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  • Finding My Passion

    2016 was a year of a lot of changes, big and small. My husband and I moved, I opened my Etsy shop, I started my blog, I became the youth director…

  • In honor of the new episodes coming to Netflix, I wanted to do a round-up of some design lesson takeaways from those incredible Gilmore Girls.

    8 Design Lessons from the Gilmore Girls

    Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life premieres in 11 days! Oy with the poodles already! In honor of this momentous occasion, I have rounded-up some great design lesson takeaways from…

  • Being a master of one niche helps you find your place in the design world. Here are 7 super niche design jobs that you can have in the design world.

    7 Super Niche Design Jobs

    Design is a very diverse field of study. It encompasses everything from graphic design to fashion design to video game design. While it is good to have an understanding of different specializations,…

  • As a designer, there are many things that annoy me. But my biggest design pet peeve is not keeping the layers panel in Photoshop or Illustrator organized.

    My Biggest Design Pet Peeve

    I have a poster in my bedroom at my parents house that has a kitten sitting in a paint can with paint on its nose and reads “I’m not messy, I’m…

  • I wanted to dive into my design and lettering process a little and look at my top 5 favorite Adobe Illustrator tools.

    My Top 5 Favorite Adobe Illustrator Tools

    I absolutely love the Adobe programs (See: Photoshop logo pillow on my desk chair). I got my first taste of Adobe InDesign in 7th grade and haven’t looked back since. Until…

  • Living a Creative Life #9: Be different

    Time really does fly when you are having fun. I had a blast at the wedding last weekend and today, I get to see my parents. They are on the final…

  • Understanding Design Jargon

      Have you ever overheard a conversation that you know is in English, but you have no idea what the people are saying? Many jobs and niches have their own jargon…