This month, Sydney-based tj Stationery & Gifts have kindly created a piece of illustration that will remind us to eat more veggies! They are available to download for our monthly freebie club members as desktop & gadget wallpapers and printable planners.
Here’s a short intro from Jenny, the creative behind tj Stationery & Gifts:
tj stationery & gifts is a celebration of the simple pleasures in life! Our products and designs are sweet and simple, just the way life should be. I (Jenny) started tj in 2012 with the support of my partner (Tungy) to combine my love for drawing and obsession with stationery. The idea came to me one day when I realised I wanted to do something with my life that truly made me happy. tj has since become my creative outlet, a place where I can express my ideals of happiness, in the hope of spreading happiness to others.
Want to know more about tj Stationery & Gifts and download these cute freebies featuring her design? Join the BFF (Best Freebie Friends) club!
If you are not a BFF Freebie member yet, you can still sign up now and you will get a confirmation email with download links to all the freebies for this month and previous ones as well.
Just like the previous freebies, you will be able to download these styles and sizes: desktop (with or without calendar), retina desktop (with or without calendar), iPhone (without calendar), iPhone 6 & 6+ (without calendar), iPad (without calendar), and also printable planner monthly organiser for A5, Personal and Pocket filofaxes (Large, Medium & Small for Kikki K planners).
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All you need to do (and this is open to everyone, including you) is to join our BFF club here and you will receive a welcome message with a link to download our instant freebies as well as current and previous months’ freebies. You will then receive monthly freebies for your desktop, gadgets and planners just like what you’ve seen in this post before the end of each month. I will also throw in a few freebie surprises every now and then, so you will get a lot more freebies from Design is Yay if you join the BFF club!
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Ah… Coffee. Even though the last time I had coffee was 4 weeks ago (one day before Jet was born!), but to me it feels like forever. I love coffee and getting through days without it is HARD. But I vowed not to drink coffee during at least the first 6 weeks of my baby’s life.
What’s good to go with coffee? Donuts. With lots of sprinkles. I’ve designed these Coffee & Sprinkles cup wrapper for you to download. The best thing about fun cup wrappers is that they’re too easy to make, and they’ll cheer up your workspace. Don’t forget to share them with your friends and desk buddies too!
Download Coffee and Sprinkles Cup Wrapper template HERE and you can open and print using Adobe Reader (Free download). I recommend printing them using your colour printer on A4 size paper stock (120-180 gsm).
It’s time for a really fun Birthday card! Make this Make a Wish birthday card for someone on their special day, and ask them to make a wish while pulling the star out to reveal a Happy Birthday greeting in garland style.
Treat your mom to a special breakfast in bed on Mother’s day, or any other day! After all, she’s the most special lady in your life. I’m sure mom will be delighted.
I’ve created a kit consisting of greeting/standing card, teabag label, flower wrap/wrapping paper and banners. You can also use the standing card to write down the menu of the day.
Download FREE Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed Kit template HERE and you can open and print using Adobe Reader (Free download). I recommend printing them using your colour printer on A4 size paper stock (120-180 gsm).
Have a lovely time with your mom!
I’m a new mom.
Sorry to start this blog post with an announcement like that, because I’m still in shocked over it. Apparently being 9 months pregnant did not prepare me for what was coming. On my second night with the baby, I was surprised that baby requires feedings every 2-3 hours. I thought they only eat three times a day, just like us!
Now I totally get why Mother’s day is being celebrated. Because mothers are amazing human beings. Regardless of each individual choices when it comes to breastfeeding, sharing children’s photos on social medias, being a working or stay-at-home mom… their duty comes with sacrifices for their children that sometimes go unnoticed. Which is why, I’ve created these gift card pouches that you can give to your mom for mother’s day, or any other days. Because our moms deserve to be treated like a queen!
These gift card pouches are the perfect size for standard gift cards. So you can treat your mom to anything that you think she’d like, whether it’s a spa treatment, her favourite boutique or restaurants.
Download your FREE Treat Yo Self Gift card pouches template HERE and you can open and print using Adobe Reader (Free download). I recommend printing them using your colour printer on A4 size lightweight paper stock (80-120 gsm. Your everyday copy paper will be fine)
Makeover parties are really fun. If you have sisters, it would be a fun activity to do together with your mom on Mother’s day! Even if you don’t have sisters like myself, a party or two of you and your mom could also be fun. Bring out your favourite makeup tools, have your mom bring over her favourites, and the two of you could have a blast trying on each other’s fave products! You might discover that your mom’s favourite shade of lipstick looks really nice on you, and vice versa.
This Makeover Party kit includes a postcard-size invitation card with detail card to stick at the back, product list card and of course makeup themed buntings. Because it’s not a party before the buntings are up.
Just in case you don’t know, other than design and stationery, makeups are also my passion. I’ve always wanted to go to beauty school, but for some reason it never happened. I watch a lot of beauty gurus on YouTube, love chatting with my friends about about makeups, and I’m more excited to be in a makeup stores like Sephora than craft or art supplies shops. Featured in the images here are makeup products that I own and love.
Foundation – Chanel Vitalumiere Aquav | Loose Powder – Chanel Poudre Universelle Libre | Concealer – NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer | Bronzer and Blush duo – NARS Orgasm & Laguna | Highlight – NARS Multiple stick in Copacabana | Eyes – Makeup Forever Refill Artist Shadows | Lips – Tomford Lip Color in True Coral (when I’m feeling bold) and Chanel Rouge Allure number 90 Pimpante (for a more natural peachy look) | Mirror – Anna Sui hand mirror | Brushes from Sigma and Real Techniques
Download your free Makeover Party Kit template HERE and you can open and print using Adobe Reader (Free download). I recommend printing them using your colour printer on A4 size card stock with medium thickness (around 140-180 gsm)