Spotlights & Interviews

Interview with Colleen Barricklow of Field and Fog

About Colleen: Hi, I’m Colleen! Based in downtown San Francisco, I’m the sole creator and maker behind Field & Fog. I taught myself how to crochet about 10 years ago while living back in Kansas, mostly making things for myself and gifts for loved ones. After so much encouragement over the years, I decided it… Continue reading Interview with Colleen Barricklow of Field and Fog


Creative Women Weekly – Issue #1

We’re happy to introduce the newest section on Her Idea: Creative Women Weekly.  This weekly post will feature fun and inspiring things we find online for and about creative women.  Feel free to include some of your favorite weekly findings in the comment section below. 1 – STOP BEATING YOURSELF UP FOR WHAT YOU EAT This… Continue reading Creative Women Weekly – Issue #1

Spotlights & Interviews

The Creative Women Who Inspire Us

In August I read an article that made me wonder how many female protagonists were in our picture book collection. After reviewing every book in our house, I ordered a dozen books on Amazon to bring up our female character count. One of the happiest additions to our collection was Molly Idle’s Flora series. These… Continue reading The Creative Women Who Inspire Us

Spotlights & Interviews

Interview with Artist Jamey Meteer

About Jamey: Hi! I’m Jamey and I’m a self-taught watercolor and mixed media artist located in Des Moines, Iowa. My little family consists of me, my medical student husband, my sweet boys, Griffin (4) and Oliver (1), and a fat tabby cat name Coodi. I started painting about 4 years ago as a form of… Continue reading Interview with Artist Jamey Meteer

Spotlights & Interviews

Interivew with Irina Smerdon of Origin Tale

About Irina: I was born into a Russian family in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Most of my childhood was spent traveling back and forth between Turkey and Kyrgyzstan. We spent summers on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, and winters in the Central Asian snowcapped mountains. I spent my university years on the island of Cyprus where I… Continue reading Interivew with Irina Smerdon of Origin Tale