Quick Picks : 1.18.18

Hand Lettered Heart Valentine Cut Files from k.becca

I have a bunch of new hand lettered heart cut files over on k.becca. These layered paper hearts that I made from the files can be used as Valentine’s Day cards or for lots of other paper crafts projects!

This Week’s Picks

♥ Speaking of cut files, I’m excited to share that I’m one of the designers on SoFontsy, a brand new site that specializes in commercial use fonts, SVGs, and other designs for crafters!

♥ My Instagram game is pretty much non-existent right now, but I hope to change that in the coming year, and this post from The Pigeon Letters about the new Instagram algorithm changes is very helpful.

♥ Looking for winter color palette inspiration? Check out these 15 downloadable color palettes for winter from Creative Market!

♥ Ooh, I’m looking forward to checking out Craft the Rainbow, the forthcoming book (April 2018 release) by Brittany Jepsen of The House That Lars Built. I love me a good rainbow, especially when it involves crafts!

♥ Hee! These diy penguin favor bags are adorable.

image from k.becca

2018 Wedding Invitations Collection from Bella Figura

Grant Wedding Invitations by Jessica Downes for Bella Figura

Bella Figura recently introduced their 2018 wedding invitations collection and, whoa, is it ever beautiful. I’m absolutely lovin’ the chic, modern type and texture treatments that can be found throughout the collection, and I also love me some monochrome, blind debossed, and blind embossed design, many gorgeous examples of which can also be found in the new invite designs.

Here are just a few of my faves, and you can head on over to Bella Figura to see all of the beautiful, new designs.

Opaline Wedding Invitations by Sierra Detrick for Bella Figura

Evangeline Wedding Invitations by Kyle Laatsch for Bella Figura

Kalino Wedding Invitations by Racheal Bumbolo for Bella Figura

Alchemy Wedding Invitations by Jessica Downs for Bella Figura

Alder Wedding Invitations by Jessica Downs for Bella Figura

images from Bella Figura

New Birthday Cards from Idlewild Co.

Mermaid Birthday Card by Idlewild Co.

On the hunt for some super cool birthday cards to add to your greeting card stash for the coming year? Have a look at these fantastically fun, new designs from Idlewild Co., which feature everything from mermaids to moons. The mermaid and moon cards also have a bit of that ultra violet vibe going on, so you’ll be totally up on one of the biggest color trends of 2018 when you pick up some of these awesome, illustrated cards!

Have a look at all of the new goodies that are available from Idlewild Co. right here.

Anglerfish Birthday Card from Idlewild Co.

Vintage Moon Birthday Card from Idlewild Co.

Octopus Birthday Card from Idlewild Co.

images from Idlewild Co.

Quick Picks : 1.11.18

Contemporary Chinese New Year Envelopes - Year of the Dog by Kiin

Contemporary, limited edition red envelopes by Kiin to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, The Year of the Dog.

This Week’s Picks

♥ I worked with Pretty Pink Posh to design several of the stamp sets and metal dies in their latest release. Lots of birthday and love-themed crafting goodies to be found in the new collection!

♥ These diy confetti postcards from The House That Lars Built are lots of fun!

♥ Eep, mini plaid thermos favors! This is such a clever idea.

♥ Learn the basics of block printing from Think.Make.Share. This takes me back to 6th grade art class, which was probably the last time that I carved a linoleum block – good times.

image from Kiin