Hamish & Ed Sheeran

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So the question was posed to me what do you get a 12 year old boy for his birthday that has everything and wants something unusual and different.

As we all know this age can be very difficult for gift giving and hoping and praying they will like what you get them. Kristen was a perfect client – she opened up full creativity license for me. The only thing I had to go on was that his favourite song was “Give Me Love by Ed Sheeran”.

This being quite fitting with Ed just touring Melbourne and with this in mind I came up with a design which included Kristen’s brothers’ name along with the song title and artist name. Also what better way to pay homage to his much-loved song by having the lyrics as the backdrop.

By also adding in the polaroid of the famous Ed it bought a real sense of depth and character.

As you can see the whole concept came together very well and I am very proud with the custom By The Letter Z creation and more importantly so is Kristen.

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Rosie

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So this one is a little different – I was requested to create a quirky piece for a lovely ladies birthday who loves the funny side of life. This come about from a lot of laughter about an Urban Dictionary search of her name – Rosie.

Rosie is also a fellow blogger – aredlipandanudeshoe.com.  She loves all things fashion, beauty, travel and food + wine.

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A person, usually a girl, who is extraordinary in every way, shape, and form. Her beauty surpasses that of any other girl in the world, for her beauty shines forth like a radiant sun. Her smile can light up an entire city for years it is so vibrant and beautiful. She is extremely sexy and beautiful even though she would never admit it openly. She’s the kind of person who is shy at first, but when you get to know her, you find she is cute, funny, silly and caring.

Whenever you see her walking down a street, you can see the angels that follow her with harps at the ready, for when she speaks, her voice is like that of an infinite number of harps being played by the most perfect angels found in heaven. Her love has no limits; her friendship extends even to those who have hurt her in the past. Every person who has met a Rosie just knows she will amount to something amazing in the future.

Her laugh and giggle is highly contagious to those around her. Be warned: if you fall for a Rosie, she will steal your heart, but do not be alarmed, for it is in the hands of an angel, and she will return the amount of trust and love you give her back to you, including the giving of her warm, loving heart.