Mary Engelbreit (born 1952) is an artist and children's book illustrator who launched her own magazine, Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion in 1996. Mary Engelbreit was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She began her career by designing and creating greeting cards, for which she eventually became famous. Later on she wrote and illustrated children's books.
Mary Engelbreit’s art always fascinated me when I was a young. I LOVED her magazine, and all of her cutesy merchandise. I would save bits of my money and buy small trinkets in her line. Today I still adore her style and the way she voices her (bad-ass) opinions about civil rights and equality.