Sarah Bourne Rafferty is the creative brains behind Atwater Designs but could not be pushing forward without her loving husband, John (not pictured but he's a cutie) adorable cat, Tigger and snuggly pup, Tallie.

Meet the team below:


Sarah (Atwater) Bourne Rafferty

(Yup, that's where the name came from! Thanks Mom!)

Sarah has been a maker for as long as she can remember. She was always busy with paint and paper as a child. She loved to collect pens from various places around the house. Her Dad taught her everything she knows about plants and gardening which led to a deep appreciation for the natural world. Sarah loves the color blue and she doesn't care much for olives. When she is not in the studio she can be found at her day job teaching photography to super cool gals (photo creds), running the streets of West Chester, or drinking coffee in her backyard.

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Tigger (or lovingly referred to as "The Tig")

Tigger's loving support can be felt on studio days! He always manages to get involved in the most helpful way (see exhibit a. <-). Tigger loves a good sunny spot and eating cheese. He does not care for Tallie's interest in him when he is taking his much needed 4th nap of the day. When not in the studio, The Tig can be found hunting mice in the basement to keep things safe for us humans. 



Tallie (our lab/hound mix)

Tallie is not the most helpful in the studio but what she can't do with cyanotype chemicals and plants she makes up for in snuggles. Tallie loves to jump high and eat just about anything - we credit her kennel days and being the runt of the litter. She doesn't care much for lack of treats and people on roller skates. When she's not in the studio she can be found out on the trail with her best humans, Sarah and John.