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Finding the Best Tools, Courses, & Resources as a New Designer

When I started this journey as a designer, I was determined to make this a full-time business – and I’ve succeeded! But it wasn’t without PLENTY of trial and error. I wanted to learn ALL the information and I feel like I tried ALL the tools recommended by the most successful designers and entrepreneurs. Which […]

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Showit Web Design | Dee Ward Photography

Congratulations to Dee Ward Photography on their website launch! We created a new online space for Dee Ward Photography to showcase  her wedding and family photography. She wanted to highlight her wedding photography so we made sure that was a focal point of the design. Dee came to me with a template she had already […]

Portfolio, Web Design

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Showit Web Design | Asterhouse Design

Congratulations to Asterhouse Design on their website launch! We created a new online space for Asterhouse to showcase all of their interior design portfolios, variety of services and their new shop. Their site is now more visual to showcase all of their beautiful interiors they have worked on. A few highlights from Asterhouse Design’s custom […]

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Website Audit: 10 Things you should have on your website to convert customers

As the year winds down, I have been busy planning out my goals for the upcoming year. My business is a huge focus for me next year and having a strong website is key! It’s the #1 selling tool in my opinion. It’s the first impression your visitors will have of you and your brand. […]

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Why I switched my website to Showit – and love it!

Creative flexibility I would describe designing in Showit like designing in Adobe Illustrator with easier, stripped down design tools. Now this may seem daunting to non-designers but it’s soooo easy to get a hang of! I was amazed how you can layer items on top of each other, use transparencies, add icons right within Showit […]

Web Design

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The Best Google Font Pairings for your Website

One thing you may already know about me is that I LOVE typography and it’s always my favorite part of any design project. The font you choose can have a big impact on your design and bring it from MEH to Ah-mazing. When I was building my most recent Showit website and looking for the perfect fonts […]

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Instagram Freebies!

What is your social media of choice? Lately, I have been mainly sticking with my primary focus being Instagram, and secondly, Pinterest. I know it’s so hard to keep up on #allthethings to run your business, but one thing that has helped me is to work in batches. I sit down and plan out my […]

Branding, Freebies

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The Brand Cafe—Customizable Branding Packages for Creatives

I am so excited to announce the launch of my Brand Cafe! I get it girl, I’ve heard it over and over—you need a logo real fast—like NOW because you’re all ready to launch your business!  Well, I have something that I hope you will find as exciting as I do! My Brand Cafe offers […]

Branding

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Logo Submarks, Variations and Elements—What are They and How to Use Them

After going through your branding process with your designer, hopefully it was an amazing experience for you and yay, it’s time to celebrate—you finally have the logo you’ve been dreaming of! But wait… then the designer hands off your files bursting with logos, how are you supposed to know which one to use when? As […]

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