Tuesday, April 28, 2009

still wednesday :: time to be still 3

quote of the day ::  " i saw the music! "  - by david tame

photo by eva :: a view from my hk home after rain

studio violet

circus violet collection 2009, re-used porcelain from studio violet. product also include prints, stamps, wall stickers, posters, journals and postcards. what a fun fun collection!

site :: blog  :: shop 

Monday, April 27, 2009

color me cards - create your own cards - ohSmile

voila! color me greeting cards finally available at my etsy shop! these are designed so that you can be as creative as you want to be in creating your own cards. fill in the blank space with any medium and any color you like. here are some of the many ideas ::

:: color in with markers, color pencils, crayons
:: fill the blank with newspaper cut outs
:: silhouette the shapes with fabrics
:: fill in with glitter powder
:: pattern the blanks 

no one will receive the exact same card, each card is uniquely created by YOU!
if you have more idea about how to fill in the card, please share it in the comment. love to get more inspiration! see more examples here.

these are perfect for mother's day sweet notes, each card is animal themed with mother and child animals. a perfect way to say i love you to your mom with your own creation! available at ohSmile etsy shop.

elly nelly - pattern your life

elly nelly is a mother daughter team based in both california and new york. love the unexpected use of graphics and its placement. bath time will never be alone anymore :)
check out the collection here, shop at supermarket or etsy.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

diy thursday :: placemat and placement cards

an easy diy placemat that makes your party in style! in the upper right hand corner, cut a "v" shape or any shape you like to make a pop-up place card, so that when your guests finally floats on over their seats, they'll know where to land! detailed instruction at marth stewart wedding. click here for paper designs available at martha stewart crafts.

every wednesday :: time to relax and read :: 3

"we are all connected to everyone and everything in the universe. therefore, everything one does as an individual affects the whole. all thoughts, words, images, prayers, blessings, and deeds are listened to all that is."  --by serge kahili king

photo by eva :: shopping carts 

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

featured in 1000 handmade greetings by laura mcfadden

my work is featured in 1000 handmade greetings by laura mcfadden. a great inspirational resource book! ohSmile is on page 294 and 295! check out the entire collection here.

Friday, April 17, 2009

paper source

came across this lovely line of artwork by paper source. the journals on the top row and the file folder on the bottom are so lovely!! paper source's supplies are designed to let us "do something creative every day."

Thursday, April 16, 2009

love - ink+wit

INK+WIT is a letterpress stationery shop by Tara Hogan, with a modern urban style. i love the organic shapes and the bright colors. certainly inspiring. tara has also collaborated with holly becker of decor8 and ez of creature comforts at kindred with a project called "wallpapered together." where you can download desktop wall paper. worth a trip there! here's her etsy shop, her blog, her store.

time to relax and read 2

life is now in session. are you present? -by b. copeland

photo by eva.  :: lamma island in hk ::

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

abc's - personalized children gift

learn  abc's with this fun print / poster ! available in my shop now :: ohSmile.etsy.com

happy colors + happy animals = happy you!

i'm having a promotion on mailing labels in my shop : ohSmile

buy 2 sheets, get 1 free! just click add to cart to complete the purchase!

Friday, April 10, 2009

easter egg diy project

happy easter! i've designed these easter egg cards diy project for you to use as gift tags, or message tags, they can be hung on the trees of your backyard for a sweet note treasure hunt. or simply a gift tag to your sweets giveaways.

super easy to make, download here or click on the above photo, save in your computer, print on lettersize or A4 paper, cut along the grey line, glue to a cardboard, and done!

please spread the word, and respect my work copyright. remember to share the result in your blogs or photo albums. leave me the link by posting comments, i will check them out!

Thursday, April 9, 2009

kiki & polly

lovely wall art from kiki&polly, designed and illustrated by lisa golightly. the name, in fact, "is inspired by my daughter's love of a bird she named kiki, and for her imaginary friend polly." lisa said.  cute name! visit her etsy store here. blog here.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

smitten french paper

french paper, america's family run paper mill manufacturing quality printing, stationery, craft and gift papers. check out the pop ink gifts collection. work by charles anderson design. love love these prints made out recycled birch veneer wood scraps. 

time to relax and read 1

"wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common." 
- ralph waldo emerson

photo by eva at hotel qt, new york, now known as room mate hotel

Monday, April 6, 2009

inhabit living

jennifer and mike from inhabit living were friends i made when i was in the home decor business. it's so great to see them blossom! don't you just want to be creative with the wall flat they designed?! 

Sunday, April 5, 2009

oh! eco

smock paper is based in syracuse, new york. an eco friendly print shop. they are the first and only print shop in the u.s. to offer printing on a luxury bamboo paper. and its warehouse used to be a factory for john deere, and before that for the syracuse chilled plow company. it is now occupied by 20 antique presses, 50 tons of equipment. worth a visit here. love the play series by designer amy graham stigler

Thursday, April 2, 2009

loving fifi - fiona howard

loving fifi by fiona howard.  a stylish contemporary homeware line (mug, bag, towel, cushion, fabric, tray)

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

oh! baby

since when i stopped shopping for myself ? oh! baby.... right, i have a baby now, shopping is fun again! here are the finds that makes me smile : )

1. personalized wall decor by ohSmile, buy here.
2. girls patchwork twirl skirt by shop room studio.
3. beddings from supernatural, buy at spunky sprout.
4. vintage style diaper bag from petunia pickle bottom.


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