Designers plea -Please don’t ask me to copy clip art.

I love my job. I really do. Very few people have the ability to wake up every morning and sit down to their computer or a pile of fresh, clean paper and know that today they get to be creative. As a designer, I do. I have that luxury. For my clients I have ample opportunities to sketch, take photos, …

5 Pretty cool DIY father’s day gifts.

Make father’s day special with a gift you’ve made yourself. I may be a graphic designer but I’m also definitely a crafter and a DIY fanatic. I’ve scoured the internet for a variety of DIY projects for fathers day and any one of these is fantastic inspiration for this year’s gift to that special dad. They range in difficulty, some …

10 AMAZON gifts for fathers day

Amazon is one of my favorite places to do some late shopping so it might just be perfect for your last minute father’s day gift. Sometimes this graphic designer gets caught up in a lot of work and try as I might, I tend to forget everything; mothers day, birthdays, father’s day, anniversaries and beyond. This time I’ve put together …

10 Wedding Invitation Elements we Love.

There is SO much to love about wedding invitations and stationary! Every day I’m adding an extra wedding to this year’s calendar it seems so I’ve decided to highlight a few options that can be incredibly fun and a little unexpected. See below for 10 wedding invitation elements I can’t seem to get enough of! Be sure to click the …

Design Outside of Branding; The Wedding Invitation.

Wedding bells are ringing! I have so many weddings this year, it’s felt pretty insane. I’ve been recruited (or have volunteered) my services for wedding stationary and invitations. It’s always been one of my favorite outside projects. In honor of my most recently completed set of stationary (I’ve attached them above so you can “ooooh and ahhh,” all over them) …

7 Design-y, Artistic & Special Mothers day gifts on ETSY.

Graphic designers have moms too! I’ve been shopping for the amazing moms in my life and I keep running into things that are great. Not all of them are right for everyone but they do tip the scales. This year, instead of flowers… maybe something really special. Here are a few of the things I ran across today. 1. Custom …

Affordable Logos & Branding for Budget Savvy Businesses.

We all want that perfect, custom logo for our business. We can’t all afford the luxury¬†of paying for that painstaking process. We’ve found a way to bridge the gap and make it affordable. While our package prices are extremely competitive we understand that there are a lot of new and small businesses out there that just don’t have a high …

Design is Just Plain Fun; Wrapping Paper Project.

When Fun Design Reminds us that Design is for Everyone. Every once in a while I decide to take on a little side project for no other reason than because I can, because it’s fun and sometimes because I know someone will really appreciate it. This little side project is wrapping paper. Last weekend we were about to wrap a …

5 Reasons Business Cards Still Matter.

You rarely remember to bring your business cards, or when you do they just wind up collecting dust in your wallet. It’s easy to believe that business cards don’t matter anymore. In the digital world, getting your business name listed online and utilizing other ways of getting your contact information out into the world can be faster, less wasteful and …

FB Freebie! When to Vote, by State.

No matter what party or candidate you are hoping takes the primaries, having the right to vote during this primary election season is something we all can really take advantage of. I made these for a client today. He’s emailing them to contacts throughout the U.S. and said I could feature them here as a freebie as well. The object …