Like most parents, I am trying to teach my children the social graces, writing thank you notes amongst them. I thought some pretty downloadable notes would be in order to inspire little hands. Wouldn't it be fun to sit down with these and some pretty pens?
This article from Real Simple also has some fun ideas for kids' thank yous.
You can download the template from the sidebar. Please, for personal use only!
This one is for all you parents out there who want to avoid a last-minute trip to the pharmacy for Valentines! Simply print as many copies of my free Valentines printable on your home black and white printer, let your kids color and sign, and, you're done!
Another recent commission for the cutest little family. I will be taking more custom portraits in the New Year, whether you're interested in a whole family portrait, or individual children. Great gifts for grandparents, or for use on invitations or cards! View more info in my shop here.
Recently my lovely friend, and talented photographer, Briana stopped by for some studio photos. "Studio" is a little glorified for where I do my work, which is all over the place. A little painting at the kitchen counter, a little sewing with a baby on my lap, a little packaging in the dining room while kids eat breakfast. But I woudn't have it any other way!
On another note, if you are interested in custom holiday portraits for your Christmas cards, now is the time to book, as you can see this Baby #4 will be with us sooner rather than later. I will be taking custom orders through the end of November. I had the pleasure of doing the above portrait for a friend of mine; the cutest family ever! Get more details and pricing for portraits here.
Also, 2014 tea towels are here!
I've produced these in a limited run this time, so you can snap yours up in the shop now.
I've been experimenting with some new fabric designs, and invested in a yard each of a couple original Biblosophy Handmade prints. They worked up beautifully in my Pioneer Pinafore pattern, and I am so delighted with them. They are so sweet over a classic girls dress, and not too precious that you can't play in them; that is the point of a pinafore, after all.
We will see where this goes. I may list these in my Etsy shop, or tuck them away for my own Littles...
This mess-of-a-project is from last week.....shaving cream marbling.
Extra mess. Extra fun. It's very easy: Spray a layer of shaving cream in a shallow pan. Drop liquid watercolor onto the shaving cream as desired. Using a toothpick, swirl it around through the paint and cream to create designs. Carefully press your paper over the shaving cream, you will see it soak up the paint. Peel off, then scrape the remaining shaving cream off with a scrap of cardboard. Your design will appear!
Some of our finished creations; bright, colorful, and beautiful. Just begging to be made into a collage, or used as a mat for another piece of art!