Sarah Hearts

art & design

DIY Edge Painted Business Cards

January 21, 2013

Alt Summit is just 2 days away and I still have freelance projects to wrap up and outfits to plan! One of the things I was able to cross off my list this weekend was my business cards. I’ll admit this was second attempt cards this month. I first ordered some off an online print … Read DIY Edge Painted Business Cards

Inspired by Neons and Naturals

August 21, 2012

Neon brights and naturals textures come together in these modern home accessories, toys, and jewelry.

Typographic Posters & Wallpapers

February 15, 2011

The Positive Poster Project is a clever collaboration among designers in hopes to brighten someone’s day. Each designer creates a typographic work based on the modernist grid. You can download each poster to use a desktop wallpaper, for your iPad or iPhone, or print it out and frame it. You can even choose the color … Read Typographic Posters & Wallpapers

Beautiful Typographic Prints

January 11, 2011

I am loving the beautiful typographic prints by Jen Renninger. They are dreamy and inspiring and I would love all of the above prints hanging throughout our home. Check out her portfolio here and buy the prints above here // via papernstich

Art Nouveau Inspired Wedding Save the Dates

December 22, 2010

I truly have the most creative and inspired clients! Ashley came to me inspired by the artist Alphonse Mucha. She loved the artist’s work and the aesthetic of the art nouveau movement. I drew from both those looks and the typography of that period. I absolutely loved creating this for Ashley and Mark and I cannot … Read Art Nouveau Inspired Wedding Save the Dates

Crafty Bastards : Washington D.C. Handmade Craft Fair

October 5, 2010

This weekend I went over to Washington D.C. to visit my good friend and old college roommate, Jen. On Saturday, we went into Adams Morgan and went to Crafty Bastards 2010. We spent several hours there scouting out cool vendors and getting a head start on Christmas shopping! Below is a roundup of some of … Read Crafty Bastards : Washington D.C. Handmade Craft Fair

Wedding Cakes Inspired by Art

September 22, 2010

The clever folks over at Martha Stewart Weddings created wedding cakes that were inspired by famous paintings. I absolutely love this idea so I wanted to share it with you guys. I love that they included Josef Albers too (he wrote so many great books on color theory). Many elements of a wedding can be … Read Wedding Cakes Inspired by Art

Oh So Beautiful Paper Feature

September 9, 2009

Yesterday my invitation suite for Sean and Kelly was featured on the lovely paper blog, Oh So Beautiful Paper. Nole features pretty paper daily on her blog. I was delighted to see if featured yesterday! Please stop by and see all the photos here.

Etsy Pick of the Week :: White Owl

August 14, 2009

I went on a blogging hiatus this past month. We have been traveling, I started a new job, and Sarah Hearts is growing so I have kept busy to say the least. I wanted to leave you a great Etsy find via The Inspired Bride. White Owl makes beautiful lace jewelry. I think they would be absolutely gorgeous … Read Etsy Pick of the Week :: White Owl

Alexander Girard.

June 18, 2009

    Alexander Girard was a master at creating beautiful, fun, illustrative practical elements. Urban Outfitters just released a new collection of home decor items that celebrate his creativity. House Industries, the super lush type foundry, has also created fonts in honor of Girard. The official agent to Girard’s estate, Maximo Design, has an assortment of items as well.   … Read Alexander Girard.

beautiful prints of charming destinations.

April 8, 2009

  I am currently loving the prints by JHill Design. All use color, texture, and pattern to communicate a different destination the designer has visited. I can see 3 large prints frames above a sofa, can’t you?via design*sponge 

inspiration.

January 26, 2009

artisit tord boontje’s work is beautiful and inspiring. the laser cut “chandeler” would be wonderful lighting in a wedding reception. i could see them lighting a patio/green space or hung over dining tables. i also could see the panels as a beautiful backdrop for a wedding ceremony.     tord boontje‘s tree light kit and until dawn curtains via unica … Read inspiration.

wedding photos

December 9, 2008

divine light wedding photography did an amazing job AGAIN! brian and briana shot our engagement photos back in august. you can look at entry about that here. here are a few of my favorites so far. you can go to their blog to view the first edits. if you are looking for a photographer to shoot any event … Read wedding photos

grow by love

June 26, 2008

 Orlando designer Stacy Schrack of Grow By Love was kind enough to feature me in her great blog. Thanks Stacy!

renegade wrap up!

June 19, 2008

thanks to everyone that stopped by my booth at the brooklyn renegade craft fair. we had a great time making many new friends. it was great to meet some of my favorite crafters and see their goods in person. and for those of you who frequent emptees, seibei was there with a cool booth (including an astro-turf mat).  kevin and i arrived in maryland on friday afternoon running on only one … Read renegade wrap up!

2014 Calendars

December 30, 2013

Looking for a unique gift? A 2014 calendar is a functional gift that doubles as an art piece.

New MoMA Exhibition Features Typography

January 25, 2011

The MoMA, in New York City, has a new exhibition scheduled this year that is a little different than what you would normally find in the gallery. The exhibition, titled Standard Deviations: Prototypes, Archetypes, and Families in Contemporary Design, will feature work that seeks to put the designer’s individually into a piece that would otherwise be lost … Read New MoMA Exhibition Features Typography

New Font by Ale Paul

November 2, 2010

One on my favorite contemporary typographers, Ale Paul, recently released a new typeface that I’m swooning over. It’s called Brownstone and is a monoline sans-serif font that Ale himself says, “reflects the old-meets-new aesthetic of DIY craft culture.” Oh and did I mention the frames available within this font family? See below.

