Mother’s Day cards

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday and I’m planning on spending the whole day in bed with my family bringing  me things. I might get a small bell. Here’s some of my favourite Mother’s Day cards Go outside the Lines  You can find them at Urban Makers East Spring Market  in April Wit & Whistle  Gin Bunny Prints Bettie Confetti  Do you punctuate  and some shameless self promotion … Continue reading Mother’s Day cards

Alternative Valentine’s Cards

I’ve always been very cynical when it comes to Valentine’s Day (I still like to receive flowers though!)  The irony that I now design Valentine’s cards, is not lost on me.  So if you’re like me and dislike Valentine’s and all it represents, but you still like to be given stuff….here’s some of the best funny, alternative Valentine’s cards I’ve found for your anti-Valentine’s day. Links via Etsy … Continue reading Alternative Valentine’s Cards

Wood Wood

I have noticed a surge in wooden jewellery on Etsy recently. I’m sure it’s because laser cutters are more readily available but I think it’s also due to people wanting something a little more tactile and natural. Here are some of my favourites below. I love these house rings by Clive Roddy. Each set of miniature Houses are comprised of 3 x laser-cut high quality birch … Continue reading Wood Wood

Made in Paper – Free Giveaway

I have a free  copy of Made in Paper magazine to give away.  After my I’m crazy about you card was featured I bought a copy but the generous publishers have sent me a freebie so I’m giving it away to one lucky reader. UK only sorry. It’s a great magazine packed with paper tutorials, free templates and interviews with paper artists and crafters. For your chance … Continue reading Made in Paper – Free Giveaway

Made in Paper – issue 1

I’m very pleased to say that Made in Paper Magazine has featured one of my cards from my Etsy shop. On their back page they feature paper trends. This month it’s the Chalkboard effect. My I’m crazy about you card has been used as an example of this effect. It’s a great magazine packed with paper tutorials, free templates and interviews with paper artists and … Continue reading Made in Paper – issue 1

Emerald Green – colour of the year for 2013

According to Pantone – PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green, is the Color of the Year for 2013. Can’t say I’m a massive fan but it does make me think of that gorgeous dress Keira Knightly wore in Atonement. As this dress will never look good on me or most of the female population, I’ve had a peruse through Etsy and found some of the … Continue reading Emerald Green – colour of the year for 2013