Wednesday, June 27, 2012

custom family portraits

how-to cross stitch family portrait via


family is a magical, mysterious thing sometimes, isn't it?
i've been especially inspired this week about how-to depict family artistically thanks to the amazing TIMO handmade

don't you just love this martha stewart project with custom DIY family cross-stitch artworks? wow!

how do you capture your family's unique nature creatively?
we'd love to hear!

AND... speaking of family, congrats to the WINNER of the TIMO handmade $40 gift certificate giveaway #105 jo of *the hungry crafter!* {what a gorgeous blog you have, nicey!}  ... now you can buy your own wonderful handmade family!  

PLUS ... still a little bit of time to enter 2 other great giveaways happening here on the rikrak blog: 

ENTER TO WIN :  the handmade world cup ( a $30 gift certificate giveaway to the Etsy shop of your choice!) - voting for this FINAL ROUND closes thursday!

ENTER TO WIN: the june *i love my sponsors* $25 gift certificate giveaway! 

have a great day, nicies!

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  1. GREAT POST:) Your blog is so wonderful and I want to follow, do you have facebook??

    If you want some Swedish décor inspiration, you can check out my blog:)
    Have a great weekend.

    LOVE Maria at

  2. These are just adorable....I'm inspired to start our family potrait.

  3. thanks so much, maria & jacaranda!
    me too!

  4. These are super cuute -- what a great idea! And a big belated THANK YOU for the TIMO giveaway! So happy to have won! I am just getting caught up now after vacation -- this was the cherry on top! :)


thanks so much for your comments, nicies!
it's a joy to read what everyone writes here.
thank you!