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June 6, 2017

I like to think things through in analog. Give me some good old pen and paper to scribble down my notes and work out my thoughts. I also love a good planner page but have found that every version I downloaded from other entrepreneurs generous enough to share their social planning methods just didn’t fit the way my brain worked. There are a few things that I need to break down in order to make sure...

April 25, 2017

When working with a designer like myself, for example, you may be provided with quite a few different file types like EPS, JPG and PDF, but if you don’t know them from heads or tails then how will you know what to use and when? In order to alleviate some confusion I’m breaking down a few of the basic files types that you may encounter in your daily life, whether that’s through contracting a profes...

April 10, 2017

FontFabric.com, dafont.com, fontquirrel.com, fontface.com, and 1001fonts.com are just some of the sites out there that offer many free fonts available for immediate download to get you off and running. Today, I’ve selected 3 of my current favorites that hail from FontFabric.com which are so insanely versatile you could use them in nearly any capacity!

April 4, 2017

Having a clean, organized workspace is critical to working efficiently and happily...especially if you’re in a creative field. That sea of stuff may actually be holding you back from your potential because you simply can’t concentrate with so many distractions around you. Clean work surfaces, organized files systems, uncluttered surroundings and lots of light will help just about anyone find their...

March 27, 2017

Everyone is trying to get ahead these days and many are doing it by starting their own business so they can finally be their own boss. Whether you’re a blogger, a baker or a maker that is amazing accomplishment. And as an entrepreneur you hear it over and over: you need branding in order to grow your business. Brand awareness, brand presence, brand recognition… But honestly, what does all that rea...

March 7, 2017

Pantone is in the business of color. They’re at the forefront of predictions, trends and pretty much anything that has to do with the millions of hues out there in the world. Each year they publish seasonal reports in both Spring and Fall with their overview of the hot new colors showing up on the runways of New York Fashion Week. What you see on the runways will soon trickle down the pipeline int...

February 27, 2017

Mood boards are literally everywhere and although it seems like everyone and their mama is making them, there’s good reason. A mood board is a tool that can help guide the vibe and style of just about anything. Re-decorating your living room? Mood board. Traveling to Italy this summer? Mood board. Branding your business? MOOD BOARD! Collecting images that create the style and feeling you’re trying...

February 10, 2017

Who doesn't love a FREEBIE, am I right?! I put together these cuties just for you to download and print right at home. Relationships, no matter what stage they're in, are awkward and real and sometimes super comfortable which makes finding the right card at the store a challenge. So, I made my own and I want to share them with you today. Download now or check them out a little below first to choos...

February 1, 2017

Can you believe it's February already?!?! I have no idea where the first part of the year has gone but nonetheless we are about to be inundated with Cupids, sappy songs and little heart candies ALL UP IN OUR EVERYWHERE. If you have a special fella in your life then odds are you're racking your brain trying to think of something amazing to get him...and you're not alone. I've alway...

January 24, 2017

Snowmobiling in Banff, touring the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, RV-ing through the desert and feasting on a whole hog roast... These men aren't playing when it comes to the "guy trip" and after several years of planning vacations that were exciting, different and insanely rewarding they realized there was something here they could share with others. Elevating the guy trip is something the...

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