As we all wind down in preparation for the holidays, I want to wish all of you a safe, happy, and relaxing Christmas and a festive New Year. The paper cravings will return full force in January!
Featured above: detail from Etsy user Maryse’s “A Very Merry Kitschmas” photo card.
image from Maryse
Blueprint Magazine made the sad announcement recently that the magazine will cease publication after the release of their January/February 2008 issue; however, you will undoubtedly still be able to find many of the lovely craft ideas from the magazine, like these ultra sophisticated printable gift wrap designs from the November/December 2007 issue, online at the Martha site. Farewell, Blueprint!
image from MarthaStewart.com
Presto Bingo, the children’s art division of Spur Design, creates cute and whimsical animal, alien, and robot prints for kids’ rooms. Hey, but who says that you can’t hang these prints in your room or studio, too?
Presto Bingo is run by Baltimore, Maryland husband and wife design team, Dave Plunkert and Joyce Hesselberth. Their unique creations are a must see if you’re looking to decorate a kid’s room in a unique way:
images from Presto Bingo
These prints from Treetop Studio are just lovely — the soft color palettes and stylized natural design elements really strike a chord with me. Each print is hand screen printed on a Gocco press and has its own unique charm. $14.00 each at Treetop Studio’s Etsy shop:
images from Treetop Studio