The Creative Life
I'm Rachel Fontenot, 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!
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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
Happy news… I’m “Designer of the week” over at the Moyo directory! Check it out here!!! The MOYO directory was founded by surface pattern designer Rachael Taylor and entrepreneur Beth Kempton. The purpose of the Moyo directory is to connect designers … Continue reading
The Sketchbook Project is currently traveling around the US and it’s stopping in New Orleans this year and my “I See Rainbows” collaged sketchbook is on board! Here’s a delightfully fun video I created to give you a tour of my sketchbook. I filmed … Continue reading