Farmers Market Season Returns!

Mosaic District Farmers Market | Hey Love Designs

    Hi Friends! I'm a big fan of farmers markets - are you? Not only is it great to shop local but farmers markets are great entertainment! When the weather is nice and I have a rare weekend morning free, it's nice to drive to a nearby market and just take in the environment. A bounty of produce, fresh flowers, meats, and many unique food items. Sometimes the food is a great … [Read More...]

Moving to Paper Organization – Introducing my Kikki K. Planner!

My Kikki K Planner | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! Before we dive into today's post, I want to say CONGRATS to Lauren for winning the Hey Love Designs Birthday Giveaway! Lauren, I have emailed you for more details. Thank you to everyone who participated and celebrated with me. I can't wait for the big FIVE next year! Now, onto organization! For the past several years I have heavily relied on my Google Calendar. I love … [Read More...]

It’s Hey Love Designs’ 4th Birthday!

Birthday Cupcake | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! I'm so excited to say that Hey Love Designs turns 4 TODAY! What started as a sweets making business on April 23, 2010, has really evolved into what I really love most: craft and design! It's been such an exciting few years. I just wanted to stop for a moment to say THANK YOU to everyone who helped me get to where I am today. Especially my parents, close friends, and best ya-ya … [Read More...]

Hey Love Designs’ Birthday Giveaway!!! – CLOSED

Hey Love Designs' Birthday Giveaway!!!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations, Lauren! Hi Friends! Guess what? Hey Love Designs will be FOUR this week. Wednesday, to be exact. Can you believe it? Four years ago one baby shower turned into a business and a blog. It's been a wild, creative ride! To celebrate, I wanted to host a little giveaway. Here's what you can win: 8 "What Would Blair Waldorf Do?" pink chevron … [Read More...]

Cashew Butter Salted Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

Cashew Butter Salted Rice Crispy Treats | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! This recipe isn't rocket science, but I was surprised at how many people fawned over these rice crispy treats that I made. I took a basic recipe, threw in some cashew butter, and finished it off with a sprinkle of sea salt.   Want to know a secret? That black "chalk" background is black poster board with chalk rubbed across it. Yay for cheap props! Here's the … [Read More...]

Get Crafty: Washi Tape Clipboard

Get Crafty! Washi Tape Clipboard | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! I'm starting to get more settled into my new job and while that means less time working on Hey Love Designs, I'm still itching to be crafty! One thing we all use a lot in my new office is clipboards. I know there are a ton of cute ones out there (I even consulted my friends to see where they got theirs) but in the end I did what I always do, attempt to DIY one. (Then buy one if … [Read More...]

Streamlining Your Process

Washi Tape from Cute Tape | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! Have you ever had to tweak the way you to do things to be more efficient? I'm starting to get into the groove with the new job but with the potential for late nights at the office or evening events, my time working on Etsy orders isn't nearly as predictable. I also have found that I might be sending orders to my printer 4 days in a row which isn't very efficient plus I ended up with … [Read More...]

If I Had $100…. Etsy Link Up

If I Had a Hundred Dollars | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! One of my blog buddies, Allyce of Anchors the Soul, is hosting a fun link up and I thought I'd play along! Twice a month she scours Etsy to share what she'd spend $100. I think it's a great way of promoting fellow Etsy sellers and also see what everyone would spend their money on! 001. Make it Happen Calligraphy Print - $20 002. Yellow Bow Shoe Clips - $12 003. Beagle … [Read More...]

My First Stitchfix Box!

My First Stitchfix Box | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! I've surfaced from the elusive land of the New Job Craziness to tell you about fun mail! Mary El of Cupcakes and Shoes often talks about Stitchfix - a personal shopping service delivered right to your door - and I have to admit, the outfits she was getting were so great! Since I was starting a new job, I was motivated to sign up for my first box! Basically you sign up, fill … [Read More...]

March DIY Link Up

Hey Love Designs Monthly DIY Link Party

Hi Friends, It’s time to show and tell! Did you DIY something awesome this month? Please link up below! My craftiness was a bit light this week, but I did share the cards I made for the Valentine's Snail Mail Exchange. Now it's your turn! <div class="Hey Love Designs Monthly DIY Link Party" style="width: 300px; margin: 0 auto;"> <a … [Read More...]