February 2009


February 18, 2009

So, as if one big change weren’t enough, Family Hughes is moving. To a little house a couple miles away. Next week. And we’ve just started packing. I had grand plans for cleaning and purging months in advance, packing a box or two a day, and keeping the last-minute tasks to a minimum, but my […]


spilt beans

February 12, 2009

The truth is I’ve been avoiding you. I’ve been harboring a delicious secret, and the only way I knew to keep it quiet was to keep away. But now, my friends, I’m ready to share some news: I’m 12 weeks pregnant! I had a sneaking suspicion I was long before I took the test, but […]


darling letterpress calendars

February 2, 2009

My friend Maria and I collaborated this year on a letterpress calendar for a design client promo. I drew the illustrations, and she designed and headed up the printing. So far, client feedback has been wonderful, and I am already itching for another letterpress project. In the meantime, I have a few left over and […]


  • I'm Christine, and this is a slice of my life—a sweet, rich, wildly indulgent slice that would taste really good with a scoop of Breyers vanilla bean ice cream. Read more >>

  • I run a darling, friendly, little graphic design studio.
    I look on the bright side.
    I take photos. Lots of photos.
    I wish on stars and on websites.

  • I built my first web site 7 years ago and got 15 seconds of fame. (It changed my life.)
    I launched, then relaunched, an online magazine.
    I admitted to several embarrassing crushes.
    I consumed more bacon than any human should and lived to tell the tales.

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