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New favorites in the JDC Goods house + home shop

Sometimes I think about opening a brick and mortar shop. A big warehousy-type building with soaring ceilings, worn wood floors and white walls. It would highlight cute home goods that I could arrange and rearrange every day, a coffee shop (because shopping is always better with an extra hot latte), fresh flowers and plants and space to host classes and gatherings. I mean, how dreamy does that sound?!

In the meantime, we’re starting with an online house + home shop we call JDC GOODS.

The shop opened just before Christmas last year and has been such a fun experiment in sourcing products, photographing, playing stylist and watching our wonderful customers enjoy their purchases.

My criteria when ordering inventory is pretty simple: if I want it for my house then it makes the cut. Which basically means, I have one of everything we sell in our house.

We just received a handful of new items that I can’t wait to show you:

You know I’m a bit smitten with pillows and throws. I love the simplicity of this navy cotton throw blanket and the extra detail of the pom tassels. The goat fur pillow is weird and wonderful and super soft. And that new enamel box makes a darling planter, but also great for storing first aid supplies, paperwork in the office, cookies – it will find many uses in our house.

It’s likely that you’ve seen this big brass tray in photos on Instagram. It moves from place to place because it’s just so versatile. That pretty blanket is the cream version of the navy one above.

My local market had potted ranunculus for sale and I couldn’t resist. I popped three of them into this great tin planter and it’s an instant Spring-pick-me-up. Bonus: the whole thing is less than the price of a cut bouquet and will last much longer. The mister is brand new to the shop. I use mine all the time for in-between waterings. Did you know that misting cut hydrangea petals will keep them fresh longer? It really works!

For the office, I love the acrylic stapler and tape dispenser. They are so useful and pretty, too! Ribbon has been a long-time love of mine and I wanted to offer my favorite varieties in generous quantities in the shop. This velvet ribbon is so pretty and comes in three colors.

Each of these items are so great for a bathroom. That little Mr + Mrs dish is very inexpensive and makes such a cute gift.

Of course there is so much more great stuff in the shop than shown here. I’m particularly taken with this quirky glass ball display and cement tissue holder (oh my goodness, we go through so much tissue in this house).

Come on over to the shop to take a peek and see what goodies you can add to your house!

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Favorite Goods for House + Home

Over the last several months, we’ve been collecting and sourcing our favorite goods. I’m so excited to say that you can now find them all in our brand new HOUSE + HOME SHOP!

screenshotshop Every single thing in the shop is something I would put in our home. That is my criteria when picking items :)

You’ll find home accessories, throw blankets, mugs, kitchen towels, ribbon, my very favorite candle, gifts and more.

grayvelvetboxsm Additionally, we gave Ryan’s mom (who is the queen of finding amazing vintage items) the job of sourcing favorite found items and she delivered. Anytime you’ve seen something old and cool in my house, you can pretty much guarantee that it is from my mother-in-law. We knew we couldn’t open a house + home shop without adding in the unique pieces we love to add to our home and so we’re excited to offer a handful of found items (like that stack of old silver below!).

chairsm A couple of notes and then I’ll send you off to go check out the new shop:

Stock is limited. This is especially true for the found items as those are just one of a kinds, but also true for the rest of the shop. While we’ve ordered as much inventory as we reasonably could, we know there is a very good chance much will sell out. Grab your favorites while you can!

Please allow 5-7 business days for processing PLUS shipping time. We’ll do our very best to get your order out as quickly as possible. Do keep in mind the Thanksgiving holiday this week which will slow things down.

Bonus: All orders over $50 receive FREE shipping!

I love every item in the shop. Truly I do. This has been so much fun to choose items, photograph, package and open up a new shop. We look forward to hearing your thoughts as we regularly add new products and curate a shop that can be your go-to for all things house + home!


P.S. Check out more behind-the-scenes of the shop and how I’m using our new items in our house on instagram!

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Annual Summer Sale starts NOW!

Today marks the 5th year of the annual summer sale where you can get the very best deals on all art prints at Maker + Ink.

beyoutiful-and-loved-insta What is Maker + Ink, you may be asking? 

You can read the whole story of how it came to be right here, but I’ll fill you in quickly: Maker + Ink is a marketplace filled with stylish faith-based art from a handful of independent artists.

grace-upon-grace-insta Rather than shopping around and clicking from site to site, you can now find a wide variety of art that declares God’s truth and goodness all in one place: Maker + Ink home-darling-insta

Now through Thursday July 28th ALL PRINTS ARE BUY ONE GET ONE FREE.


It’s the perfect time to grab that print you’ve been eyeing, do some early Christmas shopping or put a few away for last minute gifts (think hostess, weddings, birthdays, teachers).


I Am Able | Taste and See | Peace | Darling | His Battle | Courage and Kindness | Be Brave | Streams of Mercy | Wind and Sea | Pleasant Words | All The Days | Flowers of Grace

And don’t forget to stock up on Christmas prints!

peaceonearth Shop Christmas Prints on Maker + Ink

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All prints are Buy One Get One Free.

