I love the idea of bringing in found, natural elements for Thanksgiving decor; maybe some drift wood, or smooth river rocks. But where I live, all I can find are dead, brown oak leaves, some leftover dried corn stalks at the nursery, and twigs that get knocked down during windstorms. Crunchy foliage doesn't do much for me, but I like some of the branches and twigs that get blown into the corners of my block, and figured there must be something...
Here's a secret: One Pretty Thing has some of the best crafty roundups you can find on the internets. For example, their recent Printable Roundup is sooooo good, we HAD to give it a shout out. Here's just a few examples, all of which you can find links to on One Pretty Thing. (Above: vintage labels
Spice labels, pie charts, luggage tags, cookie sleeves, cooks' helpers, luminaries, bookplates, gift cards and bags and dozens and DOZENS of others are included
Love's all about sharing what you have...and Creature Comforts has plenty of free goodies to share this Valentine's Day.
Last minute V-Day shopper? Don't worry...you don't even have to go to the store.
Just press print!
Happy New Year, Curbly! To celebrate, my friends at TipNut have gathered more than fifteen free, printable 2010 calendars. I love the Sketch Rockwell, tongue-in-cheek version above from Little Brown Pen, as well as the very recognizable Helvetica on white version from Ruffled below.
Julie from UpUp Creative is celebrating the one-year anniversary of her excellent Etsy shop UpUp.
And to celebrate? Why, this free, printable pillow gift box in a delightful Etsy orange. Just in time for the holidays, it looks as if it would add a little handcrafted touch to those not as personal gifts, like gift cards or that rolled twenty bones.
Creature Comforts is featuring these free, printable gift tags created by Kristina Walton...
Says Kristina: "Today I’m going to share with you how to make a seriously simple gift tag I designed for your holiday packages, because sticker tags are just so 2008. This DiY may require you to purchase a few new supplies, but believe me, once you’ve got them, you will never put them down."
Supplies before you begin:
- White card stock
Candy? Check. Decorations? Check. Costumes? Check. Creepy music? No. No?! Not to worry. Here's some sites where you can download free songs and sounds to up the Halloween creep factor.
Designer and Artist Sharon Rowan offers four free graphic, poppy bookmarks for downloading and printing as your heart and inkjet desires:
Thanks Jessica for the link and the photo!
These customizable, downloadable PDFs include simple graph paper to music notation staves and 'engineer's paper' plus dozens of others. Basically, you'll find
The website is called Image Revolver, and it's an outlet for artists to sell their work to the masses at very reasonable prices. The images themselves are high-resolution original works that you can print AT HOME. You choose from images sized small (8.5x11, 8 x 10), which cost 5 bucks, medium (11x14, 11x17), which will set you back $8 and, and large (13x19), which clocks in at a only $10.
WHO CARES what you'd use 'em for? They're adorable!
- Store recipes from magazines
- Print a out and give as gifts
- Keep one in your purse to wrangle receipts
- An invite's handsome carrying case. (They fit nicely in a A7 envelope.)
- Put photos in them to give to family and...