Sugar Skull Hair Piece
Butterflies represent death and rebirth in several cultures, a fitting pairing for a Dia De Los Muertos calaca/sugar skull.
Skull: Laser-cut acrylic designed in Illustrator
Butterfly wings: Laser-cut felt designed in Illustrator
Mounted on a large hair clip with acrylic gemstone and polymer accents

Photography/retouching:
Nicole Watson

Ghost Strawberry Ring
A "Ghost Strawberry," or Pineberry, is a strawberry that is white with red seeds.
Strawberry: Laser-cut acrylic designed in Illustrator
Mounted on an adjustable ring base, accented with a single acrylic gemstone
Photography/retouching:
Nicole Watson
Designer Self-inking Stamps & Stationery
Three Designing Women create customizable self-inking stamps and embossers, along with stationery intended for personalization. The style pictured, called Nicole, was featured in InStyle magazine..
Stamps: Designed in Illustrator
Stationery: Designed in Illustrator
Photography: Three Designing Women
Menu Rollout Guides
~60 page saddle-stitched books sent to all Macaroni Grill restaurants, containing information on promotions, new menu items, training details, procedure changes and marketing information.
Designed in InDesign
Photography/retouching:
Nicole Watson
e-Newsletter: Mac Grill Weekly
In lieu of a printed monthly newsletter, Mac Grill Weekly was emailed every Wednesday to all restaurants in PDF format for printing in-restaurant.
Designed in InDesign
Photography/retouching:
Nicole Watson
Macaroni Grill Famiglia Reunion Website
A small group of coworkers got together and organized a 25th anniversary "reunion" for all current and past Macaoni Grill employees.
Designed in Photoshop
Sugar Skull Fabric
I chose two of my favorite animals and incorporated them into an otherwise traditional Day of the Dead design. Available for purchase on Spoonflower.com.
Designed in Photoshop & Illustrator
Photography/retouching:
Nicole Watson

CRAVE Camp Collateral
For Managers-in-Training, CRAVE Camp was a three day training event held in Dallas at the Macaroni Grill RSC. Each camp, MITs were given Camper's Guide binders and, at the end, certificates of completion.
Certificate: Designed in InDesign
Binder: Cover and spine designed in InDesign using existing logo
Photography/retouching:
Nicole Watson