Aug 10, 2014
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Aspen Tree Wedding Invitations

An oldie, but goodie! These Aspen Tree Wedding Invitations were done but never photographed and they are making a comeback with all the outdoor weddings being planned near and far. Keeley and Cameron met out in Colorado and had traveled out to Crested Butte and knew that was where they would get married someday. The aspen trees were custom illustrated (from the photos they provided when they visited their wedding location) and used as the main design element for their invitation set.

Aug 10, 2014
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Every Piece of My Heart-Custom Wedding Invitations

Starting off 2014 was a wedding invitation set I designed for this fabric-lovin’ couple. Reggie absolutely loves quilts and as part of the proposal/engagement story, Gordon had actually sewn together a quilt for Reggie as a surprise. In this wedding set, we scanned in the fabric squares Gordon used and incorporated into the design of their wedding invitations, programs and thank you cards. I named this collection, “Every Piece of my Heart”… a little cheesy but I think fitting!

Aug 9, 2014
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Love is in the Air!

Starting off a series of blog postings from my latest work, and some archived weddings I never got a chance to photograph. Here is my dear friend Michelle’s wedding invitation set with pink chevron-lined envelopes. Thought this might be the next appropriate post given I’m learning calligraphy…

Aug 3, 2014
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Modern Calligraphy

I’m taking my first modern calligraphy class via SkillShare by Paperfinger owner/calligrapher Bryn Chernoff and I am loving it! Just spent about an hour getting my supplies out, practicing and printing out her worksheets and thought I’d share my ‘day one’ letterforms to compare with what white lemon designs will look like once I’m done and find my own “style”!

Jun 9, 2014
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Preschool Graduation Gifts

It’s that time of the year.. congratulations to all the graduates out there for all that you’ve done and will do in the years to come! Our very own 5 year-old graduates from preschool today and to commemorate the day and the friends he’s made the past two years, I made some graduation gifts for his buddies to take home after their “step-up” ceremony. Each grad gift includes some things any Kindergartner will be excited to use:
– one lap black chalkboard
– one mini chalkboard eraser
– one box of anti-dust chalk
– three Big-Dipper red pencils

I made little tags to attach to the ribbon and printed out each of Branden’s friends’ names on avery full-sheet labels (using the font Schoolhouse) and adhered them to the bottom of their chalkboards. I hope they like them!

Mar 18, 2014
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Airplane Birthday Party Invitations

Some shots of my son’s final birthday invitations. Final cut size was 6×6 inches, printed digitally, two-sided in color to ensure guests have a map of the airport (aka the park) we’ll be having his celebration. Coordinating colored square envelopes from The Paper Source, and vintage airplane & “happy birthday” postage stamps ordered from Etsy.com.

I hope you like these shots!

Mar 10, 2014
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Oh Happy Day- Kid’s Birthday Party Invitations

My favorite time of the year is here… planning my son’s big 5th birthday party along with submitting designs for Minted.com’s design challenge for kid’s birthday party invitations. I hope you’ll like these, and if you do- please stop by Minted.com when voting begins for this challenge!

Flying to Five

Soaring High

Four Alarm Birthday

Mar 10, 2014
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Minted Designs For Sale!

I’m extremely excited to announce that my new designs are being sold on Minted! Minted holds monthly design challenges and voters rater the best designs in a highly competitive process. The winning designs are produced and sold, and the designers earn cash prizes, a place in the Minted collection, and commissions on all sales. Below are my two winning designs for party decor:

Strawberry Love Party Decor
Strawberry lovers unite! Fun for a strawberry-themed party in the spring or summer, children’s birthday or bridal shower.
http://www.minted.com/product/party-decorations/MIN-DS6-BD3/strawberry-love

Vintage Gaga Over Garbage Trucks
Fun for any boy who loves trucks.. and especially the ones that make a special visit to your house each week!
http://www.minted.com/product/party-decorations/MIN-DQ3-BD3/vintage-gaga-over-garbage-trucks?org=photo

Feb 7, 2014
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Just Maui’d… a decade ago! Save-the-Dates

It’s that time of the year, when weddings or anniversaries are being celebrated! For us, it will be 10 years.. and with it, comes a trip back to Maui with loved ones and friends to remember our vows and reflect on all that’s happened in the last decade. I’m excited to post these cards that have been letter-pressed with two colors by Mama’s Sauce…. there will be more to post, as invitations are coming!

Jan 17, 2014
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Wrapping up 2013

A couple of late posts from 2013, and some new shots of a wedding suite that is now complete in the next few days. Here are just two holiday cards from last year, hope you all had a wonderful holiday and start to 2014!