February is usually associated with Valentine's day and couple love. While there's nothing wrong with that per se, we want to celebrate a love that everyone can participate in. So this month I'm excited to share our favorite things, from care packages to digital tools. Each feature is meant to cheer and inspire.
I'm excited to be kicking off this month with Ao's Care Package. I've actually been wanting to offer a "care package" on our Mimoshop for a while. Last year, I wanted to send a bit of LA to a good friend that had moved away, to remind her that she's missed.
I picked up a few of my favorite things from around town-- just small things like tea sachets and animal socks-- and attached little notes to each item. She later sent a similar package unannounced back to me, and we both professed we absolutely loved it. Opening each little item made my day.
I think care packages are really special in that way. The gifts aren't extravagant, but they feel significant.
I thought, is there a way we could help people give and receive that experience? How can we make it easy but meaningful?
At the same time, Christine came up with a great idea to create surprise Mimoshop bags featuring our favorite items for February. We combined these ideas and put together Ao's Care Package. You can learn all about them on the product page. I just wanted to share a little bit of how it came to be :)
Even if you don't purchase our Care Package, I highly recommend putting together your own to send to someone you care about! It's just as fun to give as to receive.
A preview of some other content we'll be sharing this month: my favorite digital and organizational tools. I wrote about my favorite analog tools a while ago, and it's time to share its digital counterpart.
Along with sharing my favorite digital art programs, I'm planning a couple tutorials featuring how I use them. I'm really excited about the next one-- I'll finally be sharing how I go about doing my illustrated journals!
Focus, Nuance, Perspective, and more — here are our themes for the year and a selection of inspirational quotes for each.