Handmade Things

Since finishing uni in May I have decided to start my own little ‘business’ making greeting cards, books and invitations for friends and family.

My first order was for a friend who wanted a guestbook for her 21st birthday party.  The theme was festivals so I downloaded a free brush for photoshop of a crowd and used it at the bottom of the topper.

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This is my way of packaging all handmade things for my customers, it includes ribbon and a bow that says handmade, a small hand with handmade engraved and one of my business cards.

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After my fantastic holiday to New Zealand inMay I decided to print off all my pictures and make a scrapbook, I am using the Urban Traveller collection from Simple Stories. Here is a sneaky preview:

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This was a book I made to show potential customers what I can make.
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Wedding cards/could be used for invitations??2013-07-01 11.52.20

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A couple of weeks ago my dad told me that for his wedding anniversary, he and my mum bought each other a ring, it didn’t come in a box which was strange so I decided to make them a box each to give to each other. Sweet ay!2013-07-01 15.22.46

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For another customer, a summer book to keep those all important summer memories together!20130709_130358

Dads xmas present, a typography piece with all the places and numbers relevant to his time in the Air Force! Swale-20121218-01710

Books do not have to be square or rectangle, how about a circle? could be used for photographs or secret notes!Swale-20130319-01809

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My little collection of books!Swale-20130321-01820

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The Star book!Swale-20130322-01827

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For my dear friend, Swale-20130330-01835

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