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April Digital Downloads

Happy April 1st everyone! As a college student, I found myself pranking others on April 1st. More than anything, I loved a day that was filled with fun, jokes, and play. It kept people slightly on edge and broke up the monotony of the work week. At one point in time, it might have even…

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7 Ways to Love Spring

It’s spring, which means we’re breaking out some favorites, a bit of color, and the reminder that the sunshine will be here to stay soon and very soon. After a much longer winter than the norm in NorCal, we’re beyond ready for spring weather and everything that comes with it. Keep reading for 5 Ways…

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New in Portfolio: Renaissance Kids Book Design

When you meet Olivia, you know you’ve met a rare gem. Multi-passionate and a thought leader, she shines as a teacher, author, and speaker. Earlier this year, she asked me to update and re-launch her book, Renaissance Kids. Inspired by classical architecture and palette, the new cover is soft in finish and perfectly detailed in…

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10 Ways to Market Your Business (for $0)

Add a screensaver and wallpaper with your logo on your computer screen. I learned this one from when working in coffee shops. People would walk by and often remain staring at your screen. By placing hot corners on your screen, you can quickly switch to a desktop when you walk away for a brief moment…

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Casual Friday | Vol. 10

Happy Friday everyone! We’re mixing up this Casual Friday with a bit more of an honest and real vibe. At the beginning of the year, we set some serious revenue goals for our business. We’ve talked through plans to scale with trusted friends and are figuring out the best next steps for Glisten and Grace….

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How to Uplevel Your Client Experience

In the service business, here’s the honest truth. It isn’t about you, it’s about your clients. When working with others, relational equity, kindness, and profession standards go a long way. However, what does it look like specifically? And can upleveling happen without a huge budget? Kindness is always the standard. When any contract relationship starts,…

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Spring Fashion Preview

Around here, spring is in full bloom. This winter has been long, bringing with it weeks of steady rainy and feet of snow. Last week in NorCal, we were all reminded of the stunning beauty that comes with the sunshine and spring weather. It was a week of sunny days, cool breezes off the snow…

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Happy Hour: 5 Spring Cocktails

March is here and it’s crazy to think that spring is just around the corner. As I write this NorCal has found itself in months of rain. Are we ready for the sunshine and spring weather over here? You bet. In honor of the spring months, these are a few of our favorite cocktails. Fresh,…

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Designer Resolutions: Bookkeeping and Taxes

There’s parts of the entrepreneur life that I dare to say NO ONE likes. While seeing revenue numbers jump is a great and welcome sight, when it comes to tax season everyone lets out a proverbial goan. I get it, we love to focus on the creating and completing projects for clients over the functioning…

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