Print Edition: December 2016

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Botanic Urban Plate 3 by My Deer Art

 

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CMYK by Pregnant Studios

 

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Fleuriosity Flourishing Lungs by Vanessa Buchmann

 

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Kitty, Flowers by Chipmunk Cheeks

 

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Painted Terrazzo 1 by LEEMO

 

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Past Present Stamped Ink Print by Mark Samsonovich

 

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Sparkly Water by Monika Forsberg

 

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Want Better Not More by Anthony Burrill

 

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White Oak Leaf Block Print by Parchment Moon

 

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Wilder by Kara Rosenlund

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Mega 2017 Calendar + Planner Roundup

Have you picked up your calendar and planner for 2017 or are you in denial that it’s December like me? Okay, that’s not entirely true, I did pick up my planner last week because it’s tough to look ahead when you have nothing to look ahead at. I’m having a tough time narrowing down calendars though, it seems like there are just too many good designs to choose from. Here are 54 calendars and 24 planners for you to peruse while making those big plans for 2017!

 

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1/ 2017 Ferme Calendar   2/ Abstract Art 2017 Desk Calendar   3/2017 Lunar Calendar   4/ 2017 Fabric Calendar   5/ 2017 Rainforest Wall Calendar   6/ 2017 Constellations Wall Calendar

 

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7/ Year Calendar Gradient 2017   8/ Art Every Day 2017 Mini Calendar   9/ 2017 Calendar   10/ 2017 Beautiful Botany Calendar   11/ 2017 Brush Type Desk Calendar   12/ 2017 Greenhouses Calendar

 

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13/ 2017 Toyblocks Wall Calendar   14/ 2017 Colors I Wall Calendar   15/ 2017 11X17 Wall Calendar   16/ Totem 2017 Calendar   17/ 2017 Sunlight Calendar   18/ 2017 Bloom Wall Calendar

 

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19/ Moon Phases Calendar Print   20/ Great Days a Week Desktop Calendar   21/ Tone Day at a Time Calendar   22/ 2017 One Year Wall Calendar   23/ 2017 Herb Garden Desk Calendar   24/ Blush Wall Calendar

 

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25/ 2017 Scratchable Wall Calendar   26/ The Stendig Calendar   27/ 2017 Phases of the Moon Calendar   28/ 2017 Floral Photo Calendar   29/ Perfect Wall Calendar   30/ Lunar Calendar

 

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31/ Big Picture Calendar   32/ 2017 Minimalist Calendar   33/ 2017 Desktop Calendar   34/ 2017 Tall On the Wall Calendar   35/ 2017 Marbled Easel Box Desk Calendar   36/ 2017 Moon Calendar

 

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37/ 2017 Modern Botanical Wall Calendar   38/ 2017 Outdoor Wall Calendar   39/ Modern Abstract 2017 Wall Calendar   40/ 2017 Watercolour Moon Calendar   41/ Medium 2017 Calendar   42/ 2017 Calendar

 

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43/ 2017 Birthstones Calendar   44/ 2017 Desk Calendar   45/ 2017 Illustrated Birds Calendar   46/ 2017 Rose Gold Calendar   47/ 2017 Watercolor Flowers Wall Calendar   48/ 2017 Tropical Wall Calendar

 

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49/ 2017 Whale Chart Calendar   50/ Gold Moon Phases Calendar Print   51/ 2017 Landscapes Wall Calendar   52/ Geometric Colorblock 2017 Wall Calendar   53/ Minimalist 2017 Wall Calendar   54/ 2017 Minimal Calendar

 

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1/ 2017 Planner   2/ Objectify Planner   3/ Hardcover Agenda
4/ Weekly & Monthly Planner   5/ 2017 Jardin de Paris Planner   6/ The Agenda

 

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7/ Day Designer   8/ 2017 Blush Everyday Agenda   9/ 2017 Planner
10/ Monogram Weekly Planner   11/ Green Palms Year-Less Planner   12/ 2017 Planner

