Who doesn’t love the idea of Springtime in Paris? The tree lined avenues dotted with blooming lavender and tulips, the smell of freshly baked loaves, the artists who line the pebbled streets of Montmartre, the elaborate architecture, the serenity of the winding river Seine and of course the incredible cafes and patisseries! I was lucky… Read more.
In Chinese societies, a red envelope or red packet containing money is given during holidays or special occasions such as weddings, the birth of a baby or graduation. Its origin began over 2000 years ago when the elderly would thred coins onto red string to ward off evil spirits. As the printing press became popular the string… Read more.
To finish our Valentine’s Day lineup, we are excited to share a set of pretty printables that are perfect for the grown-ups in your life. This set of polka dot kraft and blush watercolor labels give a variety of fun messages that are perfect for your friends, your favorite co-workers and even the love in… Read more.
My go-to for last minute Christmas and New Year’s gifts has always been gourmet treats or homemade goodies. This type of gift is always welcome and is a perfect pick for those who are not close friends or family. We designed this set of labels based on last year’s red and green traditional set, that… Read more.
Christmas week is here! For your last minute handmade Christmas cards, consider making one of these gorgeous paper cuts. They are in the same style as the winter village and woodland paper lanterns and are a keepsake that can be used as framed art or to place on the shelf for holidays to come. If… Read more.
To finish our set of felt gift toppers or ornaments, all in warm, wooly woodland style, here are the acorn and mushroom patterns and tutorial. All of the wool blend felt used in this series is from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop. If you have not worked with wool or wool blend felt, you owe it… Read more.
Our final little animal for this felt stuffie series is the bunny. It is so sweet and fluffy wrapped in a warm red scarf. This little guy is so easy to make and we used wool blend felt from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop in a soft grey, white, black and red. You will find the… Read more.
Happy Friday! Our next feltie is this absolutely adorable baby deer. The wool blend is from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop and for this cutie I chose Cinnamon for the body, Black and White for details and the bow in Spruce. You can download the printable at the end of the post and see below for… Read more.
I am back from my trip to London and have all kinds of great projects to get up before Christmas! The next felt ornament is this adorable little felt bear wearing his red scarf. This little bear is so easy to make. I used gorgeous wool felt blend from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop. For the… Read more.
Do you need a creative idea to wrap your holiday gift card gifts? How about hang them on the tree? These pretty paper cut envelopes are made from a mix of metallic papers and glitter papers that you can find at your craft supply store. We were asked by Cricut to do a test run… Read more.
This is the second in our felt animal gift toppers and ornament series. You can find the little fox in this post. We have provided a template for you to use to cut all of your felt pieces. I used wool blend felt from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop in the colors of Smoke for the… Read more.
For those of you who follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you know I am in London this week debuting my new paper craft kits. Very exciting! Trips like this always throw off my blog schedule, so my plan to start my series of felt animals has been delayed for a few day. Let’s get… Read more.
This fun set of free printable holiday gift wrap is ready for you to download and print. They are set up for an 11×17 paper though you can print them smaller as well. I like to print these large sets on a laser printer as it holds the full coverage ink best. You can find… Read more.
More is more, right? Or as Mae West said “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful”! This is also a lia-ism that my staff teases me with. “More is more, right Lia”. Well today it just simply is! More gift tags. More gift labels. You can see yesterday’s elegant set here and the… Read more.
We have added three new prints to our favorite Christmas gift wraps from last year! I am just adoring this grey and white animal print with the owl, fox and deer. How gorgeous is that? Grey and white birch trees with little red birds coordinates so well and a gold and white floral picks up… Read more.
It is time to start thinking about gift wrapping. . . one of my favorite things! Thank you worldlabel.com for hosting this new set of printable gift tags and editable labels for you to download. This set of tags features a traditional color palette with gorgeous typography, a little bit of chalkboard and some faux… Read more.
Loving the pretty paper cut tree ornaments that we shared a few weeks ago, we decided to create a similar design where you can have a space to write in your “to and from”. These are quick and easy gift toppers when you have a personal cutting machine and are a very sweet juster of… Read more.
Last year my kid’s wrap and gift tags were all about woodland animals and this year we are loving the Polar and Arctic bunch! You can download your free set of gift tags and gift labels that we shared last week right here. For this set of printable gift wrap, I used an 11×17 paper… Read more.
Tying the perfect bow is something my mom taught me. There are several different ways to do this, and this is one. The trick to keeping your bow straight it how you wrap the center knot around your first loop. If you wrap under the loop, your bow will be crooked. If you wrap over… Read more.
I will have to say that of all of the holiday goodies we are posting this year, this one is at the top of my favorites. I just love these little animals and can see them for gift toppers or to hang on your holiday tree. That penguin! The narwhal with a bow! Of course… Read more.