S.W.A.G. (stuff we all get)

S.W.A.G. (stuff we all get)

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Event, marketing

You could call me a stuff maker, but that’s not fair because I don’t really make the stuff, I just design, manage and help get it printed for clients. That said, there’s a big market for SWAG because everyone likes their gear… be it the new Seahawks sweatshirt, a school duffle bag or a new hat for […]

Small budget  booklets for Non-Profit Auctions

Small budget booklets for Non-Profit Auctions

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Event, Non-Profit, Print | No Comments

When you’re putting on an event, sometime you just can’t do it all. Recently for a few events where I had produced invitations and other materials for an auction, I was asked if I could help put together the auction guide at the last minute. After setting up a simple template, it was pretty easy […]

Jog.A.Thon Branding for Schools

Jog.A.Thon Branding for Schools

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Event, Probono Work | No Comments

I love doing design for events – especially when it’s for my kids school! I decided we needed some splashy new graphics to get everyone excited about this fundraising event. And we have a parent sposnoring our event, who is giving away the grand prize of a Springfree Trampoline – for real!!!! We parents doing […]

Probono work – helping a highschool basketball team

Probono work – helping a highschool basketball team

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Event, Probono Work | No Comments

My client I really enjoy working with asked me to help her on a highschool event project. When I found out it was a basketball team who needed help, I said yes! I played basketball for many years and always found it to be one of the most fun team sports. I was able to donate my […]

Indesign Conference Event Materials

Indesign Conference Event Materials

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Event, Print, Web | No Comments

It’s always a bit strange when people in the design industry hire me to do design work. It can feel like a few too many cooks in the kitchen, but in the case of working with CPN (Creative Publishing Network), I have had fun designing a number of logos and other marketing projects for the […]

Memorable Photo Auction Piece

Memorable Photo Auction Piece

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Event, Fine Art, Photography, Probono Work | No Comments

I always enjoy working on the school art auction projects. With a daughter in 8th grade, some parents recruited me to help them with a photo idea where the bodies are in the shape of letters. I took the photos from birds-eye view, did some photoshop work and with the help of my wood-working husband, […]

Simple Clean Website Brand = Effective Marketing Plan

Simple Clean Website Brand = Effective Marketing Plan

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Event, Print, Web | No Comments

I have been working with a client for over a year to come up with a fresh new website. She was reinventing her company and wanted something simple and clean but unique and personalized. It took us several attempts at concepts because “simple” is sometimes the hardest thing to achieve, but I think we did […]

Raising money for T1D, one shirt at a time….

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Event, Probono Work | No Comments

I’ve posted about the great work JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) does, in their race for a cure for Type One Diabetes. I do a lot of design work for their events and marketing, but had the honor of designing a shirt this spring for a dear friend of my daughters who has T1D.Several years […]

Rubi Micro Café

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Event, packaging, Print, Web | No Comments

A new coffee vending machine “Rubi Micro Café” is getting ready to launch and might show up in one your local hangouts soon! This company went through a change of ownership and management as it was about to launch, so I was hired to pick up some of the pieces, revamp the logo and graphics […]

Marketing your sports teams

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Event, Photography, Print, Web | No Comments

I played a lot of sports when I was young, so when the Guyer Wildcats our of Texas asked me work on the graphics for their basketball program, I was delighted. You can get programs and banners printed relatively cheaply now a days, so why not get some fun full color marketing graphics to boost […]