Motivation Monday FREE 8×10 print

Here’s a little motivation to keep you going this Monday!  This pink and gold striped print has one of my favorite sayings on it “A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step.”  I’m getting ready to branch out on a new project and I hesitated at first and then realized I just needed to take that first step and the rest would follow. Download

10 Favorite Google Non-Script Fonts

I’m still continuing my love affair with Google fonts.  It just makes it so easy to work with fonts.  Some tips, tricks and random thoughts about Google fonts are in my earlier article highlighting my favorite script fonts “10 Favorite Google Script Fonts.”  Now I’ve gone through and pulled out my favorite non script fonts.  And I dressed it up a little with one of the Summer Slushie digital paper backgrounds from our etsy shop…super cute graphics for personal and commercial use! {Read More}

JEWEL & GOLD Inspired Color Palette

Photo courtesy of BRIDE.

Americana Paper Pack July 4th Freebie

Enjoy our Americana Paper Pack July 4th Freebie!  Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

Keeping Up with Google and the new Mobile Search Algorithm

Are you receiving from Google Webmaster Tools about your site not having a Mobile-Friendly design?  On April 21, Google launched a new algorithm that is giving preferential mobile search placement to sites that are responsive. You can test your site using the following URL: Although over the years there has been a shift toward either setting up a mobile version of your site or coding it with a responsive template, this is the first time that sites will be penalized for not {Read More}

New Boutique Logos on Etsy

I just listed a bunch of new boutique logos on Etsy.  There are a few new photography logos (and of course they can be used for any business just created with photography in mind!).  I will be adding new logos every day over the next week or so, if you don’t see something you love check back.  I am also going to add a one-of-a-kind option for any logos that haven’t sold yet – if you prefer to have a unique {Read More}

3dcart Mobile Friendly Themes

Great news – 3dcart can help you reach mobile visitors by making your website Mobile-Friendly with their new Responsive Themes. With a completely redesigned template platform, the new Themes are optimized to meet Google’s and Bing’s Mobile-Friendly requirements.  This update means that Mobile-ready websites can get preference in searches which in turn means more traffic from mobile searches.  Better still – it offers your visitors and shoppers an optimized experience on smartphones and tablets.  Learn more about 3dcart and their {Read More}

10 Favorite Google Script Fonts

I am becoming more and more enamored with Google Web Fonts. Google Web Fonts is a collection of over 600 fonts, optimized for web and stored in the cloud.  These fonts can be downloaded to your computer for use with graphics, or easily embedded into your web projects.  This means that when designing we are no longer stuck with the 10 or so BORING web safe fonts and you can create headers in script fonts without using image files.  It’s also a lot easier than {Read More}

Commercial Use Digital Clip Art on Etsy

I am expanding our selection of Digital Clip Art on Etsy and including commercial use digital clip art licensing for all sets!  From bunting digital clip art, to digital paper packs, I am adding sets daily so check back often.  Per our new TOS (I’m still in the process of updating all the listings) all listings allow for small commercial use with no credit back.  I have also added some new pre-made logos that are at a great price right now.  Even better, {Read More}

Custom Boutique Logo – Sugar Donuts Case Study

Kathy needed a boutique logo for her new company Sugar Donuts.  She requested something with an old fashioned truck, sugar, donuts and sprinkles!   Take a look at some of the early designs, as well as the finished product and what it looks like on her new donut delivery truck!  This was such a FUN project to work on.  I loved how the final logo turned out and am in awe at how it all came together on their new {Read More}