Musings Of A Stationery Designer

Holiday Fun

4th | July

I love summer holiday weekends… family, food, fun & fireworks! It is raining here in Houston all weekend (we had a hurricane hit close by a few days ago) but I hope we get a little break so we can fire up the grill later this weekend and hopefully see some fireworks! Here is a [...]

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Holiday | Eating

Holiday | Eating

I hope you all have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend. I will be taking off to be with family and friends, but wanted to leave you with a my favorite Sweet Cherry Pie recipe from Smitten Kitchen that I am preparing this weekend to bring to my family. Enjoy the deliciousness and be safe! xoxo, [...]

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Salute | Love

Salute | Love

Hope you all have a happy Memorial Day Weekend! Thought that the flickr album of myvintagelove was in the spirit of the holiday weekend….

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Olvera | Street

Olvera | Street

Last fall I had the opportunity to fly out to a wedding in LA and get to wander around Olvera Street for a few hours..  Hope you all have a fun Cinco de Mayo!

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Easter Dinner Menu | Circa 1890s

Easter Dinner Menu | Circa 1890s

I wanted to share some really unique prints from various hotels and restaurants that were printed in the early  1890s for Easter Dinners and menus. I thought that the use color, the interesting typography and the elements and graphics were very neat. I personally  like the blue/purple tinted one for Haddon Hall out of Atlantic [...]

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Candy | Pop Culture

Candy | Pop Culture

For the past four years the Washington Post has run a Peep Diorama Contest.  This years winner was inspired by the movie UP! You can see the winner and the gallery of entries at the Washington Post.  I love the Goodnight Moon entry (number 3 in the gallery) and Where the Wild Peeps Are (number [...]

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Peep | Sushi

Peep | Sushi

Serious Eats has the best Easter recipe of all! Peep sushi, their love-child of Easter and Japan, made from Peeps, Rice Krispie Treats and Fruit by the Foot! BRILLIANT! Go to Serious Eats to get the whole scoop and recipe – which is hilarious as they walk you through beheading the Peeps.

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Egg | ceptional

Egg | ceptional

I always keep my egg cups in the cabinet until the weekend of Easter – pull them out, use them.. put them up! I have collected some creative uses for egg cups beyond the holiday weekend – organizing your office supplies, creating flower arrangements, place settings for weddings.. Thank you Martha Stewart, Good Housekeeping, Better [...]

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Decorating {Easter Eggs}

Decorating {Easter Eggs}

Online at Martha Stewart you can get great tips on decorating easter eggs and  videos on Egg-Dyeing How-Tos (which I really need because my eggs never come out as pretty as these)  She also has a great slide show on different ideas for your Holiday Table and fun ideas for the kids! I am excited [...]

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