So it's perfectly acceptable to share work from over 6 months ago right?! I sure hope so because that is really how behind I am! Last year I worked with Tana from Mom's Best to create pieces for the Hot Holiday Product Event. She wanted to use neon, gold and washi tape as the jumping off point for the party. I created numerous slides that ran on the website, invites, party signs, thank you cards and much more. Here are just some of the pieces that were used for the event!
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When Brooke contacted me about birth announcements for her little guy Spence, I was excited. She wanted something modern and not too babyish. I presented her two options. The first being just a standard announcement and the second being what we came up with here. I love that the design itself is still clean and simple, yet all the little details make it something special. The navy envelopes and petal envelopes are from Paper Source. I think I want to use petal envelopes in everything I do from now on! They add the perfect touch of sweetness and whimsy.
As my saga always goes, I really wanted to get a house tour done before we left for the summer. But that never usually happens because things tend to get crazy the month before we leave. I did manage to sneak in a few photos the day before we left. I didn't get to Collier's room because he happened to be napping during the few minutes I had to run around and grab these. I plan on doing a full tour next fall, when I'm not quite as rushed and can really work on styling and taking nicer photos. But I thought I'd at least put a little sneak peek of the house as it is now!
This logo is for Melissa Reibe, from Arkansas. I actually did her logo a few years back. She was ready for an update and this is what we came up with! Something modern, bright and fun, just like Melissa!
I posted my best friend Mary's engagements a few months ago. Since then, we've been working together on her wedding invitations and I am so happy I can finally share them! Mary and Steve are getting married in a botanical garden so the incorporation of flowers made perfect sense. Since many of the guests will be out of towners, we created a guide full of their favorite spots in New Orleans. I can't wait to do some exploring in April and be a part of their big day!
This was a big month for Collier (or maybe more for us)! Adam and I went on a vacation for a full 7 days sans kids. After much internal debate, I finally decided to wean Collier. Now remember, this is the baby who hadn't taken a bottle his whole life. Once we found the right bottles (Tommee Tippees), it was smooth sailing. I'll admit, I was pretty sad and seriously considered not going (am I crazy?) because giving up nursing earlier than I was planning was hard. But we have both adjusted and all is well!
This month Collier has started really figuring the world out. He figured out that fake cries get him attention. He figured out how to bully his sister back. He figured out how to sign for "more" and "all done", even though he still just likes to scream at me. He is still taking to solid naps during the day and sleeping through the night! This makes for a happy mama. We're so happy we have this cutie around!
I've had these Valentine's in mind for awhile now. Adam brought home a pair of these disguise glasses a few months ago and I thought they were so cute on Rilo. Plus she thought she was hilarious in them. I found these miniature ones in a party pack at Walmart.
I worked on some mermaid invitations for California photographer, Heather Avrech. I don't normally do illustrations like this little mermaid so it was a fun change of pace!
I know it's already February, but I couldn't go without sharing this cute Christmas card for my good friends, the Oldhams. Kayti wanted to use a deer bust. After I brainstormed a bit, I thought what could be cuter than a little family of deer!?