New Products to Help You GSD

Get Shit Done Downloadable Print from the Hey Love Designs Etsy Shop

Hi Friends! I'm not sure if it's obvious, but one of my mantras in life is "Get shit done," also known as "GSD." I get in these moments when I just haul ass and knock things off my to do list, or I'm so focused on something that I have to finish it before I move onto the next thing. It's super motivating. Recently I decided to really get the blog back up and swinging and find more sources of … [Read More...]

Figs With Blue Cheese, Honey, and Pistachios

Figs With Blue Cheese, Pistachios, and Honey Recipe | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! When you need to whip up a quick snack for your friends, this recipe will come in handy. When I hosted my craft party, I felt this sweet treat was a nice way to keep us nourished as we crafted our way through necklaces. They're really easy to put together, too! Here's what you'll need: Ingredients Figs Blue Cheese Pistachios Honey 001. The instructions are … [Read More...]

Making Pretty Necklaces + Hosting a Craft Party

Hey Love Designs | Host a Craft Party & Make Pretty Necklaces

Hi friends! Confession time. I'm a little obsessed with craft parties. A few years ago back in Virginia I attempted to host "Craft Ups" but it was tough to actually make happen. Now that I'm in California I keep talking about how I want to host craft parties but these days I'm willing to settle with "you're coming over? Let's make stuff!" Hey, it's still a party if your friend brings over 5 … [Read More...]

Crafty Hodge Podge + Snapchat!

From paper to canvas, Michelle's first attempt at hand-lettering on a canvas | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends!   It's been awhile since I've shared some of the craftiness I've been up to outside of my blog. If you want even more, follow me on Snapchat at msmichelle82. I've gotten into the habit of sharing step by step progress as well. Oh and a billion snaps of my dog. The photo above shows 3 things I made. It started with painting wood boards from the craft store so I had … [Read More...]

Happy National Watermelon Day! + Free Printable

Happy National Watermelon Day! | Hey Love Designs

Hi friends! I'm a little obsessed with watermelon. I probably buy at least one personal watermelon every week and if I don't it's watermelon popsicles or lemonade. Summer doesn't help, because when it's hot, all I want is to eat watermelon. I could probably eat a whole one in one sitting. When I heard there were people out there who didn't like watermelon, I was baffled. WHO DOESN'T LIKE … [Read More...]

In California, Where’s It’s Summer All the Time!

See Summer Better With Warby Parker | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! A few weeks ago I was at a photo shoot for work and we were finding ways to get my coworker's daughter to smile. M said "Hey, A. Remember the phrase? 'We live in California now, where it's..." and A responded "summer allll the time!" with a big fat grin on her face. That's exactly how it's felt since I moved here late last year. In the winter it felt like summer. In the spring it … [Read More...]

Neon Succulent Pots

DIY Neon Succulent Pots | Hey Love Designs

Hi, Friends! This weekend I spent the weekend down in San Diego with my long time friend and family pal, V. We decided to do crafts, but we weren't sure what exactly. We just wanted to make things!! Does anyone ever feel that way? Haha.  "Make all the things!" I had to stop Home Depot for a quick errand and we happened to pass by their nursery. All of a sudden it hit me - succulents! Ever … [Read More...]

Hey Love Designs is FIVE! Plus a Giveaway!

Hey Love Designs Giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. Thank you to everyone who entered! You GUYS! I can't believe that it's been five years since my family and friends encouraged me to share my talents with the world and start Hey Love Designs. It began as a way to stay creative in such a boring and mindless job. It started with baking cupcakes and designing invitations to now calligraphy and blogging. It's amazing … [Read More...]

Get Crafty! Painted TOMS

Painted TOMS | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! I just returned from my first Coachella! It was definitely insanely fun but I can't tell you how much I was stressing about what to wear! It's intimidating as I'm not at all fashionable (I'm more of a "comfy casual with pops of color" gal). But more important that what outfits to wear were what shoes to wear. I knew I was going to be on my feet for basically an entire day (work in … [Read More...]

Ombre Elephant Shadowbox Frame

Ombre Elephant Shadowbox | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! I'm back into my DIY mojo so I have a few tutorials to share with you! Today it's a gift that I made specifically for my friend, but I think this would make a great gift for anyone - even yourself! You can customize it to fit different personalities. My friend V loves elephants so I knew that would be the focal point to her gift. She also loves cutesy stuff - we joke she is … [Read More...]