Wednesday, December 10, 2008

print me over

Alta Notecards, as its name suggests, specialises in making notecards that are suitable for all occasions. They are colourful without being too cute, and striking in their own uniquely abstract way. My favourite at the moment is the Partridge Notecard (just above), which would definitely appeal to whoever you may be sending your Christmas greetings to.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

busy as a bee

Instant Gerbera by Swilton

Again apologies for the lack of updates. After long weeks of exams I have immediately plunged head-first into the working world. Allow me to get my bearings in the meantime, but I really cant wait to start posting regularly again!

Meanwhile though, isn't there something quite appealing about this simple shot of a lone but cheery Gerbera?

Monday, December 1, 2008

mailbox surprises

First up I really must apologise for the intermittent updates. I have been so swarmed with work!

Nonetheless, I was really happy to come across Jennifer Ladd's ultra-adorable shop of bags and wallets, and baby accessories. I love all the charming fabrics she uses for her items, and how well the prints go with the silhouettes of her bags and the functional shape of her baby booties.

Clockwise from left: (1) Green apple clasp clutch purse; (2) Bunny slippers baby bootie; (3) Skypark baby booties; (4) Wildflowers clasp clutch purse

Friday, November 28, 2008

christmas gift guides part 7 - for the mister

Top row: (1) Leather Tree Tote by Feel Design; (2) Bombs Away Narrow Silkscreened Tie by Toy Breaker
Middle row: (1) iPhone Black Leather Case by MsCorz Designs; (2) Black Pearlescent Leather Business Card Holder by Little Black Duck
Bottom row: (1) Kill Mondays Tee by The Gretest; (2) Quadras Laptop Case by Kata

Monday, November 24, 2008

christmas gift guides part 6 - a collector's trove

1st row: (1) Aged Flowers Fine Art Photo by House of Six Cats; (2) Elevation- 8 x 10 landscape print by Many Muses
2nd row: (1) Red Silhouette Print by Nesta Home; (2) Peach Jam Polaroid Print by Futuro Woman
3rd row: (1)He Admired Her from Afar by Stiletto Heights; (2) Invasion by CGregori

Thursday, November 20, 2008

christmas gift guides part 5 - the little one

Top row: (1) Children's Blocks from H is for Home; (2) Small Swirl Blankie - Orange and Yellow by Leanne Graeff
Middle row: (1) Mod Dots Red Tie by Baby Leila; (2) Bib and Burp Cloth Set (Simba) by Allisa Jacobs
Third row: (1) Together Wooden Book by Mrs Eliot Books; (2) *hallo biene!* Baby Shoes by Petit Mouton

Monday, November 17, 2008

christmas gift guides part 4 - home improvement

Top row: (1) Hand Printed Mini Pillows by Kalla; (2) Limited Edition Melamine Set by Freddy & Ma
2nd row: (1) Chocolate & Oyster Plantlife Plate from dbO Home; (2) Small Curvy Vase with Lavender Accent by Kim Westad
3rd row: (1) Eggway to the Moon Placemats by Wonder Thunder; (2) Still Life 2 Print and Frame by John Murphy

Thursday, November 13, 2008

christmas gift guides part 3 - fashionable girls

Top row: (1) Black Origami Ballet Flats from Plastic Land; (2) You are Here Ring by Silent Goddess
Middle row: (1) Pears on Gray Frame Pouch by Oktak; (2) London Skyline Blue Ballet Flats by Hippy of Doom
Bottom row: (1) Floaty Floral by Edor7; (2) Love Letter Envelope Necklace by Rachael Sudlow

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

paper does it

Susan of Middleburg is currently the featured seller on Etsy - and her work certainly deserves many more features. I almost couldn't believe that these wonderful sculptures are actually papier maches. Any one of her amazing work would make a great centrepiece in any home.

From the top: Hummingbird Topairy, Tender Angel and Blue Bird Wedding Cake Topper

Monday, November 10, 2008

christmas gift guides part 2 - the craftaholic

Top row: (1) Makool lick 'em & stick 'ems by Makool Loves you; (2) Hand printed Knitting Project Bag by Plain Jane Textiles
Middle row: (1) All Things Green Inspiration Kit by Jillian Marie; (2) Flip Doll Kit by Umbrella Prints
Bottom row: (1) Doll Faced Needle Felting Tool by Love One World Zero; (2) Pincushion Set 'Ablaone' Gift Set by Nadelwerk

Friday, November 7, 2008

felty friends

Kate Broughton brings felt brooches to a whole new level. I'm amazed by the level of intricate detail in her handmade brooches and bins, particularly in her animal-themed ones.