February 2015 {You are Loved} “I Love You Box”

It’s here, beautiful twenty-fifteen, and already well on its way. With most of our subscribers holidaying in the first week of January we decided to start off our, "I Love You" boxes of 2015 in the month of February! Although every day should be filled with love, we especially adored February – the month to celebrate all things love! We believe you can never give or recieve enough love, after all, “it’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving!" - {Mother Teresa}.

So, what all went into this month’s love-box? Let’s take a look:

  • 1 x A6 post-card with a ‘You are Loved’ gold foil print
  • 1 x C6 kraft paper envelope with a glittery gold lining (our fav!)
  • 1 x mounted wall art 24.5cm x 20cm hand lettered ‘You are Loved’ gold foil print
  • 1 x bull-dog clip 6.5cm
  • 1 x A6 post-card with hot pink  ‘You are Loved’ & ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’ with space for a photo
  • 1 x C6 kraft paper envelope with solid & outlined pink heart lining
  • 1 x DL white card with ‘XOXO’ printed in pink
  • 1 x DL hot pink envelope with shiny gold lining
  • 1 x A6 kraft paper card with ‘XOXO’ printed in black
  • 1 x C6 kraft paper envelope with solid & outlined black hearts lining
  • 4 x gift tags 10cm x 7.5cm with black & white bakers twine

The theme of "LOVE" in February is there not only to remind the special people in your life of how much you love them, but to serve as a reminder that you too are loved! This month’s box included a beautiful mounted wall artwork with the words ‘You are Loved’ hand lettered and printed in gold foil. They make a gorgeous gift for someone special – or a perfect prezzie for yourself! Use the bull-dog clip provided to hang it up wherever you’d like – as long as you’ll be able to see it often!

Cards, cards, cards – we love them! And because this month is about showing your love, this month’s "I Love You" box contained no less than four unique cards with matching envelopes. Goodie! With a range of styles and sizes to choose from, there’s a card – be it normal or post – for each of your favourite people. They can be customised with your own personal message – or even a photograph!

For the lucky ones who received more than a card on V-day, our box of love also included four fun gift tags with  black & white bakers twine to attach to any gift. Include your own personal message of love and appreciation, or even a gift description.

Pop on over to our online shoppe to purchase your "I Love You" box subscription. Our March personalised boxes left our studio in the first week of March and we can't wait to share with you the lovely goods that went inside. We're tooooo excited about the upcoming April Box.

Love Sam

Mothers Day {A Special Spoil Ticket}

"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. " - Abraham Lincoln.

I could't agree more and I'm sure most of us feel this way. Our moms have given birth to us, shared their personal attributes with us, cared for us, loved us and brought us up to be the people we are today. Let's celebrate them, thank them and spoil them for ALL they have done.

Today we share a free printable, an e-mailer and an sms image with you that you can use to send to your mom on Mothers Day. Whether you live close by or if you are living in another city to your mum (like me), you will be able to use one of these mediums to let your mom know that you love her and that you have a special spoil planned for her.


Free Printable

  • Print out page 2 or page 3 on a thick card stock, trim using the provided crop marks, fold the card in half. Write out the spoil you have planned for your mom inside the blank card.



  • Attach to an e-mail to your mom and include the spoil idea in the subject line. E.g "Dear Mom, please meet me at 3 o'clock for tea and cake at the Mount Grace this Mothers Day."


  • Visit the pretty blog website and this page from your phone internet browser.
  • Download our Mothers Day Special Spoil image from the bottom of this post. 
  • SMS or WhatsApp your mom the image followed by a message with the details of your spoil. E.g "Dear Mom, Happy Mothers Day. Give the ladies at Sorbet Spa a call and book yourself a manicure and pedicure on me."


As always a big thank you to our friends over at Blackframe Photography for taking the photos used in our Mothers day post. Visit their blog to see their beautiful wedding photography.

Happy, "Mothers Day" to all mums, moms-in-law and mommies to be.

A very special I love you goes to my mom, you are a gift from God.

love Sam

from the "Elephant factory"




 {DOWNLOAD RED IPHONE FILE HERE}   from your mobile device

 {DOWNLOAD GREEN IPHONE FILE HERE}   from your mobile device



Some Bunny Loves You : Easter Printable

Tomorrow is Easter Friday and a reminder to us of pure love. 

It is also the perfect time to take a minute to let your kids, family and friends know that you cherish and love them. 


Simply download our "some bunny loves you" free printable, trim along the crop lines, fold and write your special words inside. Pop into a C6 envelope or bitty bag and attach to a box of Easter Eggs or a chocolate bunny. You can even bake these scrumptious Hot Cross Buns and give one of our cards alongside a homemade treat. 


These cards are available in mint, pink, grey and purple.


A very big thank you to Andre and Maritsa from Blackframe Photography for once again working with us to capture all the photographs in this post and for editing them so beautifully. Please hop on over to their blog to see more of their fabulous photography.


Happy Family Time & Easter Egg Hunting, 

love Sam 

from the "Elephant factory"