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New Look And URL for Papernstitch Blog

If you have taken a peak at the blog today, you may have noticed that it appears that nothing has changed. “But I thought you said you were doing a re-design,” you might be thinking. We did. :) What I have been waiting to tell everyone is that in addition to the re-design, the papernstitch … Continue reading

Friday

Right to left. Top. Chocolate Bird Stitched Gocco from Lovely MPLS and Pale Ocean with Sun from GretchinMist Bottom. 724 from Chensio and Garden Bird No. 2 from Sooooound Its Friday, and I feel like its been forever since my last flickr Friday post. And the papernstitch flickr group has some great artwork right now. … Continue reading

Coveting

Charlotte Pin from Paper Flower Girl and Simple Tote- Branch Olive from Jaturon I am slightly obsessed with both of these items right now. I love the combination of boyish charm in the compass mixed with the girliness of the bow in that charlotte pin. And the green simplistic print on the Jaturon tote is … Continue reading

Hello!

I am definitely not the only one with a re-design under wraps. Have you seen Hello! Lucky’s new website. It is seriously incredible. If you are looking to purchase some custom cards, stationery, or invitations, click here to visit the new Hello! Lucky site. (found via Making it Lovely)

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The Super Ampersand from Lorem and Ipsum A couple of days ago, Jeff introduced me to this site, House Industries, and he showed me this tote bag. I was so excited and thought I should put together an ampersand round-up. I found some awesome stuff and even came across a great blog called The Ampersand in … Continue reading

Portraits Au Natural- Jenny Lee Fowler

Custom Birch Bark Silhouette Portrait Yesterday, Jenny Fowler did a guest post tutorial for papernstitch and today, I wanted to write about Jenny’s silhouettes that are available in her shop. And mention that I was especially drawn to the silhouettes that used natural materials for their unique charm.  In the tradition of many early American … Continue reading

Happy New Year

I cannot believe it is already 2009! It was certainly a busy year and I wanted to take a moment to say thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who has supported me and what I do- all the comments, emails, and general love has meant so much to me. I am … Continue reading

Lu Lu Licious

Modern Shapes Letterpress Print and Modern Stones Letterpress Print While searching on Etsy the other night, I found this letterpress print shop, Luludee. Its one of those shops that I feel like I visited before or posted about before, so I searched the site but it turns out I haven’t, so I thought now would … Continue reading

Aqua Velvet Discount Ends Today

Retro Gooseneck Lamp from Aqua Velvet Today is the last day to use your papernstitch discount code to save money at Aqua Velvet. Just enter the code paper-n-stitch at check out to receive 10% off of your order! These are a couple of my favorites from the Aqua Velvet shop right now: great vintage pieces. … Continue reading

High Five Thank You Notes Tutorial

I am official back from vacation and am so excited to be back. I had a wonderful time and it was nice to unplug for a while, but I am ready to get back in the swing of things. And I wanted to kick things off today with a bang. So I have an awesome … Continue reading

Away from Home Post

Daisy Janie 2009 Wall Calendar Well, I am still on vacation but I wanted to put up a very special post to start off Monday. I will be back to regular posting in the middle of this week and will have the re-design of the blog up soon after. But until then- enjoy some awesomeness … Continue reading

Gift Guide for Designers

Images provided by Emprnt This is the last gift guide for the year and it comes from a brand  new site, Emprnt. I’ll be talking more about this wonderful design resource in 2009, but for now, I just wanted to mention that Jeff (the other half of papernstitch) is one of the two designers who … Continue reading

Unique Packaging

Image c/o Wild Olive This is such a cool idea for packaging up little items. I found it on the Wild Olive blog and they seem super easy to make. Check it out right here.

Eames

This video is so interesting. It shows the making of an Eames fiberglass chair circa 1970. I love the background music too.

Birds of a Feather

I have a little post up on the Scoutie Girl blog with a feathers round-up. You check it out right here to see the makers of these fab feather finds.

Charley Harper Notepad Tutorial

Last week, while reading this post from Creature Comforts I discovered that Old Navy (of all places) was carrying a line of Charley Harper products! I was so thrilled, that I dashed out the very next day to pick up my own set of memory game cards to make these gift tags. When I got … Continue reading

Last Minute Gift Idea

Sitting Pretty Calendar from Blue Tricycle With Christmas being just a couple days away, the time crunch is REALLY upon everyone picking up last minute gifts. And who wants to go out in the frantic hustle and bustle of the malls at this time of year? Not me- and I don’t have to because there … Continue reading

Made of Paper

Images c/o Yulia Brodskaya This artist/ designer, Yulia Brodskaya, has been making the blog rounds recently. I just couldn’t resist re-posting this after seeing Yulia’s work on the Swiss Miss blog. I am speechless- all these images are made from paper! For more from Yulia Brodskaya, click here. Images c/o Yulia Brodskaya

Blog of the Week…Las Coleccionistas

Image c/o Las Coleccionistas Happy Monday! The blog of the week is Las Coleccionistas. I am blown away by the breathtaking photography I have found on this blog. And although the text is in Spanish (and I cannot read spanish) I find myself visiting this blog over and over and over again. The above image … Continue reading

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