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Fun With Sloths and Baby Shower Invitations

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A friend of mine is hosting a baby shower soon and she asked me of all people to put my fantastic design skills to use and make an invitation. Her concept was a bit odd: use the image of the sloth hugging a cat and include the phrase “Please join us in toasting the future president” at the top. I followed her instructions to the T even though I still have no idea what sloths, and cats, and hugs have to do with presidents, or the future, or babies. Well, I guess I can see the link between babies and hugs…. Anyhow, I think the invite turned out OK. The results are below (Some names and some addresses have been changed.)

babyShowerSlothCat

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Today I’ve Become A Better Man and I’ve Got the Certificate to Prove it.

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Last month I decided  to improve my production skill set so I took the leap and signed up for a Lynda.com membership. Lynda.com  is a website dedicated to delivering the most up to date video training on pretty much any piece of multimedia software in existence. And for less than $40 a month, I now have access to more training courses than I can shake a stick at (and I’ve got a pretty big stick, if you know what I mean). Read More

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