Thursday, June 30, 2011

look at my cutie

oh my dear little scruffley muffin. ♡ ginger
i always love seeing people post pictures of they're pets! is that just me?

Thursday, June 23, 2011

meet them! Katie and Melisa!

hi friends, here are some pretty amazing people i'd like you to meet!
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

DIY Leather Wrapped Rings

So yesterday I made two DIYs, here's one and the next one I'll share on Sunday! The Leather wrapped Ring is super easy! You could even turn it into a big bangle if you wanted!
◆◆ happy crafting! ◆◆

Sunday, June 19, 2011

a special day! happy fathers day!

happy fathers day friends! :) 

here's a collection for fathers day!
this is so true
so cute, i love pictures like these
martha's done it again
i love the idea of coupons
for the 'nutty' and 'bold'
you could make him this. it'd be delicious
awww this made me grin
best mug ever! hands down.
okay, i'd really like this, but you could give it to dad.

anyways, have a good day! 

p.s. check this out. you'd always get the perfect cereal to milk ratio!

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Ring Around the Rosie// A Day for Making Rings

these are some possible (most likley ✄) items that could go in the shop! i'm quite pleased

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

some of my favourite online tools

since I'm one of those people who spend a fair amount of time online, its only natural I would come across some amazingly helpful resources. i love all of these and use them quite often. happy clicking.

if you're looking for fun, chic and simple. this is your place. p.s. nutella ♥

textures are something I've only started to play with recently, but the possibility's are endless! 

mevChZ on Make A Gif, Animated Gifs

remember this? well, this online tool, is how I made it. shhh, i just revealed my secret.

See how everything looks so tiny, like little dollhouses? well its called tilt shift, and now you can give this effect to your photos! right here

originally was introduced to the icon finder from how about orange, and now i cant get enough. 

Agence Eureka has pages and pages of swell vintage ephemera. i could spend hours here.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Laurens Guide to >> a little thing called Crafters Block!

correct me if I'm wrong, but crafters block is really troublesome. That moment where you think to yourself, "I'm so not inspired to do anything". here's my little guide to overcoming this, (its usually what I do)
#1 Music
one word will do. happy! i suggest this mix. its perfect
#2 Movies.
Pretty vintage, happy, just those movies that make you feel warm and fuzzy
#3 Get away from the Computer.

Seriously, stay away.
#4 The Library

Since you're being so good about not touching your computer, you'll need somewhere to get that inspiration flowing! I say hit the books. Craft section please
#5 Food


whole-hearted, healthy food'll do the trick. green kitchen stories is a must read foodie blog.
#6 be YOU!
just be positive, remember the things you love and you'll be back to your blogging, crafting NO time!
have other "suggestions", do tell me! leave a comment!

Monday, June 6, 2011

isnt that a pretty picture>> a flickr collection

hi friends! wondering were I've been? well, wonder no longer, its been crazy around here, we're doing house reno's so we have to move everything out, paint, know the deal. but i was just doing some internet surfing and came across the most amazing pictures so I wanted to share them with you!
these are my favourite, all of her work has so many amazing sayings behind them! click the photos for they're sources. all photos by reka sara
It's Worth It
Let Your Kingdom Come
Washed by the Water
they're all so beautiful! wouldn't you agree. my apologies to all the emails I have not responded to, i've been a busy bee, im getting to them i promise!
have a lovely monday

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

these are a few of my favorite things!

who knew falling things could be so beautiful? love this.

I would love to eat bunches of these. wouldn't you?
Most amazing glasses I've ever seen
this made me laugh. i love silly animals
some of my favourite summer food
what if you really could sleep in a book?
love this color combo
probably the best invention ever
prettiest display of necklaces 

happy Wednesday friends!
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xo. Lauren