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Happy Valentine’s Day! (and free download)

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Whaddaya know – I’m sick. I think I’m simply fighting off a cold – no deadly flu or anything, just stuffy nose and scratchy throat and so so tired. Anyway I forgot it was Valentine’s Day! I actually really love Valentine’s Day – I love little boxes of candy hearts, interesting chocolates that you don’t know what kind they are until you bite into them, and handing out valentines to everyone. I’ve noticed a lot of people either obsess over or HATE this holiday. I get it – everyone is sitting in restaurants in pairs and it’s totally weird. But you’re allowed to opt out of the whole “couples are the most important” part of the holiday and just have fun with it. I whipped up some SUPER quick valentines so I could hand them out to my friends. Write a quick note on the back, tape it to a box of candy hearts, and you’re good to go! (p.s. THANK YOU dollar store for your cheap candies!) If you completely forgot to buy your box of minions-themed valentines this year, you can totally download these! I whipped up a quick printable pdf – I recommend you print on cardstock […]
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A paper doll for a special boy

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My nephew’s birthday is coming up so I spent some time working on something very special for him. I’ve always wanted to paint a set of paper dolls, and he’s such a sensitive and wonderful little kid who would appreciate a little mini-him that he can dress up and take on adventures! I specifically included some of his favorite shirts – Thomas the Tank Engine, Paw Patrol, and so on. I loved designing and painting his real life clothes – it was so much fun! When I was a little girl I LOVED paper dolls so much. I remember all the little clothes and stuff – then I grew up and was obsessed with KiSS dolls – do you remember those? They were little dolls in an app you could play with on your computer. I remember spending ages getting the clothes to line up on the doll JUST perfectly (on some dolls the clothes snapped to position). They were amazing – looks like the webpage is still up sorta! At some point I want to make a KiSS doll even though nobody plays with them anymore just so I can live out a childhood dream of mine. 🙂 And […]
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