February 21, 2011

Mom Monday {purple baby shower}

I had the pleasure of throwing my dear friend a baby shower this past weekend (remember this bride!?). We had so much fun and I attempted quite a few DIY projects so I thought I would share the results. I made tissue paper pom poms in various sizes and shades of purple. I absolutely LOVED the results and would definitely make these again. They were so easy and really added a fun element to the party. The glitter "Baby Girl" garland you may spy in the...READ MORE

September 10, 2010

Sketchbook Inspired

Happy Friday everyone! My "boys and girls" sketchbook just arrived for the Sketchbook project and I cannot wait to get started. To get my inspiration going I put together a little bit of what is inspiring my vision for my sketchbook. I definitely want to include some sort of collage and glue items into the sketchbook...I cannot tell you how excited I am to get started! Photos via {1} {2} {3} {4} {5} One of the fabulous things about The Sketchbook...READ MORE

May 11, 2010

My Baby Shower {handmade gifts}

Over the next few days I will be sharing some of my favorite details from my baby shower. Today I wanted to show you some of the gorgeous handmade gifts I received and am loving! This gift was given to me by our very own Jane, who graciously allowed Emily and the grandmas-to be to host the shower at her gorgeous  home. This gift was wrapped by the fabulous ladies at The Favour, who specialize in favors and specialized gifts. They are such a great...READ MORE

August 12, 2009

Book of Lovelies

I spotted this over at Oh Hello Friend and I am utterly smitten. I have a complete fascination with collages, books, bits of paper etc...and this little book that Danni made for her man is too cute!! Check out all the different hidden places to find secret notes. I LOVE this idea, and just may steal it one day to give to a loved one. What a fabulous and thoughtful gift! And if you haven't checked out her etsy shop I suggest you get over there stat. I...READ MORE

July 29, 2009

Stitched Loveliness

I was looking through one of my inspiration books the other day and came across Claire Cole's work. She essentially stitches vintage papers together to create wallpaper, illustrations and accessories. It's like a collage of vintage papers all sewn together. How amazing is that! I would just die for a panel of her wallpaper. Who knew wallpaper could be...READ MORE