Tag Archives: Travel


Free Image Friday – A Greetings Seashell

Greetings from the Shore! This larger-than-life seashell says hello! You can almost feel the breeze! Be sure to tag me on Instagram @amybarickman_studio using the hashtag #ABFreeVintageImage to share how you’re using these printables! Download instructions for the best quality: -Click on image -Right click (Mac: control+click) -Save to computer desktop or folder of your […]


Free Image Friday – Christmas Girl with Gifts

Another vintage postcard for Christmas! This little girl is planning her travel and pondering her arrival in time for the holidays. To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a folder of […]


Quilt Market Recap

Hello! I am happy to tell you that we have made it back from Quilt Market in one piece. We had a wonderful time in Portland, which is a beautiful and inspiring city. We arrived on Tuesday night, and went straight for dinner and bed. Wednesday morning we started setting up our booth which took […]


Fabulous Fall Color

A few weeks ago Bob and I visited Northern Michigan and it was “peak week” for color. I could barely put my camera down. Looking at the nature’s colorful patterns is a favorite subject for my photography. I was lucky to catch for beautiful rainbows as well! I LOVE Fall! This week I’m heading south […]


Friends and Photos from CHA

I recently returned from CHA, the International Craft and Hobby trade show in Anaheim, and as always I’m filled to the brim with new ideas and energy! I have exhibited at the show in the past with my companies Indygo Junction/The Vintage Workshop and now attend this show regularly for networking, and to see all […]


Recycled Style at The Country Living Fair 2011

The Country Living Fair is always an event that I look forward to! Held in an outdoor setting amongst the hills and beautiful fall color of central Georgia, the event provides the perfect setting to discover new art and artists. This year, I did a presentation called “Recycled Style” in which I discussed some tips […]

I loved the styles of artists Kelly Rae Roberts and Leigh of Curly Girl Designs when they stopped by our booth at the Creative Connection. And look - Leigh is wearing the Quick Tie Topper from Indygo Junction! (IJ886)

Express Yourself!

Do you dress to impress? Or do you dress to express? Perhaps both.   I love expressing my creativity through fashion, so when I found Mary Brooks Picken‘s words on individual style, I was intrigued by her timeless philosophy. In two different books, Harmony in Dress and Secrets of Distinctive Dress, Mary shares advice on […]

Beautiful Fall color courtesy of Georgia

Country Living Fair

I love Fall…and the events that take place in these cooler months. I’m speaking, of course, of the Country Living Fair!   Last year, I was lucky enough to attend the fair and lecture on my book, Vintage Notions, which had just come out. (Oh how time flies!) I am looking forward to returning to […]


The Creative Connection 2011

The team and I headed up to St. Paul, MN for the second gathering of The Creative Connection in mid September, and it was truly an experience not to be forgotten! In addition to the wonderful keynote speakers and workshop teachers, I was also honored to be part of a panel on Self-Publishing, and my […]

The self-publishing panelists, left to right: Terry Walters, Nancy Soriano, Amy Powers, me, and Janine Vangool

D-I-Why? Making The Creative Connection

If you’ve been following my blog and Facebook lately, you know that last weekend I was in St. Paul, Minnesota for the second annual gathering of The Creative Connection  a wonderful weekend of keynote speakers, workshops, panel discussions, and networking with (mostly) women entrepreneurs in the creative arts industry. (more…)