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

Pika Package

December PikaPackage The December Pika Package is out and it is awesome! There are some wonderful artists and illustrators showcased, like APAK, Wolfie and the Sneak, Crafty Folk, Printspace, Susan Schwake, Lizzy House, and many more. This is the perfect (and affordable) gift for any art lover that you know. And at two different price … Continue reading

New Shop Alert…Sparkle Paw

Top. Cloud Card (Cheer Up) and Octopus Pocket Mirror Bottom. Deer Card Four Pack (Thank you) and Sea Life Recipe Card Set Even on the most gloomy of days, the work of Sparkle Paw is sure to bring you a smile. Leslie created the Sparkle Paw shop less than two months ago and it is … Continue reading

Shop of the Day…Cindy Tomczyk Art

Left to right. Two Deer Woddgrain Print, Bluegrass Birds on Tile Green, and Miss Mabel Print Cindy Tomczyk is a talented artist and the shop of the day. She attended the Ringling College of Art + Design, where she majored in Illustration with a minor in Photography. Cindy now lives and works in Chicago, where she works … Continue reading

Shop of the Day…Nosideup

Le Chignon by Nosideup Nosideup is the shop of the day to ensure that Monday is indeed off to a good start. This is one of my favorites from the intricate, yet simplistic drawings of Nosideup. That is a pretty fierce hairstyle. Don’t you think? Love it. For more from Nosideup, click here.

Shop of the Day…Shirae

Forest by Shirae Shira Sela’s shop, Shirae is the shop of the day. Try to say that five times fast. Shira’s prints are so lovely. And they are definitely worth a looksy. You can find more goodie in her shop, right here. Kite by Shirae

PikaProject Giveaway!

Adorable works by Your Secret Admiral Announcing the giveaway for the FOURTH PikaPackage Project at Pikaland! That’s right Pikaland is having another EXCELLENT giveaway, with some incredible participants including: Wonder Thunder, Kate Endle, Carolyn Alexander, Oh Bara, Cate Anevski and many others. Adorable works by Helis So head on over there for your chance to win. The … Continue reading

New Prints at I Am Still Alive

Census by Dan Funderburgh at I am Still Alive I just received an email that I am Still Alive has some great new prints on their site! And they are awesome. I am particularly blown away by the prints from Dan Funderburgh. The repeated patterns are quite nice.  Gravity’s Rainbow by Dan Funderburgh at I … Continue reading

Carolyn Alexander

A Book of Haughty Bitches by Carolyn Alexander Carolyn Alexander is today’s featured shop of the day on papernstitch. Her illustrations are really interesting (in a good way). I don’t know about you, but seeing the front cover of this book makes me REALLY want to turn the page and see what’s inside. But, you’ll … Continue reading

Blog of the Week….

Will Bryant, a senior graphic design student at Mississippi State, is popping up all over the place with his illustration work and hand-written type. He was even recently named one of the top ten design sites by HOW, and he is 22 years old! Wow! For more from Will Bryant, visit his website or blog.

Blog of the Week

I just found the My Love for You blog a week or so ago, and it is already in my top 3 blogs. I REALLY love this one! After finding the My Love blog for the first time through another blog (sorry, I can’t remember which one because I read so many), I browsed around … Continue reading

Janice Jong

1 Dollar Store and Bella’s Cafe (both by Janice J) These colorful prints from UK artist, Janice J, are the perfect (and affordable) solution to humdrum walls. The combination of line and color creates dynamic imagery that is influenced by various forms of architecture: from the mundane to the spectacular. For more from Janice J, click … Continue reading

Meet me in Brooklyn

Snowdrift by Rachel Sumpter As if anyone needs a reason to visit New York when the leaves are falling, Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn, New York is showcasing some of the most incredible work around. If you are planning a trip to NY anytime soon, make sure you stop by. Gold Fronts by Jeremy Taylor, What … Continue reading

Blog of the Week

This week’s blog is probably one that most of you already know, but I couldn’t resist. It’s Pikaland! I have following Amy’s blog religiously because she has one of the best blogs to find quality illustrators and artists. I am never disappointed with what I find there and you won’t be either. Click here to … Continue reading

Great Interview

Image c/o Sandra Juto One of my favorite bloggers, Stephanie Levy of A Studio with a View, just posted an interview with Sandra Juto. Sandra makes adorable crafts and illustrations. Click here to read the interview.

Cover Me

This weekend I thought I would hit up some thrift stores since I hadn’t been in a while. Having nothing in particular that I was looking for, I spent the better part of the day walking aimlessly through each shop. One of the best things that I found on my journey was this book. I … Continue reading

Emma Kidd

They Used this Boat Limited Edition Screen Print by Emma Kidd The versatile art and illustration of Emma Kidd is getting this talented Australian some much-deserved attention. Emma is an illustrator, printmaker, and photographer, who has studied textiles and design. I have really enjoyed browsing Emma’s website, shop, and blog. Left to right. Le Monde Multi … Continue reading

Pair A Birds

Orson and Melba in the Field of Marshmallows Tabitha from The Pair A Birds makes fun pieces of art rooted in an illustrative style. Compositionally, her works are strong and provide a unique point of view.  And there is definitely a certain sweetness to her pieces. In her shop, you’ll find small drawings, prints, and … Continue reading