Friday, April 27, 2012

Feature Friday: Custom Wedding Cake Toppers

My customers are bright and shiny stars!  Just sayin'! I am so inspired by working with you to create that perfect little something for your wedding day.  You all have the best ideas, and I just loved being surprised by how you include Zelma Rose in your special celebrations.  I just finished working with a customer to create this lovely and bright fuchsia and gold wedding cake topper.  The idea to combine a front and back design was my customer's as well as the color combo.  Genius!  I just love the way it came out.  Keep those custom requests coming!  I love it!!

Happy Friday!



Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Whole Kit & Kaboodle

I have been working on weddings for some time now.  It is one of my passions and I just love creating a design for a couple's special day.  It does my heart good to be reminded of all the love out there in the world.  With a lot of different Zelma Rose designs to give that indie DIY vibe to your wedding, I finally pulled them all together in a collection of sets.  Brides are BUSY!  And who needs to stress about coordinating the look of your wedding?! Just leave it all to me and everything from your wedding cake, to your groomsmen will be given the Zelma Rose treatment.  Inspired by a selection of color palettes from Martha Stewart Weddings,  each set mixes and matches within a central color scheme.  With hand embroidered details and that Zelma Rose vibe, each set will bring a touch of romance and whimsy to your special day.

Yellow & Grey Custom Curated Zelma Rose Wedding

Vintage Americana Custom Curated Zelma Rose Wedding 

Custom Wedding Creation:  Contact me for details

Homestead Horseshoe Custom Curated Zelma Rose Wedding 

Yellow & Grey Flower Custom Curated Zelma Rose Wedding

Friday, April 20, 2012

Feature Friday: Calendar

Happy Friday!

                                                                           Source: via Zara on Pinterest

Things at Zelma Rose are movin' and shakin'!  Wedding season is in full swing and I'm sending off lots of Pocket Squares, Bow Tie Boutonnieres and Wedding Cake Toppers to blushing brides everywhere.

Zelma Rose Pocket Square Handkerchiefs

Zelma Rose Bow Tie Boutonnieres

Wed & Roses Custom Wedding Cake Toppers

Along with working in the studio, I have some great events coming up in the next few weeks.

Of course as I announced earlier in the week, Zelma Rose was called up to the big leagues by Etsy to be at To Have & To Hold April 28.  I'd love to tell you all that I know where to get tickets to this sold out event, but alas, no.  

In May, a selection of my designs will be at Studio Gallery in San Francisco as part of the SF Etsy Team show.  The show will run the length of May with a special opening event on May 12 from 2-6.  

Zelma Rose is part of the curated gift guide over at Poppytalk Handmade now through May 4.  The look Book is gorgeous and Poppytalk, as always pulled together some great handmade gift ideas.  

Also exciting, I will be working on some blog posts for my friends over at Stitch Labs.  Look for one coming soon about the wonders of Instagram.  Oh, you can follow me over at Instagram, zelmarose.

I'm working on some brand new things in the studio.  Look for pictures and listings next week.  I'll be posting custom curated wedding party packages, by color.  Inspired by Martha Stewart's wedding color palettes.

And...a big announcement coming Monday!  Sarah & I have big news about our lovely little blog Awfully Grand!  I can't wait to share the news with you all!

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!



Tuesday, April 17, 2012

I've Been Keeping a Secret!

Yes, it's true, I've been keeping a secret!  I'm so excited to announce that Zelma Rose has been chosen to participate in Etsy's upcoming curated wedding event To Have & To Hold!

To Have & To Hold Etsy Wedding Event

To say I'm excited would kind of be an understatement!  The event is already sold out!!

No, I won't be coming to New York, but my lovely Yellow & Grey Geometric Pocket Square made the journey last week.

A few weeks ago I posted some pictures of a very special shipment I was sending off to a super exciting location.  Well, that shipment was going off to Etsy Headquarters in Brooklyn, New York! Here's some of the pics for a quick refresher:

I'll be posting about this like crazy for the next two weeks, so hold tight for the low down on this amazing event!

Happy Day indeed!



Monday, April 16, 2012

Poppytalk Mother's Day Look Book Has Arrived!

I am so very excited to give you a special peek at the Poppytalk Mother's Day Look Book!  And who would guess, we have the back cover all to ourselves!

Happy Monday!!



Friday, April 13, 2012

Feature Friday: Custom Pocket Squares

I recently had the pleasure of creating a very special set of custom Zelma Rose Pocket Squares for a customer's second wedding anniversary.  According to tradition, the second anniversary gift should be made of cotton. Zelma Rose Pocket Squares are the perfect gift for a second anniversary, and I was so very excited to work on some special hand embroidery for this lovely custom set.  This order included one of my favorite fabrics.  I just love the horseshoes and if I had the time, I would make a many a project out of this fabric!  Here are some photos of the finished set.

Zelma Rose Custom Pocket Square Hand Embroidery Monogram

Zelma Rose Custom Second Anniversary Pocket Squares

Zelma Rose Pocket Square Detail

Zelma Rose Pocket Square Set

Zelma Rose Pocket Square Set

Zelma Rose Pocket Square Set

Zelma Rose Pocket Square Set

Happy Friday Lovelies!  Stay tined for some exciting announcements coming up next week!



Monday, April 9, 2012

Poppytalk Handmade Market

Today marks the opening of the Poppytalk Handmade Mother's Day Market!  I have been prepping all weekend, uploading designs to the site and wow, the Market looks amazing!

Poppytalk Handmade Mother's Day Market

I just love the grey & white background.  The designs really seem to shine.

Zelma Rose at Poppytalk

Here are a few of my favorite discoveries from the shop:

ImagineNations Hand painted globes
Stitch and Tickle Handmade Totes
Pretty Penny Accessories
Inkello Paper Goods

Happy Monday & Happy Shopping!



Friday, April 6, 2012

Feature Friday: Poppytalk

I'm so very excited to announce that April 9- May 4 Zelma Rose Handmade Goods will be a part of the Poppytalk Mother's Day Market!

Poppytalk Handmade Market
Poppytalk is one of my very favorite blogs.  Super creative DIYs, great inspiration, and a wonderfully curated market, Poppytalk is the place for everything beautiful in the world of craft and handmade.  I'll be posting links to my designs at Poppytalk on Monday :)

 I am in the process of selecting designs to be a part of the Mother's Day Market.  Here are some of my picks so far.  What do you think?

Zelma Rose Jewelry Chalkboard Locket

Zelma Rose Taurus Zodiac Constellation Necklace

Zelma Rose Cross Stitch Necklace

Zelma Rose Quilt Necklace

Zelma Rose Chevron Cross Stitch

Happy Friday!!



Monday, April 2, 2012

With a Little Luck

Today I sent off an extra special shipment!  It's all still sinking in and I'm not ready to spill the beans just yet, because nothing is set in stone, but I'm REALLY excited about it!!  I had to rework my packaging and branding super fast.  I took some shots of what I shipped out today.  Yippee!  Enjoy :)