No code is needed; just add your favorite prints to your cart and the savings will be taken automatically.

You are welcome to mix and match styles and sizes within the BOGO sale (so go ahead and pick up a variety of designs).

All purchases over $30 receive FREE SHIPPING.


Head on over to Maker + Ink to see the entire collection of gorgeous art and start saving!

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the coziest alpaca blanket

stay-warm Well, it’s almost spring, but I’ll tell you what: I can not get warm.

Perhaps it’s old(er) age? My fingers and toes have poor circulation and so each night I hop into bed under a soft sheet, a thick quilt and a down comforter in a duvet and still I am chilly.

My best friend knows this about me and gifted me the most luxurious, soft, extra large alpaca wool blanket. I sleep with it every night and though thin in weight, it is mighty in warmth.

bedroom I couldn’t keep the wonderfulness all to myself so I sourced a handful to add to the shop and share with you!

alpaca blankets stacked / jones design company Each color is beautiful. I have a gray one on my bed and that graphic striped one in the living room which I curl up with every night on the couch.

Video House Tour / jones design company

I wish I had more to offer, but there are only a few available in each color (like less than 10 each). If you are looking for a large, soft, lightweight throw that will keep you cozy, you will adore this alpaca wool blanket. We will ship out all orders this week so you’ll have plenty of time to snuggle with it before Spring officially makes its debut – unless you’re in California or Florida or Texas where it’s perpetually warm and you scoff at blankets :)


P.S. Remember these black + white striped dish towels? My next shipment should be in soon! I’ll let you know as soon as I have them in the shop.

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Style + Scripture = Maker + Ink

Mommy-brain is a real thing.

I used to be really sharp, I promise. Four kids later and let’s just say sharpness is not my strong-suit. I lose track of my phone, I can’t remember what time school starts (even though it starts at the same time every single day) and if I don’t text back immediately, you can pretty much guarantee it has slipped my mind.

I forget little things every day.

Which reminds me that I forget big things, too. Things like my anniversary (for real). Having a grateful attitude. Remembering who God is and what that means for my everyday life.

Right at the beginning of the Bible, Moses commands the people of Israel to love God with all their hearts and minds and strength and to not forget!

I love how the Voice translation says it:

“Make the things I’m commanding you today part of who you are. Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you’re sitting together in your home and when you’re walking together down the road. Make them the last thing you talk about before you go to bed and the first thing you talk about the next morning. Do whatever it takes to remember them: tie a reminder on your hand and bind a reminder on your forehead where you’ll see it all the time, such as on the doorpost where you cross the threshold or on the city gate.” – Deut. 6:6-9

God is so good to us. He is faithful, loving, just, gentle, kind and we are simply asked to receive, celebrate and remember.  Moses suggests writing the promises on our doorframes and on our gates; I would say displaying an art print in your home could be the modern-day equivalent.

Several years ago Ryan asked me to create a print with a verse he wanted to remember. Those were the days when the options for scripture art were very limited. Nothing was quite right for our style of decorating, so I created that first print. That print led to several more. Eventually it occurred to us that other families might enjoy having modern scripture prints in their homes too, to make it easier to remember God’s promises in a stylish way. We’ve been offering them ever since.

Over the past 6 years, the scripture art industry has exploded. There are so many gorgeous/modern/stylish options for faith-based art work which we’re truly excited about. I love having so many options when looking for just the right print for our home or a special gift.

The biggest problem now is not in the availability of a cute print, but in finding it! Search for ‘scripture print’ on google and you’ll find hundreds of websites, but never a single marketplace with the style of art we are drawn to.

And so, Ryan and I did what we do and created our own.

Introducing Maker + Ink:

Maker + Ink art print shop

Maker + Ink is an online marketplace for stylish art that declares God’s truth.

Instead of clicking from website to website in search of the perfect scripture print, you’ll find a carefully selected assortment of designs all in one place. We are excited to offer art prints created by a variety of independent designers, each with her own unique style.

And you know those prints that I opened my first art print shop with? They have now been updated. I just love how they turned out.


To celebrate the opening of Maker + Ink, everything is Buy One Get One Free now through Monday.

thanksgiving sale buy one get one free at Maker + Ink

No need to enter a discount code – its all done for you in the fancy new shop. Simply add your favorite prints and the discount will be applied automatically.

And you’ll get free shipping with any purchase of $30 or more.

Don’t forget to grab one of our favorite Christmas prints while you’re there!

Shop Christmas Prints on Maker + Ink

Let’s fill our minds (and homes) with beauty and truth in the hope that by being reminded of His truth, our hearts and lives will be transformed by grace.

I’d love for you to come by to check out the new shop, grab a few Christmas gifts and let us know what you think!

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P.S. We’re excited to continue to grow the marketplace! If you are an artist and would like to partner with Maker + Ink, contact our team here.

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