Custom iPhone 4 Case

September 21, 2010

Not liking the case selection available for iOS devices? Make your own with Uncommon. They make cases for iPhone3G/3GS, iPod Touch and now for the iPhone 4. You can upload a JPG of anything your heart desires and have it printed on a case. If you are feeling uninspired, you can choose from the gallery. … Read Custom iPhone 4 Case

sneak peak : save the date

July 24, 2009

I am currently working with an awesome couple to create lovely wedding paper goods. Here is a sneak peak of what is to come! Their colors are navy and lime and they are using bold stripes and dots. I absolutely love this bright color combo!

Motion.

March 11, 2009

JUSTICE. from Brian Hogan on Vimeo. This is an graphic opener produced for Summit Church in Orlando, FL.  My role was illustrator for the background scenes. I think the team did an awesome job!

happy national handwriting day.

January 23, 2009

In celebration of National Handwriting Day, I have chosen some of my favorite journals to doodle in.  Top to bottom:  I love… notebook by Nantaka Joy. Jill Bliss for Chronicle Books (who publishes some of my favorite cook books and color theory books) via Fred Flare. And Working Class Studio journals via Shop SCAD.

engagement photos!

September 16, 2008

  a few weeks ago kevin and i met up with brian and briana from divine light wedding photography  to shoot our engagement photos. today they put a few favorites on their blog. while you are there stop by and check out the rest of their portfolio, it’s lovely.

you are my constant

May 1, 2008

 the opening reception to the 2008 spring graduating artists show at fsu was great. we had nearly one thousand people visit the evening of the opening. for those of you who were not able to see my show in person, you can view it on my flickr. this was our poster for the show. think you’ve … Read you are my constant

Stationery Apparel Accessory Store Now Open!

January 18, 2011

I am so excited to announce that my shop is now open! Please stop an take a look and pick up a card for your valentine while you are there. I will be adding new items on a regular basis.

Halloween Inspired Art

October 26, 2010

It’s not too late to pick up some awesome Halloween inspired art for your home! Or if you’re heading to a Halloween party, one of these prints would make a great host/hostess gift! {My favorites clockwise from the top right: Halloween Party, Old Man Winter Was Here, Pumpkins, Mr. Poe Your Friend is Here}

Crafty Bastards : Washington D.C. Handmade Craft Fair

October 7, 2010

Today’s home post concludes my final roundup of favorite vendors from Crafty Bastards. Below are my favorite vendors that make great home decor items! If you are looking for a unique serving bowl or little gift, Pinkkiss Pottery is just the thing! Beautiful clay dinnerware with block printed imagery. Craft Chi had bold, geometrical screen … Read Crafty Bastards : Washington D.C. Handmade Craft Fair

Vote for my design on Minted

September 27, 2010

Vote for my design on minted.™ see more from Sarah Hearts vote for me! Check out my competition in Christmas cards and wedding invitations at Minted. Please take a second and head on over to Minted to vote for my personal stationery design. It only takes a minute and I would greatly appreciate it!

Japanese Washi and Fabric Tape

September 15, 2010

If you haven’t heard about the latest import from Japan, you are missing out. Washi tape is sheer paper tape from Japan and it is all the rage in the crafting scene. Several months ago I purchased some and I am hooked! You can use it on everything… guest favors, vases, glasses, books, bouquets, and … Read Japanese Washi and Fabric Tape

Moving Announcements

August 19, 2010

Today’s post is not about decor but it is related to home design… moving announcements! After we closed on our home, I was very excited to design moving announcements. Although, I found that many people resort to Facebook or e-mail to let their friends and family know they moved, I knew that I just had … Read Moving Announcements

Pantone color matching for weddings

February 26, 2010

Pantone, the world authority on color, recently partnered with Dessy, a great bridal fashion house to help brides color match their wedding. I absolutely love this idea since I use the Pantone matching system to create all my printed pieces. The Pantone wedding color fan allows brides to chose from 194 Pantone colors and it’s … Read Pantone color matching for weddings

Susy Jack* :: 2 Day Sale

August 26, 2009

Susy Jack*, one of the beautiful paper companies I mentioned in this post is having a 2-day sale today through Friday. Hurry over there and stock up on paper!

animation.

June 24, 2009

I have long been a fan of the work that comes of of Savannah College of Art and Design. The animation above is a recent grad’s final project. Wonderful.

custom moleskines.

April 8, 2009

 What could possibly be better than Moleskine journal? A completely customizable Moleskine of course! Moleskine now allows you to create a custom notebook. You can import your contacts and print your own titles on each page, import and place images, and format text. Amazing!via designworklife

recent work.

February 16, 2009

   I just competed this poster for Summit church. It is one part of a 6 piece series illustrating their core values. Each “value” will be illustrated by a different designer.

illustration.

January 13, 2009

I am in love with illustration that utilizes the computer AND non-digital elements to create stunning visual solutions. I think if I went back to school I would study illustration (and surface pattern design, more about my love of that later). I stumbled across the work of Jon Klassen today. All I can say is, enjoy.  

custom wedding invites

July 29, 2008

i recently made some custom wedding invitations for a lovely bride from seattle. they were hand screen printed on cedar sheets. they looked lovely and smelled great!    

unique artist portfolios

June 19, 2008

    for those of you who are graphic designers or photographers, you know how important first impressions can be - especially at interviews. pina zangaro  has sleek and stunning storage solutions for artwork (the alliteration was not intended). after much contemplation, i purchased the tera.