Quick Picks : 4.14.16

DIY Oversized Paper Bluebells from The House That Lars Built

DIY Paper Bluebells Tutorial from The House That Lars Built
(love me some oversized paper flowers!)

This Week’s Picks

♥ My gel pen obsession continues. So many cool colors! (aff)

♥ An incredible 3D paper illustration by John Ed De Vera. – via

♥ Giant paper pasta decorations, you say? So clever!

♥ Lovin’ the “Remarkable Women” character design project by Maria Tiurina. More here.

♥ I really like the use of periwinkle blue in this lovely packaging for a Moscow-based confectionary shop.

image from The House That Lars Built

Clever & Funny Mother’s Day Cards

If you’re the type who prefers funny to floral when it comes to Mother’s Day cards, then today’s roundup was made for you. This Mother’s Day roundup features card designs that are punny, clever, sometimes cheeky, and just downright fun. If your mom (or wife if we’re talking #3) has a great sense of humor, then I know you’ll find something that she’ll love in this playful bunch:

Funny & Clever Mother's Day Cards

1. Hello! Lucky 2. a. favorite 3. Hennel Paper Co. 4. People I’ve Loved 5. My Dear Fellow Co. 6. Paper Freckles

images from their respective sources

Beautiful Floral & Botanical Mother’s Day Cards

Mother’s Day is just about a month away, which is really hard to believe since the ground is covered with snow around here right now. Snow! Inches of it! Mother Nature is a tricky one, isn’t she?

I truly hope that the Spring flowers are able to recover from this late season snow and cold. But, in the meantime, I’ll be looking longingly at these beautiful floral and botanical-themed Mother’s Day Cards and hoping for warmer weather.

Beautiful Floral & Botanical Mother's Day Cards

1. Egg Press 2. Rifle Paper Co. 3. Cardtorial 4. Bespoke Letterpress 5. Graphic Anthology 6. One Canoe Two 7. Quill & Fox

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Quick Picks : 4.7.16

Illustrated Foil Stamped Notebooks from Paper Cult

Gorgeous, Illustrated & Foil Stamped Notebooks from Paper Cult

This Week’s Picks

♥ The new line of “baby” cards from Betsywhite are wonderful for couples who have taken a different path to parenthood.

♥ Fabric and stationery are a match made in heaven in this diy card project from Damask Love.

♥ Omigosh, these melting ice cream party hats are just darling.

♥ The perfect enamel pins for paper and stationery lovers.

♥ Lovin’ the mix of paper goods at L’accumulation, a US based home + design shop with a focus on strong graphics and European brands.

image from Paper Cult