Happy Memorial Day for those in the US. I am actually taking the day off and popping down to Oregon wine country with friends for a nice drive and perhaps a few sips. Today is a big BBQ day here in the US. Inspired by a love of entertaining and spending time with the people… Read more.
Over the last couple days we have kicked off our DIY Father’s Day range of free printables, patterns and projects by sharing our charming dish towel and BBQ apron designs featuring classic geometric prints, patterns, logos and slogans. Today we continue to share more of our range and up next is our printable beer glass… Read more.
If you were here yesterday you will have seen our rather fab DIY Father’s Day apron iron on designs. Today we continue the DIY Father’s Day projects with these matching dish towels in two different designs. We purchased these gorgeous navy and white dish towels in our local West Elm store. The horizontal stripe is… Read more.
Father’s Day fever is in full swing at Lia Griffith HQ – we are surrounded by color palettes of navy and copper, gold and gray, it’s rich and glorious and we’re rather excited for the Dads in our lives. Last month we shared our adorable treasure box for the little ones to fill. Today we’re… Read more.
The magnolia is such a peaceful flower and I find a great sense of calm whenever I’m making these beautiful blooms in paper. This crepe paper version is super easy to make because you can stretch, mold and manipulate the paper with your fingers to get just the right shapes. I like to keep my… Read more.
We are on a roll with handcrafted Mother’s Day gifts and printables at the moment. We might be having a little too much fun…. if that is possible? Today we are sharing these gorgeous printable gift wraps and tags so your Mother’s Day gifts can be given in beautiful summery shades and floral patterns. There… Read more.
Yesterday we shared our Mother’s Day Breakfast In Bed kit which was super popular. The kit includes free printable notecards, a printable gift card holder, cute floral stickers and an editable menu. To add to your breakfast tray, today we are sharing these adorable free printable candle wrappers in a matching pattern with just the… Read more.
The moms in our lives deserve breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day right? There is no better day to indulge them with a looooong lie-in followed by a tray full of summer fruits, pastries, flowers and handmade love. Today we are sharing our Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed kit (if you’re the Mommy might I… Read more.
How many times have you looked at the designer handbags in the department store and appreciated their beauty? I know I have – a few times. But my busy life, with family, a dog and all the making I do just doesn’t warrant that kind of accessory, never mind the expense! (Maybe someday, right?) So,… Read more.
We love to use a tote bag. I always keep one rolled up in my handbag ready to be used if I happen to pop into the grocery store, the bookstore or my local craft shop. Using iron-on vinyl to decorate a plain tote is the perfect way to personalize your own bag or a… Read more.
The great thing about stenciling is that you don’t have to be an artist to use them and they achieve great results. They are easy to use with the right techniques and are perfect for adding pattern and color to literally any surface. We added this cute lattice design to our teal painted wooden tray… Read more.
Father’s Day is coming up on June 21st here in the USA and in Europe and we have put together this super sweet DIY Father’s Day project for you and the kids to make at home. Family life is hectic and busy and stopping to savor the love can be hard sometimes. This box of… Read more.
This week we have put together the cutest lemonade stand for a children’s party so your kiddos can enjoy playing shop in their own backyard. Throughout this week we will share details from our party, from how to build your own lemonade stand and felt bunting flags, to the recipe for our delicious naturally sweetened lavender… Read more.
Hi! We mentioned the other day that we are big fans of surrounding ourselves with things that make us happy. On Wednesday we shared the printable file for our inspirational quote cards for any occasion. And, wanting to take it that little bit further, today we are sharing these gorgeous prints. One featuring that same… Read more.
We love to surround ourselves with objects that make us happy and you can’t beat a good inspirational quote to get you in the right frame of mind. Today we are sharing these gorgeous printable cards featuring our favorite inspirational quote from the eternally beautiful fashion designer Coco Chanel, “Beauty begins the moment you decide… Read more.
This post is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp. We love playing with stamps here at Lia Griffith HQ and fell in love with these little sentiment stamps by Simon Says Stamp over the weekend. We wanted to do something a little different with them and we came up with the idea of creating these simple paper… Read more.
Daffodils are such an honest, innocent flower aren’t they? My front garden is full of them this time of year and for me those pretty yellow petals encircling that bright trumpet cone just scream “Spring Is Here!” I haven’t shared a daffodil tutorial before and in developing this project I wanted to share something that… Read more.
Okay, I admit it, we went hopping mad for Easter this year – but it’s been SO much fun! We have shared heaps of kids projects from the super popular candy huggers to the felt bunny and lamb ears, a selection of elegant projects for the grown ups from the decorated eggs to the sticky… Read more.
The independent ice cream parlour here in Portland gets particularly busy this time of year. From early afternoon through to late evening there seems to be a constant stream of dessert lovers queuing up to sample the latest flavors on offer. Last summer I realized that those wanting to purchase a whole pint (or two!)… Read more.
A pretty play on a papel picado, this love banner is perfect for DIY wedding decor or to decorate any party. We cut ours from a metallic white paper from paper-papers.com and you can either use card stock or they also cut beautifully with a text weight paper. We have included the SVG cut file… Read more.