Quick Picks : 7.24.14

The Ultimate Lemonade Stand (Download) | Caravan Shoppe

The Ultimate Lemonade Stand (Download) | Caravan Shoppe – via

This Week’s Picks

♥ Learn how to “letterpress” with wood embellishments in this video from Jennifer McGuire. Such a clever technique, and a fantastic result, too!

♥ Bold packaging for Dave the Cake by Shed Brand Innovation. My favorite detail is the “wax” seal.

♥ Speaking of great packaging, I’m smitten with this cute and clever jam packaging by Ben Loht.

♥ Check out these 6 easy ways to make your handmade cards stand out over on Craftsy.

♥ Make a super cute, origami fortune teller with this free printable from Mini Eco.

image from Caravan Shoppe

Illustrated Science Prints by Rachel Ignotofsky

Women in Science : Marie Curie Illustrated Art Print | Rachel Ignotofsky

I spotted one of Rachel Ignotofsky’s awesome, hand lettered and illustrated art prints recently and, for one of the first times since I got to play with hydrochloric acid in high school chemistry class, I was excited about science learnin’!

These fun prints would make wonderful gifts for scientists, science enthusiasts, and little scientists-to-be. Check out some of Rachel’s prints below, and be sure to head on over to her shop to see all of her super cool prints.

Plant Anatomy Art Prints | Rachel Ignotofsky

Biology Illustrated Art Prints | Rachel Ignotofsky

images from Rachel Ignotofsky

6 Stylish Notepads for the Consummate Listmaker

If you quickly answer with “oh, yeah!” when someone asks you if you like to make lists, then I have a great little group of very craveable notepads that are right up your alley on this fine Monday morning. If you answer with “not so much”, then you may be able to sniff out a listmaker among your friends and family and gift them with one of these awesome notepads. It’s a win, win situation!

6 Stylish Notepads for the Consummate Listmaker as seen on papercrave.com

1. Quirky Paper Co. 2. Paper & Honey 3. Emily McDowell 4. Rifle Paper Co. 5. How Joyful 6. 9th Letter Press

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Quick Picks : 7.17.14

Die Cut Letterpress Key Business Cards | Suzy Ultman (design) + Igloo Letterpress (printing)Die Cut Letterpress Key Business Cards (details) | Suzy Ultman (design) + Igloo Letterpress (printing)

This Week’s Picks

♥ This book is definitely being added to my wishlist.

♥ Ooh, check out Mr Yen’s upcoming Teach Yourself to Papercut e-course. Starts August 4th!

Naturally, Danny Seo, a brand new lifestyle print magazine printed on Mohawk Options 100% Post Consumer recycled paper. Bet it feels great.

♥ Oh, Grumpy Cat, you always make me smile.

♥ Free printable geometric gift bags by Alix Sorrell for Oh Happy Day.

image from Suzy Ultman