I love the jewelry by Modica Design that I found on etsy recently. Who would have thought wood jewelry could be so nice?! I prefer smaller jewelry, and measuring in at about 0.5" the pieces above are just the right size to add a little flair!
We gocco-ed into the night this weekend trying to finish our save the dates...and there!...we are done! After several design iterations and gocco trial and errors, I finally figured out what would work best and what would just have to be! We were happy with the results, so I hope you enjoy :-)We printed about 200, just in case we had any problems. Of course, we did! The extra 25-40 really helped us weed out a few that had knicks or uneven ink. We used a white linen paper with tangerine, metallic aqua, and brown inks. Oh, gocco, how I love thee...and my fiance too!
The flickr group that I am highlighting this week is one that we could all take note of: Pretty Organized :-) Check out these carefully placed yet aesthetically pleasing photos!
[photos are from t-b: smallest bones, the aesthetic onion, chez larsson, frank farm, anna maria horner, suri*, marmys, and poopscape]
I have been slack with posting the past few days, and who is to blame?...Gocco! We successfully created our save the dates (more to come with that on wedding wednesday) and I was also able to have a little fun :-) I have created my first, humble, etsy store! Although it is very young and somewhat empty, I am super excited about having a presence on esty.
I have also decided to start a photography blog called "Darling Perspective." Over the past couple of months I have become interested in old camera techniques (holga, polaroid, transfers, ttv, etc..) as well as intrigued by my new digital slr, so I have posted a few experimental photographs. I use Flickr for storing my photos but I felt like keeping a blog would help me edit down my favorites. Anyways, I hope you enjoy :-)
Erin - over at Design for Mankind - has released her second e-zine, and yours truly just happens to be a contributor! I feel so honored to be a part of such a unique and genuine project and I can't wait to check it out. The topic of the issue is, "what inspires you?" So go ahead, click on over and download an issue and prepare to be inspired!
...and boy am I excited! For those of you out there who are Gocco virgins, here is how save gocco! describes the Japanese machine:
"Cleverly combining the basic priciples of screenprinting and rubber-stamping, "print gocco" is a clean, easy, and fully self-contained compact system that exposes and prints all in one unit. Using flash bulbs similar to those found in old cameras, an original image is thermally imprinted on a master screen. Next, colorful prints are made by pressing the ink-applied master screen against a sheet of paper placed on a sponge pad."
[Above] This was my first run where I slowly began to learn the capabilities of my PG-11 model. I was so excited that I decided to print thank you cards right away! Below is my first real print. Oh the possibilities to come...