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You all know that Seattle is more than a city to me, it’s my home that I love so much.
I also LOVE my second home, Los Angeles.
And, even though I just returned from New York, it has quickly become one of my most favorite places.
I’ve been bitten by the travel bug, and have so many more places I want to go visit.
Where do you want to visit? There are so many amazing places, both in and out of America.
Font Friday 5.2
Happy Friday! I thought it was time to highlight a fun, hand done font that was legible and interesting. The font, Colors of Autumn, can be downloaded for free here! Have a great weekend, get outside, clear your head and do something fun!
Cupcakes + Parties
Very exciting news for any of you that live in Los Angeles: Trophy Cupcakes is coming to the Beverly Hills Williams-Sonoma this Saturday, April 12 at 1 pm for a book signing and cupcake demo. To top it off, Kelly, from Studio DIY will be there as well, working her crafty magic. If you are in the area, totally come check out this event. Trophy Cupcakes is based in Seattle and happens to be one of my favorite cupcake spots! Nothing better than a taste of my hometown Seattle in southern California! The founder, Jennifer Shea, has written an awesome book devoted to cupcakes + parties, appropriately titled Trophy Cupcakes & Parties. What could be better!? If you can’t make it to the event this weekend, you can order her book online as well! Check out some of the gorgeous photos from the book below.
Yum! Be sure to check out Kelly’s blog for more information and to RSVP and if you’re in the area this Saturday come check out this tasty event!
April Calendar Downloads
A round up of some of my favorite and best designed April calendar downloads! Enjoy!
1. This sketched ram illustration from Free People blog.
2. Loving these fun + playful bows (available in two colors) from Nicole’s Classes.
3. The blues and greens make a lovely geometric shaped calendar from Fete Studio.
4. This blooming flowered calendar from Going Home to Roost will brighten any desktop.
5. Sarah Hearts plays up the “April showers bring May flowers” with this illustrated download.
6. Another April showers inspired download from Red Stamp.
[Images taken from the various sources listed above.]
Font Friday 5.1
Hello Friday! As you all know, I love weekends and getting to spend time outdoors, catching up on work and getting to blog. Enjoy today’s Font Friday, inspired by the upcoming season of Mad Men.
I like the simplicity of this sans serif font, Mission Gothic, and the various weights that it comes in. I thought it fit nicely with this Don Draper quote, and would be great for headlines and prints. Enjoy!
Mast Brothers Chocolate
One of my favorite places I went to while in Brooklyn was the Mast Brothers Chocolate factory + store. Christy, who is totally hilarious and my East Coast soul sister, joined me for brunch and then a walk through the fabulous chocolate factory.
My favorite part of Mast Brothers Chocolate is their awesome packaging and wapping. I wish their paper was sold as gift wrap, it is so wonderful! Mast Bros has one employee who is responsible for all of their paper+pattern design as well as their graphic design. Talk about a dream job. How much fun would that be! Sign me up to be that apprentice, because seriously, what is better than excellent design and delicious chocolate! If you are ever in the Brooklyn area, definitely check out their store!
Font Friday 5.0
Happy Friday to all. I always have a post-vacation hangover it seems, where I miss being able to explore new things and be in a new city. Having good friends and fun things happening makes it much easier to get back into the swing of things. Enjoy today’s Font Friday, and don’t forget to make the best of what you have, no matter where you are!
This font is called Vollkorn, and comes in several weights (always a huge plus for a free font!) Check it out, I love how the italic works so well with the rest of the font.