p.s. I made this.

Last week, I was treated to a lovely little Christmas surprise from my maid of honor, {ch}. I get a boatload of packages for work...so, when I first received the brown padded envelope, I just added it to my work pile. A few hours of organizing later, I saw her name in the corner of the package and I obviously ripped it open!

Inside I found this absolute gem of a book she and I had seen 
during our kate spade adventure the weekend before

P.S. - I made this... by Erica Domesek
Hipstamatic Print by {av}
I loved the style of this book when I first saw it with {ch}...it has easy-to-digest craft projects with lots of fun flair. Some of it is my style, some of it isn't--but I love how Erica Domesek explains them with fabulous pictures and witty captions.

I haven't made anything out of the book yet--but you better believe I will be once the craziness of the holidays cools down. Here's a little video clip of the author with everyone's favorite crafter, Martha:

The author even shares an inspiration board behind each project, which I thought was pretty neat! Here's an example from the "big ball necklace" project she did on Martha's show:
Hipstamatic Print by {av}
Once I get through a few projects, I'll be sure to share the results. If you ever need a last minute gift for a crafty friend or DIY-er, P.S. - I made this... is sure to be a winner. Or--better yet--grab yourself the book and make a few gifts of your own! Do you have any other go-to gifts for your crafty friends? Even though the holidays have passed, it's always good to have some ideas on the back burner for birthdays!

Thanks again to {ch} for the fabulous and thoughtful gift :) 
Have a great night! xoxo {av}


  1. how fun!!! what a great book for inspiration. xoxo jcd

  2. Oh Wow! Thanks for introducing me to this super cool book! I will definitely check it out...and I can't wait to see what you "diy"! I love seeing creativity at work! :D

  3. That is a great gift! Is it just clothing/jewelry? Or home decor, too?? You better blog as soon as you make something!!

  4. cool! i definitely want to check this book out. :)

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  5. What a very nice gesture from your friend!!

  6. What a fun book!! I'll have to check it out :)

  7. eeeeek so cute!
    thank you very much for the lovely comment, hope you had an amazing christmas!


  8. Ahh I have that book and I absolutely love it! I'm a hug fan of DIYs, and enjoy making stuff on my own as well.

    P.S. I'm loving your blog by the way. Found it from someone who tweeted about your giveaway.

    Happy new year, and look forward to more fabulous posts. :)


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