Did you have a good weekend, friends? Monday’s back and I’m ready for it.
On Sunday, we had a commercial shoot at Uptown Kids with a bunch of cute kiddos. Jude was nicely attired in this fabulous Tom & Drew velvet blazer, tuxedo shirt, and plaid pants. Pretty darn cute. I must admit, I feel a little bit Toddlers & Tiaras when we do stuff like this! You’ve never seen such a group of adults making silly faces & dancing around, trying to get the kids to perform for the camera.
On Friday night, we had date night and after gorging ourselves on Indian food, we waddled around the mall for an hour or so, where I picked up this infinity scarf (way better sounding than “snood”, right?) from the Gap. It’s so deliciously cozy!
I’ve also decided that I am totally in the Christmas spirit already. I’m obsessed with this photo of a white Christmas tree with brightly colored ornaments. I REALLY want one, but I’m thinking it will have to wait until after-Christmas sales. Womp woooomp. Pretty though, non? But really, I feel way more in the mood for Christmas because I’m starting to get things done in anticipation for the season now – before the stress really sets in. Our Christmas card was designed & ordered (and I cannot wait to show you them! Gorgeous!), I’m planning teacher & special friend gifts, and I’m making my list for family gifts. I even got a pair of Christmas jammies for Jude ordered. Design Mom has had some great posts over the last week about Christmas w/ kids. I particularly liked the advice of giving gifts in 3s (3 Magi! 3 gifts from the Magi!): something you need, something to wear, and something to play with. Smart, right? It simplifies everything and gives boundaries to gift giving.
Let’s see … what else. Oh! New design! You’ve probably already noticed, but I redesigned the blog this past week in a haze of cold medicine. Pencil Shavings Studio also has a brand new logo. I wanted something with more style and personality to represent my brand. As a graphic designer, branding yourself is truly the hardest project ever. I’m never 100% satisfied and I fight the urge to redesign all the livelong day!
Ok, I think that covers it. What were you up to this weekend?
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