Personalized housewarming stationery

July 28th, 2014
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The watercolors have a permanent place on our dining table these days. You’ve been warned. They’re such an easy way to personalize paper goods and add a little color, no matter your skill level.

We wanted to give our new neighbors a housewarming gift, starting with a welcome note. I used:

Quick little stripes with one color. Then quick little stripes with a second. The stripes don’t have to be perfect. I actually think that’s part of the beauty of them.

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Saturday journal freebie

June 14th, 2014
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Yahoo for Saturday! We don’t have big plans. (I’ve quickly learned that’s the best way to have a happy weekend when you have a baby around.) I’d like to go to the mountains for a short hike. Baby Niklas wants to go watch the ducks at the pond. And we’ve got a few surprises for Father’s Day up our sleeves.

How about you?

Here’s two fun freebies to print off and add to your Gadanke journal. Get the kids in on it, too!

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DIY tag banner

April 11th, 2014
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I’d like to start playing with paper a bit more and showing you the results. My goal is to make projects that are fun for adults, but also suited for kids, too. This first project is a DIY tag banner – just something fun that I’m hanging on the wall next to my desk. The banner could look really cute on a bulletin board or above a few hooks with scarves or jewelry, too.

Tools used:

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