Petit Collage 25 Easy Craft and Décor Projects for a Playful Home – Book Trailer from Petit Collage on Vimeo.

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They say that making a book takes a lot of time. I have flashbacks of discussing this project with my agent while my toddler daughter was crawling under the the tables in a restaurant in downtown Manhattan. Crawling! My daughter is now entering kindergarten this year! So, yes, time. Lots of that and loads of glue, paper, love, and teamwork.

This book is an homage to Petit Collage’s roots, which started as unique handmade collages and evolved into a range of eco-friendly products. Our visual vocabulary remains based on the same love for paper and pattern that started our company. The projects in this book are easy to make and are for the whole family to enjoy. From a coat rack or step stool to use anywhere in the house to a baby mobile, blocks, mask or playhouse any kid would love.

Most of these projects require very few new purchases and are aimed to reuse what you already have or can easily find. All of the projects can be personalized or customized and include templates and step-by-setp instructions to make all projects your own.

I hope it inspires you!

Lorena

 

 

new framed personalized prints from petit collage

Our popular prints on wood collection just got even better! With more than a dozen designs to choose from, we make it easy to add a personal touch of décor to any room.

Each illustration is printed directly on sustainably harvested maple and framed in a beautiful, modern 8″x10″ white ready-to-hang frame right in our San Francisco studio. Come on in—take a look, find the perfect customized print. We can’t wait to ship all this cuteness from our home to yours!

Our very first craft book is now available!

We are so happy to share a sneak peek of our first craft book, published by Potter Craft. A labor of love, glue, and paper is now a handsome hardcover book featuring 25 modern projects with our signature Petit Collage look.

Founder, Lorena, offers lively ideas for making easy, yet entirely unique items for children—from newborns to school-aged kids. All using our sought-after motifs and whimsical combinations of colors and materials. Includes instructions, plenty of templates, and loads of tips.

Our projects are both easy to re-create and simple to personalize for unique baby and children’s décor. Our book features imaginative creations ranging from a paper toy dollhouse and personalized baby blocks to an adorable bunny clock and Petit Collage’s signature name plaque, growth chart, and paper mobiles.

And from now until April 9th, 2014, all pre-orders from www.petitcollage.com will feature a free collage kit to start your very first Petit Collage craft project! This includes one 8×8″ wood panel, one flat paint brush, and a small collection of colored papers to begin your collage.

Get yours HERE.

Get a free collage kit when you pre-order our new craft book!

Come join us at the following book reading + signing events for Lorena’s new book, You Know What I Love?  One location this Saturday in Brooklyn, and two locations in San Francisco next week!

upcoming book events

I wanted to take a moment to let you know of my latest picture book, published by Dial/Penguin: You Know What I Love?

This book is my most personal project so far. It’s inspired by my daughter Matilda and her relationship with her favorite doll, as a reflection of our mother-daughter bond as well.

I’m blushing over the many nice reviews we’ve received so far, which is so nice to hear! I’m looking forward to seeing what you guys think.

XO Lorena

Lorena You know what I Love?

Available on our website!
http://www.petitcollage.com/you-know-what-i-love

Petit Collage gift cards

Still have some shopping to do? Gift cards are always appreciated and the best part is they’re delivered immediately to the recipients inbox. Available in any amount!

No waiting in lines, no wrapping, no stress. This may be the easiest gift you’ve bought all season! Click the photo to get yours.

 

 

free holiday shippingIf you’re like me, you’ve still got a lot more gift shopping to do for the holidays. Luckily you can still get free shipping* on all domestic orders from now until Monday, Dec 16th (our last day for ground shipping!).

What a surprise it was to open the newspaper on Thanksgiving morning only to find our own Pop-out Safari looking right back at me!

nytimes

Thank you to the New York Times for featuring us in their 2013 Holiday Gift Guide! The online version is still available here.

If you’re interested in our Pop-out Safari, you may need to hurry as we have little inventory left! Once gone, these won’t be back in stock until Feb 2014!

 

cybermonday

Get ready for Monday, we’re throwing a sitewide sale for Cyber Monday! Take 40% off items excluding sale items.

But if you’re seeing this Sunday night, you’re in for a treat, as this code is active! Take 40% off now!

We’re busy as bees here in the studio trying to get things done before the holidays and unfortunately our blog has been a little quiet because of it. Not to worry, I’ll still keep you up to date with all the latest promos, events, and specials until we get more free time here in the office.

While the blog’s been quiet, we’ve been pretty active on our pinterest. Check out our latest pins and don’t forget to follow us!

pins for november

http://www.pinterest.com/petitcollage

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