bright eyed, bush tailed and color coordinated.... to discover that despite our speculations and fretting, the booth was still standing and in splendid condition if I may...

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Stationery Show: The Arrival

DIY Inslee By Design Javits Center National Stationery Show News and Events NSS

Hi from NYC! Yesterday was wildly productive for NSS prepping. Here is our before picture (check out my mom's buff yoga arms) and about an hour - I'm serious ONE hour - later this was the "after" scene. Are we efficient or what!? be amazed. if you think this was easy to construct... it wasn't. Look how thrilled I am with my DIY project and my new official NSS badge necklace... look at that face. So full of hope and pride. Who wouldn't buy cards from me? Ok guys, today is the final set up day! I hope we finish...

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