This post is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp. We love playing with stamps here at Lia Griffith HQ and fell in love with these little sentiment stamps by Simon Says Stamp over the weekend. We wanted to do something a little different with them and we came up with the idea of creating these simple paper… Read more.
Gift wrapping is often overlooked as an afterthought to the gift itself. But for me it offers another opportunity to get super creative and keep my gift giving personal – more is more I always say! These DIY gift bags and coordinating tags were designed in Cricut Design Space which makes it the perfect project… Read more.
Okay, I admit it, we went hopping mad for Easter this year – but it’s been SO much fun! We have shared heaps of kids projects from the super popular candy huggers to the felt bunny and lamb ears, a selection of elegant projects for the grown ups from the decorated eggs to the sticky… Read more.
I love to make my own jams and fruit spreads and love even more to hand a jar or two to neighbors and friends after cooking up a batch on the weekend. In fact I love to give edible gifts on any occasion and have been known to package up macarons, sugared almonds, gourmet coffee… Read more.
We just LOVE to customize. Not only for ourselves, but for friends and family when we are gift giving. It adds an extra personal touch that can only be achieved when we put a little bit of ourselves into it. Personalized labels are the perfect way to add a touch of ‘homemade’ to your offerings… Read more.
Isn’t Springtime the best? Our studio is filled to bursting with various prototypes for paper tulips, partly decorated Easter eggs, and a whole host of baby farm animals in various forms from candy huggers in yesterday’s post, to these adorable Easter goodie bags. The little bunny rabbit, duckling, chick and lamb are all easily printed… Read more.
Who doesn’t love the idea of Springtime in Paris? The tree lined avenues dotted with blooming lavender and tulips, the smell of freshly baked loaves, the artists who line the pebbled streets of Montmartre, the elaborate architecture, the serenity of the winding river Seine and of course the incredible cafes and patisseries! I was lucky… Read more.
In Chinese societies, a red envelope or red packet containing money is given during holidays or special occasions such as weddings, the birth of a baby or graduation. Its origin began over 2000 years ago when the elderly would thred coins onto red string to ward off evil spirits. As the printing press became popular the string… Read more.
To finish our Valentine’s Day lineup, we are excited to share a set of pretty printables that are perfect for the grown-ups in your life. This set of polka dot kraft and blush watercolor labels give a variety of fun messages that are perfect for your friends, your favorite co-workers and even the love in… Read more.
My go-to for last minute Christmas and New Year’s gifts has always been gourmet treats or homemade goodies. This type of gift is always welcome and is a perfect pick for those who are not close friends or family. We designed this set of labels based on last year’s red and green traditional set, that… Read more.
Christmas week is here! For your last minute handmade Christmas cards, consider making one of these gorgeous paper cuts. They are in the same style as the winter village and woodland paper lanterns and are a keepsake that can be used as framed art or to place on the shelf for holidays to come. If… Read more.
To finish our set of felt gift toppers or ornaments, all in warm, wooly woodland style, here are the acorn and mushroom patterns and tutorial. All of the wool blend felt used in this series is from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop. If you have not worked with wool or wool blend felt, you owe it… Read more.
Our final little animal for this felt stuffie series is the bunny. It is so sweet and fluffy wrapped in a warm red scarf. This little guy is so easy to make and we used wool blend felt from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop in a soft grey, white, black and red. You will find the… Read more.
Happy Friday! Our next feltie is this absolutely adorable baby deer. The wool blend is from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop and for this cutie I chose Cinnamon for the body, Black and White for details and the bow in Spruce. You can download the printable at the end of the post and see below for… Read more.
I am back from my trip to London and have all kinds of great projects to get up before Christmas! The next felt ornament is this adorable little felt bear wearing his red scarf. This little bear is so easy to make. I used gorgeous wool felt blend from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop. For the… Read more.
Do you need a creative idea to wrap your holiday gift card gifts? How about hang them on the tree? These pretty paper cut envelopes are made from a mix of metallic papers and glitter papers that you can find at your craft supply store. We were asked by Cricut to do a test run… Read more.
This is the second in our felt animal gift toppers and ornament series. You can find the little fox in this post. We have provided a template for you to use to cut all of your felt pieces. I used wool blend felt from Benzie Design’s Etsy shop in the colors of Smoke for the… Read more.
For those of you who follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you know I am in London this week debuting my new paper craft kits. Very exciting! Trips like this always throw off my blog schedule, so my plan to start my series of felt animals has been delayed for a few day. Let’s get… Read more.
This fun set of free printable holiday gift wrap is ready for you to download and print. They are set up for an 11×17 paper though you can print them smaller as well. I like to print these large sets on a laser printer as it holds the full coverage ink best. You can find… Read more.
More is more, right? Or as Mae West said “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful”! This is also a lia-ism that my staff teases me with. “More is more, right Lia”. Well today it just simply is! More gift tags. More gift labels. You can see yesterday’s elegant set here and the… Read more.