Friday, December 10, 2010

Avoiding the Awkward "opening the wrong gift" oops

Last year I started making these gift tags with pictures instead of writing names (that toddlers can't read anyway!). This year I used the iron on transfer papers and came up with these! This little guy picks up his gift every morning and checks out the tree if any more have appeared overnight.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Special Project

Last month I was asked to come up with something(s) creative to celebrate 25 year using past company logos... this is just the first one out of a series. I came up with another one last night (not quite dry yet - pictures to come)

Materials: Japanese rice paper, gel medium, recycled window
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Monday, September 13, 2010

A little T

A little T goes a long way.... 32 kms to be exact.

Here are the t-shirts I designed for Team T walking in the Weekend to End Women's Cancers in Toronto, September 11th, 2010.
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Thursday, September 9, 2010

My Pennants at the Park!

Well I finally figured out where my 80 feet of pennants went... if you look closely at the bottom left hand picture you'll see my stuff in the background! Hillier Park Day!

Thursday, September 2, 2010


My newest project for a little get together for 4 girls to celebrate am 8 year old birthday. More to come in the next couple of days. Above are the fun loot bags and below are the invites. Start off with an all orange, but once she saw the blue and red, she was sold!
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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Thursday, July 29, 2010

pretty packaging

Check out what I came up with... inside this pretty packed box is over 80feet of celebration pennant going to be displayed at a park opening. I thought they deserved to be packed nicely.
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2010 Wedding Guest Tree

I had the pleasure of making this whimsical piece for a couple just days away from their wedding. Here is to wishing them the best of days!
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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Vintage New England

I found this piece of fabric (actually an old table cloth) weeks ago and was instantly in love with it. I knew I wanted to bring it back to life! My diningroom table is once again a mess, but I made 3 of these pennants with little snippits of New England all over it!

I'm  putting these up on Etsy as a group (I don't think they should be separated) today... so pop over to my Etsy shop and take a look or if you really like them .... get a hold of me! Each pennant has 9 double side flags and is approximately 90" long (that's 7'6"!).

Tuesday, July 13, 2010


Going to have stuff here with a whole lot of help from the folks at Fusion Creative Collections! Looks for some window art, celebration pennants, and some other fun stuff from me!

Monday, July 12, 2010

Brown Eyed Girls LOVE Black Eyed Peas - Tshirt Design

This is what I'm working on this week for a the BEP concert this weekend for 5 brown eyed girls who are planning to have a "good, good night!"

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Tiara Worthy Designs and Tees

This was a little project I was working on... not for money but because I literally and truly hate cancer. All forms of it.

But out of this little side project I found out some stuff:
1. I love making fun and colourful designs just like when I was 14 years old.
2. I really like making shirts and long for a room big enough to run a full blown silk screening studio
3. I can still make stuff using some great stuff - iron on transfer papers! It brings me back to a time of my Michael Jackson Thriller baseball shirt along with my Police Syncronicity shirt! I love the smell of iron on transfers!

I love the front designs of the shirts but I truly HEART the little should badges that I thought of adding on as an added special touch. If you have ever walked in a relay or any other charity walk, it's always hard to pick out your team members from behind. This little badge made it easy to pick out all the princess!

See you again in 2011 Team Princess!

Monday, June 21, 2010

Tiara Worthy

This was my last project for a very special event with some pretty awesome people! The shirts came from here and I printed them up using the iron on transfer papers! They turned out great and know I can't wait to make more tees with more designs!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Pay Day Party - More fun!

Party goers earn their money at the candy shop - guessing the number of candies, making chocolate dipped rice crispy squares and decorating their very own candy apples!
Other jobs that we up on the JOB BOARD - Clothing designers (we did tie dye shirts), dog walking, candy makers, baby sitting, and gardening (they transferred flowers in to individual pots to take home).
This was the garden area BEFORE the work started!
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PAY DAY Party! Colourful and Super Fun

These are pictures from before the partiers came... above is the dinner (eating area) complete with hot dog roller!
These ribbon flowers were part of their loot bags. ... but only if they had earned enough money to buy them. (and don't you love my thrift store find of a carrying case?)
and I filled my thrift store find with more thrift store finds of vintage MELMAC dishes (these won't break when they are dropped and I love the colours that they come in!)
Hot dog roller with their shopping baskets ready to go
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Pay Day Party - Colourful, fun & sticky

Today was the day and all the prep and planning was all worth it when 11 little 9 year old girls enjoyed the activities, the loot, the decorations and each other!

One of the jobs was working at the candy shop making caramel apples. I don't know if these looked as good as they taste but they had fun making them.
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Sunday, May 23, 2010

my muses

I thought the ribbon flowers were cute but not cuter than these little girls! One has super long hair... She has Jennifer Anistor hair and she is only two. And the other one, she is totally roley poley and full of spunk and smiles!

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Friday, May 21, 2010

Can't wait til PAYDAY!

This is a party idea that you just can't get in stores. I am reaching deep into my bag of tricks and my creative abilities to come up with stuff for this one... check out my little "cheque-book invitations"! Also on my list to do is....
personalize money
cafeteria style food service
corner store ideas
and of course the games (jobs to earn money with) - some ideas: laundrymat with sock matching service, restaurant with dishwashing duties, a couple clothing manufacturers (who use child labour obviously), gardeners who do weed pulling, singer and street performers (complete with hats and tins to put tips into)... now if I could just figure out a way to build a little starbucks kiosk so I can get a barrista to serve me my coffee!

good thing I've got a week still to go!
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