Giveaway: Win 1 of 10 digital magazine subscriptions!

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The lovely guys at Zinio recently contacted me and offered Love Swah readers the chance to win one of 10 one-year digital magazine subscriptions! So who are Zinio? They are a digital magazine company with literally thousands of top magazines from around the world.  You can browse and purchase subscriptions or single issues instantly from your [...]

WIN 3 copies of my travel + dessert zines!

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Welcome to the first competition on Love Swah! Woo! Today I am giving away 3 copies of my travel + dessert zines of your choice! And if you aren’t the lucky winner fear not, every entrant will be emailed a 20% off coupon to use in my Zine Store! Please read about my zines and MCA Zine [...]

Love Swah exhibiting at the MCA Zine Fair 2013!

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If you wonder why I have been so busy lately, slaving away on weekends and nights instead of doing fun things such as eating and drinking, well I’ve been madly working my butt off on writing and designing a series of zines! I have completed 2 dessert zines – filled with my delicious recipes and photos of [...]

Pantone Pairings by David Schwen

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I always love it when food and design collide and it frequently involves Pantone. These Pantone Pairings of food on Instagram by Minneapolis based designer David Schwen are eye-catching, clever and I look forward to following this ongoing project. What flavour combination are you hoping he does next? For more Pantone Pairings in this series go here

Design Inspiration

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Hola, life is pretty insane at the moment. I have started a new job, taken on a mountain of freelance work, am in the midst of redesigning this blog (and making it some business cards, finally!), have several baking projects coming up and am now a product photographer for a few awesome hair brands! I [...]

Jessica Hische designs the Penguin Drop Cap series

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I’ve spoken of my love for Jessica Hische before and was super excited to hear she has collaborated with Paul Buckley (the Penguin Art Director) to produce a series of Penguin book covers featuring an illustrated drop cap designed by Jessica. Each book will also have “a foil-stamped paper-over-board case and a decorative color stain on all three edges.” [...]

Addicted to Succulents

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A while ago I blogged about my 2 little succulents planted in Wedgwood tea tins and some succulent-related inspiration. Well this love for succulents has seemed to have turned into a full blown addiction and they keep multiplying! We have a table out on our balcony that they sit on (the herb garden has been [...]