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Fun Pinterest Finds
Fun Pinterest Finds

These are my fave design-related Pinterest finds for the week. There were so many good things that I had to cut some out! Enjoy!

Drool-worthy. (And I am talking about the design.
 

This pattern and these colors. Ahhh. I love it. I also love the texture created by the paper and watercolor.
 

Hello Beautiful Design.
 

Kind of [...]

Color Trends for Spring 2012
Color Trends for Spring 2012

Mmmm, I love color.
Pantone is the expert on color. They are always on top of the newest, up and coming trendiest colors. So, let’s see what’s up over at Pantone.
“Consumers look to spring for renewed energy, optimism and the promise of a brighter day,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®.
These new [...]

What is Typography?
What is Typography?

Typography 101
Jk. Well, kind of.
I get a lot of questions about what exactly “graphic design” is. One essential piece of graphic design is a thing called “typography”. Some sort of typography (whether good or bad) is evident in every piece of graphic design.
• Typography can be beautiful, and typography can be ugly.
• TYPE IS IMPORTANT. [...]

Ways to Stay Creative!
Ways to Stay Creative!

So, when you are a designer, artist, photographer, etc, etc, etc, you HAVE to figure out how to keep a fresh look, and how to start a new project from scratch. Very rarely, it’s easy, like 10% of the time. And sometimes a client knows exactly what they want to see, so you’re just visualizing [...]

Fun Internet Finds
Fun Internet Finds

Today’s post is a collection of fun, random things I’ve seen on the internet this week that I love, whether it be artwork, furniture, a product, etc. These all inspire in me in one way or another.
Enjoy!
 
Giant Cross-Stitch artwork. How cool is this?

 
I pretty much love anything and everything that’s made from felt. It just [...]

My Design-Related Pinterest Finds
My Design-Related Pinterest Finds

It’s no secret that I love Pinterest. Pinterest inspires me to an invaluable degree. I don’t know how I lived without it, really.
These are my {inspirational} Pinterest finds for the week.

These are so well done. Nicely “western” enough, but still simple and clean.

I want this for my home office.
 

I mean, this just so effectively shows [...]

I suck at Blogging.

This changes now.
I want to blog… I really do. I think everyone does, but people have a hard time finding the time to sit down and thoughtfully write out a blog that people will find meaningful.
I have a new tool: Blog Planner and this will be my Blogging World saving grace.
My new topics are these:
Mondays: [...]

Branding
Branding

What is branding?
A brand can take many forms, including a name, sign, symbol, color combination or slogan. For example, Coca Cola is the name of a brand make by a particular company. The word branding started simply as a way to tell one person’s cattle from another by means of a hot iron stamp. The [...]

Social Network Marketing
Social Network Marketing

Social network marketing is an integral addition for any company’s marketing business plans. Social media has become a platform that is easily accessible for anyone that has internet access, therefore it has recently become a rich opportunity for marketing a business. Below are examples of social networking accounts that I have created and branded for [...]

The Ink Boutique
The Ink Boutique

After multiple requests, and some brainstorming on mine and Tasha Mahurin’s part, we decided to start a custom invitation company. Soo, if you are have an event coming up, please keep us in mind! We can do invitations and announcements for any event you can think of, and you can be sure that your design [...]