March 15, 2021 // Interview with Shoutout LA, a part of the Los Angeles-based Voyage Group of Magazines and flagship publication, VoyageLA, highlighting LA's small businesses, artists, and creatives.
2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE | KATEWORKS
Nov. 2019 // A thoughtful collection of handmade goods from creative makers and designers who run small businesses. Curated by Kate Laing of
KATEWORKS, this festive holiday guide includes a lovely assortment of intentional gifts and stocking stuffers for varying budgets. Featuring Lacelit's 2020 Freehand Watercolor Patterns Calendar, Magicality Vinyl Sticker Sheets, and Holiday Gift Tag Sticker Sheets.
LEAPS AND BOUNDS, & LEAVING YOUR FULL-TIME SAFETY NET | YOUR HANDMADE BUSINESS PODCAST, EPISODE. 38
Oct. 6, 2018 // In this episode, Isaac Watson interviews Kimberly about her recent decision to leave her full-time job to grow Lacelit full-time + some of the lessons she's already learned along the way.
July 5, 2017 // With a contributor team of all women, this meaningful issue explores our understanding of the word and world of women, and celebrates the expanse of passion, creativity, diversity, strength, and joy they carry and make in the world we share together. 125 pages of artwork and stories from makers of all mediums, narratives, and backgrounds, and featuring Lacelit's Ever-Lasting illustration and poem on page 104. Out of print. See photos on Kimberly's Instagram.
WAKE TO MAKE
The Higgins Creative
Oct. 16, 2015 // The Higgins Creative interviews Kimberly about her creative process as an ink and watercolor stationery designer.
Dec. 2021 // Featuring Lacelit's Udon Even Know greeting card from her Hapa-Made Collection in Fresh Year, Fresh Approach cover story's section on Japan on page 17.
August 2021 // Sarah Schwartz, editor-in-chief of Stationery Trends Magazine and the blogger behind The Paper Nerd, featured Lacelit's Little World vinyl die-cut sticker in a rotating collection of products she loves.
ART STEW 52 PODCAST
Jan. 2020 // Co-hosts Rhea and Brandon invite Jackie Sun of Wondershins and Kimberly Taylor-Pestell of Lacelit to a round table chat on opening an online shop, finding the right platforms for showcasing your work, finding customers who resonate with what you do and offer, and more.
TURNING YOUR CREATIVE PASSION INTO A ONE-OF-A-KIND BRAND | Ponder Trail
Oct. 12, 2018 // Blogger, Sarah, asks Kimberly some thoughtful questions on the mission behind Lacelit, when she decided to turn her art into a business, and from where the name "Lacelit" and her inspiration comes. Kimberly shares her experiences of running Lacelit, some favorite tips and tools, and some advice to fellow creatives who are looking to start their own business.
ACADEMY OF HANDMADE
March 23, 2017 // An online summit featuring 6 weekly sessions with 12 makers and handmade business experts:
Holiday Post-Mortem (Thursday, March 9)
Craft Shows, Trunk Shows, Pop-Ups & Booths (Friday, March 10)
Packaging (Thursday, March 16)
Alternate Income Streams (Friday, March 17)
Products and Product Lines (Thursday, March 23)
The Maker Perspective (Friday, March 24)
Kimberly shared from The Maker Perspective on March 24. Replay available.
GLUTEN FREE SAGE
Dec. 28, 2016 // Poet and blogger, Jet Widick, shares insight into the Poetry in Motion series. Illustrated and hand-lettered by Kimberly, animated by North Coast Post, and with voice talent of Elsie Swann.
2016 AWARDS FINALIST | ACADEMY OF HANDMADE
Kimberly was nominated for The Academy of Handmade's annual maker awards in the Paper category and progressed to the finals. Webpage no longer available.