May 18, 2018

What happens behind the scenes at the Pokidots! studio (aka the 9 to 5 dining room)?

Below is a 40-second video that shows a quick glance into some of the creative process of making a unique keepsake.

This has been so far my best year in business and I am grateful for ea...

March 17, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, I received a request for a keepsake that a mother wanted to gift to her daughter for her 24th birthday. The mom wanted to send me a small piece of her daughter Cameron's baby blanket, which Cameron still had because she loves it so much. Cameron...

February 2, 2017

Yasma and her family are friends of ours. Yasma is a very active and clever little girl. She is 4 now, and her mom brought me a sweet, summery dress to do a custom keepsake with. Yasma wore it at her first birthday!

First birthday outfits are quite popular as keepsakes...

January 25, 2017

Zuri is one of the most stylish babies I know. Her (also stylish) mommy is a friend, and she won her keepsake during the Pokidots! Holiday party in December. 

She sent me one of Zuri's baby dresses, which she wore when she was about one month old. How sweet! It's a beau...

January 17, 2017

One of my favorite illustrations is back!

I had already drawn Selene back in November, for a keepsake made with her newborn hospital hat that was a present from her mom to her grandparents. Shortly after, Selene's mom purchased another keepsake to keep for herself.

For t...

January 16, 2017

This is the first keepsake of 2017.

Rebecca's dress had little ruffles on the neckline that worked really nicely for a bare shoulder look. I love it when the outfit sent to me by the client is not childish. This keepsake could totally go anywhere in the house, and alth...

October 29, 2016

New keepsakes for sisters, Mia and Sarah.

For Mia's keepsake, on the left, the dress was going to be made with the last little piece of her beloved baby blanket, which she didn't let go of from birth to 3 years of age. So loved and so used! For Sarah's, on the right, th...