Guess Who Won our Little Flower Linen Giveaway…!

Thanks to those who entered or tweeted about the Little Flower Linen Giveaway!  The winner was chosen via…. CONGRATULATIONS JENNIFER!  You are officially the winner of a $25 Gift Certificate to Little Flower Linen.  I have to admit that I am insanely jealous!! I’ll be in touch with you soon. A big thanks to Leanne for […]

Ets(y) Wednesday: Little Flower Linen (+ Giveaway)

“What matters in life is not great deeds, but great love.” –St. Therese of Lisieux I LOVE the above quote found on the profile of this week’s Ets(y) Wednesday feature shop.  Little Flower Linen is a Pittsburgh based shop creating stunningly simple and beautiful home decor items created primarily of linen and burlap.  Leanne’s ingenious touches of vintage […]

Ets(y) Wednesday: Shutter Wax-Encaustic Photography

What in the world is Encaustic Photography?  I was absolutely intrigued by the work of Shutter Wax, an Encaustic Photography shop on Etsy.  Shutter Wax offers beautiful encaustic photographs and will soon begin to offer customized pieces for weddings, babies, and family.  Keep an eye on them! If I lived in Seattle and Angela was putting […]

Trending: Succulents for weddings (What are those, anyway?)

Recently, I had a custom request from a bride for a succulent invitation.  In all honestly, I had no clue what she meant by ‘succulent’.  With a little investigation, I found that succulents are a type of plant that stores water in their leaves, roots, or stems.  Plants in this category include aloe, succulent roses, […]

Ets(y) Wednesday: Dial M for Michele (and giveaway!)-CLOSED

The talent on Etsy never ceases to amaze me!  This week’s Ets(y) Wednesday feature is Dial M for Michele.  Michele Rosenthal is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer based out of Brooklyn. She specializes in fresh, sleek images with a healthy dose of color and charm. Her work can be seen on products, in magazines, all […]

Ets(y) Wednesday: Pink Orchid Press

This week’s Ets(y) Wednesday pick is Pink Orchid Press, a fantastic letterpress shop based in Temple, Texas.  Recently featured in the January 2011 issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine, Pink Orchid Press offers everything from Wedding Invitations, Announcements, Coasters, Gift Tags, Greetings Cards, and much more.  I was fortunate enough to win one of their […]


Pop Up Bear Birthday Card by JillKinLA Last Wednesday was my 33rd birthday.  I was ‘home’ (where I grew up) the weekend before and celebrated with my family. I spent my actual ‘birth’day with the little man while my hubby was traveling for work.  Little did I know, my birthday was far from over.  Just […]

Ets(y) Wednesday: Pixel This

This week’s featured Etsy Shop is Pixel This: Stuff Made from Stuff.  I love the upcycled clocks that Allan creates!  Their shop includes recycled art, clocks and much more.  Just a few of the materials, shown above, include recycled bicycle tires & cranks, Apple laptop covers, hard drives, record players (you can even put your […]

Ets(y) Wednesday: Nest Pretty Things

According to Craft Cult, this week’s Ets(y) Wednesday shop has been featured on Etsy’s Front Page Treasury Lists 79 times! They have also been featured in Etsy Finds Decor: The Comforts of Home.  Nest Pretty Things creates such incredibly beautiful, soft, and delicate pieces~right down to their packaging!  I had such a difficult time choosing only a few items […]

Make Your Front Door Smile

From Top Left clockwise: Impressionist Wreath–Frontgate ; Mixed Grass Wreath-Crate and Barrel; Square Boxwood and Burlap-Two Inspire You; Jack-O-Lantern Orange Berry Wreath-Two Inspire You; Marshmallow Wreath DIY via Three Pugs and a Baby; No-Glue Wreath DIY via I Still Love You I’ve been looking for a new wreath for our front door for a while. The […]