Wednesday Indie Artist Fixx with Love, California

wednesday indie artist fixx interview

I interviewed Christin Morgan of Love, California for today’s Wednesday Indie Artist Fixx. Christin makes and sells fun those fun I {heart} state pillows that you’ve being seeing around….and if I lived anywhere else besides Delaware, I might buy myself one.  Please don’t do the old joke us Delawareans have all heard an million times—Dela-where?

Btw, I also come up with my best ideas  in the shower.  See what I’m talking about below. Anyway, onto the interview.

What’s the name of your business, what do create and sell and how did you get your start?

Love, California. I make state pillows, state ring bearer pillows, constellation pillows and messes. This all started a couple years back on a coffee table in Glendale, CA after trying my hand at sewing Christmas ornaments.

What’s something you’ve learned as an adult that you wish you knew as a kid?

You know, I can’t think of anything. I guess you learn things as you’re supposed to. If I had understood how to drive and dodge cars on the LA Freeway at 5 yrs old, or how much taxes would take from my income at say age 12, I’d be even more neurotic than I already am. Childhood should be simple.

Share something silly about yourself.

I sit in the shower and pretend I’m under a waterfall. It’s where I come up with my best ideas.

Were you an arty craftsy kid? What other types of crafty stuff to you do?

I was! These days I really enjoy painting and figure drawing.

What’s better all the money in the world or all the free time?

Money. Free time usually costs something.

What does indie mean to you? You can give a literal definition, choose to be a little esoteric or a combination of both.

Indie is a label that makes you sound cool… and I use it daily. I first associated the term with music only. I blushed a little when I realized I was an “indie designer”.

Share 3 things that you are crushing on right now from other indie artists/crafters/designers.

1. Hitree’s Modern Felt Pillow

2. MirabelleCampa’s Leather Cord Bangles With Silver Plated Tubes

3. Zen Thread’s Redwood T