Epigram Literary Tea Set

Favorites books from the recipient's choosing. Selected a fine tea from Serenditea to conincide with the nature of each book's literary theme. The books were contrustd from compressed cardboard, fabric coated with mod podge and fabric and handlettered with type stamps. A label for each tea on inside hard cover of the book. Out box from cardboard coated in acrylic.

Wes Anderson Trivia Game

Custom made trivia game based off the director Wes Anderson and his dream world. Game board is printed on canvas like cotton fabric by Tiny Buffalo. Sides turned and sewn like a placemat at a local tailor. The game pieces were small wooden squares burned by Jacob Maurer. The box was from Michael's and stained with the same color for the game pieces. The trivia cards were researched, written and then printed on a color copier and cut down. The box that came with the cards was covered with fabric and mod podge.

Music Calendar

A 12 month calendar created with the recipient's favorite twelve bands. Each band received a color coded month. On the band's page is the history legend and on all other page's dates are colored squares that denote the date's event and the band.

Earthquake Comic Book

A comic book, tshirt, soundtrack and mask. The comic book was hand drawn then scanned and printed on cardstock. Earthquake's logo was printed one off on a tshirt from Tiny Buffalo. Cover of the comic book was used to make a bristol board casing for the CD soundtrack. The mask was created from cardboard, bristol board and paper mache painted with acrylic.

New Orleans Inspired Home Decor

Small 4in x 4in x 1in canvases painted with acrylic in a New Orleans themes.

Typography Poster

Poster created in Illustrator from a list of recipient's favorite films containing guns. Typeset in the formation of a gun, then framed at Michael's.

Personalized Film TShirt

Alphabet illustrations created from recipient's favorites list. One off the press Tshirt printed by Tiny Buffalo.

Reader's Tackle Box

Boxed set created for the avid reader on his birthday. Black box bought from Michael's, suede liner sewn and glued into cover. Personalized monogramed stamp designed, then purchased from Etsy. Hammered monogramed nickle bookmark from Etsy. The set included a reader's guide book from Barnes and Noble, post-it flags, a stamp pad for the monogramed library stamp, and a Cross dual use pen (stylus and ink).


The books were ordered from Mosaic. I compiled 20 images from a group vacation that were specific memories I shared the with recipient. Each recipient of the group recieved a different arrangement of photos from our trip as a thank you for the adventure of travel.

MM Review presents Jazz Fest 2006

Client created his review of Jazz Fest 2006 for friends visiting him during the festival. It was the guest's take home favor.

Dream Baby Music Box Set

Selection of songs appropriate for baby's development musically. Honeycomb box created from board then covered with preprinted design. Plain box created with paper mache and painted with acrylic and strap is sturdy wire frame ribbon.

Undercover Box Set

Box set created for a musically inclined / movie buff friend. Each disc is inspired by a particular trait an undercover agent might need. All music chosen for the set were cover songs.

Zombie Survival Kit

A kit inspired by my supervisor's love of all things zombie related. Kit included fake disappearing blade dagger, air soft gun, DVDs of three movies and a collectively employee written hand book.

Provenzano Poster

An inside joke for a group of friends. Illustration computer drawn and history of Provenzano cheese completely invented.