Monday, 28 June 2010

You are you

You are you is a cute little shop selling 'urban artifacts' for your home. There are all sorts of cool vintage and second hand treasures to be had. I really love this mustard sectional plate, i can think of sooo many uses for it!

(i really like the stripy background in the photogtraphy too)

3 Milk Glass Vases

Have a look at the You are you etsy shop here and see what you can funky things you can find.x

Dutch door

Dutchdoor is one of my favourite Etsy shops ever, it is packed full of really beautiful cards and prints. Dutchdoor are friends Mara and Anna from San Francisco, they use an antique print press to produce there boldly coloured designs.
I really like the symmetry used in a lot of the designs and particularly love the 'Birds and Blooms of the 50 states' series - I'd like them all! ( I may just have to choose a few of my faves though!)

'Vermont' Limited Edition Prints


'Blooms' Noteset

There's lots and lots of fantastic things to buy at Dutchdoor, you will definitely want to treat yourself! x


This is the beautiful work of Nina Moscrip from Southsea in the U.K. Nina's etsy shop Artquirk has lots more to choose from. I really like Nina's linear drawing style, wouldn't it be nice to have a drawing of your own street.

'A row of colourful houses'

(My favourite!)

'A bit of Paris'
It makes me want to go a draw something (although my skills are a little rusty!)
Very inspirational! x

Darling Clementine

I think I love everything about these cards by Darling Clementine! I love the colours, the design, the packaging...I wont go on! They are part of the 'Woodland' 8 card set designed by the talented Darling Clementine team from Norway.

They'd look amazing framed as a set.
These gorgeous cards are part of the Haberdashery series of designs, my friend bought me the front card and I've been a fan ever since. Check out the Etsy shop to see the rest of the fantastic merchandise! x

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Erin dollar

Hello, hello, I haven't posted in a little while so today I'll start with these cool Hello cards by artist and maker Erin Dollar. Erin has lots of lovely art work in her shop but I especially liked these screen printed cards.

Just a simple Hello! in lots of lovely fonts. x


I love these custom made dresses by Iviemade, they're so stylish! I like that each dress is made from different colour fabrics and the sash is gorgeous too. I think they're perfect for summer! Iviemade has lots of beautiful cushions too, I love the polka dot one below.

Blooming Grove Dress (I love this one!)

There are lots more cushions in the Iviemade etsy shop, be sure to have a look! x

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Scout Holiday

Aren't these necklaces cool?! They're by Cheri from Scout Holiday, made from salvaged hand painted leather. I really love the way these necklaces are displayed using these stunning fashion images.

Multi coloured flag necklace

Check out the rest of the range here. x

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Pretty Ditty

Wow, look at these aprons made by Pretty Ditty, they're so ... well pretty! I don't think I'd want to take it off, its a perfect excuse to make lots and lots of cakes and buns!

'Birthday' reversible apron, I love the Eiffel Tower print, and the pockets!

'Quiet Ground' Apron.
These aprons are made from a fab Japanese Print.

They could even make house work fun! x

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Gilflings Designs

These brooches are beautiful, they are the work of Gillian otherwise known as Gilflings Designs.
Each brooch is intricatly embroidered with vintage threads using tiny french knots. the background is handpainted onto vintage fabric. Gorgeous!

There is a selection of brooches in Gilfling Designs etsy shop, each one is unique, have a look! x

Friday, 21 May 2010

Macey Mack

Hi, happy Friday! Todays favorite shop is Macey Mack! Macey is an illustrator and designer from Orlando, Florida, she creates these cute animal cards, reminding us that animals speak different languages too! She also has some cool notebooks like the San Francisco city scene one below, be sure to check out the rest of her goodies!

Wednesday, 19 May 2010


This is the delightful work of Nina van de Goor from the Netherlands. Her Etsy shop Ninainvorm is full of her wonderful creations. Ninas speciality is (re) designing vintage ceramic ware in her own unique style by screen printing on her designs and illustrations, the results are sooo cute!
I also love these prints of original collages by Nina, the colours make me feel happy!

'On a fence, chatting' print of original collage.

'My colourful garden' print of original collage.

'Lots of dots' ceramic ware.

Its one of my favourite shops ever! x

Dee Beale

These gocco prints by Dee Beale are gorgeous! Dee is a talented designer from the U.K.
I love her unique style and the symmetry in each of these beautiful prints.

'Sleeping Foxes'

'Red Hares'

Have a look at the rest of Dees fabulous work in her Etsy shop. x

Monday, 17 May 2010

Hillarie Tashe

Check out these fantastic detailed illustrations of bikes by Hillarie Tasche, I think they're pretty amazing! My personal fave is the Lowrider below, loving the colour! (wish I had one of those in real life!)

Think I might go for a ride now x

Thursday, 13 May 2010


Yesterdays post got me in a party mood so today I'm featuring these amaaazing banners from Earmark!
Earmark are the talented husband and wife team Bridgette and Mike.
I just love the fonts and the colours of all these banners!
As well as banners Earmark have a shop full of fabulous cards, notebooks, journals and can make personalized paper goods to meet your requirements too!

'Happy Birthday!'

' Lets Celebrate' party banner

I think my favourite is 'Lets Celebrate' (I can use it for lots of occasions!) Off I go to buy it! x

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

Pom Love

Oh my gosh, look at these amazing giant paper pom poms from Pom Love! I think they're gorgeous. There's loads of colours to choose from, the choice of combinations is endless. They're perfect for parties and celebrations or just as a decoration for your home.
I've got one in my little studio space at home and it makes me smile everytime I look at it!

I love this aqua polka dot pom pom, I'm getting married next year and think a few of these are a must! x

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Sarah Culleton

Sarah Culleton is the talent behind these beautiful hand made bags and purses. Sarah uses recycled and vintage fabrics as well as any vintage buttons, brooches and other interesting embellishments she can find. I think Sarah's work has a lovely nostalgic feeling to it and I love the mixture of masculine suiting fabrics and pretty florals.

Mable Limited Edition Shoulder Bag

As well as bags and purses Sarah has a lovely collection of brooches and hair accessories, have a look at her lovely shop here. x

Monday, 10 May 2010

Sparkle Paw

Hello! I'm back after a tiny break with super cute etsy shop called Sparkle Paw. Its full of cute, beautifully illustrated witty cards, pocket mirrors and recipe cards. I think whatever you need to say Sparkle Paw covers it!

Tiger Card

You've got to love these cute little characters! x