Friday, October 4, 2013

Forest Friends by Magpie

"Forest Friends" is new fall range by Magpie featuring woodland creatures owls, deer, squirrels and rabbits with crisp autumn-fallen leaves in the background in wintery color scheme. There are mugs, cake tins, storage tins in three different sizes, plates, espresso sets  and egg cups.

Halloween Owl Stencil Cake

This is a simple and a great Halloween owl cake idea I have seen in a while. Simply print the owl stencil Robin's blog and decorate any cake yourself. She has also shared a recipe for whipping your own cake buttercream frosting. Yum! For the recipe and to download the template go to her blog - Bird on a Cake.

Free Classic Halloween Printables

Our today's freebies are the "Smores Bag Toppers" and "We've been Booed" signs from Andres's new Classic Halloween printable collection. The collection has more fun, free goodies that can be printed for your Halloween party or to share with your friends!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Charles Kaufman: Crushed Can Art

Charles Kaufman chooses recycled, flattened soda cans as a canvas to produce these delightful, one-of-a-kind paintings of animals and people . Artist shares: "Not only is each artwork an original, but the crushing of the can creates a one-of-a-kind "canvas"'. More of his cute can paintings can be seen here and to get updates on his new work you can follow his blog.

October Desktop Calendars

Download it from here

Download it from here

Get these beautiful desktop calendars in fall inspired colors for free! Download link is given under each image. If you know of any other desktop calendar that you really like and think I can share on my blog then please its link in the comment below. I'll love to take a look!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Lagerhaus: Owl Tape Dispenser and More

Lagerhaus is a Swedish brand which opened its very first store in Göteborg in 1996 and now has over 30 stores in over 20 locations. I first saw their lovely owl merchandise on Pinterest and handpicked a few for this post. There are cute owl boxes, gift wrap, gift bags, stationery items, tea light holders and my favorite owl tape dispenser. Do you know if they ship internationally?

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Bird Drawings on Envelopes

London based artist Mark Powell uses antique envelopes as a canvas and a regular Bic Biro Pen to produce these incredibly detailed and gorgeous feathery creatures. View more of his work here and check out his online store on Society6 where he sells art prints.

Laurie Shaman: Tea Cups

These beautiful tea cups are by Chicago based ceramic artist Laurie Shaman. You can visit her online gallery to see more of her work and if you are interested in purchasing any specific piece you can contact her through her site. If you are in the area then stop by Fall Open House & Studio Sale on October 5th-6th to view her work in person. For more details on the event click here.

Owl Treat Bags + Template

Happy October everybody! In my mind, it's a month with which all the festivities commence starting with Halloween. It's a favorite holiday for many of us for which we start preparing well in advance. Fall decorations in the house get switched with the spookiest things and costumes come out of the closets. To help you kick start the month, I'll share this owl treat bag tutorial which comes with free template. Just get some brown bags, print the template, cut and fill it with your favorite candies!

Monday, September 30, 2013

Woodland Wonder: Bedding and Lounge Pants

Woodland Wonder sheet set, pillows and rug featuring all kinds of woodland critters including an inquisitive owl, an eager fawn, a cute squirrel along with acorns, berries and evergreens are perfect to instantly add fall flair to your home. Or, show your love for the season in those cute lounge pants.

Mié (Ito): Owl and Fox Organic Masks

Mié (Ito) is a French brand that specializes in children's clothes and accessories. Their AW collection offers charming owl and fox masks, woolen slippers and bibs that are fun, stylish and entirely handmade from high quality fabrics. I like the simple designs, and that vibrant red detailing against the neutral gray outfits.