Artist Julie Bonner – Voyage Phoenix Magazine 2018

“Today we’d like to introduce you to Artist Julie Bonner. Julie, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. I was an artistic child. I drew on any paper within reach and made hand-made greeting cards for my friends. My parents, Ray […]

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Tucson Shoppy Hour Recap

Our 2nd Shoppy Hour was a success! Thanks to all of the awesome women who came to shop locally and spend time with us at Creative Juice. Here’s photos from our May 5th 2015 event! Special thanks to these locally-owned women businesses: Sugar Skull Design Julie DeMarre Photography J Scordato Salon Creative Juice Lolé Craft […]

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Desert Dwellers at Barnes & Noble Eastside

On Saturday January 10th, 2015 at 10AM see artist Julie Rustad present the original painting that will be donated to the Tucson Wildlife Center for their annual fundraiser. She will be sharing her process of visiting Tucson Wildlife Center and creating the original painting. Be the first to see her work revealed! There will be a chance to […]

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How my first wholesale gift tradeshow turned out

This weekend I exhibited my Julie Originals products at the Oasis Gift Show in Phoenix. Although I was nervous about making the investment I am already thankful that I participated. Here’s some of the awesome results! New retailers: I am excited to say that my Desert Dwellers Flash Cards and greeting cards are now expanding […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

If you’d like to give a healthier, long-lasting Valentine’s Day gift than a box of chocolates, here’s artistic gifts that include free priority shipping. Order now so they arrive by Valentine’s Day! Gift for Animal Lovers and Moms This colorful print of a Quail is a very popular image and looks good in every room […]

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Julie Rustad Presenting at PechaKucha Tucson 3rd Annual 20X20

AIGA Arizona – Ever wondered what goes on in the minds of Tucson’s most creative artists and entrepreneurs? Get a quick peek into their fascinating worlds of inspiration at Pecha Kucha Tucson presented by AIGA Arizona. Formerly called Tucson 20X20, this year’s theme is “Creative Convergence: mixing art + design + inspiration.” The annual event […]

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Painting an owl to help our animals

I am so happy I was able to donate a painting for Tucson Wildlife Center of their most awesome owl, Bubba! On Saturday Jan 17th the public will be able to bid on it at during their annual fundraiser, “One Wild Night”! Here’s an inside look into my process of painting this great-horned owl. First, […]

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Help Your Kids by Supporting Wildlife Organizations

We are obsessed with viral videos of children and animals on the internet. But did you know that putting them together can really make a difference? Why you should care: Teaching kids to be compassionate about animals helps build their character. According to the National PTA Congress, “Children trained to extend justice, kindness, and mercy […]

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