10 Tips for Starting Your Own Creative Business

If you’re reading this blog, then it’s likely you’re interested in starting your own creative business. If that’s you, then YAY! That’s so exciting. I wrote recently on my blog and on Instagram sharing my struggles with business and how dang hard this thing really is. To balance that, I’d like to share some tips […]

July 17, 2019

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Skillshare Course: Brand Strategy

I’m so excited to announce the launch of my Skillshare class. Skillshare is an online learning community with educational videos on anything from floral design to UI / UX, and baking. Now, you can find my course on the Brand Strategy Process among the wonderful videos on Skillshare. When Skillshare opened up a workshop on course creation, […]

July 10, 2019

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Entrepreneurship Isn’t Easy. Let’s Demystify It.

Entrepreneurship Isn’t Easy. Recently I received a DM on Instagram from a fellow designer asking how I handle the slow periods. My first thought; ‘why on earth is she asking ME’. I realized I’m misrepresenting myself online. I love what I do, my clients, and this life. But it’s not easy. So I think it’s time […]

June 26, 2019

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Would You Rather be Right or Kind?

Have you ever experienced a situation where you just had to prove yourself right? In the meantime, you may have been harmful, or at minimum not helpful. I’ve been there. You have to ask yourself; ‘Would you rather be right or kind?’ Honestly I’m scared about this post, because it’s a bit vulnerable and shows […]

June 19, 2019

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How to Give Feedback to Your Designer

You’ve chosen a Brand Designer and received your initial concepts. How exciting! Now, what next? Typically the next step in the process is to give your designer feedback on the concepts and you’ll refine until the brand is perfect. You should expect specific questions from your designer on how to provide the most effective feedback. […]

June 12, 2019

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Communicating Your Style to Your Designer

So, you’ve picked a designer. Congratulations, that’s a big step! Hopefully, you’ve chosen a designer that fits the style of design you’re looking for. If not, then you’ll learn helpful tips on communicating your style to your designer. But, a good designer should be able to design for any style, though they may have a […]

June 5, 2019

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File Types Explained

There are so many different file types. PNG, PDF, SVG, JPG, EPS. These can be really confusing. If you have no idea what those mean, don’t fear. We’ll be going over each type below. Each of these has a different suggested use. First, let’s talk about vectors and raster graphics. Illustrator creates graphics in vector […]

April 24, 2019

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Creative South Design Conference

Last week I went to a design conference called Creative South. Creative South is an incredible experience that happens each April in Columbus, GA. It’s a design conference for creatives all over the world. This year was just as incredible and inspiring. I’ve got pages and pages of notes and ideas that I can’t wait […]

April 17, 2019

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A Celebration of Two Years

This month I’m celebrating two years in business. I’ve heard it said over and over that the first two years are the hardest. Gosh, I really hope that’s true. The last two years have been some of the most challenging of my life. But somehow, I can’t imagine doing anything else. Practicing thankfulness has made […]

April 10, 2019

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The Branding Process: Project Wrap Up

To wrap up this series on my branding process, we’re going to talk about project wrap up. Now that the branding has been approved, it’s time to package up all the files and send things to print, if needed. Though this part is relatively simple, it can be time consuming. However, it’s an important part […]

April 3, 2019

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