Your Biggest Fan

I have such interesting clients with the best events or occasions to celebrate! Usually they tell me their story, that seed germinates in my brain, and, shortly thereafter, the cookie designs pop out in sugar form. But, every once and a while, a client tells me their story and …. nothing.  Nada. A big fat zero.  This was that customer.  Seriously, the nicest people EVER to work with and my creativity for a fun design was a slow grind to nowhere. Ugh. The occasion was celebrating a milestone with their loyal customers. The product: commercial HVAC.  I wanted to please the engineers (as a kindred soul) so I offered up some samples. The three finalists chosen were:

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But just to show you how designs evolve, here were the samples I gave them (the theme for the night was “we couldn’t have done it without you”):

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I fight myself constantly about designs in another way. I seem to be able to create only complex (aka time consuming) cookies.  Some day I will make cute but relatively simple-to-execute designs.  Today is not that day.

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I stink at circles…. sigh.

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