Posts by: Sam

TRUFFLE LOVE

I decided to whip up these oreo truffles for my cousin’s bridal shower tonight, seeing as how the recipe on Bakerella made it look so simple and delicious, and well, it was! ┬áThe recipe consists of about two ingredients and…

WEDDING INVITE ILLUSTRATION

As it seems to be the most common request I get for custom illustrations (wedding invitations, that is), I thought I would post my latest piece. Developed for Julie’s wedding invite design (hence all the copyspace on the right), it’s…

UP I SAY!

Well, Pixar, if your goal was to make me cry (again… damn you WALL-E), mission accomplished. Nik and I just got back from seeing Pixar’s latest Up and have to say it was pretty good. Aside from us making the…

HELLO TWIG & FIG!

(Photo above poached from Design*Sponge, thank you! If I had my own photo, I’d use it!) Was perusing through Design*Sponge’s great coverage of some of the artists at the National Stationery Show in New York when I spotted this card…

THE READING ROOM: REJECTED

It feels like I have gone through a massive glut of books this year. Just can’t get enough of ‘em. Even on the short flight back from Denver (after leaving Las Vegas… lights so bright, palm sweat on a Saturday…

AW, FUDGE

Those who know me, know that I’m often in need of a quick sugar fix. Since non-homebaked cookies rarely do it for me, and I try not to keep ice cream in the house, I am wondering if I should…

VIVA LAS VEGAS

Well, I’m back. I must apologize to all 2 of my followers for the long delay between posts, but I was prepping for and going on a trip to Las Vegas with a few friends for the past long weekend….

WINE TASTER’S CHOICE

This past Sunday, myself, Boyfriend Nik and some friends attended the Winnipeg Wine Festival. This is the second year in a row Nik and I have gone and I must say, we’re fans. It’s packed inside the Convention Centre, but…

LITTLE LOG PILLOWS

Can I just say that I would really like a set of these little log pillows? The pattern/kit to make them is sold by Home Ec. (awesome shop, by the way), and I think I could actually be bothered to…

GREAT OCEAN ROAD ILLUSTRATED

Or at least, the 12 Apostles rock formations in Australia to start. Just uploaded to iStockphoto today, along with an adorable sleepy squirrel illustration, previously only available on baby onesies sold through Pistachio Press.