Saturday, May 5, 2012

Our top picks for Mother's Day!

Looking for gift inspiration for Mom?  Check out a selection of our gift giving favorites:

Clockwise from top:

Kate Spade People, Places, Things Sticky Note Set 
These colorful pads are great for keeping at her desk or in her 
minivan for those times she needs to make a quick note to self!

Chewing the Cud Canvas Basket 
Printed on 100% recycled canvas with soy based inks, these little 
beauties are ideal for holding car keys, sunglasses, etc.

Voluspa Pink Citron Candle 
With hints of cassis, rose and grapefruit in a clean burning 
coconut wax blend she is sure to feel pampered after a long day.

Rifle Paper Co. Vintage Telephone Notepad 
An adorable retro inspired version of message taking.

Tea Forte Hamptons Collection Tea Sampler 
Containing 20 infusers with flavors such as Hamptons Breakfast, 
Cherry Cosmo, Raspberry Brulee and Coco Truffle she can find a selection perfect for any occasion.

Rag and Bone Recipe Binder 
This hand bound fabric covered album is a stylish way to organize
your favorite family recipes, notes about family gatherings, etc.

Rifle Paper Company Botanical Journal 
Ideal for Mom with the green thumb...or one that enjoys recording life's moments

And, don't forget the card!

Friday, January 27, 2012

DIY: 3 Step Heart Garland

This easy 3 step heart garland is sure to bring love your way!

Supplies needed:
Heart shape paper punch
Colored card stock, sheet music or pages from a book
Sewing Machine

Step 1:
Punch out hearts using various card stocks
(we mixed metallic with matte cardstock and old sheet music)

Step 2:
Sew hearts. We set the stitch length at 3 and aimed for a uniform length between hearts. It helped to put the needle in the paper before sewing each heart so as not to tangle the thread.

Step 3:
Display and admire!

Be careful with thin text weight stock or old book pages/sheet music as they may fall apart when sewn. It's best to experiment a bit before sewing the final garland. To add a more eclectic look you can vary the size of the hearts or embellish them with glitter.