Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Inspired by...Rosehip cards...

I've always loved the designs from Rosehip cards, and have come to acquire a nice little gathering of their notebooks that sit very nicely on a shelf in my studio. 
Sooooo nice!
Silkie, the designer behind Rosehip always uses such lovely colour combinations and the patterns are super nice. 
I can never decide which ones to have when I see them in the shops, 
so end up buying all of them! 
(just to fuel my notebook obsession)
Well, I came across some of their new designs recently and they are beautiful...
The collection features tape measures, buttons, cotton reels, lots of lovely haberdashery bits and bobs...across small and large notebooks, gift wraps, tags and cards.
And not only are the products themselves lovely, but I really like the styling and photography used on the shoot too, mmm...
Here are a few of my favourites from the website...









Check out their blog too

(all images above from rosehipcards website)

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Monday, 27 May 2013

Back from Ibiza...

Well hello there lovely readers!
I've just returned from a lovely week away with the boy in Ibiza.
Hope you enjoyed the two colour crush posts I left you with...

We stayed in the resort of Saint Euliala in Ibiza which is the quieter side of the island 
(needless to say, glow sticks were not involved at any point of our holiday, neither were we breaking out any moves similar to 'big fish little fish'...ha ha! Soooo old skool!?). 

We got to visit some lovely places, in and around the island, of which many photos were taken (obviously) 
so I'll be posting a few very soon...watch this space. 
It was lovely to come back to a bank holiday weekend here in the UK, woop woop! 
And, some glorious weather on Sunday too, happy days!

Heres a little snap of Ibiza Town but there'll be more to follow soon...
Hope you all had a good week!


(photo taken by me for loveprintstudio blog)

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Friday, 17 May 2013

Colour crush...

I'll be away from blog land next week so I felt it only right to leave you with a gloriously sunshiny bright and lovely colour crush post.
Well actually, two!
Ooh how I spoil you...

How yummy are these colours!



5| Sarah Hand featured on kickcanandconkersblog 6| Sjoesjoe butterfly

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Colour crush...

So, colour crush no.2...
Told you you're being spoilt!

I absolutely love this colour combination.
Cool lilacs and aquas, paired with peachy tones and a hint of mint, yum!
Hope you like it too!



1| The minimalist blog fabric and photos 2| Cloud 9 fabrics pattern 
3| Chocolate donuts with blood orange glaze  
6| A subtle revelry blog - how to temporarily dye your hair

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Pinterest picks...the simple life

Ooh everyone needs a bit of calm...
Thought a little gathering of these lovely images and things to remember was needed.
Life can be pretty hectic... 


1| Garden Trading mug 
2| 'Remember it's ok...' by Kelsey Davis etsy 
5| 'Do what you can...' from Striking Truths

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Food Revolution Day...

You all know I'm a big food fan; eating it, cooking it, baking it, ogling gloriously styled photos of the stuff, basically anything that goes hand in hand with it...
And, you probably also know that I love Jamie Oliver, so...

I thought I'd share this little number with you...

Happy Food Revolution Day!

Heres a little snippet from the official website as to what its all about...

"Food Revolution Day on 17 May is a global day of action for people to make a stand for good food and essential cooking skills. It's a chance for people to come together within their homes, schools, workplaces and communities to cook and share their kitchen skills, food knowledge and resources. Food Revolution Day aims to raise awareness about the importance of good food and better food education for everyone by focusing on three simple actions – cook it, share it, live it. The first Food Revolution Day took place on 19 May 2012 with more than 1,000 events in 664 cities across 62 countries."


Theres plenty going on, fundraising, dinner parties, videos, recipes to share, a whole site of resources...
I'm totally behind the reasons for this day;
cooking skills and the understanding of food are sooo important.
Getting back to basics, cooking and eating fresh produce,
learning essential skills and sharing...
So... lets get cooking!



(Image from the official food revolution website)

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Thursday, 16 May 2013

Etsy shop find...

Well, what a lovely little etsy shop...
Wind and Willow Home create and sell 'dipped' wooden bowls, spoons, candle cups and planters, using some very beautiful colour palettes indeedy.

Below are a few of my favourite pics from their shop, but head over to their etsy shop to see more...

Think I might be making a little purchase from here very soon!
















