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Moodboard Monday: Modern Vintage Lace Wedding

For the last few years designers have been incorporating the old-fashion doily in new, trendy ways. It even inspired this lace doily wedding invitation set I designed for One Heart Weddings (also check out our Elegant Lace Wedding Invitation at Elli). Mixing antique lace elements with crocheted or paper doilies is a perfect way to… Read more.

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Freebie Friday: DIY Wedding Favor Box + Tags

Grey, blush and cream tones give a wedding a soft, elegant feeling with a dash of vintage flavor. I just love these colors together and Monday’s board inspired me to design a lovely DIY favor box kit for you. Included you will find a paper box template that’s super easy to assemble, a collection of… Read more.

Paper Rose Napkin Rings

Paper Rose Napkin Rings

Another great use for paper flowers is to add them to your table settings. Whether you are planning your wedding reception or just a cozy dinner for two, this added touch of a paper rose napkin ring is sure to delight. Here is a template for the napkin ring where I added a soft ecru… Read more.

Mood Board Monday: Blush + Grey Wedding

Mood Board Monday: Blush + Grey Wedding

This week I was inspired by subtle & neutral hues … cream, blush and warm pewter. These colors work beautifully together to create a feminine and vintage-flavored color palette. I adore bloom accents, soft ribbon and sashes, and textured fabric like silk dupioni. Lia designed this beautiful wedding invitation using these lovely colors, perfect for… Read more.


DIY Valentine’s Day Monster Kit

What says “Happy Heart Day” better than geek monsters? As you saw in Jennie’s Mood Board Monday, this was our inspiration for our Valentine’s Day kit that can be used for kids or adults, in classrooms or in the office. Our illustrator/designer Jennie created these huggable little guys and this is their debut into our… Read more.

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Freebie Friday: Monster Valentine’s Day Kit

THINGS YOU WILL NEED: 1) 8.5 X 11″ Letter Weight & Card Stock Paper compatible with your printer 2) Avery 8293 (1.5 inch round) Ink Jet Label Sheets 3) Scissors, Paper Cutter or Xacto Knife, Metal Ruler & Cutting Mat 4) Double Stick Tape & Clear Tape 5) Baker’s Twine or Ribbon 6) Straws &… Read more.

Valentines paper rose and vintage gift tag printables

Paper Rose: Gift Topper & Gift Tag

A simple and artful way to add a personal touch to a gift or a wedding favor is with a handmade paper rose. I made this one from an old dictionary page (the “love” section of course) by using the template I have linked below. Simply print the template on card stock, trim and trace… Read more.

Mood Board Monday: Kid’s Valentine’s Day

Mood Board Monday: Kid’s Valentine’s Day

I loved illustrating this gang of adorable little monsters and we thought they’d be perfect for Valentine’s Day and this week’s Freebie Friday kid’s party kit. You can download the invite and card on shareholidays.com and check back Friday for the entire printable (and free!) Valentine’s Day party kit! xo Jennie 1. Twine by The… Read more.

Freebie Friday: DIY Paper Rose Templates

Freebie Friday: DIY Paper Rose Templates

Paper roses are one of my favorite paper crafts. I use them on gifts, wear them in my hair and make them to compliment a Papier Couture dress I create for the runway. Since my typical paper rose is made on the fly, this last week I noodled over how to make a template for you… Read more.


Paper Heart Garland

Back in December I posted some photos of my paper decorated holiday tree. One of the decorations that I wanted to share with you is how I make my paper garlands. This is a decoration you can use year-round for any occasion because you can mix and match any shape, colors, sizes and paper to… Read more.

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