Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Erica Smith for Penny Farthing Design House

'Barn Owl'

'Dik Dik'

'Majestic Mare'



'Frank the Flamingo'

Erica Smith is a graphic designer and an illustrator based out of Sydney, Australia. She has designed the collection depicting portraits of animals and birds in a playful style for Penny Farthing Design House. Her work is painted and hand drawn in pencil, some are detailed with gold foil that's carefully applied by hand. Each artwork is printed on artist grade paper and is signed by the artist. 

Cracker Jack Snap Toys

In 1940s the famous designer C. Carey Cloud made many Cracker Jack Prizes that were made of paper and brightly printed with a character's face in the front and instructions on how to use. The other side is printed with a mouth, teeth, tongue of the same character. The series of 12 fun snap toys also known as paper squeeze faces for Cracker Jack that consists of an owl, clown, leopard, clown, elf, hippo, monkey, cow, baboon, elephant, duck, and snake. They each measure 1-5/8" x 2-3/4", and are sought after collectors' item. You can find them all here. Have you seen these before?

Monday, September 15, 2014

Owl Bags + Socks + Lunch Box

Newly launched owl bags and gift items by Loungefly are adorable as well as functional for students, kids and is ideal for anyone who wants a little quirkiness in their everyday wardrobe. The products come in different materials and colors to meet everyone needs without compromising style. You can find all the products and order them online from here.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Are You Ready For Fall?

The new season collection at Kohl's offers a huge range of  fall inspired products with owls, leaves, pumpkins in vibrant, cheerful colors. I picked out some of my favorites for this post, hoping that you would find something that you like to make your home fall ready :)

The products shown are: "harvest owl patchwork placemat", "harvest faux applique table runner", "harvest owl bath rug", "harvest owl chevron bath towels", and "owl photo clip". To view more go to their website through the link given above.

Have a beautiful weekend! If you like, you can join me on Facebook where I'll be posting more fun owl finds over the weekend.


Halloween Stitched Jewelry

This is a wonderful project created by Candice for The Graphics Fairy that teaches you how to make simple Halloween jewelry using Halloween themed images. For the project you'll need template of your favorite image, laminating paper, punch, scissors, a needle and thread, adhesive and pin. This will be a fun project with which you can make variations of jewelry for yourself, friends and kids.

You can find free Halloween themed images which you can download and print for the project from The Graphics Fairy website - here.