19 Aug 2015

elizabeth and daniel – wedding stationery inspiration package

i am so pleased to showcase the wedding stationery inspiration package that i created for my dear friend, elizabeth johnson. the two of us met way back during our serving years, and i am honoured that she has allowed me to use her name (and her boyfriend's) for this shoot. so, although they are not currently engaged, i hope to do a real set for them in the future!   a little about the design:

anika loewen - smooth designing8 Jul 2015

do’s for smooth designing

some people ask me what they should do to make it through the design process without pulling hair. so i have created some do's to follow for smooth designing. although i wrote this with wedding design in mind, most of it can certainly work for other design work as well. please comment if you have other suggestions!   do: start early… understand that design and printing of these packages take time, and that timeline may

the work is never done

is it a prerequisite, when you are designing for yourself, that the work can never be completed?     i believe that i have finished something, only to sit back and realize there are one or two things that i want to change. these little changes snowball until everything needs to be re-done.     i am my worst client.     i am slowly discovering the extent of my perfectionist nature. my need for