Mother’s Day is this Sunday and we have designed the perfect gift to give the special mom in your life. This art print is bursting with bright blooms and has a sweet quote to remind her how special and loved she is. This design is also available as a wedding art print and wedding invitation… Read more.
I had so much fun creating this spa inspired series of Mother’s Day posts that I just had to do a Friday roundup! Here are the links to each post/printable/tutorial: 1) Paper Peony 2) Printable Gift Wrap 3) Petal Gift Card 4) Candle & Match Box 5) Bath Salt Recipe & Labels 6) Mini Gift… Read more.
To round off our last minute gift ideas for Mother’s Day, I made a mini gift bag that is so easy to make and delightful to receive. I love that this design has the option to print on the back, giving the little bag that added pop of color on the inside. I filled my… Read more.
Continuing on the spa themed Mother’s Day gift ideas, here is one of my all-time favorites. Handmade bath salts packaged in a beautifully labeled jars. I keep a large apothecary jar filled with Epsom salt beside my bathtub. This is why: Epsom salt is a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate. Studies… Read more.
A great last minute gift idea for your mom this Mother’s Day: A simple pillar candle and match box easily transformed into a lovely, personal gift. You will need: • 3″-6″ pillar candles • small match boxes that you can find at your grocery store • full sheet printable label paper • xacto knife, cutting… Read more.
As my family & friends know, I love to wrap gifts. To me the package is as important as the gift itself. There is an extra delight in receiving a gift that has been thoughtfully packaged. I designed these 2 pages of gift wrap to inspire you to wrap your Mother’s Day gift in this… Read more.
Who doesn’t love getting gift cards? I designed this petal style Mother’s Day gift card to be either a stand alone card for gifts of time and experiences, or to hold a retail gift card. Either way, it makes a beautiful display for your sentiments of love for your mother. The PDF template has both… Read more.
There are so many great ways to use butterflies in decorating that I couldn’t resist making a curly willow twig and watercolor butterfly wreath. Simple to make, you can add a splash of spring color to any room with this wreath. I used my watercolor butterflies that you can download at the end of the… Read more.
Here at Ellinée we are all about recycling and upcycling. Finding another great use for the paper rose bouquet from Friday’s post is how we like to think. To add a splash of color and a touch of spring, I clipped some of the watercolor butterflies from an earlier post onto the petals and ribbon… Read more.
Initially I planned this brunch theme to be an Easter Brunch. It certainly would make a beautiful Easter setting. You could easily use colored eggs in the centerpiece vase rather than the stones and moss. But then. . . it is just too sweet not suggest it as a butterfly party theme for a Mother’s… Read more.
To round out the butterfly brunch theme I have been working on this week I wanted to offer a matching invitation that is easy to download, edit in Acrobat and print at home. ~Lia
Curly willow is a favorite of mine and looks lovely when simply displayed in a vase. In this tutorial I added some color and elements of nature with the rocks, moss and watercolor butterflies. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s post where I will show you a complete brunch table setting using this as a centerpiece. ~Lia
Using a curly willow branch wrapped into a ring, then clipping on a paper butterfly is a simple and fresh way to add color to your brunch table. My next post is the centerpiece that goes with it. ~Lia
A few weeks ago, an idea popped into my head. I wanted to do watercolor. The last time I painted in watercolor was in 19XX (I am NOT going to date myself), when I was in art school. My school offered a week-long summer watercolor class in beautiful McCall, Idaho. My parents were in art… Read more.
With Mother’s Day this weekend, I thought I would share with you a DIY gift idea for mom that is super easy to make – framed artwork with a lovely mother’s day quote. Follow the instructions below to create this special keepsake, perfect for mom! Materials: – Frame to fit 8X10 print – Card stock… Read more.