2,000 Members Art Licensing LinkedIn Group

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder LinkedIn Art Licensing Community Reaches 2,000 Members Cherish Flieder is pleased to announced today that the ArtOfLicensing.com group on LinkedIn has reached the milestone mark of 2,000 members. This makes it the largest due-free online networking group for an international art licensing community. Members including licensors (artists, illustrators, designers,…

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Americans Can Show Gratitude in Seconds

It has never been easier to support our troops with a note of thanks. In seconds you can pick a card design that you like and they will send it to someone who is working hard to protect the freedoms of democracy. Let’s Say Thanks! If you go to this web site, www.LetsSayThanks.com you can pick out…

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Mark’s Top 10 Proverbs of Freelancing

It is a privilege to be a part of such a creative community. The first creative organization I had the privilege of joining over a decade ago was the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators. It was a part of this group’s meetings and gallery shows  I eventually developed a respect and friendship with the talented illustrator…

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Prayer Posies – Rocky Mountian College of Art & Design Art Show

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder Reception with a Colorado children’s book artist team Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design’s Alumni art exhibit features painted illustrations with hand embroidery by husband and wife art team Benjamin Hummel and Cherish Flieder. The show, which runs through March 5, marks the first time the Rocky Mountain…

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My Triple Locks of Love

It is strange how your hair can become a part of your identity, especially as an artist. If you have known me for any length of time, you know that I have always had long hair. Ever since I was a little girl, I had long ringlets and could braid my hair down to my…

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Art Licensing & Artistic Inspiration: Marjolein Bastin

Marjolein Bastin's Garden Keepsakes

Marjolein Bastin has been an inspiration to me for years as both a watercolor artist and as an art licensor. If you are not familiar with her name, you most likely have seen her work in the Hallmark products since the 1990’s. She is based in Netherlands, but she paints and draws wonderful imagery from nature…

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Open Your Life in Wonderful and Unexpected Ways

We tend to think of life as the big events like weddings, births, moving, and new jobs. But it is so much more. Each day and every moment contributes to the whole of your life. Being grateful for the little things and little moments every day can make a big difference in our overall outlook…

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Easy Embroidery Printable Christmas Tags Craft Download

emboidered name tag christmas ornament sample

Embroidered Name Christmas Gift Tag & Keepsake Ornament. These darling little gift tags ornaments couldn’t be easier to use! Print, cut, and add your choice of ribbon. Lastly, embroider the named of your loved ones on the tag to make it into a cherished keepsake ornament.

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Crafting for Health is “Something to Cherish”

Craft for Health

I was recently invited to guest blog on www.CraftforHealth.com by my CHA Designer and art licensing friend, Kathy Peterson. I am excited to announce that my blog entry is now LIVE on their site alongside of some of the most respected crafty artists that I know.

Find out why crafting is important to me not only as an artist, but also a business owner. I also share some little know details about the wonderfully creative family I was raised with. I hope it brings you abundant joy and inspiration.

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Creative Choices

Do you wish you had more money or time? Is it possible to make creative choices and begin to shape your days into the life you wish you could have? Yes! Your life is a series of choices you get to make.

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James Gurney: Illustration Dinotopia

http://www.dinotopia.com/

Recently I had the distinct pleasure of meeting James Gurney along with several art licensing and children’s book illustration friends. If his name doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps the name Dinotopia will. James Gurney is the multiple award winning author, illustrator behind this best selling book series which has circulated the globe as well as…

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A Dream to Cherish – It’s Amazing

Jem - It's Amazing

I am excited to share with you that today is the 2 year anniversary of my “Something to Cherish” art brand! To honor the event, enjoy this inspirational music video by Jem. I pray that your life will also be blessed as you follow your dreams.

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Art Licensing Community on LinkedIn

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder Art Licensing Community on LinkedIn PDF RELEASE The Art of Licensing group on LinkedIn is a professional forum for members of the art licensing community come together and network. The group was founded in July 2008 by designer and art licensor Cherish Flieder (www.SomethingToCherish.com) as a way to bring…

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SCBWI BLOG SPOTLIGHT

Kite Tales – Published March 2009 Interview with Jennifer Bertman for the Society of Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators Rocky Mountain Chapter Cherish Flieder is not only a designer, but an artist in the truest sense of the word, that has skills to help any client with a wide array of graphic, illustrative, and marketing…

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Visual Storytellers Studio Interview

I recently joined this new creative group of illustrators known as The Visual Storytellers Studio. It is wonderful format that features new illustrators work on a rotating basis. Founding member and illustrator, Lisa J. Michaels, was kind to grant me an interview to tell me more about this unique way to get children’s book illustrations…

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Noah & Ellie – Kids that Inspire Me

My little brother and sister are amazing! They are about 20 years younger than me, and they are both very active in their community. So, I need to brag on them a bit and share with you their recent accomplishments. My eight year old little sister, Ellie, is a mini-me. She LOVES to paint and…

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5 Reasons I Love Art Licensing

With Valentines’ day coming up and love in the air, I thought I would take some inspiration from my art licensing friend and mentor Tara Reed and write about why I love art licensing. So here we go. . .

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