Quick Picks : 7.31.14

Soaring Bird II Archival Print | Butterbean DesignSoaring Bird II Archival Print | Butterbean Design

This Week’s PIcks

♥ Check out this fun and free printable fruit garland from Mini Eco!

♥ Gorgeous, vintage-inspired letterpress packaging for Spinster Sisters Co. Soap by Andrew Cruz.

♥ I’m familiar with Ello There’s fun and fantastic wedding invitations and save the dates, but I just discovered that they have some pretty cool greeting cards in their line, too.

♥ Awesome 3D calligraphy by Tolga Girgin. – via

image from Butterbean Design

I Heart Ice Cream

I launched a new, ice cream-themed digital collection, aptly called “I Heart Ice Cream”, over on k.becca last week and am pretty darn excited about it. The collection includes digital patterns, die cutting files, die cut card designs, and clip art and digital stamps for both personal and commercial use. Here’s a look at the digital patterns in the collection, and you can see more right here.

Pssst, I have a fun little freebie for you, too!

I Heart Ice Cream Digital Collection | k.beccaIce Cream-Themed Digital Patterns | k.becca

images from k.becca

Illustrated & Hand Lettered Cards from Help Ink

Paper Cake Card | Tommy Perez for Help Ink

There are so many wonderful greeting cards and other artful goods to be found at Help Ink, who donate $1 of every $5 to a charity of your choice. Current featured charities include Children’s Hunger Fund, Books for Africa, and MedWish. And the money that doesn’t go to charity is used for printing costs, artist compensation, and operating expenses.

A peek at some of the cards in the Help Ink shop:

Help Ink Greeting Cards

The card designs, which range from birthday wishes to thank you notes, are created by an array of super duper talented artists and illustrators that include Lauren Hom (Daily Dishonesty), Karli Ingersoll, and Tommy Perez, whose Paper Cake birthday card (above, top) is one of my favorites. I love that he gives a behind the scenes look at the photoshoot for the card design, which is actually a handmade paper cake. So awesome!

Paper Cake Birthday Card (Behind the Scenes) | Tommy Perez

images from Help Ink / Tommy Perez

Modern Gold Paper Goods by Paper + Cup for Galison

I am all about the the Modern Gold collection by Paper + Cup for Galison’s Fall 2014 line. The gorgeous, black and gold patterned goodies in this collection include pretty pencils, an assortment of boxed greeting cards, a seriously stylish desk jotter, and gorgeous gilded journals.

Check out the pretty below, and be sure to head over to Galison and have a closer look. The collection is available at Chronicle Books, too!

Modern Gold Collection | Paper + Cup for Galison

images from Galison