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!
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