It’s surely is getting cold here! Brrr…
With these Tuxedo cup cosies that I’ve created, your cup will look dapper and… well, cosy. They’re also perfect for the upcoming Father’s Day! Pick from the three styles I’ve designed, the sweet baby blue and pink, preppy navy and yellow, or classic grey with red bow tie. I also include a few other bow tie colours, so that you can mix and match them as you like!
You can download Tuxedo Cup Cosies template here, open with Adobe Reader (Free download) and print using your colour printer on A4 size paper stock (180-220 gsm). You’ll also need: a pair of scissors and double sided tape to stick both sides of the ‘rectangle’ together, as well as to stick the bow ties on. Easy!
On the 1st of April 2016, at 8.59 in the evening, I gave birth to my baby boy, Jethro. He arrived 6 days early, but it was a very quick (and very very painful) labour.
My first two weeks with Jethro was confusing, blurry and overwhelming. It was the longest 2 weeks of my life. Everything that I learn about taking care of a newborn was shocking, I did not know it was going to be that difficult, especially in the feeding department. Everything was a mess, and I could not imagine we (me, my husband and Jethro) will made it through those early weeks.
After the first two weeks, the days start to go really quickly. In a blink of an eye, he’s 7 weeks old. Things certainly get better each day, but everyday brings new challenges. There are so many things I learn, and I feel emotions I’ve never felt before. Motherhood definitely did not came naturally for me. Lucky for me, my mom is here to help for a while. So there’s someone who knows about baby better than my husband and I do.
When Jethro was 6 weeks old, I was starting to ease back into doing design work for the blog. Fortunately, I have posts lined up before I went into labour. At the very least I did not get too quiet on the blog or instagram. I’m also used to being a night owl, so I’m able to survive with 4-6 hours of sleep daily. During the day, I usually put Jethro in a baby carrier where he sleeps so soundly that I sometimes forget he’s on my chest, and then I will do some designing.
I have a new found respect for mothers, even my own. Regardless of what mothers choose to do for their babies, whether they choose to breastfeed, bottle-feed, sleep train, feed on demand, co-sleep or sleep in separate rooms, sacrifices are made. What I miss the most since I have a baby, is being able to be out alone and anytime I want. The beauty of working from home, in my own time, is that I’m able to go somewhere and do something spontaneously during the day. With the baby, going out requires so much preparation before I could made it out of the door. Sometimes I even think that I won’t. I still remember the first time I brought him out for a check up in the hospital, it was like preparing myself to go to my own wedding. I’m starting to get comfortable bringing him out, but of course practice make perfect!
At the moment, I might not be able to do 2 or 3 posts a week like I used to, but I’m excited to let you know that I have June printables designed. As Jethro gets out of his newborn phase, I’m sure that I will be able to slowly gets back to my old routines, and hopefully get more sleep.
When did you start to get back into work and get more sleep after a baby? Share with me in the comments!
French Fries is one of my favourite food, because it’s so fun to eat! Then I thought, it would be even better if it comes in a cute box such as these Mr & Mrs French fries boxes (see what I did there? Hehe).
You can download Mr & Mrs French fries boxes template here, open with Adobe Reader (Free download) and print using your colour printer on 2x mid-weight A4 size paper stock (180-220 gsm). You’ll also need: a pair of scissors, scoring bone or back of your x-acto knife, double sided tape, and some fries.
Cut using scissors according to their shapes, score the dotted lines and fold. Stick the flaps using double sided tape, and use the tape to stick the ‘stache on Mr French’s box too!
They will be perfect for weekend barbecue parties, and you can put other yummy treats in them. Bon Appétit!
Sometimes in life you just need to get away. It doesn’t have to be somewhere far away, it might be a countryside 2 hours drive from where you live. It would be nice to have someone (or more than one) to get away with.
Invite the person you’re planning to get away with using this cute handmade paper plane card, and I’d be surprise if they’d turn down your invitation.
You can also write down the destination name inside the paper plane folds to add an element of surprise.
Download Printable Paper Plane Get Away Card template HERE , open with Adobe Reader (Free download) and print using your colour printer on 2x lightweight A4 size paper stock (80-140gsm). You’ll also need: a pair of scissors, scoring bone or back of your x-acto knife, a piece of long twine or string, sticky tape and pen to write your messages.
You can find the how-to instructions on the printable sheet.
Where do you feel like going for your next holiday destination? I’m thinking of Japan and Korea. Have an awesome week my friends!
Junk Food + Puns = Double the fun!
I’ve created punny cards featuring three of my fave food, Wanna “Taco” bout it, “Do Nut” worry, and “Franks” a lot. They’re fun to keep in your planners, on your vision board, or share them with your friends.
What do you think about me doing more simple but adorable printable such as these ones? I hope you like them as much as I do.
Thinking about having a pizza party? Great. It would be even better if guests could take home leftovers. These boxes are made for that, or they can also hold little sweet things like gummies in them.