5 Sustainable Gifts Ideas

Whether you’re a sustainability pro or just starting out, you’ve come to the right place for sustainable gift ideas. You can impress your gift recipients while feeling good that you’re reducing waste, as well as promoting pollinator awareness, fair trade, and organic farming practices. It’s a win-win for your gift-giving abilities and for the planet!…

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Give a Little; Get a Lot: The Art of Business Gifting

Have you ever struggled to find the perfect holiday gift for a business client or partner? You’re not alone if you said yes. Often, gift-givers find it difficult to strike a balance between sentimental gifts and those that the recipient actually wants. This task can be daunting enough, causing many people to suffer from gift-related…

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Father’s Day is More Local Than You Thought

Your Father’s Day gift should be too! The third Sunday of every June is a special day. Not just for fathers and families, but for all Washingtonians. After all, Father’s Day is a local holiday. That’s right; it was first celebrated right here in the Pacific Northwest (Spokane, WA to be exact) back in 1910. Though, we…

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Mother’s Day Gifts & Musings

Mother's Day Basket

The celebration of mothers can be found as far back as Roman and Greek societies, but the most popular name in the history of the modern holiday is Anna Jarvis. In 1914 she championed it in the face of war. And isn’t that just like mothers? Fighting their cause in the midst of chaos? Organizing…

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Our Top Gifts for Easter, Admin Day, and In-between

From Easter to Earth Day, there is an occasion for everything this month. With so many options out there, it can be stressful to find the gift that expresses the sentiment you’re striving for. Because of that, we’ve put together this brief April Gift Guide to prevent you from being caught unprepared. Easter – April…

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Holiday Business Gifts

bumbleBdesign-818 Stewart Holiday Gift Towert, Seattle WA

If you’re thinking of giving holiday business gifts, now is the time to get in touch with the queen B! Email or call us with the quantity of gifts needed & general guidelines & we’ll generate some gift ideas for you. Please visit our Corporate Gift page to see some of the gift baskets, boxes,…

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The Fancy Food Show: Why I Love It

San Francisco Fancy Food Show 2017- Castsillo De Canena's Rosa Vano + Bevin Cooper Farkas - bumbleBdesign - smoked olive oil

The Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco I relish heading to San Francisco every January for the Winter Fancy Food Show. After working long days through the busy holiday season creating gift baskets, gift boxes & custom corporate gifts, taking flight out of our B-hive studio here in Seattle and landing in bustling San…

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bumble B design: Custom Gifts for Holidays & Events

Fall is the time for business events, parties, & planning for customer & employee appreciation over the holidays. Here are a few of the custom gifts we created for our clients’ business parties & events this fall: And here are some custom gift designs we are working on for the upcoming holiday season & from…

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Wedding Calligraphy at bumble B design

bumbleBdesign-Flora Forager hummingbird prints - Bookhand calligraphy - moon phases for table names, Seattle WA

This summer I created some fun calligraphy signs for outdoor weddings. Here are a few of my favorites: The welcome message for this chalkboard sign needed to be viewable from afar, so I went big with Bookhand, Italic, & my basic Block style calligraphy. The next few pictures highlight wedding calligraphy I gingerly penned on beautiful nature…

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