Illustrated Birthday Cards from Handmade by Allison Cole

I am totally digging these awesome, illustrated birthday card designs from Allison Cole. You’ll find everything from kitty cats to sugary sweets, festive drinks, and mix tapes among Allison’s smile-inducing greetings. And, speaking of mix tapes, you’ve gotta check out her line of enamel pins because, yeah, there’s a mix tape pin!

Psst … you can also save $5 on any order of $30 or more from Handmade by Allison Cole with coupon code TAKE5.

Illustrated Birthday Cards from Handmade by Allison Cole

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Funny & Snarky Greetings from The Smyth Shop

Funny & Snarky Greetings from The Smyth Shop

Amy Smyth and company recently launched The Smyth Shop, and online retail shop that carries oodles of Amy’s funny, snarky, and just plain cool, illustrated greetings. You’ll find cards for all occasions in the shop, including everything from birthday to baby!

Check out some of my favorites for this season and beyond below, and be sure to head on over to The Smyth Shop to see the full line of greetings.

Funny & Snarky Greetings from The Smyth Shop

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Super cute embroidery thread holders from Sew Spectacular : Adorable Animals by Mirim So / Chronicle Books

Super cute embroidery thread holders from paper craft book
Sew Spectacular : Adorable Animals by Mirim So / Chronicle Books – via

This Week’s Picks

♥ Lovely (and free) printable, hand lettered quote and bookmarks by Jill De Haan for The House That Lars Built.

♥ A fun, diy Halloween countdown calendar from Oh Happy Day.

♥ Fantastic, painterly greeting cards from 15-year old artist, Tully Ryan.

♥ Lovin’ Vijito’s reimagining of the traditional exercise book. Such great pattern!

♥ Learn how to make diy watercolor Halloween invitations over at Inkstruck.

image from The Dieline