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design technology

Logo Designs

Below is a collection of some of the logos I have designed. Some of them were part of a complete branding package, including brand message, slogan, color palette, typography, and style guide. Kid Naturalist One of my own projects. kidnaturalist.com Happy Bow Maker Handmade hair bows and other accessories. facebook.com/HappyBowMaker | etsy.com/shop/HappyBowMaker Kids Busy Book […]

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family

Back to blogging…but about being a mom

Please come visit me at thepookster.com and read about my new career as a mom. I’m still teaching and designing, but right now I don’t have much time for maintaining a design/tutorial blog. I hope to return here later when the babe gets a little more independent.

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design technology

Photo retouching myself

I love continuing to build my “bags of tricks” in Photoshop. This time, I purchased and followed a DVD by David Cuerdon called “Adobe Photoshop CS4 Beauty & Portrait Retouching Kit.” It’s not only very informative, it comes with a host of brushes, custom shapes, and color swatches that make photo retouching of people much […]

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business family

The cheapest motel does not mean the best value.

Our house is being fumigated this week because we have wood-boring beetle damage under the floors. Yes, this means the big circus tent over the house. So we are staying elsewhere. Surviving at the Motel 6 I originally reserved 4 nights for us at Motel 6. I have no idea what I was thinking. It […]

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business

Marketing update: good people (and scammers) are everywhere

On July 9th, I posted here about my initial attempts at getting a marketing plan for BluLob off the ground. This is an update and a general impression of my experiences so far. If you find yourself mentioned here, please understand that I found everyone – with rare exception – to be personable and having […]