April 27, 2010

Simple is Best

Wanting to design something specifically for letterpress, I have found that simple line patterns look great (you can really see and feel the impression.) So, I started off creating a border inspired by this mint green hairpiece I saw over at Gochemoche. The rest of the design just fell into place.

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April 19, 2010

Trees are Inspiring

I just finished this new set and am totally excited about it. There was plenty of inspiration to be had here! Oak trees dot the wedding location and translate into a relaxed, yet well put together set of announcements. (And can't you just imagine all the things you could do at the reception?) Also, printing a 4.5 x 5.5 inch announcement helps to extend the amount of printed materials and keep the cost low.

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April 7, 2010


A couple of my hair pieces were featured in a photo shoot for the NYLO Hotel in Las Colinas Texas! (A special thanks to Krystin Hall of Event Elements for making it all possible!)
I've been teased with just a few of the photos for now...so I'm teasing you with this one. I simply can't wait to see more. Fantastic photography and styling by Mike and ReJana of Blue Door Studios.

April 5, 2010

Something Blue

I've just registered Minelolly on the Project Wedding Website. While doing a test run, I ran into photos posted by a bride for whom I made a special order flower. I LOVE seeing how she wore it, gorgeous!

The Bride's entire post can be found here.

April 2, 2010

Well, the cake classes are over. This is the final cake. I had a blast and I'm finally figuring out the tricks to fondant, and time management of the cake making kind.

Bottom line: The price you pay for a custom cake is worth it, every penny. Materials and ingredients are expensive, the prep work is time consuming, and expertise is a necessity if you want a beautiful cake. I will never balk at a cake price again! To all you cake decorators out there, "WOW."

Inspiration for this cake: We had to make a little round box for the top. I wanted to fill it with something other than flowers—strawberries came to mind. Plus, I was able to use left-over blue fondant for the bands. Done and done. It turned out so cute!