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Eid Printables 2017: Gift Tags, Treat Box and Envelopes


Monday, June 19, 2017

Since the shift to pursuing photography professionally, I no longer take on any graphic design work. However, I still enjoy working with type and graphics to create fun personal projects for myself and friends. Putting together these free Eid printables has become something of an annual tradition here on Ice Cream Everyday. I've had these hydrangea ...

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Free Eid Printables 2016: Wrapping Paper, Treat Box and Envelope


Thursday, June 30, 2016

For this year's free Eid printables, I came up with minimalist monochrome designs that are within crafting reach of anyone with a home printer, a pair of scissors and some type of adhesive. They're also simple enough for kids to put together.   The printables include a mini treat box (based on these ones from last year), a ...

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Coffee Love: Free A3 Poster Prints


Monday, March 7, 2016

  To know me is to know that I am an absolute coffee devotee. After a bit of wordsmithing and graphic designing, I give you these posters; my humble oblations at the altar of that holy bean. I hope you enjoy displaying them as much as I loved creating them. I've designed these to print at A3. You can ...

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Eid 2015 Bumper Freebie Edition: Printables and Templates


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

I decided to take a little social media break this Ramadaan and focus on some much needed soulwork. Along with the extra reflective time, came the latitude to be creative without pressure. This is my ideal environment for making; where mistakes are just prototypes and there is true joy in the journey of taking something from screen to ...

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Moleskine Cover Hack: Stitched Twine and Duct Tape


Thursday, April 2, 2015

  To know me is to know that I am a notebook junkie. Stacks on stacks of blank beauties fill up my shelves. There's something holy about the unwritten, but that's talk for another post. This here is about making-over a pack of plain-jane Moleskine cahiers with decorative duct tape and some twine. I gifted these to a friend ...

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Printable: Time-Out Gift Jar labels


Thursday, August 28, 2014

It's impossible to gift someone time, but you can give them something that reminds them it's ok to take a few minutes off each day. Grab a clean glass jar and fill it with bird-seed or small vials of scented oils or pieces of paper with inspirational aphorisms. You could even put together a mini-jewellery making ...

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