It was always going to happen that any child of mine would inevitably end up in the kitchen a large percentage of the time. Three years down the line this is absolutely true. My daughter, thoroughly enjoys spending any time in the bakery studio as much as I do and having her by my side sharing my love for baking.
Baking and cooking provide several opportunities to develop a child’s skills in a fun and messy way. With the summer holidays fast approaching, this is a perfect opportunity to get in the kitchen!
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This year we celebrate 5 years of marriage but it only seems like yesterday…
I of course remember fondly the day and the special memories created but i also still remember the feeling of being completely out of control of what to tackle first when i started planning. We only had a short engagement of only 6 months and with my Norwegian heritage, we choose to have our big day in Norway with family and friends, which only added to the long list of “to do’s”. Of course I wanted to create all my own stationery and bake my own wedding cake, not only for the cost saving but because its our day and I wanted to.
Today as I look through our wedding album I realise how special it was to us as a couple and how fortunate i was to be able to do so much myself, so in this post I share this experience with all those brides to be as reassurance its possible to have a DIY wedding (even if your not a designer like me) to have all you want and come out of it semi-sane, happy and proud of what you have created…
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Thumb Print Posters
I am always looking for ways to add a personal touch to any event and like many of the things i end up designing, the original request is a personal one. Weather i have an event to attend and want to take a gift or i simply want something for my own home.
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Once in a while, I get a project which can span over several months and include very varied jobs with a common theme. This particular project was huge; a company rally event which was taking customers across ten countries in seven days…
What an exciting chance to help brand and theme the whole event and create the icons, logos, mascots and literature which would accompany the event! Being able to take a project like this from start to finish is so very rewarding and to see designs come to life is so rewarding, as often once print files are done, this is where my role as a designer ends. Such as task also plays to what and why my company has design, made and bake all under one roof as all my skill sets were utilised here.
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