Thursday, January 31, 2008

eames stamps

available this summer!

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

design to grow with
cute modern kiddo store with a great selection. items by KLTworks, bookhou, and notNeutral

Saturday, January 26, 2008

tamar mogendorff

ooooooo plush birdhouses.

i bought a letterpress card from them in 2003 and i just found it again the other day. i never could part with it. anyhow, i love these DIY stitch kits.

camilla engman

check out camilla's website and blog...wonderful collages, illustrations, photographs and paintings.

Friday, January 25, 2008

lotta jansdotter

i love her beautiful, simple designs. check out her shop and books here. don't forget to read her bio.

orla kiely

my friend noshi sent me this dress by orla kiely. so cute and simple. someday i hope to be able to make something similar. it doesn't look that hard. haha.

Monday, January 21, 2008

new blog!

my good friend and super talented designer, nosheen, just started her blog. she also has lots of goodies to offer on etsy, like embroidered wooden rings. check her out here ( and here (
she posted a wonderful japanese illustrator today, takashii wasaki...

Sunday, January 20, 2008


i traveled to japan a few years ago and brought back all these wonderful craft magazines and books. im always looking to update my collection. thanks to etsy i found what i was looking for. search japan craft books or zakka. these are all from

japanese fabric from my favorite etsy sellers: matatabi, sonatine, alittlegoodness and luckykaerufabric.

petit pattern books

ive been on this 'all that is japanese' kick. first, here are some samples from the pattern books by petit (dots and stripes, checks, japanese and scandanavian). you can find them here. you get 140 awesome patterns in both eps illustrator and jpg form.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

lucie summers

i found lacie's work on check out this blog for the entire interview...
Artist: Lucie Summers
Business: Lucie Summers Designs (Lusummers at the Blu-Shed Shop, on Etsy)
Web sites: and
Location: Mildenhall, Suffolk, UK

rare device

cute little store located in both san francisco and brooklyn. you can shop online too! here are some of my favorite goods...5 year diary, fleur vases and (unfortunately sold out) bird booches.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

sewing 101

well we finally did it. the office has been transformed into my sewing room (and sorta kinda jeff's office). let's hope we can keep it clean. anyhow, i started working on my first ever quilt this weekend. lots of work to be done...

yea buttons!

jeff designed all the new bee things collateral for me as a christmas gift. i will post it all soon, but for now, here are our buttons!
if you want them, check out our etsy store.

blueskies and ladybugs

two new collages. find them on my etsy site!

Friday, January 4, 2008

schoene blumen

little flowers on little pieces on wood.

bloesem for kids

new blog for cute kiddo stuff. by

mobile for every room

i had a wonderful, relaxing holiday. jeff, calder and i went to farmington, new mexico to visit grandma, grandpa and aunt janie. calder experienced his first christmas AND first birthday. happy birthday little boo! we ate lots of cake and i watched a few flip this house' marathons. we also set up my new sewing room. it's sooo lovely! ill take pictures soon.
anyhow, for my first post of the new year i thought i would find some hanging mobiles. we have one in almost every room and im thinking about this paper mobile from frazier+wing. hmm....check out (flensted mobiles)