Monthly Archives

April 2016

  • Some of my favorite articles and news from the week...

    Living the Creative Life #2

    I hope everyone has had a fantastic week and have an exciting plans for the weekend. I have been particularly excited about this weekend because I am down in Port Aransas…

  • Free inspirational printable from Raye Allison Creations. Printables are great for home or office decor, classrooms, church bulletin boards, and so much more!

    Printable Creations | Sense & Sensibility

    Jane Austen writes some very wise words. She is great at playing character traits off each other–Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility–only to reveal that a mix of both is better…

  • As the post title said, this is the first in a post series called Living the Creative Life. Starting today, I will be doing posts every Friday that will update you on not only my creative life, but also the design world in general. I will talk about some of my favorite things from the week and some inspiring articles and news from the world of design. So grab a snack and enjoy living the creative life.

    Living the Creative Life #1

    It’s been a big week at Raye Allison Creations. I worked up the courage a couple weeks ago to set a deadline and I officially launched this blog on Monday. It’s…

  • This past year has resulted in many “Carpe Diem” moments for me. After getting married and moving to the Houston area, I was sort of thrust into freelancing and had the chance to figure out what I wanted to do. I seized the day and took the leap. I started my Etsy shop and then started working on a plan for a blog to go along with it. Do you have a dream or aspiration that you have been waiting for the right chance to leap toward? Carpe diem, seize the day and take advantage of the opportunity. Start that blog, that Etsy shop, that small business idea that has been running through your head for years, whatever it is that you want to do, make your life extraordinary.

    Printable Creations | Carpe Diem

    I most associate this Latin expression with the movie Dead Poets Society. Robin Williams portrayed an English teacher at a school for boys and he taught them about life through the…

  • Welcome to Raye Allison Creations. A place to explore your creative side. The creative lifestyle is one that I love and highly recommend it to anyone that wants to break into the design field. It’s a huge field and it can be hard to know where to start, so here are a few tips and tricks from a designer for life.

    10 Tips for Starting Your Design Career

    Welcome to Raye Allison Creations. A place to explore your creative side. The creative lifestyle is one that I love and highly recommend it to anyone that wants to break into…