In this post I explore the meanings behind the 6 colors represented in the gay pride flag.
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It's been awhile since I've posted, so I'm easing back into the swing of things by highlighting a recent design project that I'm pretty excited to write about: my wedding invitation. In this post, I detail the design process for my personal wedding invitation, including what I learned and the unexpected outcomes of the project. I … Continue reading Invitation to Love: Out-of-this-World Wedding Invites
I really enjoy business card projects. Every design is different and comes with a unique set of challenges and considerations. I love the process of figuring out what the client wants, what they need, and how I can use my design skills to make it happen. In this post, I detail the design process for … Continue reading Business Card: Rustic Treehouse
After spending too much time researching how to build my graphic design skill set, I decided to do what every piece of research recommended: just start doing it. Many of the articles I read suggested re-creating designs and images that already exist. I've never been short of ideas, and I was hesitant to go this … Continue reading Universal Citizenship Card Series: The Elevator Dilemma
A few years ago, I was looking for some images to include in an eLearning module. I wanted to incorporate visuals into some of the more text heavy slides, but didn't have a budget. I thought it would be easy breezy to find free images to use. Man, was I wrong. At the time, free … Continue reading The Truth is Out There – So Are Free Images
I've been obsessed with the X-Files for far longer than any other secret government/alien conspiracy shows, and it inspires a lot of projects that I have in the works right now. That poster that Agent Mulder has in his office though! I've always loved the print, but it's never felt like the right time to … Continue reading business card series: get noticed by deep throat with this design
I struggle with colors, especially when it comes to matching. Without any formal training, it's been tough to know what really works and what colors to use if I'm trying to achieve a specific purpose, like motivating learners or gaining subscribers. I've spent countless hours obsessing over colors and have found several helpful resources that … Continue reading So Many Colors: 4 Great Resources to Make Life Easier
I really think it's great that the acronym for save the date is STD. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do because I'm going to use every chance I get. I'm getting married next May and the clock is ticking for getting the STD's in the mail. I'm pretty particular about the … Continue reading save the date: an STD of cosmic proportions
I had a blast with my first business card design and learned a lot in the process. Here is everything I learned, from beginning to end. Client: My girl Heidi at Casa Pena Designs, an interior design firm We've been talking about updating the CPD logo for awhile, but it hasn't happened yet. In the meantime, … Continue reading Business Card: Casa Pena Designs