Today, I take you to The House of Isla. Today, we start our journey into the lives of crafters from The Philippines.
- Mr. Mustache Man was inspired by THESE.
- Art prints of cute animals looking cute while reading. Seriously, animals reading = ADORABLE.
- FREE FONTS! (Well, some are sorta free). They’re beautiful.
I have always been attracted to things that are delicate and feminine but minimalist. A plain chiffon skirt paired with a plain top. Stationery with graphite style monogram and delicate flourishes. A slim hairpin holding up a loosely tied chignon.
It’s not surprising then that I hoard tiny paper doilies. And that I melt at the sight of paper doilies paired with jute twine and/or brown paper/box.
Inspired by the looks above, I decided to use paper doilies for my handmade-shop-related adventures. Here are my attempts:
I feel that these are still lacking something, though. Who would have thought that achieving that perfect fusion of understated and ladylike is hard?