 

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13/ 2017 Design Love Planner   14/ 2017 Rose Gold Pocket Kalender   15/ Black Stripe Agenda
16/ 2017 A5 Weekly Diary   17/ 2017 Planner Printable   18/ 2017 Art Deco Planner

 

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19/ 2017 Weekly Planner   20/ 2017 Marine Planner   21/ 2017 12-Month Planner
22/ 2017 Moment Diary   23/ 2017 Planner   24/ 2017 Small Weekly Diary

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20 Super Rad Gifts

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1/ a black cast iron fondue set for your cousin who wants to borrow yours
2/ a set of four brew espresso cups for someone who can’t stop won’t stop
3/ a chic candle snuffer for your mom who always has one burning
4/ a ceramic flask for your uncle who loves the outdoors

 

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5/ a double ended highlighter set for the students in your life
6/ an Esym scent pod for your best friend’s stocking
7/ a pair of gold agate bookends for your aunt who’s a librarian
8/ a Juniper 37G knife for your friend who always has one in their pocket

 

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9/ a Lomo Instant Sanremo + 3 lenses for your dad who loves photography
10/ an overdue notecard set for your grandmother who still writes to her childhood friend
11/ a maple sugar cube for the sweet-tooth
12/ a set of four frosted stout beer glasses for your friend who loves craft beer

 

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13/ a One iOS lightning charger for the workaholic
14/ a SOMA glass water bottle for your super healthy aunt
15/ a Soundflex bluetooth speaker for your friend who bikes every weekend
16/ a standing pen for the one who’s forever asking to borrow one

 

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17/ a torq nutcraker for your grandfather who loves snacking on nuts by a fire
18/ an acrylic chess set for your best friend’s uber smart kiddo
19/ Wild Medicine soap & crystal for your boho pal
20/ a bottle of winter oil bath for the one who needs to slow down and relax

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Mega Holiday Card Roundup

The leftover turkey is gone, maybe the tree is up, are the holiday cards written out? I had the best intentions of writing mine out Saturday, but instead spent most of the day working (Whomp, whomp.) I love sitting down at the dining room table with a big selection and picking out the perfect one for each address on my list. Here are fifty holiday cards and makers worth a second glance, with a side note that I’ve only shared one from each so if you like what you see dive deeper!

 

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1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10

 

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11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20

 

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21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30

 

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31 / 32 / 33 / 34 / 35 / 36 / 37 / 38 / 39 / 40

 

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41 / 42 / 43 / 44 / 45 / 46 / 47 / 48 / 49 / 50

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14 Advent Calendars to Make or Buy

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24 Day Christmas Advent Calendar

Some things never change, like the fact that advent calendars are one of my favorite Christmas traditions! My Mom still buys me one every November in anticipation of December 1st. I love that they come in any number of forms (paper, garland, wall hanging, display) and serve any number of purposes (countdown, gifts, candy, activities) – but in the end it’s all about the building of anticipation!

 

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Advent Calendar Candle

 

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Advent Calendar Miniature Stockings

 

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Advent Calendar

 

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Christmas Advent Calendar Download

 

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DIY Greeting Card Advent Calendar

 

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DIY Mini Mail Advent Calendar

 

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DIY Modern Advent Calendar

 

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DIY Modern Rug Advent Calendar

 

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DIY Random Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

 

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Printable Advent Calendar Tags

 

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Santa and Reindeer Hanging Advent Calendar

 

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Tiny Village Advent Calendar Printable

 

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Wood Countdown Calendar

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48 Halloween Things

Halloween was always played up as the best holiday at my house as a kid, which is probably why it remains my favorite to this day. I love the childhood innocence involved, as well as the more macabre side you learn about a few years later. My house is all decorated – maybe you’ve already seen it on social media – and I’ll be sharing more about that tomorrow. But for now here are four dozen All Hallows’ Eve treats I think you’ll love!

