July 26th, 2018
Joymaker Sara Emami is always feeling blue. This Amsterdam based designer has a lovely space that feels like home, zero black items in her closet, and a color obsession that runs deep.
June 7th, 2018
For plants, pottery, and positivity, Kristina Bing is your go-to. Read on to find all her favorites, and how she turned unemployment into a season of creative expression.
May 18th, 2018
I'm excited to share a peek into Caroline South's incredibly organized world, one that conjures delight while raising awareness about a bigger issue. We're so grateful that Caroline has shared her vision, her process, and her favorite finds.
May 3rd, 2018
Take a peek into the rainbow-hued world of artist Dana Fortune, for whom colors have real power, and learn her tips for creating "a colorful escape" in your own space
March 6th, 2018
Check out the newest installment in our Joymakers series: an interview with artist Lauren Salgado. Lauren's vibrant watercolors and whimsical embroideries make me smile every time they pop up in my Instagram feed, and it turns out, she's as delightful as the art she makes.
February 21st, 2018
Last week I was intrigued to read that Michelle Obama’s choice of dress in her official portrait as First Lady might be an homage to the quilters of Gee’s Bend. I first wrote about these artworks in 2009, and fell so much in love with them that when I was researching Joyful, I decided to make a trip to Alabama to meet some of the quilters and see where they live and work.