Friday, April 17, 2015

Custom Stamp XOXO

It's FINALLY here! Custom stamps! I've been asked time and time again if we offer custom stamps in the shop and I always say not yet... *blushes*.  I knew that I needed to sit down and get all the logistics straight and then I finally sat down to create a few. 

I started with custom address stamps that I think would be perfect for mother's day & teachers day :) That globe makes me so happy I think teachers would love it too! 

The florals on this one are my fav. Love the vintage feel of both the stamp design and the stamp handle, so pretty. This pretty stamp makes me want to send more happy mail :) I think a few of my friends and family are getting a custom stamp ;)

I also included a floral Monogram stamp perfect for stationary & packaging.

And anyone up for a little DIY wedding stamp?  I feel like DIY is encouraged more now a days rather than forking over a huge part of your wedding budget for invite designs etc. And that's perfect because it's friendlier on the wallet and makes for easier wedding planning. 

We got married 6 years ago this April 24th and sigh* I can still remember all the DIY for our wedding. We were in the middle of buying our condo and money was very tight. This stamp would've come in handy hahaa :) I made our invites + save the dates + programs + table decor + bouquet + cake lol! Now that I think about it that was CRAZY. We spent less than $2,000 on the entire wedding including my dress :) I feel like being in escrow came in handy as it kept us within budget. Mr Handsome always reminded me to stay focused: do we want a wedding or a home? SO hard but our wedding was so good and we had a seriously great wedding day and that's all I remember XOXO :)

So happy stamping lovelies! The stamps are $25 and ship for free domestically for a limited time. Happy Friday! And yay for surviving tax season! ;)

Friday, April 10, 2015

Queen Bee Market XO

Hi just wanted to invite you to our market today! We will be here both days and can't wait to show you the new stamps + prints + packaging! Come by if you're local ;) 

I've been sharing a few sneaks via instagram these past couple of days if you'd like to see :) 

happy friday!!! 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Spring Flash Sale: Save 15%

Hi lovelies! I'm happy to announce our spring sale is happening now over at the shop. Use coupon code SPRING for 15% off your entire order. 

Over 10 New Hand lettered Prints in the shop

5 New Stamp Designs: Previous Designs have also been restocked :)

New Gold Glitter Bag Designs perfect for Easter treats & gifts

And my favorite product: New Starburst Sticker Designs! The pineapples are SO cute! Use these stickers for packaging, scrapbooking pages and planners. I also like to stick a few on little R as he dashes in and out of the studio lol!  

So there it is! All the good stuff and a really good SALE! Just remember to use coupon code : SPRING for 15% off, hurry the sale ends Friday 

Happy Spring vibes friends!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Makers gonna make

Hi :)  Oh the handmade market whirlwind has commenced for us...but I wanted to share a few things that are making me happy. Like this picture: Yarn wrapped hello I made + thrifted vintage cross stitch of daisies ( "Aren't they just the loveliest flower?" one of my favorite quotes from You've Got Mail ;) + thrifted Jane Austin book in the loveliest green + vintage gold frame = Oh yes please.

February was such a good good month. I mean the good was really pretty awesome.  We celebrated my grandmother's 95th birthday. She was actually born on a leap year so she's really like a hot 23 year old :)  I love her so much. We've been visiting her more and I am so thankful that even though she doesn't remember my name she remembers I am family. I've wanted to be like her since I was little because she was always really playful and an adult which was such a fun combination. A lot of adults are always so serious but not my grandma. She writes poems and talks to her flower garden, feeds stray animals as if they were her own and loves to laugh...she's magic. I can't even tell you how blessed I am to call her grandma :)  Even more that we all get to visit her as a family.

This month i took on a new adventure: real flower gardening. I have such a knack for killing flowers. It's quite sad really. But I couldn't say no to these beauties: ranunculus XOXO I walked down the aisle with a bouquet of white ranunculus and it was so gorgeous. So thanks to Mr Handsome we are now the proud owners of this little flower pot I put together. It greets us as we come home each day :)

As you can see I can't stop grabbing a few from the garden and taking pictures of them :)
I am working on a few things for the shop but most importantly our next market date: Makers Arcade in North Park San Diego XOXO It's going to be our first time selling at this event and if the show is anything like the holiday one I attended in December it's going to be a blast! The best part is that they create an awesome space to shop + eat + drink + chill. Hands down my sister and I had a great time and I hope to see you if you are local!

I will be debuting new shop prints + die cuts + stamps with awesome deals. I'm starting to love these shows more and more because I get to actually meet you guys. It's so nerve racking putting yourself out there and I get pretty shy about it. But this event is something I'm really excited about and I hope you don't miss it! 


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Succulents over Mr.Darcy any day. Hands Down :)

I don't know if you know this but I really like succulents. it's no secret if you follow along my #succulentsunday adventures on instagram(@inspirelovely). I sometimes think it's becoming a succulent photo account as I post more succulent pics than i do my family + and shop news lol!
Each Sunday I share a picture from my garden or a photo of a succulent arrangement that inspires me.

 I figured I should start sharing my succulent adventures here also. It's part of my home + crafty hobby update. Yay! i know,  i'm excited too :)

SO rewind to black friday 2014... i got an newsletter email from West Elm about a sale online and i just gleaned over it a bit. then i noticed it. the most awesome faceted terrarium!

I looked it over and it had a percentage discount + free shipping and to me thats a magic combination :) ( i'm such an enabler! lol!)

It took a bit longer to convince Mr.Handsome of this lol!
It was backordered and was estimated to ship mid January 2015. I was like "hey you wanna buy me this pretty planter for Valentine's day Mister?! Say yes!"  :)

I have no problem helping him buy me gifts. I'm more like leading him in the right direction hehee.
Of course a succulent planter for valentine's day was perfect ( he also surprised me with the "I LOVE MR.DARCY"tote pictured above + a dvd of 4 of my favorite Jane Austin movies!). So it finally came late January and there it sat in all its prettiness. I used it as a candle holder for a while. Little r filled it with his toys behind my back lol! We both enjoyed it as is for a bit. Then yesterday i decided it was enough time waiting... and I played in the garden a bit XO

I love the middle burgundy tipped succulent! I tried handling the cactus gently but as we speak I have a few needles in my hands that are really starting to annoy me lol! I used a pair of long dull scissors to move & place the succulents + a paint brush to wipe the dirt that fell on top of the succulents. I didn't need to use any extra soil, just what came with each succulent, in face I had plenty left over. So here is my little beauty. She's sitting on our coffee table with a picture of me & the Mr smooching. I've always liked hanging around the coffee table but now I cant help but smile every time i glance over at this pretty.

its the little things XO
bringing in a bit of nature into your home is such a game changer am i right?
So happy to think of the mister when I see this little gem and little r loved it too :)
Double win.

Hope your crafty hobbies are getting done, happy week lovelies!