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How can I thank you enough - you were such a beautiful part of our evening with the adult burn survivors and their families and want you to know what a gift you are! My wishes to you and your family for a splendid Holiday Season, and look forward to our meeting again in the future. Ann C, BRITISH COLUMBIA PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS' BURN FUND, December 2011

The makeup that you did for us was fabulous and I really think that it made the difference on how I felt for the evening.  I truly felt glamorous!! Mrs B, Bollywood 40th Birthday party, October 2011

"Just wanted to send a big thank you for helping Monet and I with our event this past Saturday in Port Moody! Your work is truly phenomenal and we really look forward to working with you again at Xmas time. You are an incredible artist! Our clients and other people that joined us that day were very impressed with your work, creativity and your professionalism. Thank you again and we will be in touch soon." Royal LePage Northshore, Monet Tyler Personal Real Estate Corporation October 2011

"Thank you so much for coming out to my daugther's bday.  All the kids and adults kept saying so many good things about you and your art work. Amazing!! Thanks again and I'll definitely have you again for my kids parties" Mrs B, Surrey, October 2011

"Thanks so much for the excellent work you did at our Sept 4th wedding in Deep Cove.  The face painting was such a huge hit - with kids and parents alike!  People were raving about it for weeks afterwards.  I think for many of the kids, it was the highlight! You were such a fun addition to the party. Cheers!" Mr & Mrs H, Deep Cove, September 2011

"Melanie Dawn kindly provided her artistic services for our fundraising gala on May 7. What a treat for the kids! Melanie's friendliness and kind nature showed through out the time she spent with us. Her ability to paint on the face is unlike anything we had seen before and so fast! Melanie made our special evening that much more special and I highly recommend her to any organization or individual wanting to add a professional, qualified artisan at their
event. Please feel free to contact me for a reference when considering Melanie for your event. We can't wait to have her back!" Dalia Tauber 604-376-7101 , Patron of an animal rescue organization, Burnaby. May 2011

April 10, 2011 Photos from Bellies to Babie's Celebration

"The face painting event was a HUGE success - parents are still coming up to us a week later to tell us how much their kids enjoyed it (plus we keep some of your business cards at Smaland), and customers and employees alike were raving about how talented (and fast!) you are! I'm glad you enjoyed yourself too!"  Children's Dept Head, IKEA Coquitlam, BC March 2011

"I want to thank you again for your wonderful art work at N's birthday party on Sunday. The girls had so much fun and their parents were blown away by your artistry." Mrs P, North Vancouver, February 2011.

"Thank you so much for coming out on the weekend. The girls loved their facepainting and tattoos!  They had loads of fun! Thanks again for your time and patience with the little ones." Mrs H, Pitt Meadows, Feb 2011

"Firstly, we would like to thank you for coming to A’s birthday party. You were the highlight of the party for all the kids (including some adults)!!! I received such good feedback from the guests in regards to your work! They absolutely loved it. You are awesome!" Mrs T, Surrey, January 2011

"Without a doubt you were a huge hit, again! Thank you so much for coming out. The girls (and their parents) were all so happy with their faces and glitter tattoos. I’ve said it before, you are an amazing artist! What a talent you have. I will be calling again. Next time however, I will be first in line for a glitter tattoo!" Mrs D, Tsawassen, January 2011

"We just want to thank you! Our daughter, E loved her butterfly face paint and so did all of her friends! We also received many compliments from the children's parents. You were on time and we were very surprise(d) how quickly you painted the kids faces but the face painting art was fantastic! We all agree that your face painting was a work of art and the best ones we've seen! Beautiful and well detailed. We will definitely book you again and look forward to having you over for our son's birthday in July."  Mrs S, Vancouver, January 2011

"I just wanted to thank you so much for coming to R’s party on Saturday.  You did a wonderful job, even with persuading the birthday boyJ  The kids were all thrilled with their face and body paint, as were the adults!  I didn’t have a chance to say goodbye or thank you on Saturday, but wanted you to know that I will recommend you highly the next time an event comes up." Mrs D, October 2010

"Melanie Dawn has been a key feature at our School Carnival for the past two years. She always has a line up of excited kids waiting for her to create her magic.  She is busy right away and has a crowd throughout the night. I can't imagine our Carnival without her!" Stefanie Barilla, Sherwood Park PAC, North Vancouver, September 2010 

