News — Valentine's Day
Late winter days seem to yearn for Spring. The flower shops are full of stunning red Valentine's Day flowers this month. I am drawn to the soft pink blooms so these tulips found their way home to our table. As the days passed, the paper-thin flowers dried to reveal beautiful strands of deep magenta resembling sewing thread. Check out the delicate macro shots below. Don't you agree that the tulips are just as beautiful as the blooms age? You can see more Macro Photography in Enclosure Cards and Nature Calendars in the shop.
My embroidered Valentine Pillow was featured in the February 2017 issue of Australian Homespun Magazine! Best of the Best from Pinterest, I'm honored to be included in their favorite Valentine's Day cushions on Pinterest this month.
I like decorating with a bit of red after the holiday decor is packed away. This cranberry and tan fabric is perfect for leading up to Valentine's Day. The Baroque Swirl is neutral but has a pop of color which makes these 18"x18" pillow covers a perfect touch for your living space. See the Baroque Swirl pillows here. Cello is so beautiful, it's been fun listening to Mr10 practicing for his strings concert as I sew pillows in the studio down the hallway. He was kind enough to loan me his gorgeous cello for this shoot. Stop by the studio...
Sending you lots of love this Valentine's Day from our little Hedgehog, Boomer, who tried out some new paper wings and learned to fly like Cupid. Isn't he sweet? Click to watch the video! Subscribe to our newsletter to have more adorable Hedgehog fun delivered straight to your mailbox. We'd love to hear from you in the comments below!
Valentine's Day often gets a girlie rap with all the pink and glitter everywhere. When our son was little, I used to embroider dinosaurs or flying saucers with hearts on shirts for him to wear to his school's Valentine's Day parties. One year I set up a photo booth backdrop with diecut heart garlands from my studio and photographed all of his classmates with handmade mustache and lips photo props. In recent years we've decorated shoe boxes with his video game character drawings of Zombies, Chompers and Peashooters for his Valentine's Day mailbox. As he has gotten older, finding boy-friendly ways to show him some...