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christmas photo card and a quick announcement

calobee doodles christmas card 2011

calobee doodles christmas card 2011

I took a few minutes to work on a simple Christmas card design for our family–with a focus on showing off the babes, of course. Now let’s see if I actually work up the ambition to get them sent out before the holiday!

I’ve had inquiries about custom work from a couple of my best customers since I had Gwen, and I thought I should make a shop announcement: I’m not currently taking custom orders. Between family and work, my free time is limited, and I’m currently focused on WordPress theme design and development and getting my fat butt into some semblance of shape.

So I apologize, particularly to my regulars–ya’ll are awesome and I very much appreciate your continued support over the last few years. I’ll make another announcement when I’m accepting custom orders again.

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custom banner – boy meets cake

blog banner - boy meets cake

blog banner - boy meets cake

Taking a quick break from holiday promos to show off a recent custom banner for Boy Meets Cake, tales from a blogger on a quest to create the perfect cupcake. This was a particularly fun order because the client was totally willing to let me have fun with it and take a playful approach. Even better, he was thrilled with the results–and I am, too!

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business card design – paper treats

paper treats - business card design

paper treats - business card design

Caroline (who has a fantastic name, not that I’m biased) was one of my first custom design clients and is still a joy to work with. Recently she needed a simple business card created using the logo I designed for her a while ago. It was her idea to add the detail work in the back to help the card pop a little, and I think it came out beautifully!