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what's inspiring me?

what's inspiring me?

      When it comes to finding inspiration on Pinterest, artists are usually segregated between two opposing views - those who believe it is helpful and those who see it as potentially dangerous. The latter are afraid of an excess of copying and lack of originality. However, artists - like me - who see it as helpful, find that scrolling through the plethora of pictures stimulates one's creativity unlike any other resource.  Above, are some of the pictures that are currently inspiring me. I Pin all of these to my boards on Pinterest, and use the website regularly to explore and expand...

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watercolor

watercolor

Hey everyone! It's been a while since I posted and I think it's about time I tell you a little bit more about how I make my cards and prints! I hand paint and draw each design; therefore, much love, expression and emotion go into each creation. When I paint, I tend to immerse myself into the art, making each design feel like a small part of me. After printing the copy of my original art and transforming it into a greeting card/print, we meticulously hand glitter most designs. This is a rather painstaking process that requires patience and care, but adds an extra...

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hello!

hello!

Hi! I'm Ansley, founder and creative director of allie & elle. I started this company in hopes to bring some extra happiness and joy to everyday life. Since childhood, my love for art and creativity has blossomed into a full-time passion. I was working a day job in New York City, when I realized all I truly wanted in life was the opportunity to create art on a daily basis. That's how allie & elle came to be. I moved to North Carolina to be close to family, and began my journey of creativity just 2 months ago. As time...

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