Take a book. Return a book. What could be a lovelier, more neighborly gesture than a DIY library in your community? The Little Free Library is a network of small, weatherproof boxes, started in 2010 in the town of Hudson, WI and now spanning the globe, including a couple I’ve recently come across in Indianapolis. Continue reading →
Over the past few years, we’ve become known for our personalized seed bomb favors, which are popular for summertime weddings and other celebrations. Every once in a while, we get a request just for screenprinted pouches — in this case, adapting the couple’s monogram from their wedding invitation. You can fill these muslin pouches with candy, soap, or any small keepsake. We love these kinds of custom projects; contact us to discuss details!
We moved from Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati to Brookside, Indianapolis just over a month ago, and we’re still in the midst of setting up our new production space, but that hasn’t stopped us from working on awesome projects for great clients like a line of private label seed bombs for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe. Continue reading →
Earth Day is coming up on Wednesday! Here’s a project we designed and produced for the Skandalaris Center at Washington University in St. Louis to celebrate Earth Day and promote interdisciplinary innovation and entrepreneurship.
This chalkboard is in my new neighborhood of Brookside in Indianapolis, across the street from the awesome food co-op. While I appreciate this as a platform for neighbors’ thoughts, I can’t help but feel that the issue is one of spelling more than anything else. Convenience stores may be nothing to brag about, but I believe that they have a place in an urban retail ecosystem.
We’re thrilled that our Salad Greens Seed Bombs are included in the March 2015 Good Housekeeping Magazine. It’s too cold to garden in most parts of the US right now, but you can grow these seed bombs on a sunny windowsill and enjoy your mini crop in just a few weeks!
We’re so excited that a few of our handmade products are available at Terrain this holiday season! Above, Blooming Coal Seed Bombs are perfect for the stocking of anyone who’s been naughty or nice this year. Continue reading →
Here at VL HQ, we’ve been hard at work, developing a few new kits that are [hopefully] perfect for gift-giving, and today I’m really excited to show you the Lavender Love Kit, great for anyone who enjoys this feminine scent as much as I do. Continue reading →
How is it already December? To thank you for reading our studio blog and supporting our small business, we’re offering 20% off your purchase of $20 or more, now through the end of 2014 in our online shop, when you use discount code THANKYOU2014. Continue reading →