July Contest

July Contest

WIN $25 WORTH OF STICKERS! CONTEST DETAILS: HOW TO ENTER ON INSTAGRAM Decorate a page of your Pincurl Girl Planner (use stickers, washi tape, gel pens, glitter, etc) Upload a photo of your planner page to Instagram Tag @pincurlgirls Use hashtag #PCGPlanner   HOW TO...

Entrepreneur Has Goal of Texting 1 Million Girls

For Immediate Release Artist and business owner, Jen Landis, wanted to send herself encouragement during her day so she started texting herself positive messages. As she shared the idea on social media, others have signed up and she has sent 341 texts to girls and...

UR the Best. We Believe in You!

  Hi, this is a message is for all moms, dads, grandmas and grandpas, aunts and uncles, who believe in the power of positive thinking. It’s for all people who believe we can make a positive change in the lives of our youth and teach them ways to believe in themselves....
Self Doubt Making You Feel Trapped?

Self Doubt Making You Feel Trapped?

Self Doubt Making You Feel Trapped? The first step to conquer self doubt is…imagining yourself as that new person you want to be. YOU can overcome self-doubt once you change the way you see yourself. To do that imagine and play the role of yourself as the NEW...
10 Tips On How To Excel at School or Work

10 Tips On How To Excel at School or Work

Top 10 Tips On How To Excel at School or Work 1. Focus on the thoughts that make you feel good about yourself. If something makes you feel bad, turn it off. 2. Find ways to put your own spin on the project and goals you are working toward. 3. Create a fun life,...
Nelson Mandela School Partnership

Nelson Mandela School Partnership

Nelson Mandela Elementary School and I have partnered with local artist Jen Landis to create an inspirational calendar that integrates with the school curriculum. The calendar promotes a positive self-image, self-confidence, being strong, being smart, and caring for...
Why do I create inspirational calendars?

Why do I create inspirational calendars?

When I was growing up I was the smallest girl in my class. I was enrolled in kindergarten days after I turned 5. I noticed my lack self confidence seemed to be always at the top of my mind. I wasn’t good at sports and it added on to my self doubt. In fourth...
Having the courage to put yourself out there.

Having the courage to put yourself out there.

My father-in-law gave my Pincurl Girl calendars to a couple of his co-workers who have young daughters. Last Sunday, he showed me this drawing from one of the young girls who got my calendar. It made me so happy to see that I my artwork had influenced her. To be...

Baby got the blues?

Well, yes, I sure did, for about a month. It wasn’t good, I felt lost and like the yucks might never leave me alone. I pretended like I was ok. I don’t mention my feelings to my friends, I would rather be the positive one in the group. Not the one that...
Why I quit

Why I quit

Truth be told. I thought my Pincurl Girls were going to be the next Hello Kitty. They would be everywhere, on backpacks, bed sheets and even have their own animated tv series. I sunk my whole life savings and $18,000 of credit card debt into promotion, taking online...
My’Kah’s Boxes of Love

My’Kah’s Boxes of Love

  “The most important thing I feel I have learned is to always give more then you take in life, there is always someone out there with far less to be thankful for then you have.” – My’Kah My’Kah started Boxes Of Love when she was 10 years...
Dancing with Amelia

Dancing with Amelia

Before Amelia started exclusively taking dance lessons, she tried a bunch of other activities too. She tried basketball, soccer, cheerleading but she didn’t love them. She was glad she tried each of them because it taught her that her true love is dancing.  ...
Anything is Possible Notecards

Anything is Possible Notecards

  Who doesn’t need a boost of “You can do it!”? Even if I am feeling great, it’s always good to hear that anything is possible. Send this card to a special girl who is starting a new adventure or who might be getting discouraged with something...
6th Grader Naomi’s Superstar Swimming Story

6th Grader Naomi’s Superstar Swimming Story

We followed 11 year old Naomi to the indoor swimming pool to watch her practice her strokes and talk about what swimming as taught her. Naomi’s superstar advice: “If you just keep at it, you get a lot faster. If you quit, you will just stay at the same...
Valentines for Sweet Girls and Cool Boys

Valentines for Sweet Girls and Cool Boys

These tiny cards, (business card size) have a half-circle top and rounded corners on the bottom. If you don’t have time to make your own or want to find Valentines that are more original than Dora and Hello Kitty, these are for you. Pack of 20 cards, enough for...
Never, ever give up.

Never, ever give up.

Today I watched Diana Nyad talk about swimming from Cuba to Florida, at the age of 64, none the less.  Her story is about reaching her goal, yes, but it’s more than that, it’s about using our thoughts to push us through the hard times. When I was in...

Drawing Time

Tonight I brought out the sharpies and marker paper to practice my drawing skills! Normally, I just draw everything in the computer. I’m liking it, I will do this...

Lisa Nichols Quote Inspirational Art Print

Lisa Nichols book No Matter What!: 9 Steps to Living the Life You Love was a game changer for me. It’s a must read! One of my favorite lines from this book was the inspiration for this print. “Your best opportunities are out on the skinny branch”...

Michelle Obama Quote Inspriational Art Print

I was lucky enough to see First Lady, Michelle Obama at an Omaha, NE luncheon put on by Girls Inc. Her speech was filled with quotes and quotes of inspiring statements. The one that stood out to me the most that day was the inspiration for this print. The quote reads,...

Manifesting Check Download

  Let the universe know how much you want and fill out this magical check. Then imagine giving the money away to a charity, or building your dream house or taking a loved one on a vacation. It’s a good as real, since your brain doesn’t know the difference...

My favorite back to school supplies

  Back to school isn’t always easy. These 5 school supplies will arm your daughter for a fun, positive experience.   1. Kids Lunch Box Notecards     2. I Believe in Myself Bracelets    3.  Personalized Name Tag Stickers     4. Kawaii Pencil Case    5....

I Believe in Myself – Ava

Ava shares with us what she does to turn over her “I Believe in Myself” bracelets. Download your free goal sheet and learn more about “I Believe in Myself” bracelets here....

Pincurl Girl Wall Decals

The Glow – Pincurl Girls Video from Jen Landis on Vimeo. This Pincurl Girl wall decal was a gift for my daughter, Sofia Grace. I have been drawing these characters for 5 years and Sofia is just now getting old enough to start asking me to draw one that looks...

The Wettengel Bros.

I was playing around with my new fancy lens on Memorial Day, 2013 at Lake Waconda. I loved the focus ring and manual control on the lens itself, which gave me a lot of really great footage of my family. I have edited all the footage into 3 videos. This video is made...

Happy Birthday Molly and Owen

My niece turned 3 today and my nephew will turn 1 very soon. This video captures the heart of my sister’s family and celebrates the love that surrounds...