Thursday, June 27, 2013

Special and Loved

Making people feel special and appreciated is one of my favorite things to do. Luckily, there have been some parties and birthdays so they have gotten me in the baking and drawing mood.
I made a card for my coworker, she's getting married soon and her favorite cake strawberry!

owls in love

When it comes to a cute couple in love my go to animals are owls. I am still pretty obsessed with acrylic paper and colored pencils. I love the awesome blending effect.

so happy together

And here is the strawberry cake. I decided at the last minute to top it with a fresh strawberry design.
I love a pretty garnish  to finish off the presentation. Which automatically makes me think of one of my favorite scenes from "You've Got Mail" 

 "What are you doing?! That caviar is a garnish!" lol (scene starts @ 2:15, having trouble embedding sorry )

party goodies

strawberry goodness

the bride to be

We had a great time celebrating with our coworker. I got her beach mats with a built in pillow. They are a cute patchwork print and come in his and hers colors. From Target of course!

I've got some birthdays coming up and I'm dreaming up the perfect things to make some of my favorite people feel special and loved! What are you up to lately?


Kyla said...

This is so cute! What a sweet gesture :) And that strawberry cake looks delicious!

Magical Day Dream said...

I think handmade things are always a nice and thoughtful present and something fresh compared to all the readymade things in the store. Go you!

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