DIY + Projects / Wednesday, 3 Jan 2018

DIY Confetti Postcard

DIY confetti postcard

2018 is here! And if you’re anything like me, this means you have a long list of people to write thank you notes for! These DIY Confetti Postcards are the perfect thing to whip up at the beginning of the new year to have on hand. Whether it’s a birthday, a thank you, or just a note to say hi, these colorful postcards will do the trick for whatever occasion. With vellum, thread, and confetti rounding out the materials list, this easy DIY is a great way to kick off the new year! If your resolutions include being more creative, thinking of others, or being more mindful, this DIY Confetti Postcard is sure to put on the right path! Your recipient will be pleased as punch to receive a burst of confetti in the mail without any mess!

Start creating your Confetti Postcards now with the full tutorial!

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Design + downloads + Life / Tuesday, 2 Jan 2018

January 2018 desktop calendar

January 2018 desktop calendar

Can you believe the holidays are over? We’re kicking off 2018 with the sweetest fruity shoes you’ve ever seen! To make sure we start things off on the right foot, our January 2018 Desktop Calendar is a reminder to take those first steps into the new year with style. January is the month of resolutions, goals, to-do lists, and fresh starts. This can be exciting for some and overwhelming for most. Resolution anxiety anyone? So lets just put on some cute shoes, and take this month one step at a time! We got this!

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Design + Life / Friday, 22 Dec 2017

Artist Feature: Marisol Ortega

Marisol OrtegaWe’re thrilled to announce our last Illustrator feature of 2017 is the lovely Marisol Ortega! Her color palettes, playful designs, and quirky style immediately caught my attention and I love everything she does! Take some time to scroll through her Instagram feed and you’ll come away feeling inspired immediately. Marisol commonly draws flora and fauna which happen to be some of my most favorite subject matter. Not only is she an illustrator but a designer, pattern maker, and letterer. Marisol currently resides in the mid-west with her husband, daughter, and kitten, Louie! We hope you enjoy taking a behind the scenes look at her artistic process! I’m swooning over her fruit drawings!Marisol OrtegaContinue for the full interview with Marisol Ortega!

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DIY + flowers + Party + Projects / Thursday, 21 Dec 2017

Rose Parade Tablescape

DIY Rose Parade tablescape

Are you familiar with the Rose Parade? Every year my family would watch the Rose Parade in all its glory. Never mind the Rose Bowl which happens on the same day. Who needs football when you’ve got a magical festival of flowers? The floats have to be completely covered with flowers or natural materials like leaves, seeds, or bark. In addition to floats, there are marching bands, equestrian units, and a royal court. Guys, this is an American pastime! Naturally, we had to create a Rose Parade tablescape since we did one for the Macy’s Day Parade!

Rose Parade Tablescape

Gather your girlfriends together to make mini floats covered with brightly colored flowers! The floats line the center of an otherwise all-white tablescape in honor of the “White Suitors” aka: all the men and women who volunteer and make the parade possible wear crisp white uniforms. This is a classy occasion, folks! It’d be great as a New Year’s Eve dinner or a brunch on the day of.

FTD was kind enough to provide all the beautiful flowers (like this bouquet!)  to transform our floats with! So start prepping for the new year, because a Rose Parade Tablescape is the best way!

Get the full how-to for the Rose Parade Tablescape!

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DIY + holiday + Party + Projects / Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017

Countdown to Midnight Backdrop

Countdown to Midnight Backdrop

Christmas is almost here and I’m going to be sad to see all the seasonal magic come to an end. Luckily, we still have New Year’s Eve to keep us in a celebratory mood! For most, New Year’s Eve means getting all dolled up and partying until the wee hours of the morning! For others, it means getting in your comfy clothes and eating a cheese platter for dinner. To each his own! This Countdown to Midnight Backdrop is definitely putting me in the mood for a late night with friends! These days, what’s a party without a photo backdrop, and New Year’s Eve is particularly important! To help count down the hours until the clock strikes twelve, we’ve created a Countdown to Midnight Backdrop complete with clock arrow props! Start looking for your party dress now, you’ll want to dress to impress before the clock strikes twelve!

Countdown to Midnight Backdrop

Find out how to make the backdrop for your New Year’s Eve Fest!

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