Floral Pursuits by Love Karla Designs

Spring Craft Collective Sale

Spring Craft Collective Sale

WELCOME TO OUR VIRTUAL SPRING CRAFT COLLECTIVE! Shop all of your favourite local artisans, in one place - a curated collection of home goods, skincare, jewelry, baby goods, fashion, clothing, ceramics, prints + more. The beauty of virtual markets is that you can shop from the comfort of your home! Simply use code SPRING at checkout with all of these talented makers to unlock exclusive sales + discounts! So grab your favourite drink, facetime your friends + shop this incredible virtual market - grab those goods you've been eyeing, or a gift for someone special. Thank you for supporting local! Love Karla Designs: Select Prints $10 Karla Jodoin...

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Painting with liquid gold leaf (Hint: I'm obsessed)

floral mural shop talk

Painting with liquid gold leaf (Hint: I'm obsessed)

Liquid gold leaf might just be the best thing since sliced bread. Or, you know, take out coffee. Here I'll share my experience using Liquid Leaf and some photos of our nursery re-do!

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Introducing the Colour Collection of Art Prints!

Introducing the Colour Collection of Art Prints!

I've been experimenting a lot lately with coloured pens (Prismacolor has an amazing selection) as well as re-colouring my floral illustrations on Procreate. I love how a simple black ink drawing can be totally transformed with a touch of neutral colour. Printed on a 100% cotton rag paper (read: tree-free), these prints are matte and have the slightest bit of texture, making them look and feel like the original piece. I chose colours that are fun and whimsical but still lend themselves well to neutral or minimalistic home decor. They're the perfect way to add a touch of floral to...

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New gold leaf floral mural + Lesson (finally) learned in colour matching

New gold leaf floral mural + Lesson (finally) learned in colour matching

For a while now I've been feeling like our nursery needed a refresh. My youngest daughter inherited her bedroom from my oldest daughter when we moved her into her "big girl" room. They're only a year apart, so everything in the room was still fairly new and fresh when she was born. The nursery had a light pink wall with gold heart decals on it serving as an accent behind the crib, and it just never really gave me any kind of satisfaction. I painted it two days before I had my first baby, and the colour wasn't even close to...

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How YOU are styling MY floral illustrations!

How YOU are styling MY floral illustrations!

As a {really, really} small creative business, I'm not sure there is anything better than seeing my art in your homes. I love knowing that something I've created has found a home other than my own desk. Here are a few of my favourite spaces right now that have one (or more) of my art prints in them.  Holly of @calling_allcreators included this print in her bedroom. A simple glass frame with a minimal black edging showcases the art, adding a subtle touch of pretty to this masculine, bohemian-inspired space. This is one of my favourite recent designs, printed on...

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