Friday, August 13, 2010

Kate Endle

Kate Endle is an illustrator and a collage maker based out of Washington. Her artwork is an amazing combination of watercolors and cut paper. Her collages can be found on posters, magazines, stickers, picture books, galleries and boutiques. I have featured only a few of her works here, but you can visit her store here where she has over 100 art pieces. I wish you all a wonderful weekend! Take care and see you on Monday.

Renegade Handmade Owl cake

Renegade Handmade celebrated their 3rd birthday this year and had this adorable three layered owl cake which resembled their logo. How cute and yummy!

Cartolina Cards

Fiona Richards of Cartolina Cards creates these wonderful and uniquely designed cards for all occasions. Her cards are intricate, refreshing and in colorful patterns. "Many of our cards feature centuries old block prints and antique cartouches, combined with twentieth century lead type and contemporary colours. A multicultural trip through the centuries resulting in a fresh, modern twist for you to collect and to share!" See more of her paper goods at Modern Paper Goods.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Alice Melvin: Aviary Stamps

Have you seen Alice Melvin's new aviary stamps? This beautiful booklet contains ten gummed stamps to brighten up your letters and cards! These featured stamps is a collection of bird illustrations taken from Alice's Aviary series of screen prints.

Wallstale Wall Decals

These adorable wall decals designed by Alex of Wallstale. There are plenty of options to choose from and custom designs are also accepted! My favorite ones are with the chalkboard. Which is your favorite?

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Sharon Montrose: The Animal Print Shop

Sharon Montrose's photography is for every animal lover. If I were to explain her work in one word it would be amazing! You can visit her website - The Animal Print Shop, for both limited edition and more affordable open edition prints.

Woodland Themed Birthday Party

Sarah hosted a woodland themed first birthday party for her son, Finn. She did all the decoration by herself and made some of the desserts too! I'm loving everything about this party from mushrooms to owl cookies and deer cupcake to picture frame wall. I hope this post gives you ideas that you can use in your next party!

{images from here}

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Emily Ann Designs Giveaway

{Note: This week's new posts will appear below this one.}

I am thrilled to announce today's giveaway by Emily Ann Designs. Emily has graciously offered a $35 gift certificate towards the purchase of any item in her shop. Her store has lots of fabulous paper goods and each stationery item is adorned with lovely graphics.

My favorite one is the owl stationery and sticker set. Visit Emily Ann Designs store for more of her wonderful personalized stationery sets, recipe cards, bridal shower invitations and art prints. You can follow her blog for updates on her new products.

To enter (you must be a follower of My Owl Barn (click here to follow My Owl Barn):

Make sure you leave a comment here letting me know that you have liked and shared.

Winner will be announced sometime on August 11th!

Update: The winner for this is giveaway is Katie Jean!

Alice Rebecca Potter

Alice Rebecca Potter is a London based illustrator and designer. Her drawings and collages are inspired by British nature and wildlife. She recently added her artwork to Society 6 where buyers have an option to buy some of her designs printed in form of a t-shirt, laptop skin and iPod and iPhone skin. You can visit her blog for the recent updates on her work.

DIY Owl Coasters

Good Morning! I hope you all are having a wonderful week. I decided to take yesterday off from posting because I was so tired of the (really) long flight from the United States to India. I am still dealing with jet lag but I wanted to drop by and thank you all for your good wishes on my last post.

Today, I'm going to share a fun and easy DIY owl coasters. These coasters would be a great addition to any owl-themed party! Click here for tutorial with step by step instructions with photos.