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Writing sample - Drawing on Paris experiences

People around the world dream of going to Paris, lounging in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, and strolling alongside the historic Seine River. A group of 14 WSU students, led by design professors Carrie Vielle and Robert Krikac, turned this fantasy into an exciting study experience in the summer of 2014.

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Katelyn Orum
Writing sample: Tea traditions

Whether it’s the tail end of the nineteenth century or the middle of the twenty-first, the women of Stevens Hall will sip tea on any given Sunday afternoon. For the past 120 years,thousands of women have called Stevens home at Washington State University and embraced its unique traditions.

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Katelyn Orum
Kate Orum Designs - Journey so far

As many of you know, I have recently cut back from being a full-time supervisor at Starbucks to working just Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. This way I can focus Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday on all things “Kate Orum Designs.” And Sunday’s I’ll keep as the day of rest. :)! I want to start by saying how grateful

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Katelyn Orum
A-Z tips for a creative day

Always create something. Don’t let the day slip by without spending at least 5 minutes stretching those creative muscles! Simply spending a few minutes drawing a quick sketch, taking a few photos, or messing around in Adobe Illustrator can keep your skills sharp.

Be aware of your surroundings – you never know when something might inspire your next masterpiece.

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Katelyn Orum
First thing's first

Welcome to the Kate Orum Designs official blog! Here I will be posting design inspiration, tutorials, and things that simply motivate me to be creative, because I want to motivate all of YOU to be creative! Here I will share the good, the bad, and the ugly of chasing a creative and inspired lifestyle.

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Katelyn Orum