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A-Making-Some-Cards We Go!



On top of sewing, paper crafts are another fun and relaxing hobby.  I made some cards with little rainbow bunting on them.  Nice and bright for the summer :).  Check out some other cards HERE. Making cards is super easy and another great creative outlet.  I purchased one of the Martha Stewart Scoring Boards for half price and I am not gonna lie, it has been lovely.  Creases and folds that a scoring board makes are so much cleaner and are nice and straight compared to hand-folding.  I cut and measured out all of the little bunting, stuck each on with a little sticky dot, and then sewed right down the line.  Super simple and easy!

Emjoy 🙂


Helvetica and Bean Bags


If you haven’t watched the documentary Helvetica, I highly recommend it.  As the documentary regaled the history of this typeface (starting in the 50s with a roar and inundating our society today), I was very interested in the idea that permeates Helvetica: the power of type.  Today, the font Helvetica is used literally EVERYWHERE you look, and can give the viewer a variety of impressions and messages about the product or company it represents. Really, the documentary says it much better than I can :).

All this being said, I had made some little beanbag toys for a friends two adorable kids and my step sister’s son.  I didn’t even notice the sans-serif type that I chose for the numbers.  The font seemed friendly, clean, and easy to read. Oh the things you learn from documentaries!

If you are looking for a good gift for a toddler, these are perfect! Whether you are working on motor skills, numbers, or just pulling objects from a bag (I heard from my reviewers this was quite a popular activity, i.e. parnets holding the little green bag the bean bags came in as the toddler continuously pulled out a numbered bag).


And they’re back!


Baby elements pillows are back in the shop!  These little guys were silk screened with love, and this is the last batch!!

Add some Spring to your letters!


Here is a new line of cards for Spring! With hand cut, felt embellishments, these cards for a unique gift!

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