Desktop essentials – Etsy//Pink






I’m feeling super inspired this month by all the amazing talent I’m seeing on Etsy – and I love their new design/layout. Pink – of course – caught my eye. Here are a couple of desktop essentials!

1 – Like a Boss Paperweight // 2 – Fuschia pink and gold leather tray // 3 – Floral mousepad // 4 – She believed she could Desktop Wallpaper


Why I’m starting the year with unsubscribes

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I’m starting my year off by focusing on what is really important – my time.

When I first started in business I wanted ALL the inspiration. I signed up to e-newsletters, got blogs on my Feedly and followed dozens and dozens of other cool creative businesses on Facebook.

But I’m a little exhausted by it all now. The constant stream of inspiration – and the time it takes to check it all – has left me a little drained. I want to be doing my thing and doing it well so I’m starting off my year with a whole bunch of unsubscribes!

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It is nothing personal for these fab creatives, like I say they provide so much good inspiration for me. But I just can’t have them in my head all day long.

So I’m clearing my schedule to allow for more creativity, and in the peace and quiet I can almost see it.

What are you going to do this year to allow creativity in? I’d love to hear.

Be that shining star – art print download

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I love the time between Christmas and New Year – anything seems possible. I created this shining star art print for you all when I spotted this amazing image from Juskteez Vu over on Unsplash. I hope it inspires you a little this week!

Simply click to download, print and enjoy!

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Art prints are for personal use only! If sharing please credit back to Love Ideas Ink or A Little Bright and you must link back to the download link on this page. Thanks!

Image from Unsplash by Juskteez Vu.

Sparkling at the Blogcademy Chicago

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I was thrilled to be able to contribute to the amazing Blogcademy workshops as they tour the globe again this year. I think these babes are so inspirational and I love to be amongst this action!

I wanted to send along something that had a whole lot of sparkle to it and so I created this brand new Love Ideas Ink card for the occasion – because everyone deserves to sparkle. So true.

I was also super excited to see the card on Instagram from these lovely attendees –

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glitterspice8 here // sydneyharbosky here // leachka here (love the lipstick kiss!)

It was just lovely to see my sparkle all round the world! For more information on the Blogcademy see here (p.s. they now have an amazing Home School – check it out).

Buy the “Everyone deserves to sparkle” card here.

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All go….

It has been a crazy start to the year! 2014 so far has been full of goodness and gratitude for my businesses. I wanted to share this great image by Lauren Essi for Dress your tech on Designlovefest as I think it kind of sums up my state of mind right now!


In other news I’ve joined Instagram and yes I’m completely addicted! I’ll be sharing from all three lovely businesses as well as snippets from my life and what I’m up to. I’d love you to follow me!


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All photos by me via Instagram.

Inspiration – blush, bronze + sage

Hi there,

Just popping in to share this gorgeous inspiration shoot from Ruffled Blog. I love that this has such a different vibe to it – quite rustic but simply romantic as well. Tyler of Tyler Rye Photography formed this shoot after seeing an anvil in a farmer’s work shed.

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See more here on Ruffled.

Photographer: Tyler Rye Photography / Event Design: Swoon Vintage Rental Co. / Floral Design: Floral Design by Erin / Hair: Sittin Pretty Studio Salon / Makeup: Gentri Trinnaman / Wedding Cake: Cakes by Dani / Wedding Invitations: SE7EN creative / Videographer: Red Tie Cinematography

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