Wild and Free

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I was thrilled when Bruna from Simply Lace Photography asked me to create a sweets table for her little guy turning two! She sent me some inspiration images and her colour scheme and let me run with it... Have I mentioned how much I love it when people let me run with it??? Good things happen ;)   The cake was chocolate with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream and the top tier was strawberry with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream. (yum) The marquee "2" was made from fondant with little silver dragee's tarnished with brown food colouring. SO much fun to make! The tee-pee's were made from wafer paper and edible markers and a few toothpicks! I had fun creating different designs on them and had a friend sit and put the toothpicks in while I worked on other projects! (Thanks Whitney ;) )     But my pride and JOY were the little succulents on the cookies...  Making them was an A-Ha! Moment... I even made a little tutorial for them (which I'll post separately) … [Read more...]

Welcoming our newest little addtion

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She's here!!! We welcomed a sweet little girl into our family this past month. Ruth joined us on March 3rd and we couldn't be more excited! I recently posted about a clock I made for her room, and you saw parts of the gallery wall that I also did for her. We were so blessed to have Bruna from Simply Lace Photography come and do a life-style shoot with our little family, and I just got the pictures, hot off the press yesterday!!! I can't wait to share my favourites with you! We were able to arrange the shoot for only four days after she was born, so she was super fresh!!! My ONLY regret is that I found some amazing vintage furniture that we updated our family room with AFTER Bruna came (that's the part about going second-hand that sucks, you have to wait to find it!!) and so our old brown stuff is taking some of the stage... Oh well!! We'll just have to arrange something for later! ;) Here are some more shots of her bedroom - nothing compares to having a space … [Read more...]