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Tree “Guestbook”

August 24, 2014 — Leave a comment

“… and she loved a boy very, very much– even more than she loved herself.”
― Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree



DIY Boutonniere

May 1, 2014 — 1 Comment


There’s always a little bit of anxiety when attempting something new, but when it’s all said and done that little bit of anxiety makes you more careful and helps to create something beautiful, like this little gem I made for a friend’s elopement. The bride, a fan of Pinterest and all things crafty, had done plenty of research. She knew the exact colors, flowers, and material, but just couldn’t find a fair-priced boutonniere that could also withstand a trip from her home in Pennsylvania to her venue in Maine… so I made one from dried and silk flowers. I generally stick with two dimensional artwork, but gave it a try. Turns out boutonnieres are fairly simple and surprisingly inexpensive to DIY. Continue Reading…


I procured a fabulous addition to my stamp collection recently. I was drawn to the pretty, light, floral arrangement, but don’t be fooled by it’s delicate nature. I was able to make a bright and bold design with this lil guy in addition to subtle “girly” ones. Continue Reading…