Author Archives: Rachel Fontenot Crawford

About Rachel Fontenot Crawford

Hi y'all! I'm Rachel Fontenot Crawford, an artist, poet and surface designer who is passionate about color and pattern, poetry, the great outdoors and art history. I also love to crochet and knit, scrapbook and make handmade cards. All of which you will find on this blog! My artwork and patterns are happy, peaceful and full of color as are all the things my happy hands find to create. I'm a native of the colorful and eclectic city of New Orleans where I currently live with my wonderful hubby of 20+ years marriage. Welcome!

Creative Focus

Hello fellow creatives! I’ve been having some realizations of late. About life and creativity… and what chocolates I like best. After all, why waste my taste buds on chocolate that has no nuts! One realization: Don’t get caught up in … Continue reading

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You’re Creative!

Hello creative peoples! Happy Monday! Today I have the honor of being the guest blogger on The Ginger Life blog where I talk about creativity. The owner of The Ginger Life blog is Brittany, a dear friend, fellow creative and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Y’all

Happy 2019 creative people! I can’t believe it’s been a year since I posted here… I want to post more this year. Guess I’ll be adding that to my “2019 To Doody” list (that’s what I call my “resolutions” list … Continue reading

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The Surface Pattern Design Guide

Here it is! It finally arrived! Uppercase Magazine, issue #32, the Surface Pattern Design Guide and guess who’s in it… ME! I was so excited when submissions opened last fall to be featured in this issue. Yet, I was nervous, didn’t feel ready and worried … Continue reading

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Uppercase Magazine

I’m so excited to announce that my art was selected to be featured in Uppercase Magazine, issue 32, as part of their Surface Pattern Design Guide which features seasoned and up-and-coming designers! I’m an up-and-coming surface pattern designer and I’m honored and oh … Continue reading

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Happy Fall Y’all

Happy Fall y’all! That’s a cute little saying that’s popular in the South these days. The other day, I heard my 73 year old Auntie say it in her lovely Southern accent and it was so cute and sweet that I … Continue reading

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Be Kind

Hello! It’s been a while. A long while. Over the summer, my hubby embarked upon a new business adventure and needed my help. So I’ve been busy helping him make his dreams come to life! What a joy to help him! It’s always a wonderful thing … Continue reading

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