Jennifer Orkin Lewis

Bring the art of Jennifer Orkin Lewis into your bedroom design when you choose one of her illustrations for your custom headboard.
Jennifer Orkin Lewis aka August Wren is an artist and illustrator inspired by the world of color, nature and pattern that surrounds her. After graduating from RISD, she spent quite a few years as a stylist in the textile industry, designing and styling fabrics for lingerie and children’s wear. She then began a freelance business, covering everything from greeting cards, book covers, magazine illustrations and children’s books to website illustration. She is striving to create magic and peace in her images, to find her own and other’s happiness. She has a blog and website which updates most of these endeavors.



Today is St. Nikolaus day!

The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas whose day we celebrate today December 6th. Occasion for a joyous celebration in my home country Switzerland. St. Nicholaus -or Samichlaus as he is called in Lucerne where I am from- was born during the third century in the village of Patara, on ...

Try this Christmas cookie!

If you are only baking one ind of cookie this year - try the Swiss all time favorite Mailänderli – milanais in French or, literally, “little milano” in English – is the most popular Swiss Christmas cookie. It’s an egg-enriched shortbread with a hint of lemon. Get out the cookie cutter ...

Make your own Ice lantern

Making your own ice lantern is an easy way to bring light and magic into cold and dark winter nights. I like mine with cranberries, twigs, leaves and other beautiful objects I find in the yard and around the house.   I borrowed this beautiful image from Songbird until my own ice lantern free ...