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Do you have something super duper special in mind? I’m happy to work with you to make it happen. Maybe it’s a charming wedding invitation + a quirky thank you card + a personalized gift tag for your little one + or heck, your entires website brand identity. I love working with clients one-on-one to transform their crazy ideas into truly unique creations.


My quirky illustrations are 100% handmade + painted from start to finish with my 10 little fingers + scanned to perfection for a one of a kind look that feels like no other. My whimsical characters are super excited to make their debut in a variety of places including, but not limited to:

  • Personal Identity: Stationary + notepads + calling cards.
  • Custom Invitation Suites: Wedding + showers + birthday.
  • Business identity: Logos + social sharing icons + e-book covers + business cards.
  • Designs for licensing: Single images or collections.


If you have a project not listed above, please don’t hesitate to hit me with it anyways. I might be able to pull some magic strings. I love a challenge.



play by play

  • E-mail me at mayicarles@gmail.com to share your crazy vision.
  • I’ll get back to you with availability + pricing + timelines.
  • If you decide to move forward, we do the happy dance + throw confetti.
  • The brainstorming phase kicks in for a fully customizable look.
  • I’ll send you a pencil sketch of your project for revision + approval.
  • My fingers do their coloring magic.
  • A high resolution file with your commission is sent, fully digitalized for lifetime use.
  • You smile from ear to ear + I blush.




My starting rate is $350 for non-commercial illustrations + $450 for commercial projects. I offer special pricing for bulk requests.


kindly note

Due to demand + the amount of heart + attention required to make these custom wonders, availability is extremely limited. So, as soon as you’re ready, fill out the contact form below to talk about details + pricing. I promise to make my very best effort to accommodate you. Can’t wait to hear about your idea!


Come on in! Yes you, in your paint stained pajamas if you wish. This is your space to dream up + spill open your splendidly messy life in progress. You're bound to leave here feeling happier + super empowered + most certainly loved.

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