Friday, July 3, 2015

RAMADAN SPECIALS // FREE PRINTABLE DUAA CARDS

I know we all have plenty of reminders in this precious month everywhere to be more mindful and grateful of everything we've got so I've quickly created a pretty printable duaa card for my Muslim sisters to glance at everyday and memorize this super-beneficial duaa. This particular duaa card has the Syed-Ul-Istighfaar and its transliteration on the front side and the English translation on the back. Reading through the English translation makes this so much easier to memorize.

For those unfamiliar with this duaa, the Syed ul Istighfaar is the best supplication for seeking forgiveness. And just because we are always helping each other out here, the design of the card makes sure that others will adooooooore receiving it as a small thoughtful gift too!
Craft  A Doodle Doo // Ramadan Specials free printable dua card #free #printable #ramadan #floral





How to: Paste the front print onto one side of cardstock and the back onto the other side. When gifting to someone, hand it over in a colorful envelope. I have lots of envelope prints available in my freebie gallery if you need some help in that department!

I would love it if you share this printable on social media as well but don't forget to link back/redirect to my site or give credit. Thank you. :)

Bonus tip: You can also keep this as your phone's screen saver to keep reviewing it. :)
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Lots of love and a have a blessed Ramadan,
xoxo, Nash




Wednesday, June 24, 2015

THE FREEBIE JUBILEE // 6 NEW SUMMER PRINTS (SHADOWS OF SUMMER COLLECTION)

It's been the longest time since I've written and it came with this huge  realization that while I absolutely adore blogging and everything so rewarding about it, being in an Architecture major had ultimately taken toll on me, all the more now since I've gone into Senior year. On a happier note, my big break off blogging to focus on college turned celebratory in the end when I found myself gaping at a 4.0 GPA. (At our college, the highest GPA you can get is 4, not 5). 
         So that was a summarized explanation for what kept me from blogging luscious freebies and DIYs here. Now that vacay started, I'm back to business. Summer is in full swing here (we're hitting 45 degrees Celcius on average) and nothing spells summer and chillin' like lots of bright colors, cheery florals, fruity prints and popsicles!S


This collection packs in all that summer action into 6 peppy prints available for digital download. You can use them for scrapbooking, frame them up as art , as wrapping paper for gifts or to to jazz up your DIYS! 

Here's a preview on what you'll get on downloading:

The download is a compressed file (.rar) so you'll have to extract it. If you're having any issues, please drop a comment below and I'll get back to you as soon as I can!


PS:For my subscribers, I'll be sending out some exclusive brush-lettering prints soon to your inbox which, as we all know, are completely in vogue right now. Set them up as mobile/desktop wallpapers or-r-r-r frame them! They'll look absolutely witty either way.

Here's some inspiration on how to use these digital prints:
2.These adorable cubby shelves
3. These ideas on designing your own stationery
4. These super-fun made from scratch on the go notepads.

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Don't forget to pin and share this if you liked it and have a brilliant summer. xoxo

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Nash

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Friday, April 10, 2015

ON MY WISHLIST: SPRING THEMED PAPERIE FROM MINTED!

If you've been a visitor at my cute lil blogging niche before you'd know that I love graphic design myself and keep bringing up freebies,tips and designs for my just started out shop. Fellow graphic design lovers would agree with me that we are on the constant lookout for inspiration and when I saw this beautiful book on Rachel's instagram feed here, I was instanly swooning and the next day almost as if a prayer had been answered Minted came to the rescue.

If you haven't heard of them before, they're the fantastic people over at Minted.com who make some gorgeous paperie, home decor, party decor, art prints and so much more by the most trendy designers you've seen around in the field. I quickly found out after some childish rummaging on their site that the notebook on Rachel's feed I was smitten by was actually from Minted.

And then a love story began..... 
ON MY WISHLIST: Pattern Inspiration; Spring themed paperie from Minted #weddings #party #events #art #inspiration


CARDS IN THE PICTURE
TOP TO BOTTOM: Hand Painted florals on Kraft card  . Rose gold and copper rustic cardCoral background card . Hand drawn roses card . Bright and colorful florals card

I continued exploring all their categories and got so excited that I even showed them to my dad and he loved them too. For reference, my dad is a senior architect and I am an architecture student myself, so spotting good design is our forte and this totally hit the top spots in the chart.
If you've got yourself tied up with an upcoming function you can't go wrong with their Save the Date cards. They have a host of colors to match your design palette. Or if you haven't chosen a color scheme yet you could go choose one at the Design Seeds. Then return back here and explore the plethora of options. And yes, they are for all genders and preferences that can be customized as well; it's dizzying!

I'm currently head over heels for their botanical prints. Needless to say they will also serve as inspiration for my upcoming blog projects. And since spring is here, no one can complain of too many flowers.

PS: There's no such thing as too many flowers for me, haha!

They also have a ton of art prints if you are in a wall decorating phase now. If you're too paranoid to have your accent wall repainted or wallpapered you can always go with a mix of beautiful prints.

And if you're not the paint-it-yourself type, and that's a good bunch out there, then these are perfect for you. I've found out two things in these designs that I'd like to incorporate in my designs too: their simplicity and their character. You don't often come across design that is simple but upholds major character at the same time.
ON MY WISHLIST: Pattern Inspiration; Spring themed art prints from Minted  #interior #decor #art #inspiration

PRINTS IN THE PICTURE:
Falling leaves . Pining For Pineapple . Tangerine . Moth . Tulip and Tracery . Indigold . Grecian Floral

The prints speak for themselves, don't they?
You can order them in the size you fancy most and the kind of frame you need. I love how they play with perspectives sometimes. Noted. :D

And here's a cute DIY tip, no one says art prints are just for walls. If you already have a lot going on your walls, and would like to amp up your coffee/dining table or studio table, then display these prints (in the smalled sizes) underneath a glass table top so that you can whistle over them as you work.

Their art prints and save-the-dates are printed on high quality paper, so you know you'll get some super-rich pigments to adore. I've also looked for what other people are saying and everyone is delightfully impressed!

I'm going to order myself some of their paperie, journals especially since I'm such a journal fanatic right now. Check the creatives out and let me know if you're a sold as me! If you are a fellow creative I bet you would. :D

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DISCLAIMER: This is a sponsored post and I'm getting some Minted credit in exchange for my time and review. All opinions like I stated before are from my good ol' design and architecture oriented self and my architect-dad approved as well. So there's no kidding.
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Nash








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