Seed Money, the latest Kickstarter project from Leafcutter Designs, creators of the World’s Smallest Post Office, is one of the most clever concepts that I’ve seen in a while. I’m far from alone in this thought because the project has already far exceeded its initial pledge goal, which means that these clever little letterpress coins will definitely be minted – woo hoo!
The initial run of custom illustrated coinage will include pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, letterpress printed by Porridge Papers onto thick, custom papers embedded with seeds. And the clever little coins will come wrapped in unique coin wrappers featuring hand-lettering by the talented duo at Slide Sideways. There are so many things that you can do with the “coins”: give them as unique party favors; leave a few along with your tip at a restaurant; or pass them out at your local farmer’s market just for fun!
Check out the project video below, and head on over to Kickstarter to find out more about this playful project and to see which freshly struck coinage you’ll receive when you make a donation.
images from Leafcutter Designs
There is some serious swooning going on over here thanks to Bespoke Press and their lovely new double-sided gift wrap designs. Omigosh, the bubble design, so colorful and fun and just perfect for a birthday gift !
I’m a big fan of double-sided gift wrap because of its versatility. You can get a completely different look depending on which pattern you decide to use on the outside. Plus, there will be a nice, patterned surprise when the recipient opens the gift. Yay!
images from Bespoke Press
Time for a little roundup of super cute printables, including a sweet, printable “A Lazy Summer Day” postcard by Kelsey Garrity Riley (shown above), as well as some adorable back to school freebies and a fantastic, printable tiger lily paper craft from Ellinee. Get those printers and scissors ready!
Above, clockwise from top left : diy paper tiger lily by Ellinee; free printable Airy & Light notecards by Benign Objects; printable back-to-school stickers by Belinda Strong (a.k.a. Bee) – check out We Love to Illustrate for many more back to school freebies; printable (and editable) back-to-school labels by Paper Glitter
images from their respective sources
The new collection of cards by illustrator, Ben Javens, at 1973 is calling my name! The colorful cards feature Ben’s smile-inducing illustrations, and they’re perfect candidates for framing as wall art, too. Here’s a peek at some of my favorites, and you can head over to 1973 to see the full collection.
images from 1973