If you're reading this on the actual Next Gen House site, you might have noticed the updated banner at the top.
The animal members of Next Gen House are now accurately represented, having lost our cat Maggie in December and our first chicken in March, and adding our cats Stormageddon (February) and Vader (April).
The original banner and its update were created by Jessica Wysocki, a local graphic designer and artist and friend. Jess runs fox bear designs, her independent design business outside of her 40 hour a week day job. She's incredibly talented and I personally have great respect for her as someone who spends time cultivating her own skills and talents in her free time, even while working and commuting full time. I know first-hand how hard that is.
Jess has two shops that showcase her designs, at Etsy and Society 6.
Her Etsy store features not just prints, but those designs on jewelry like earrings and brooches and temporary tattoos. I particularly love this chives tattoo.
In the Society 6 shop, you can get her designs on a million products. This mushroom mug is adorable.
And then there's this floral sketch, which also would make a cute tote bag or duvet cover (yes, you can order duvet covers! so cool!).
Right now, her Society 6 shop is offering free worldwide shipping + $10 off duvet covers when you use this promo link. You can always access her main site by the graphic on the right sidebar of the blog, too.
Thanks for giving Next Gen House a facelift, Jess!