"Thank you so much for being a part of our Back-to-School Carnival. Your face painting was outstanding and a huge hit! I also really appreciate the fact that you were super organized, had a great personality and fun to look at! LOL. I'll definitely be calling you again for future events for the school and for venues outside of Irwin Park." Lori Zondag, Irwin Park Elementary PAC. West Vancouver. September 2010

"...Thank you again for the amazing work you did at S's Birthday Party!  It was a big hit with the kids!  S and I actually went out to Michaels today with her birthday money and she bought her own face painting kit, and has been working on the whole family today!" Mrs C, July 2010

"Everyone loved having you there, even the adults... wanted to have their faces painted too unfortunately we ran out of time. If we hadn’t I bet you there would have been a few adults as butterflies and princesses and maybe Spiderman" Mrs R, May 2010

 "...I just wanted to send you a thank you once again for doing your wonderful face painting at Brendans bday party!! As the parents have all said - that was probably the best part of the whole party!! Your work is art and we couldnt have been more thrilled!! I would highly recommend you to anyone looking for a face painter!" Mrs F, May 2010

"Thank you so much Melanie!! We had the greatest party thanks to your amazing art work! Hope to see you again" Mrs G, April 2010

"Melanie came to my daughter's 6th birthday party so well prepared.  The theme was Barbie and the Three Musketeers.  Melanie had gone out of her way to rent the movie beforehand and she knew all the characters names.  She arrived with a sketched design of what the musketeer mask would look like.  All the children were thrilled to be tranformed into a musketeer!  The designs were so beautiful and intricate that even the adults wanted their faces painted.  The parents at the party are still raving about her work." Mrs B, March 2010

"Just wanted to say Thank you so much. Your work is amazing, all of the kids and adults loved it. Hopefully we'll see you in the future. (When we have our next one). Thanks once again" Mrs S, February 2010

"My daughter and her friends had such a great time at the party getting to have their moment. Melanie has such an easy going and professional manner that she becomes a wonderful extension of the party. Melanie is very talented and completely at ease when she works. Thank you for making my daughters 6th birthday so very special" Mrs H, January 2010

"Thank you for being part of our Grand Opening Celebration at the Capilano Square RBC Branch. We were all thrilled with the quality of your work as well as how you interacted with the participants. Having you with us added an element of fun and excitement and helped make it a successful event. Thank you and best regards" Paul Martins, Branch Manager, RBC Royal Bank , North Vancouver, January 2010

"she was really good. she uses water based paints with an anti bacterial component which is good", "Professional and patient", "Very vibrant", "Detailed and not simple!" Guest Feedback from the Royal Bank of Canada's Winter Carnival at the Richmond Oval. November 2009



“It was so great to have Melanie Dawn at my daughters 6th birthday –she was professional and kind and all the kids were thrilled with their face paints. My daughter is already talking about next year’s party! Book Melanie Dawn, you won’t be disappointed!” Mrs P, October 2009

"Thank you for the receipt and many many thanks for doing such a great job on Saturday. We received a number of compliments about your work and how incredibly enthusiastic and friendly you were with the children... and adults. We will keep you mind for any future events and will be sure to pass your name along to other community groups planning events." Clair MacGougan, Co-ordinatorHastings Sunrise Community Policing Centre. September 2009


 "Thank you very much for volunteering your talent & helping make our inaugural carnival a success! You're the best!" Sherwood Park Elementary PAC, North Vancouver. September 2009

"I have to say that you were absolutely magical in what you do. The kids had an absolute blast and you are very talented with the face paints. I will not hesitate to recommend you to my friends and family and I will be using you again in the future. Thanks" Shafik Ladha, Re/Max Westcoast, Richmond. August 2009




 "Melanie did a wonderful job at our event. It was delightful to see so many happy colourful faces." Tanya Scaman, Watershed Education Programs Coordinator, Metro Vancouver Watershed Management Division Splash: Family Fun Day, Rice Lake, North Vancouver June 2009


"I booked Melanie for my daugther's 1st birthday. She is an excellent face painter. Kids really enjoyed her company. Thanks again for your services and I would love to book you for my future events". Mrs S, June 2009

"Hi Melanie.  Everybody was so pleased with your job.   Yesterday when I went to pick up, everybody was talking about you and Sylvia. You both are awesome. I('d) love to invite (you) for her next birthday. It was a great pleasure for us to have (you) there. All the kids had a great time. Thanks a million for coming over".  Mrs K, June 2009