Scrabble Mosaic Project

Laura from Scrabble Gal was kind of enough to send this tutorial for a Fingerprint Mini Mosaic. Its a fun and easy project that you can do at home with your kids or if you are kid-less (like me) you can invite some friends over and have a little DIY party.  How To: Step 1: Set … Continue reading

Weekend Sale

Before I leave today, I wanted to leave you with the beautiful work of Hadley Hutton. HH sells prints and original encaustic works and is having a wonderful sale this weekend… 10% off your entire order (excluding shipping) or buy two prints, get a third for free! Check out the Hadley Hutton shop here.

Sophisticated Rubber?

That’s right. That is a rubber runner! I was going through my RSS reader yesterday, and found this post from Elle Decor. Turns out Present Time is selling these faux lace runners made of a synthetic rubber in several different colors (black is my favorite) on Design My World. They have place mats available too. … Continue reading


Here are some of my favorites from Oak right now. 1. Harmon Ethnic Mudcloth Dress 2. Acne Bright Blue A-Pant Jeans 3. United Bamboo Circle Beaded Button Blouse 4. Grey Mudcloth Scarf 5. Grey Ant Sunglasses 6. Gryson Nylon Olivia Bag I am of the opinion that sunglasses should show your sense of humor. Now, … Continue reading

Pretty Pretty Prints

Fighting Geese Print by Andrea Shear from Little Paper Planes I love the accessibility of prints. Its such a great way for people just starting to collect artwork, to have a piece that they love, without spending an arm and a leg. Personally, I have some smaller originals by artists I love, and for artists … Continue reading

Iisli at Hautelook

Today and tomorrow only, Hautelook has Iisli’s collection on sale more than 50% most items. It you are looking for pants or accessories I wouldn’t bother heading over, but if you love simple dresses (like I do) then you will have a field day.  From left to right. 1. Garbo Dress 2. Tiffany Neck Dress … Continue reading

Domesticate Me

Alright, you may have already seen this duo making the blog rounds, showcasing their amazing hanging teacup lights. It is Maureen and Trish from Domestic Construction. And they do PLENTY more than make teacup lights (which would be cool enough on its own).  Maureen and Trish met while attending SCAD, in the fabric department and eventually … Continue reading

Red: Three Ways

I love red, but its such a powerful color, I like to use it in moderation. I think it makes just as bold of a statement against a more neutral palette. I turned to flickr for some inspiration. Here are 3 ways to do red without feeling overwhelming. Number 3 is my personal favorite. 1. … Continue reading

Paper Pattern Silk

Originally, I was going to add some of the gorgeous jewelry that Monica Memory makes to this post, but then I thought, it is so beautiful it needs its own post. Monica runs an online shop called Paper Pattern Silk out of Canada. She is a Surface Design major at NBCCD, which pays of big … Continue reading

Green Scene

Green is great because you can wear/ use it year round and it always looks fresh and new. Here are a couple of things that are making me green with envy (sorry I couldn’t resist).  1. Evergreen Shoulder Bag from Anthropologie 2. Typewriter Pocket Journals from Nowvember 3. Green is Good Tote from Anthropologie 4. … Continue reading

How About Orange- Easy Fabric Vase Covers

Yesterday, while visiting one of my favorite blog, How About Orange, I saw this great DIY project/ tutorial for a removable slip cover of sorts for shot glasses (or any other cylinder-shaped vase or glass) that Jess came up with. So, I asked her if I could repost it here and she agreed. But before … Continue reading

Giveaways Galore!

Modish posted about some great giveaways coming up on Decor 8 and Indie Parade.  Here are just two examples of the MANY items being given away by Decor 8. Winners will be announced on Monday the 28th, so you still have time to enter. For more details, click here. Then there’s the Indie Parade Giveaway, … Continue reading

Rainbow Rally

Rainbow Inspiration. Stripes and patterns with every color!  1. Fruit Stripe Datebook Cozy from Jill Bliss 2. Bash Dress from Noisette Brands I love that Orla Kiely dress, and its on sale! Lucky me. Which ones your favorite? 3. Multi Stripe Dress from Orla Kiely 4. Swirl Notebook from Paul Smith

Pillow Punch

BAMAQ Bamboo Pillow from Inhabit Living I have a THING for pillows. Let me explain,  just doing a quick scan of the living room alone, I count 11 pillows! These are big pillows too, not tiny decorative pillow…the real deal. I know I should probably get rid of a couple of them at this point, … Continue reading

Nate Duval

I came across Nate Duval’s work a while back and have been meaning to post something about him. And then I saw this post on Oh Joy and it reminded me. By the way, as you can see from the above image, Duval has a slick (that’s right I said slick) website. 1. The Heart … Continue reading

Pour Rugs Push the Limit (from the DripLaur migration)

Images provided by    These rugs by John Pour are incredible! They really push the boundaries of what a rug is. I just love the quirky and unexpected humor. Here’s another one:

Some much needed R and R and R

Reduce. Recycle. Reuse. We all know how important it is to be eco-friendly in today’s world. Well, today I found this great post on Apartment Therapy that coincides with their Green at Home monthly theme. Shelly talks about the top ten DIY project finds and materials that you just shouldn’t pass up. Read it here. Above … Continue reading

Happy Friday!

I hope everyone has a great weekend! The response has been really great so far to paper N stitch and I just wanted to say thanks to everyone who has checked it out so far. I have a lot of great things lined up for next week, and don’t forget to submit your shop if … Continue reading

Sassy Silhouettes (from the DripLaur migration)

I have noticed quite a trend of silhouettes lately, and I am loving it! Here are some of my favorites… (above image from Miss Crowland. below image from Cutie Pie Company) I think Miss Crowland’s framed silhouettes would be a great wedding gift or an anniversary present. And the notebooks from Cutie Pie are great for any … Continue reading

Neat Napkins

I was browsing through Swiss Miss the other day and I found this post about dressing up dinner napkins.  You can purchase these Dress for Dinner Napkins from The Spoon Sisters. But if you were looking for something more eco-friendly (these are paper) or more do-it yourself, you could easily screen-print something similar on plain … Continue reading