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

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

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

Pom Pom Packages

Christmas is literally right around the corner and Laura of Lupin still has a few more DIY wrapping projects for us. I just love these! For more from Laura’s work, click here to visit her shop (Lupin) and her blog, Bugs and Fishes. __________________________ I love pompoms! They’re so fun to make, and add a … Continue reading

The Clock is Ticking

Time is almost up on the newest papernstitch giveway. If you haven’t already, make sure you enter yourself for a chance to win. You can enter up to three times at this link. The giveaway ends this Friday and the winners will be announced Saturday. Good luck! Please do not comment on this post. If … Continue reading

Gift Guide- Yellow!

1. Tulips Artwork from Blue Tricycle 2. Waking Up Print from Jessica Jonacha 3. Psychic Star Owl Print from Yee-Haw Industrial Letterpress 4. Lemonia Necklace from Nea It has been so long since I have done a color round-up, and I have been really into yellow lately. So, here is a special gift guide (the … Continue reading

The Gang’s all Here

I wanted to get the new exhibition picture round-up done yesterday for the blog, but because wordpress was acting cra-cra, I wasn’t able to. Now everything is back in gear and I am so thrilled to be able to show you all the VERY talented exhibitors that we have! Some of the fresh new faces … Continue reading

Blog of the Week..Treasuring

The blog of the week is Treasuring, which is run by super talented artist, Jessica Gonacha. Jessica’s style is really close to my own and everytime I visit her blog, I find new artists and makers that I had never heard of before. And then, I immediately add them to my expanding Christmas list of … Continue reading

Fresh New Faces:The Newest papernstitch Exhibition!

WordPress is acting all crazy right now and not letting me add photos at the moment (this will not effect my other posts for today- just this one for some reason) . But I wanted to let everyone know that the newest exhibition is now live on the papernstitch site. We have tons of fresh … Continue reading

Shop of the Day…Blue Stitch Books

Vintage Typewriter Flat Notecards, Winter Wishes Notecard Set, and Blue Bicycle Gocco Card I am SO glad it is Friday! And I am so glad to announce that Blue Stitch Books is the shop of the day! Blue Stitch is a papergoods shop.  How did the shop come about? Jaime took a bookbinding class in … Continue reading

Ornament Swap

  A couple of days ago I finished up all my ornaments for this Ornament Swap I participated in. And I thought I would show everyone what my ornament looks like. I had a hard time coming up with something and had been wanting to use yarn for a wrapping technique. I think it turned … Continue reading

Great Gift Idea

Still trying to come up with something to give that person on your list who litterally has everything? We’ve got you covered thanks to guest poster Laura of Lupin, who came up with the incredible tutorial for a lavender sachet! After you are done reading this post, make sure you check out Laura’s shop, Lupin … Continue reading

Ruffled Feathers Giveaway

  Ruffled Feathers Blog Giveaway Carrie of the Ruffled Feathers blog is celebrating her birthday with a giveaway this year to celebrate her special day. Carrie is giving away a special prize pack to one person. The pack includes: one orange cozy handknit cowl neck scarflette, Mimi the recycled sweater Christmas mouse, and two handmade snowman note cards. I have … Continue reading

Last Call- Submission Deadline

  I am sorry, but I could not resist re-posting this picture of my cat… The deadline to submit your work for the next papernstitch exhibition is today, Thursday, December 11th. So come on- join in the fun! You can read all about what it means to be an exhibitor right here and can submit your work here. Already been on … Continue reading

Hot New Shop…YokoMono

I just received my very first YokoMono bag yesterday in the mail and as soon as it arrived, I just knew I HAD to post about this fantastic new shop. Above is a pic with me and my new bag (please ignore the fact that my dress does not in any way match the purse-I … Continue reading

Snowflakes

Look at this breathtaking snowflake curtain from Laura of Lupin! I am speechless. So beautiful. You can visit the Lupin shop right here and Laura’s blog right here. Here’s Laura’s post: Today I’d like to properly show off the snowflake curtain seen in the background of this star photo from last week – and showing … Continue reading