If you’re anything like me, gardening is not your forte. But that doesn’t stop you from enjoying florals and adding botanical elements to your home. I was thrilled when Sarah Louise, maker and artist based in the UK, shared her idea for creating giant paper roses using our Smooth wallpaper. These DIY roses are the perfect way to bring flowers into your life without the challenge of keeping them alive. Keep reading for the full how-to for creating some for yourself!
With close to 800 entries, this has been our most popular annual Fabric8 Design Challenge yet! Spoonflower and industry sponsor, Moda Fabrics, have narrowed it down to 100 semifinalists, and now's the time for you to step up and help decide who will advance to the final round. Between now and September 2nd, choose your favorite Botanical Sketchbook designs. The top eight designers selected by voting will be asked to expand their design into a 4-piece collection before the final votes are cast and the next fabric design superstar is announced!
This holiday season, add a little hand-crafted goodness to your gifts by creating a cute and cozy felt gift bow to add to the top of your perfectly wrapped presents. – See more at: http://blog.spoonflower.com/page/2/#sthash.PCnnlysr.d
Looking around for design inspiration? Don’t just look to flora and fauna. Inspriation can be found in many places—even the human body!
Making a repeat appearance in the winner’s circle this week is Andrea Lauren, with her lovely thermos design, “Tea Thermos – Vintage Florals.” Congrats to the entire top ten, for their cozy, warm and wonderful creations!
1. 610 votes for Tea Thermos – Vintage Florals by Andrea Lauren by andrea_lauren
2. 494 votes for Winter Delights by nadiahassan
3. 479 votes for Nordic Winter Picnic by christinewitte
4. 469 votes for Baby It’s Cold Outside by lisakubenez
5. 431 votes for Retro thermoses + lunch boxes! by pattyryboltdesigns
6. 421 votes for Retro drink flasks by cjldesigns
7. 377 votes for Therms by laura_mayes
8. 355 votes for The Woodsman by oliveandruby
9. 309 votes for Hot Chocolate for Everyone! by rubydoor
10. 290 votes for thermos_montage by gritgirl
The first day of spring, is right around the corner and what better way to kick off a new season than with a fat quarter bundle of festive fabrics? Michelle Fifis, founder of Pattern Observer, curated her favorite designs from the Spoonflower Marketplace to create this bright and cheerful bundle, perfect for one lucky winner's first warm-weather project!
Enter by Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, March 19th on the blog. Congratulations Margaret Parker– winner of our Colette Bag Pattern giveaway!
*Designs included: "Spring Again" designed by Elizabeth Vitale, Baby Blue Ikat designed by Domesticate, Silly Munky: Munky Puzzle designed by Cynthia Frenette, Ranunculus Watercolor designed by Newbs, Shabby Rose designed by Kristopher K, Happy Daffodils designed by Sammy K, Geo Springtime designed by Scrummy, Farmers Market designed by Chrissie Van Hoever, Dapples designed by Hide Studio Art, and Lemmo Jello designed by Kurt Cyr