 

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1/ 2-Ingredient Ghost Chocolate Cups  2/ Caramel Apple Sangria  3/ Screaming Face Print
4/ DIY Ghost Tassels  5/ Hand Painted Floral Pumpkin  6/ DIY No-Sew Monster Trick-or-Treat Bags
7/ DIY Paper Leaf Fall Garland  8/ Double Double Toil and Trouble Print  9/ Halloween Devotional Candles
10/ DIY Ghost Pinatas  11/ Moon Garland  12/ Printable Fang Treat Bags

 

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13/ Printable Spooky Treat Bags  14/ S’mores Caramel Apple  15/ Skull Placemats
16/ Surprise Bloody Cake  17/ 3-Ingredient Hatchet Cookies  18/ Creepy Chocolate Chip Cookies
19/ DIY Bloody Baubles  20/ DIY Gilded Insect Faux Taxidermy  21/ DIY Marbled Candles
22/ DIY Optical Illusion Pumpkins  23/ DIY Skull Cake Plate  24/ Glow in the Dark Skull Pillow

 

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25/ Skull Wall Decal  26/ Kitchen Sink Halloween Chocolate Bark  27/ Black Crow Doormat
28/ Printable Halloween Art  29/ Printable Spell Book Covers  30/ Sanderson Sister Black Sangria
31/ Sophisticated-Spooky Chalk Poster Set  32/ Vulture Print  33/ Beyond is All Abyss Necklace
34/ Creepy Eyeball Lollipops  35/ DIY Fornasetti Trays  36/ DIY Halloween Silhouette Plates

 

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37/ DIY Marbled Indigo Pumpkins  38/ DIY Paint Pen Pattern Pumpkins  39/ DIY Sun Dyed Treat Bags
40/ Halloween Banner  41/ Hand Pillow  42/ Ladies Mannequin Hands
43/ Paper Bats Wreath  44/ Printable Spooky Candy Poppers  45/ Halloween Ornament Set
46/ Skull Chart  47/ Spooky Swirled Meringue Cookies  48/ DIY Wax Dipped Flowers

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Print Edition: October 2016

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Prickly Pear Fabric Wall Art by My Bearded Pigeon

 

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HA HA by alphonssine

 

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Strawberry by Paper Ghost Studio

 

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Graphic 83 by Georgiana Paraschiv

 

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Pink and Yellow Minimalist Desert Landscape by Beeline Studio

 

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One Line Nude Art by Quibe

 

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Geometric Gold by Cat Coquillette

 

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Libra Astrology Poster by Crisp Sheets

 

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Becca Stadtlander Flowers Print by Little Otsu

 

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Polka Dots & Paint by Tangerine-Tane

 

 

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Ito Bindery

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As their name might suggest, Ito Bindery got their start 70 years ago as a bookbinding company. Based out of Tokyo, these guys also manage to create some of the sleekest drawing pads and memoblocks I’ve seen. If you like a clutter-free workspace I’m betting you’ll love these supplies just as much as I do.

 

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Artifact Uprising Float Frames

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I’ve had the same piece of art hanging at the top of my stairs for nearly two years and have been wanting to change things up. I actually have a folder on my desktop of my favorite photos I’ve taken, with the hope that one day I’ll print and frame them as art. So when Artifact Uprising reached out about their brand new floating frames I was ready, willing, and completely prepared.

 

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After some hemming and hawing I narrowed it down to this shot of a group of surfboard blanks that I snapped in San Diego a few years back. It’s a really muted photo and I love that it blends in with the wall color so well. I uploaded my iPhone image to Artifact Uprising and a week or so later a very safely packaged framed print was on my doorstep. (A huge deal, I’ve had several pieces show up broken from other companies.)

 

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After watching a video and using the handy template they sent along to hang the float frame we were all set. So sleek, right?! The frame grade acrylic is thick without weighing a ton like glass, and the brass-coated bolts give the entire piece such a polished look. Such an impact!

 

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