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make your own yearbook!

Make Your Own Yearbook! / via Oh Joy! #OhJoyForMixbook

The school year is almost over, and it's time to remember all the good times we had! Our Oh Joy! for Mixbook Yearbook is my favorite way to keep track of the year because they're great for documenting everything that happened, and there are lots of fun ways to use them, with or without kids. Check it out...

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what happened when I didn't get my dream job...

When I Didn't Get My Dream Job...

In 2005, I had left my previous jobs in New York to move to Philly so that I could be in the same city as my then long-distance boyfriend (now my husband). I applied for my dream job of home decor designer at Anthropologie HQ thinking I had this in the bag. I was motivated, I was a go-getter, and I just assumed they’d fall in love with me. I went on a few interviews, completed a test project, and then…I didn’t get the job. They said they loved me, but they didn’t have a job opening that fit my level of experience, so I had to move on.

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NEW Oh Joy! x Erin Condren Designs...

NEW Oh Joy! x Erin Condren Designs...

We have BRAND NEW Oh Joy! x Erin Condren designs! They're bright, colorful, and are the perfect companion for planning all of your summer adventures. Their NEW LifePlanner includes a month-over-month and week-over-week calendar system, to do lists, color-coded stickers for flagging important dates, and SO MUCH MORE. The covers are interchangeable, so you can mix them up however you want! Take a look...

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Oh Joy! for Petco Summer!

NEW: Oh Joy! for Petco Summer Collection

We're gearing up for long, warm days with our newest Oh Joy! for Petco summer collection! This collection is inspired by bright colors, tropical fruit, and cool hues for both dogs and CATS! Since we launched our collection with Petco, we've received a lot of requests for cat items (plus, I am a cat lover myself so I had to make it happen!). So, we're thrilled that this collection includes tons of pieces your cats will love. Check it out...

NEW: Oh Joy! for Petco Summer Collection

NEW: Oh Joy! for Petco Summer Collection

From beds to bowties and lots of things in between (like toys and collars!), we have something for your furry feline friend. 

NEW: Oh Joy! for Petco Summer Collection

NEW: Oh Joy! for Petco Summer Collection

We've added fun lightweight "dog daze" t-shirts, new collars, and a colorful "fruit smoothie" harness for your pups.

NEW: Oh Joy! for Petco Summer Collection

NEW: Oh Joy! for Petco Summer Collection

And, by the way...is there anything cuter than a pet in a hat? We don't think so ;)

{Pet photos by Grace Chon. Flatlay image by Lily GlassStyling and production by Julia Wester, styling assistance by Jess Hong. Special thanks to our models: Arne, Cedric, Choco, and Harley!}

the best day ever...

Oh Joy! for Mixbook Launch Party

We recently celebrated our Oh Joy! for Mixbook collection with an epic launch party in Los Angeles! It truly was THE BEST DAY EVER, so I wanted to share some fun photos with you to take a peek of our celebration. It was at the Southern California Children's Museum and packed with so much colorful goodness, from balloons to games to snacks and even a marionette show! Come check it out...

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Introducing Oh Joy! for See Kai Run...

Meet the Oh Joy! for See Kai Run Kids' Shoe Collection

For years, I have loved See Kai Run shoes for my kids for play, school, and all our adventures big and small. I’m SO excited to have partnered with them on our new Oh Joy! for See Kai Run shoe collection! Designed with comfort and play in mind, these shoes will take your little ones everywhere their imagination soars. Our collection includes four designs (Bouncing Blooms, Leaping Lightning, Skipping Sketch, and Sprinkle Steps), three styles (First Walkers, High Tops, and Sneakers), and lots of colors, shapes, and movements that inspires happy days! Come check it out...

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It's Spring in the Oh Joy! Shop...

NEW Plates in the Oh Joy! Shop

Spring is HERE! We've just added a BUNCH of new items to the Oh Joy! Shop just in time for the warmer temperatures, outdoor adventures, and lots of cheer. Check it out...

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The Making of Oh Joy! for Mixbook...

The Making of Oh Joy! for Mixbook...

Happy Friday! Today we have a fun behind-the-scenes look at the making of our newest collection, Oh Joy! for Mixbook! Take a peek at the video below and see a glimpse at what goes into creating a new collaboration and product here at Oh Joy! It's one of my favorite processes, and I'm so excited to share a some of that magic with you!

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happy friday + behind the frame...

Happy Friday + Behind The Frame / Party Car via Oh Joy!

Happy Friday! Today, we're showing you a sneak peek at the magic that went into creating our latest Instagram post where we turned my mini van into a colorful PARTY VAN! Take a look at what goes on behind the frame...

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oh joy academy: free download!

oh joy academy: free download!

At the Oh Joy! Academy, we provide guidance for budding entrepreneurs and those looking to grow their small businesses. But what about those of you who want to start a business or side hustle and don't quite know where to start? Today, we've added a free downloadable worksheet for those who need help figuring out what kind of business you could potentially start called, "What Kind of Business (or Side Hustle) Should I Start"? This worksheet will lead you through a series of exercises and aspects to think about when developing a potential business idea. You can find it for free right here!

{Photo by Casey Brodley}