09 September 2009
silver on pink:
silver on dark gray:
I finally translated the image into a project, by using the floral eave pattern (I feel like my Nana had a similar pattern on her kitchen cabinetry, but then again my memory tends to exaggerate...) as a border on sets of flat cards and labels.
seafoam on white:
and then a bit later as things start to cook/unravel:
Of the new items I think these little guys are my favorites--as inspired by the old stationery items I used to unearth at one of my favorite corners of the world, Bruce Variety on Bradley & Arlington, downtown Bethesda: blank gift tags in small coin envelopes printed with retro to/from arrows. These turned out so well I think I'll try doing more in this vein--not too too retro, just good basic stationery stuff.