Free Holiday Journaling Cards

Free Holiday Journaling Cards

The holiday season is always busy, but this week is certainly flying by way too fast for my taste! It finally occurred to me that after Christmas, it won't make a whole lot of sense to post holiday related designs here on the blog... so I better do it now, or I'll have to wait ...

Free Telegram Stationery Printable

Telegram Stationery

By the request of a lovely tortagialla newsletter subscriber, I've taken my telegram printable design from years ago and transformed it into a full set of stationery printables to share here on the blog! It was actually easy to do since the design already existed. I simply formatted it into a printable set of stationery including stationery paper lined ...

Free 4×6 Photo Frame Love Downloads

photo frame love free download

From my digital design vault, here are a set of cute photo frame downloads to use with your photos and scrapbooking. I definitely had instagram on my mind when I created these, because suddenly everyday photo taking was expanded and considered normal across the board. It's not just scrapbookers, but everyday we all have the ...

Free Printable Vintage Number Tickets and Paper

vintage number tickets

If you like vintage, then you'll definitely enjoy using these vintage number ticket, paper and stamp designs. With these high quality PNG files, you can print them, use them in digital work and/or combine them together and create your own vintage paper designs. For many different reasons, I have a bunch of design files stored on a hard ...

A Commission Turned Into Collaboration

Crochet shawl lady illustration pocket notebook

Every so often, a bit of freelance work turns out to be the seed to an amazing tree of possibility. A few months back, I was contacted by Tanja from Osswald Design to create an illustration for one of her crochet patterns. Actually, I already mentioned on the blog here - so it's actually been a long time! ...

Announcing Real Paper Goods in My Etsy Shop!

tortagialla etsy shop - cute illustrations on fine art paper goods

You can tell on the photo that I've been on Etsy since 2009, but never really listed much as I was always "working on it." Hmm... we all know how that goes. From many different trials and experimentations as well as challenges, I've finally got things sorted out and listed my greeting card designs and ...

Gratitude is More Than a List

Gratitude printable stationery

When Thanksgiving rolls around each year, I'm always reminded to give thanks for all that I have. I know we should be grateful every single day of our lives, but life gets busy and it's easy to overlook as we go through the hustle and bustle of daily life. That's why I believe a gratitude practice is ...

Travelling Mail for Snail Mail Lovers

travelling mail for snail mail lovers

I recently learned about travelling mail and had to share with all of you! Basically, travelling mail is snail mail that eventually is sent back to you who started it all. The idea is to send something to someone, who then sends it to another, and then to another... until finally the last person sends ...

I’m on Patreon!

tortagialla on Patreon

Yup, I hit the "Publish" button and launched my Patreon page last week. tortagialla is official on Patreon and now you can support all my creative efforts in one place - small or large! I'm considering it an experiment to help me get into the creative studio more, so I can make more goodness for everyone. ...

Get Productive Stationery Paper Printable

get productive stationery paper printable

No matter how much planning I do, there are times when everything seems to converge and explode chaos into my life. Maybe this happens more often than I want to admit... but I know that a brain dump really helps to alleviate the stress. With a million things I must do for the kids, for ...