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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…

  • Up your design game this summer with these design project ideas that you can add to your portfolio.

    5 Summer Project Ideas to Add to Your Portfolio

    It’s summer so that means time to sleep in and relax for three months, right? Yes, definitely, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop designing. Enjoy your break and finally…