Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Stationary and cards and tape.. Oh my!

It's hard to not feel romantic when surrounded by such loving sentiment and pretty loving images as we have been while exploring shops in California. Each store has beautiful window displays dripping with hearts and bows and words... words of love and joy and cheeky playfulness! Here are some Valentine's day cards we found while drifting through some of our favourite stores... and also a display of some of the brilliant Washi tape we bought and have now stuck on everything in our path!!

One of our all time favourite stationary stops in America is the treasure chest that is Paper Source. Here are some valentine paper tags we found... perfect for leaving in secret locations for loved ones to find... or adding to projects... or using to make your own creative cards...

We've had a lovely Valentine's Day surrounded by love and words and each other. And we hope everyone else has too.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Love Rose & Violet xxxxxxx

Friday, February 10, 2012

Timeless treasures... found in flea market heaven!

And seeing Alameda is a dream come true!!

It has been on our list for a long time now... and finally... Miss Rose Sister Violet made the journey across the Bay to find San Francisco's Alameda Flea market. With an empty car, we drove beneath a beaming Californian Sun across the Bay Bridge, and through the gates of Flea Market Heaven! Oh the fun we had!

We found the above taps, which we've already turned into flowers (like every inanimate object left in the hands of Rose and Violet)... and which we'd love to use for wall art or creating words for display or  absolutely anything....

We had an absolute ball.... and came home with a FULL car. (Next time we're hiring a truck!) Here are some photos from our day at Alameda... and memories that will keep us happy until we meet again.