Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Dragonfly Dreams Soap Logo

Dragonfly Dreams has everyday whimsy with handmade soaps in fanciful scents. Recently, I wrapped up a logo design for them and hand-painted a version of it for their display in … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Sudden Change of Seasons

October 24, 2013 · 6 Comments

Creating… Minion Cupcake Pants

In preparation for Despicable Me Minion cupcakes (see my brainstorm post here), I whipped up a pair of cupcake pants using a DIY cupcake wrap template. Mostly because I couldn’t … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Faking… depth of field with photoshop

Some things are private, like the content of the hand inked letter below. But the creativity of the design is something I would love to share with you! In an … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Designing… Girls’ Night paraphernalia

My girls and I get together about once a week to chat and chill. Every one brings random food and drink and we make a night of it. Lately we … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tutorial… animated gif

Secret Kisses! Animating your photos as a GIF with Adobe Photoshop CS6 NOTE: Everyone works differently. This is my method. There are many ways to achieve the same effect. • … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Creating… a brainstorm animated gif

It’s official. I’ve been saying it wrong. ‘J’if. Oh well. On a more creative note, I’ve been brainstorming! Another animated gif. (Do you remember my animated card?) • First, I … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Finished… enameled lapel pin

A few months ago I was working on a project for my mother, Creating… a lapel pin, sketching and digitizing the local coastline to be made into a lapel pin. … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vectorizing… a photographed logo

A friend approached me with a graphic design request. Could I recreated a logo from a photograph? I accepted the challenge, translating from a skewed pixel representation to a proportionate … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment