I am a designer living in Dallas, Texas. I create work based on the
belief that everything deserves to be thoughtfully made with great attention to detail.
I run an Etsy shop called Cover to Cover Creative featuring my minimalistic
prints inspired by picture books and sometimes non-picture books.


TIMELINE OF NOTABLE EVENTS IN MY LIFE

1991

BORN IN MESA, ARIZONA
ALONGSIDE MY WOMBMATE, BRIANNA - she’s the best

1992
BECAME A "REAL" BIG SISTER
TO A GIRL NAMED MIKAELA

1993–2004
GREW UP + DID THE WHOLE AWKWARD STAGE  
AKA WELL-THEMED BIRTHDAYS (THX MOM), LIVING ROOM CAMPING, BRACES AND OF COURSE, HEADGEAR

2005
MOVED TO ALLEN, TEXAS

BECAUSE ALLEN HAD THE LARGEST HIGH SCHOOL BAND

2006
MARCHED IN THE ROSE BOWL PARADE

IT RAINED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 50 YEARS – WE WORE WHITE BIBBERS...

2008
STARTED DATING A BOY NAMED BRANDON

STILL DATING A BOY NAMED BRANDON

2009
GRADUATED FROM ALLEN HIGH SCHOOL #OHNINE

decided to study business at arkansas... everyone was doing it

2010
WENT HOME TO DO SOME THINKING + BECAME A BIG SISTER AGAIN!

DECIDED TO FOCUS ON ART AND DESIGN and my new baby sister SOfia

2012
TRANSFERRED TO WHEATON COLLEGE

REALIZED GRAPHIC DESIGN WAS ACTUALLY SUPER DOPE #adamstilidie

2013
RECEIVED A FANCY SCHOLARSHIP + BECAME A CLUB PRESIDENT + GOT TWO CAMPUS JOBS + HELPED BRIANNA WIN A BUSINESS COMPETITION

IT WAS A GREAT YEAR... PLUS I GOT 2nd PLACE in ASSASSIN #ASK4DEETS

2014
COMPLETED MY SENIOR EXHIBITION + GRADUATED FROM WHEATON
COLLEGE + CO-FOUNDED ALLEN FOREVER WITH BRIANNA
ALLEN FOREVER EVEN MADE THE LOCAL NEWSPAPER

2015
CREATED AN ETSY SHOP + MOVED TO DALLAS

SOLD MY FIRST POSTER AND STARTED MY FIRST DESIGN JOB

2016-2017
DESIGNING FULL TIME + SHORTENING COMMUTE TIMES
ZIPPIN FILES AND SAVIN MILEs!

2018
CELEBRATED 10 YEARS WITH MY LONG-TIMER BRANDON + ALLEN FOREVER CAME TO CLOSE after 4 years of apparel and scholarships

CRAZY how fast time flies when you’re having fun 


For those who wish to know more, here are a few of my favorite things to do:
I love collecting children’s books, playing boardgames, grocery shopping, museum hopping,
traveling (preferably road-tripping), going to music festivals, concerts and plays, watching movies, watching cinematic food docs, watching Jon Snow, Louise Belcher, Marshawn Lynch and Tom Cleary do their thing, spending time with my family and friends (obvi but still),
riding my bike in safe places, making ceramics, problem-solving, event planning, gift buying,
playing swimming pool games, listening to podcasts, (over) listening to Chance the Rapper and Sufjan Stevens, drinking quality drinks, baking pies, roasting beets and spending time with Brandon.