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Easter Sunday

In Waldo's Garden on March 31, 2013 at 10:52 pm

We had Easter Sunday at the Garden all to ourselves and I cherished every moment!  We ate and played and had fun with the babies!  Makes me remember how truly blessed we all really are!

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Isabella, Jack, and Will Tripson

my birthday!

In i made this on March 29, 2013 at 12:25 am

I never have a problem growing older because when I was younger I constantly wanted to be older.   Older people have fun.  I wouldn’t go back to 7, 14, or even 18 if you paid me… well maybe I would just steer my life course in the design direction a little sooner…

Anyway, I had goals before I turned 26 and I am happy to report that I accomplished them all.  Now I have to come up with a new batch before 27!



My passion!

In work on March 26, 2013 at 2:51 pm

Lisa Rymer of Vero Beach News Weekly    has been a part of my life for a few years now!  She was one of the people in town that was always interested in what I was up to!  When we ran into each other at the Wine, Women, and Shoes Event in Vero Beach a few weeks ago she mentioned showcasing my graphics biz!  Clearly I was over the moon but I had no idea it was going to be a full page article!  I love the way it came out – extremely honest.  At first, I was nervous telling the tri-county area that I “didn’t know what I wanted to do at all 3 years ago” but so many people have been there and are still there, ya know?    Anyway, the article is out and about floating around Vero Beach!



just a little something

In i made this on March 19, 2013 at 12:59 pm

I woke up and wanted to share this  notecard print with you!  It’s brand new and I am getting ready to send it to the printers but I just enjoy sharing it with my readers first!  I always try to design my notecards so they double as art.

 I think I’ve written a post about holiday/ birthday cards… You pay $4 and then you just throw it away  because it just not something you want to keep around forever.  When I start envisioning designs I imagine what I would slap on my fridge with a magnet or even place in a frame!

This would be a great card for a soon to be graduate!



5 x 7 | digital print | package of 10 for $15 | design by charlotte anabar

i love goldddddd

In i made this on March 18, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Gold has made quite the impression on me lately!  I have to stop myself often from buying it but trust me, I would not mind one bit if my house was all blinged out like a Persian living room.

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design by charlotte anabar

We all stick together!

In family on March 17, 2013 at 7:22 am

I don’t often post personal stuff but when it hits close to home I feel that I must share with whoever is listening…I am copying and pasting these words straight from my sister in law’s blog !  The Butlers, My Brother and Sister in law’s great friends,  were more than generous with our  family when my Brother was going through cancer  and I feel extremely compelled to help them in any way I can…

From the blog ” Oh Happy Day!”…

This is Waylon.  He’s an incredibly smart baby, listens intently to everything you say, and adores Mickey Mouse. He’s the son of our good friends, Will and Lauren Butler.  Waylon was recently diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1, a genetic disease for which there is no cure.  Obviously, their world has been turned upside down. There is currently a fundraising effort going on to help with some of their growing medical bills. Sam and I are selling raffle tickets for a weekend Hog Hunt out at Barthle Brothers Ranch. Tickets are $20 each or 8 for $100. If you donate $100 you’ll also get a handmade pie courtesy of Tripson Pie Co.

( speaking the truth here Kristen’s pies are like… angelic and amazing )



Kyle Thompson

In ideas on March 15, 2013 at 10:07 am

I was just browsing reddit ( do you ever go on reddit? ) I found out about it all of 8 months ago and now it’s all I read all day!  It was a good change up to my perezhilton obsession.  Anywho, I found a post by Kyle Thompson and had to share these amazing photos that he has manipulated!  Talk about a master at his trade!  See more here.

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Warm weekend ahead!

In i made this on March 15, 2013 at 10:06 am

I was just checking the weather for the weekend and noticed it was going to be very verryyyyy nice here in Florida so I threw together a cute little virtual outfit accompanied with a few cute accessories!


ipad case | beach curl serum | sunglasses | dress | tote | wedges | design by charlotte anabar


In dave & cindy, i made this on March 14, 2013 at 1:51 pm

The Dave and Cindy Show just launched their new website and I am really excited because we’ve all been talking about this for quite a while now!  The web guru behind it is Alexis Corry from Lex & Lynne  !   This is such a huge step for their radio show!  I love the show and I love Dave and Cindy so obviously I’m just over the moon at their brand expansion!  Dave_Cindy)logo1


top logo by Charlotte Anabar | webpage by Alexis Corry

adventures in cheese

In food ideas on March 12, 2013 at 5:48 pm

I just returned from Vermont and besides the beautiful setting the next best thing was the Vermont cheese!  Between the breweries and the decadent cheese I probably  put on a few extra pounds but it was well worth it!  One of my favorites was blue cheese with a dab of honey… amazing.  Anyway, I’ve been doing research on more cheeses because life is too short to not enjoy this tasty treat!

more on cheese right here

cheese platter