Officially a Hit!

I was slow to get going but once I did, it came together. My objective, organise 2 parties for our little guy, who was turning 5. I jumped into the preparations with no direction or theme. Googling birthday party invitation templates for boys I was trying to stay away from trends or superheroes – as […]

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Elephants out to dry!

Here’s a quick little tutorial for a card I made for a friend’s sons Baptism last week. It was my first Instagram tutorial. I love this colour combination. Orange and navy blue were used on Luke’s Baptism invitation – as it turned out it was carried right through, coordinating chocolate favours given at church, the balloons, centre pieces and […]

A fair facade?

I took this photo several months ago, with the plan to replicate the facade onto a card, a ‘congratulations on your new home’ card. OK, the home owners have been living there awhile [but less than a year] but I was still determined to create this idea I had in my head. So along with […]

Do you find male cards a challenge?

Do you find male cards tough? I do. However I was pretty happy with this one I made for my dad’s recent birthday. I like how it oozes masculinity. I used white paper on my Martha Stewart scoring board to give the shirt a pin striped effect. Glued black beads for buttons and made a […]

Flashback Friday – wedding invitations

    I have been asked to create wedding invitations a couple of times now but my recent creation, not so recent nearly 3 years now was very special and unique. My good friend from school, of Vietnamese heritage was marrying an Egyptian. So the brief was to try and tie the 2 cultures together […]

SIC – 2nd month

SIC = self imposed challenge, check out why I imposed this on myself here. So onto my second month. OK – wasn’t too adventurous on the cooking front [ as I made cookies last month] but volunteered for morning tea at my little man’s playgroup and my BFF was coming over so these biscuits looked […]