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I'm a redeemed child of God and the momma to four vivacious daughters. I'm passionate about finding hidden blessings in the trials of life, living it out in an honest and open way, while encouraging those around me to believe in better.

12 Feb

paper wheel press

{found via paper crave :: images via paper wheel press}

Looking for a new kind of Valentine’s Day card?  Look no further than Paper Wheel Press.  How awesome are these cards?

Don’t know ’bout you, but I know someone who’ll be getting the “I love you more than this {iPhone}” beauty!  And for you iPhone addicts folks … you know that’s some serious lovin’ goin’ down!


Posted in etsy, stationery


6 Feb

oh yeah!

My heart went *flutter* when I saw this card on Cathe’s blog!

It’s available at cardstore.com … you can personalize it if you’re lame like that or order as is in all it’s 80′s glory!

And to bring it all home for you … I give you … the theme song from the spinoff of the century {at least in my preteen fantasies} …


Posted in stationery


4 Feb

i super *heart* nice package

{images via nice package}

I’m in love, I’m in love, I’m in love … and I don’t care who knows it!  ;)

Is this packaging not beautiful … perfect, perfect, perfect to create just about anything you wish for the upcoming Valentine’s holiday … and beyond!

And today, they posted this beautiful {free} downloadable goodie!  Check it out!

Thank you Nice Package for continuing to inspire me!


Posted in craft, creative, shopping, stationery


11 Dec

{free} printable calendar

printable-calendar-folder {via creature comforts}

LOVE!  Serious love!

Oh how I wish I had some time on my hands right now to make these beauties!  Full instructions and the download to each month can be found here.


Posted in craft, creative, free download, gift idea, stationery


28 Nov

so lookie here …

I honestly don’t know what to make of this!  I feel excitement and outrage all at the same time.

A home letterpress machine … really?!?  I’m super curious, that’s for sure.

But as a past stationery shop owner … my heart doesn’t feel right doing this at home.  What about all the designers out there with the real deal?  Working hard on the old-time machines?

Doesn’t this little, do-it-yourself machine cheapen the thrill your finger feels as it fondles that ever-so-gently-kissed indent on the most luxurious of papers?

And yeah … I’m freaky like that.

paper source letterpress


Posted in craft, creative, shopping, stationery