Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Riitta Ikonen - Mixed Media Envelopes

This is an amazing project! Riitta Ikonen sent around 100 postcards from a few different countries (England, Japan, Finland, Russia and Spain). The project focuses on using mixed media and almost tests the postal service to see what is allowed! Only two out of the 100 did not arrive.
















Friday, 30 October 2015

Summer Soirée!

Here is an invitation i created a while ago for a little dinner party we held in our cabin in the woods..! The theme was floral and colourful to fit in with the evening summer dinner.





Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Birthday Post!


A birthday parcel sent to Germany. It's always hard to find a balance of nice things that don't weight too much, so with that in mind I try and find the prettiest things to send!






Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Sainsburys Competition Winner!


Anyone who knows me well, will know that i absolutely adore Pinterest and spend so many hours on it! I happened to find a competition by Sainsburys and managed to win it! You had to create a new autumnal pin board which featured at least five different images from the new Sainsburys autumn range. 

I love a project and especially on Pinterest, so i spent a lot of time looking for the perfect images. It paid off as i received all of these lovely goodies!


p.s excuse the photos below, these were taken quickly to show my mum! 


 






Sunday, 18 October 2015

Vintage Apple Crate Storage Seat Workshop

My boyfriend and I have just moved to Tunbridge Wells in Kent, and we happened to walk past a sign in the window advertising a craft morning to make one of these lovely traditional apple crate storage seats. All that was required was to bring your own material and a pair of sharp scissors.

It was such an enjoyable course! We added a stencil to the crate itself, assembled the foam topper and even created our own buttons to add to the seat - probably the most satisfying part of the morning!

There was around 7 people in the class and it was so interesting to see the different materials and text that was written on their boxes. You can view everyones and follow Kay's Facebook page here..












Friday, 18 September 2015

Letterheads

I happened to stumble over this amazing website FULL of letterheads from people and places all over the world. Here are a few I loved, see them all here.. http://www.letterheady.com
 
Brooks Brothers
 
National Air Races 1935
 
 
Carl Van Vechten, author & photographer, 1942
 
Letterhead used by Disney Productions in 1968 to promote The Jungle Book. 
 
 
Letterhead used by management of the Dodgers in 1957, just months before they relocated to the West Coast and became the Los Angeles Dodgers.
 
 
Walt Disney Productions, 1951
 
International Brotherhood of Magicians, 1930.
 
Butler Brothers, 1935
 
Novelist Stephen King’s personal letterhead from the early-80s. 
 
 
The Flemish Art Co., NY, 1905
 
The United States Playing Card Company, 1902
 
The Eagle Rubber Company, 1938
 
 
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