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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

& & & & &

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

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

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.

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

And the Winners are….

Thanks so much to everyone who entered the latest papernstitch giveaway. And congratulations to the following winners (we were able to have 3 main winners and 2 bonus winners for this giveaway). All winners were chosen randomly from Random.org. Main winners will receive a large variety pack of goodies from the latest giveaway (each package … Continue reading

Giveaway ends Tonight

Don’t Forget to Have a Good Time Print by Laurie Coyle Designs Remember, the giveaway ends tonight and I will be announcing the winner tomorrow. It is not to late to enter, so make sure you do. Click here to enter to win the giveaway (prizes totaling over $450!).

Color me Cheerful

Made to Order Cylinders Group from Circa Ceramics What a great way to kick off this Friday. How absolutely lovely are these guys? I personally think that these cylinders by Circa Ceramics are wonderful and would make a great vase or even a kitchen utensil holder. Check out the Circa ceramics shop here.

Shop of the Day…Gretchen Mist

Our Weekend House and We all Live Peacefully at the Edge of the water Original Several weeks ago I saw this work on Modish and Design for Mankind that I was captivated by. It was all from the shop, Gretchen Mist, which is also the shop of the day today!  Belinda, who makes all of the beautiful … Continue reading

Stitch This

Just found this on Craft:zine, which was via Design for Mankind! “Emily L. Eibel is an illustrator living in Brooklyn, New York who, in addition to some amazing drawings, does gorgeous embroidered illustrations. Some are serene and simple and others have a darker tone.” Wow! Gorgeous work- I love all the detailing in the windows.

Shop of the Day…And Furthermore

1. Triple Branched Tree 2. Doily Clock Green 3. Bikeman (with doily) 4. Doily Clock Magenta And Furthermore, run by Brenda Rose, is  the shop of the day! In Brenda’s papernstitch shop, you will find lovely doily clocks and equally great artwork. On Etsy however, Brenda has two separate shops: one for housewares and one for artwork. Regardless … Continue reading