To coordinate with your Holiday foodie gift labels that I shared with you yesterday, I am adding this recipe card just like the Fall version but with the winter greens rather than Autumn leaves. These are great to coordinate your favorite Christmas or winter holiday labels or to add to your favorite jar of cookies… Read more.
One of my favorite gift to give for the Holidays is something from my kitchen. Who doesn’t love food? It may be something I make myself, or a gourmet favorite I purchase. Either way, foodie gifts are something everyone can use. For this year’s food gifts I have designed a set of chalkboard style Christmas/Holiday… Read more.
For those of you who like to share your best recipes, I wanted to create a design to coordinate with the Fall food labels from yesterday’s post. This is a 4×6 card that prints two per page. The text fields are editable when you download the PDF onto your computer and open in Acrobat. You… Read more.
Hello everyone! It is harvest time and what a perfect time of year to give a gift of your homemade food or favorite beverages. To add that personalized touch to your gifted goodies, I have designed a set of chalkboard style, fall food labels for you. These labels are also designed for you to add… Read more.
Another fun project that was printed in Made in Paper magazine Christmas issue. are these printed candle wraps and matchbox covers for the upcoming Holiday season. These make great gifts, for the hostess, the boss or coworker, the person who has everything. . . and are easy to make using a pillar candle and a… Read more.
I had such a great time making the monogrammed zipper bags that it got me thinking about using the same technique on a tote bag. I wanted to make a jumbo tote that I could easily fill with my groceries or use for a weekend trip to the coast. After making the burlap feed sacks… Read more.
Happy Friday everyone! Yesterday I had a great time creating these leather bracelets as a gift for my daughter (and a few for myself), one with her favorite quote. They turned out great and were so simple to make that today I am sharing both the tutorial and patterns for the three bracelet variations. I… Read more.
One of the things I love about being a blogger is that I have an excuse to sew more often. I love working with my sewing machine. Not only are these little zipper bags adorable, they are fun and easy to make. This bag is literally 7 seams! I made them today as in inspiration for… Read more.
One of the favorite games at the farm party was the felt stick horse pony rides. The kid’s came up with the idea to put the stick ponies in the horse pasture so they could pet them through the fence. I love the imagination on children. These little buddies are so simple to make, so… Read more.
When I was a little girl one of my favorite past times was to make my own paper dolls and finger puppets. Well, the little girl inside me lives on and I just could not help but make my cute farm animal illustrations into puppets. There is one for each finger. You can download and… Read more.
Happy Friday! Here is a fun and easy project that you can use to dress up your plain white pillar candles and cylinder glass vases. Even though I display these in my house year round, (you can see the two glass vases filled with heart shaped cutouts and scrabble pieces in my hallway tour and… Read more.
Last week I was working on some new Christmas and Winter Holiday projects and started experimenting with gold paper and gold foil to make some festive paper feathers. Though they are perfect for some upcoming holiday posts, I am also loving them for Fall. Of course they make an gorgeous Autumn gift topper and these… Read more.
It seems that without my intentional planning, this week has become “Wall Art Week”. With yesterday’s post showing how I display a wall of framed art and photos in my hallway, I have a good handful of requests for this colorful Roald Dahl framed quote. I designed this originally for the entryway in my loft,… Read more.
My washi tape obsession continues. As you will see in tomorrow’s post where I tour my hallway (it is a very special hallway), I needed an update for three monogram pieces I printed a while back. They were okay, but nothing beats the playful, creative look of washi tape. I stopped by my local Collage… Read more.
Confession time. I am addicted to washi tape. Not only are the pretty colors and patterns a pull for me, but it is also the fun projects I see that are waiting to be created with this pretty tape that have pushed me into the state of obsession. I am very lucky to have Collage,… Read more.
Do you need a great last minute handmade gift for the traveler in your life? If so, this personalized vintage map stationery set is the perfect fit. For this stationery kit you need white A6 envelopes, white text weight paper and cards stock paper and your customized PDFs of the three printables. Start by downloading… Read more.
Thursday night my oldest sister arrived from Washington for a few days of creative girl time. After giving her a tour of my favorite shops in the Sellwood neighborhood on Friday we settled down at the dining room table for an evening of creative exploring. Our Friday outing included Collage craft supply store where I… Read more.
I love using my bath salts especially after a busy day, so I keep this large apothecary jar next to my tub full of epsom salt. Epsom salt is so good for detoxing achy muscles and has so many healing properties. You can find plain epsom bath salts at any drug or grocery store as well… Read more.
Lavender harvesting season is here! After visiting the lavender farm a few weeks ago with my sister, I have been drying the buds for my favorite bath salt recipe. These homemade salts are my bath time go-to and they also make great gifts. To package my jars I have created three versions of French inspired… Read more.
Last fall when I began to take some bold moves in changing my life, my career and my priorities, I designed one of my favorite inspirational quotes to frame and display. I love beautiful typography and the way this font can swirl and play between the words makes me smile. It does seem quite perfect… Read more.