Donations To Feed the Hungry and Hope for Ukraine

By Marisa Lerin Wed, 11/16/2022 - 09:42

In October committed to donating all new subscription income from that month to charities working in Ukraine and Mexico. You can learn more in my original blog post here.

Announcing New Designer: Janet Kemp!

By Marisa Lerin Tue, 02/08/2022 - 05:00

It's always exciting to announce a new designer and I'm pleased to welcome Janet Kemp back to! If you've been around the site for a while, you may remember Janet's awesome designs from several years ago and we're really happy that she's found the time and space to come back and join us as an active designer again.

Announcing New Designer: Billie Irene!

By Marisa Lerin Wed, 01/19/2022 - 22:00

Thanks to everyone taking part in our donation drive in December, I'm pleased to introduce a new designer to our team: Billie Irene. You may have noticed her contributions in recent blog trains. Her designs immediately caught my eye as vintage and shabby designs are always on the top of our designer request list and it's not a genre that I personally cover very often.

Donations to Child Foundation and Direct Relief

By Marisa Lerin Mon, 11/01/2021 - 13:13

In September committed to donating all new subscription income from that month to charities involved in helping the people of Afghanistan, who have been in desperate need of basic necessities following the recent changes that have taken place in their country. You can learn more in my original announcement here.

Announcing New Designer: Rachel Martin!

By Marisa Lerin Tue, 03/17/2020 - 23:00

I'm really excited to announce that today we have another designer joining the team! If you've been around for a bit, I'm sure you've seen Rachel's designs in the Commons, through the blog train, or seen her in the forums answering questions. I've always been a big fan of her layouts too, and I'm really pleased that she's joining the ranks of the designers today.

Announcing New Designer: Rachel Etrog!

By Marisa Lerin Tue, 02/25/2020 - 22:02

I'm really excited to announce that we have a new designer joining the team today! You may know Rachel Etrog's designs from the Digital Press, and I'm thrilled that she's willing to share some great designs with us here at as well. I know I am personally a big fan of her travelers notebook designs, as well as her bold and fun digital style.