14 October, 2009

Tools of the trade

The husband...a very important tool of the trade. The husband is always very effective in completing the tasks that are mundane and/or too difficult, or just not fun. i.e. measuring paper to cut. Not fun. So, I use the all important husband tool to use his proficient skills in Math, to measure the paper so I can turn it into something pretty...hence, fun.
Blank pieces of white cardstock...for a project that is yet to be completed, and images yet to be posted. {Photo's will come soon.}

The pencil, eraser, bone folder, ruler, exacto knife and self-healing cutting mat. Essentials.

Artsy fartsy "paints", stamp, ink pad, & glitter glue that will be used in my current project.
These tools of my trade will make more sense and be more understandable when I complete my current project and post the photos. It's tons of hard work...constant, back breaking, tedious, hard work..but it's so worth it. I ♥ my trade.

Melbourne Exhibition Building

Is it a coincidence that we were at the Melbourne Craft Expo and Rodney is wearing a T-shirt that says, "I see dumb people". Thanks sweetie.

Loving the interior of the Exhibition building...second only to the awesome array of crafty craft craftsmen.

Just a few interior shots of the Melbourne Exhibition Building and the Melbourne Craft Expo that was taking place inside. What a great day!

08 October, 2009

An Ode to Tiffany & Co.

Anyone who really knows me, knows the undying affinity I have for Tiffany & Co. It's simple; classic; elegant, and timeless. From the movie, Breakfast at Tiffany, to the little blue boxes perfectly tied with snow white ribbon, to the classic scene of Audrey Hepburn in her LBD famously wearing the dark black sunglasses...I love it all. So, this is my ode to one of my favourite things and places...Tiffany & Co.Breakfast at Tiffany

Credits: West Park Photography, Carla Ten Eyck (2), Our Labor of Love, Mark Brooke, Elizabeth Messina, Amanda Kraft Photography

06 October, 2009

More vintage inspired heart palpitations

Here are few more reasons for why I love Vintage so much..I love this art! I just want to print them out onto labels or stickers and put them everywhere. Again..thank you so much to www.graphicsfairy.blogspot.com. Magnificent!

A whole lotta Vintage ♥

Okay, I'm just going to be honest here for a minute. I am absolutely, utterly, and positively in love with anything and everything vintage. I have been dying to find some nice vintage art that I can use for my invitations and stationery.

I was sitting at my computer today, begging the heavens for a little bit of inspiration...clicking away at the keyboard trying to find something, anything, that was going to get my creative juices flowing. Then, the clouds parted, the angel Gabriel started playing his harp, and there it was, a fancy little blog that specializes in, you guessed it, * VINTAGE GRAPHICS *. JOY! I couldn't be happier and these little gems are the reason why I love vintage.

Thank you so so so much to www.graphicsfairy.blogspot.com and www.thevintagemoth.blogspot.com for allowing use of these beautiful images. There are many many more where these came from, and I'm in ♥ with them all.

03 October, 2009

Interior Design = Wedding Inspiration

I absolutely love the look of simplistic elegance. This blog post from ABCDDesigns beautifully expresses what my definition of simplistic elegance is...from weddings to interior design, it's just simply très magnifique!

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