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Friday, 10 May 2013

Take Four...100's & 1000's

Couldn't resist a little sprinkling of yumminess for a Friday 'Take Four' post today... enjoy!




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Thursday, 9 May 2013

Lisa Jones Studio...

I've always really liked the work from Lisa Jones Studio and did a feature here last year.
I love their simple, clean graphic style and use of bold colours and textures, yum!

Well...
Lisa Jones Studio have launched a new range of cards, 100% recyclable styles featuring some really lovely designs, including a very hungry healthy eating dinosaur, a curious fox, a wise old owl, a lovely home print and many more.
Click here to have a look at the full range.

Below is a little selection to tempt you over there...











(all images from www.lisajonesstudio.com)

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Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Kiki's boutique - Olivia Burton watches

I received another lovely little package last week, following my earlier biscuit surprise...
A yummy pink parcel from Kikis boutique.
They have the new label 'Olivia Burton' watches in stock now, and they are beautiful!
Vintage inspired leather watches, available with big or mini dials in rose gold, gold plated or a motif design, and in an array of gorgeous strap colours; pale turquoise, coral, tobacco, navy, dusty pink, and many more.

Below is the stunning big dial mink and rose gold design, and I must say, it didn't disappoint.
I'm actually not a big watch wearer but as soon as I saw this collection, I loved them, and will now not be without my yummy new wrist candy!

Check back to my previous post here last month for more lovely products currently in stock.
And don't forget to use the special discount code LOVE15 for a 15% discount available to you lovely people!



(photos taken by me for loveprintstudio)

*Disclaimer*
I was provided with free products by the company for the purpose of reviewing.
I only recommend products and companies that I use and genuinely love.
All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own and not influenced by the company in any way.

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Sunday, 5 May 2013

Pancakes, pancakes, pancakes...

Ok...so I love pancakes, and I mean, really, love pancakes!
It could be pancake day every day and I'd be one happy girl!
But seeing as its not, I like nothing more than making a big pile of them 
for a late, lazy (very naughty, but yummy) breakfast at the weekend.

I've been trying out lots of different recipes recently to find the fluffiest, yummiest pancakes; 
good old lemon and sugar, buttermilk, thick, thin, big, small, loaded with fruit and maple syrup, chocolate and banana, and recently I tried blueberry and ricotta and they are amazing! 
(The ricotta makes them so fluffy and light)

Click here for the recipe over on the Simply Delicious blog.
Below is the result of my efforts in the kitchen...
(I loved how the blueberries looked like little jewels sitting in them!)
They didn't last very long...the boy and I scoffed them in record time.
Yum!



(see...little jewels!)


(photos taken by me for loveprintstudio blog)

Here are a few more of my favourite pancake recipes, give them a go!


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Friday, 3 May 2013

Biscuiteers...

Oh my...
I received the nicest thing in the post this week.
I know you'd never usually associate the word 'cute' with biscuits...
but seriously, these things are the cutest!

Super special custard creams...in a gorgeous tin...handmade...my oh my!
Take a look at these pics and you'll see what I mean.
From a very special friend indeedy...

They not only look amazing, but as expected, taste just a tiny bit amazing too. 
Twelve in a box and I've a feeling they wont be there for long.
Click here to get to their website and have a look around at their other yummy treats.
(they do bourbons too!)



how lovely is the tin!


who wants normal custard creams once you've tried these...



yum!



(photos taken by me for loveprintstudio blog)

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Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Colour crush...

It was exactly a month ago since I did my last colour crush post 
so I think its about time for anther one...

I absolutely adore this colour combo.
Only a few images, but such a strong set of colours with the tones of blue, green and the use of peach with the lime, yumminess!



1| Source unknown 2| Sparkling pond - Waterlilies painting by Allan P Friedlander 
3| Geometric wooden ornament - Beneath the sun etsy shop

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Paper & Cloth at Surtex...

Well, with only a couple of weeks to go, its busy busy busy!
Paper and Cloth will be exhibiting the Spring/ Summer 14 collections at Surtex in New York 
from May 19th - 21st. 
So, be sure to pop on by and say hi and have a little looksie!

Heres the yummy eflyer for a little sneaky peek of whats in store!


(above design copyright of Paper and Cloth Design Studio)



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