Out of pocket—sometimes that’s the best place to be and at other times, well, the old saying is true: There’s no place like home.

There’s a thick sense of  nostalgia and community here in the south, easy comfort found in a glass of sweet tea, a hydrangea bush in full bloom, or a welcoming front porch swing. It’s cliche. And it’s true. 

Every Traveller from Kristen Vagaard Etsy shop


Kristen Vasgaard has her thumb on the southern sentiments that quickly transport any of us who have roamed right back home. Playing with lyrics and quotes, her Etsy shop is packed with prints paying homage to the places that so many of us in the south call home. These are just a few.

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Kristen Vasgaard Kentucky Print

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Kristen Vasgaard Carolina Print

All images are the work of Kristen Vasgaard and are available in her Etsy shop. She blogs at Pen Meet Paper. Drop by her blog, her hand-lettering and illustrations are such eye candy. Thanks to Kristen, for sharing her work with the world.

Have a lovely weekend,