A Tale of Cake Toppers – 2016 in review

A Tale of Cake Toppers – 2016 in review

Happy 2017!

It’s a New Year and time to start afresh. So I’ve decided to be better at blogging having not had time to do so for most of 2016.

Speaking of 2016, it was the year of the unexpected for me. So many things that I’d never imagined from global occurrences like BREXIT, Trump winning, celebrities exiting the earth to monumental changes in my career and personal life. In many ways all these signalled a change to life as I knew it charting a course into the great unknown.

One such unexpected change however that I’m grateful for is how I stumbled into becoming a cake topper designer. At the beginning of 2016 I had written down collaboration as one of my Thoughts Paper Scissors goals for the year but I had no idea what form that was going to take. Continue reading

Ice cream Cupcake Pop up Card

Ice cream Cupcake Pop up Card

Hello, its been ages since my last post and I’m completely guilt ridden again. However I do have a couple of good excuses to help my case;

1. Making this was quite a challenge as it is the first pop-up card I’ve designed from scratch and ran into a few bumps, road blocks andย u-turnsย along the way

2. This particular card is a surprise for my niece’s birthday. We actually share the same birthday and she’s been excited for months about it and won’t keep quiet about her plans and asking me what my plans were for ‘our’ birthday. She’s also highly intelligent and inquisitive so I’ve had to be very covert in designing her card as she enjoys hanging out in my workspace and is full of questions. It was soooo not easy keeping this a secret from her and her older sister who would have let the cat out of the bag immediately (where are those emoticons when you need them)

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