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aw, but it's cold outside!

Winter Wonderland...is that what we call this frozen tundra I'm living in right now?  In a repeat of this time last year, school has been closed for today.  NOT because of mounds of snow (which is actually kind of fun), but because of frigid…
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a little 2015 trendspotting

I've been working away all morning in my robe and PJs (my mother's death was followed by a fabulous bout of the flu that turned into bronchitis, from which I am still recovering, so don't judge), readying the first assignment of 2015 for our…
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happy 2015!

Starting a new year requires a little house cleaning, don't you think?  We thought so, too, thus the new blog title and logo. 2014 was a year filled with many ups and downs (more on that in a minute), and I didn't really have a place to…
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designers just want to design!

Are you a designer who just wants to design?  Who has dreamed of seeing her designs on products from stationery to gift wrap to home decor?  If yes, come join the Bunch!  We have a limited number of spots available in our roster this summer,…
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Mail!

When I was in high school, I lived in Japan as an exchange student.  Nothing - and I mean nothing - was more exciting to me than getting mail from family and friends back in the States.  It was so fun to get letters written on that thin airmail…
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Christmas!

Here's a little Christmas cheer from around the globe.  Some of our designers sent us snaps of their Christmas trees so we can see how they're decking the halls for Christmas. Wherever and however you spend the holidays, A Fresh Bunch wishes…
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New Members!

Hooray for our newest members Virginie Ozanon and Michelle Doran! Virginie Ozanon is from France and designs under the company name Demi-Goutte.  She describes her style as  eclectic, colorful and happy.  We love her style and know you will,…
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More Holiday Greetings

Now that I have kids, I tend to send (or attempt to send) holiday cards featuring photos of my kids.  Although I would love to style my kids before the holiday card photo, with three boys the reality is that there is no actual "holiday card…
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Holiday Greetings!

It feels like December sneaked right up on me and now I am kind of scrambling to get all the usual holiday "stuff" checked off my list - including our family holiday card.  AFB Designers have designed some AMAZING cards this year and they're…
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Wrap it up!

Holiday gift shopping means there will soon be wrapping to be done, and the Bunch looooooves wrapping paper!  I try to make all the gift wrap coordinate under the tree but Santa and his Elves sometimes throw off all that coordination with…