hand lettering

photo 3-2I haven’t been able to craft lately because I have been so busy with the new pup, etsy store sales and work.  Luckily, tonight I was able to get a little creative break in and take a lettering class that I signed up for a couple of months ago at the SF Center for the Book.

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party animals

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASince my spray painted mason jar tutorial, I have been obsessed with everything spray paint.  Deciding what my next spray painting victim would be, I decided to create something for my magnet board.  These painted animal magnets were just the right thing!

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a touch of gold

DeskI was looking for a cute and creative way to show case fresh flowers for dinner parties and decor around the house.  I didn’t like anything I was seeing at the stores so I started browsing the web.  I ran across some great ideas, when the idea of painted Mason Jars caught my eye. Continue reading

DIY envelope liners

VdayWith Valentines Day right around the corner, I thought I would share a way to make your card a little more personal for that special someone.  One thing I love to do is add a liner to the inside of an envelope.  Adding a liner adds a unique touch for the card recipient and makes the card feel bit more elegant.

One of the easiest ways to create liners is to take wrapping paper or craft paper and cut out the inner shape of your envelope.  This time I decided to create my own pattern for this particular card using Adobe Illustrator.   Continue reading