State Tribute Map Art

I added a little something new to my gallery wall.  It’s still a work in progress (the gallery wall, that is).  
But I’ve at least got one more thing up!
A little tribute to the place we love to call home: Oregon.

It’s simple, but it’s colorful and it’s the state we love. šŸ™‚
I would’ve loved to make us a map art like the one I made my brother, but… we were both born in Oregon, met in Oregon, married in Oregon, still live in Oregon… so, it would’ve been a little boring. šŸ˜‰
Most of my house is pretty neutral and colorless (my mother would attest to that).  I’ve enjoyed adding a bit more color to my home with this colorful gallery wall!
Here’s where she hangs in our kitchen:
I’m going to add this state tribute art to our little shop!  
(I can make this for any state, not just Oregon).
Which I know, I’ve been promising that I’d tell you about it…
So here’s a little bit:
Skyler and I having been working hard this whole last month on this little online shop full of handcrafted goodies.  Some paper crafts, some wine stave decor and furniture, some homemade bar soap and party decor (and much more).
We knew we had wanted to do it for a long time, but never just started on it and didn’t have a name for it.  It wasn’t until I was driving home from our Huntington Beach adventure, and was thinking about the shop in my wee morning hours driving (like around 4 am) and the name just came to me. 
The day we got home, I started working on it!  Did all the business registry, bought a domain, added it to our hosting account, built the website (in WordPress, which I totally know everything there is to know about it now! sarcasm.  But I DO know much much more about it now than ever before!  I spent HOURS figuring out problems.  Ugh.  It was nice to conquer it.  I literally stayed up until about 2:30 every night (morning?) working on the website for about 3 weeks straight.  It was my only time of 5-6 hour chunks where I knew Zeek would be sleeping and not distracting!).  We just ordered business cards, I made different packing tags and… it’s finally about ready. šŸ™‚  We’ll be adding much more too the shop (I’ve got all sorts of ideas!), but for now, we’re ready to launch it at least.  
The launch party will be this Monday May 7th. 
I’m beyond excited to see what you all think. šŸ™‚
And you know I’m going to have a grand opening discount for my awesome readers. 
What do you think of my new map art?
Love,
K



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