etsy shop reopening + giveaway!

Lesley Myrick Original Handmade Collage Mixed Media Art Prints on Etsy After a summer hiatus (read: my entire studio was packed up in boxes while we were away for two months and then moved to California) I'm so excited to be re-opening my Etsy shop! Not only are original commissions available (using your favorite quotes or photos) but there are also tons of great affordable art prints at $18. And greeting cards will be available soon...stay tuned!
Lesley Myrick Original Handmade Collage Mixed Media Art Prints on Etsy
As a thank-you to my lovely readers, I'm giving away one print of your choice from my shop! There are two ways to enter (feel free to do both!):
1. Leave a comment below and share your favorite quote - is it a song lyric? Line from a poem? Quote from a movie? Something funny that your best friend said?
2. Tweet about the giveaway using this link (and leave a comment saying that you tweeted it).
The contest will close Friday September 2 at midnight PDT, and the winner will be announced Monday September 5. Ready? GO!

And psst...save 15% off your order between now and September 30 with code SEPT15OFF. Check out the shop here and spread the word about the discount code (click here to tweet it)!

Happy Monday!
Much love,

DIY iPhone Case!

Lesley Myrick DIY Do it Yourself Custom iPhone Case
Remember that time I made a sweet iPhone case, and then told you that I'd share a tutorial so you can make your very own? Well, here it is! (Weekend project, ahoy!)
Lesley Myrick DIY Do it Yourself Custom iPhone Case
Step 1: Buy a clear case for your phone. This little guy was a whopping $1.47 on eBay, and Overstock.com also has some inexpensive options.
Lesley Myrick DIY Do it Yourself Custom iPhone Case
Step 2: Trace the inside back of the case and make a cardstock template. Or if you're lucky like me, your phone will just come with a faux cardboard phone that's already the correct size.
Lesley Myrick DIY Do it Yourself Custom iPhone Case
Step 3: Find some cool scrapbook paper, magazine pages, or the like. Trace your template onto the neato paper, and cut it out. (I cut out a few different options - I like variety!)
Lesley Myrick DIY Do it Yourself Custom iPhone Case
Step 4: Slip your cut-to-size paper into the case to make sure it fits. Trace the hole for the camera (every phone case is different) and very carefully cut it out. I used a small craft knife. Or rather, I should've used a small craft knife - I actually used an obscenely large utility knife because it was all I had available. Learn from my mistake.
Lesley Myrick DIY Do it Yourself Custom iPhone Case
Step 5: Pop your paper insert into the case, snap the whole thing on your phone, and BAM! DIY style.

Happy weekend!

a gift for you!

Lesley Myrick Collage Mixed Media Free Desktop Wallpaper Want to know how much my dear readers - YOU - mean to me? A LOT. So to say thanks, I wanted to give you a little something...a shiny new desktop wallpaper! (Click the links below to download.)
Happy August 1st!
Much love,

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