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Look I know there are a lot of website platforms out there. And I used to be willing to design on several of them. But then one day, I heard about this new platform, Showit. And I wanted to give it a try. And not to be dramatic—yet I really am—Showit CHANGED MY LIFE. I […]

Websites

January 19, 2022

Why I Chose to Design on Showit

Jess and I met while working with Allee from Right Up Your Allee last year. We’ve been in coaching calls together and watched each other grow in business. She had mentioned that her website needed an upgrade, but she kept putting it on the back burner. One day, we talked more about it and decided […]

client projects, Websites

January 12, 2022

Website Highlight: Jess Bundy Photography

I’m here to help you save some time and money⁠⁠⁠⁠Yes, you read that right! ⁠⁠⁠⁠If you’ve ever thought “Should I hire a Graphic Designer for this or do it myself?”⁠⁠ Then keep reading👇🏻⁠⁠⁠⁠ When to Hire Out? First, think about what you are wanting to make. Is it going to be a lot of detail […]

Branding, Design

January 5, 2022

Should You Hire a Designer or DIY?

I’ve been able to connect with a lot of amazing women over Instagram this past year. One of whom is Jaime. She is a wedding and events coordinator based here in Oregon. We both “met” online last year and have stayed in touch since. I love seeing her passion and talent shine when she coordinates […]

client projects, Websites

December 29, 2021

Website Highlight: Jaime Ta Creative

⁠⁠If you have a website I’m sure you’ve heard of SEO and its importance. But what if you don’t actually know what it is?! Not to worry! Here is a quick crash course on SEO and some tips you can implement TODAY on your website. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and it focuses on […]

Websites

December 22, 2021

What is SEO?

⁠⁠A logo won’t fix a problem. ⁠⁠ And a brand isn’t just a logo. ⁠⁠ There I said it.⁠⁠ Building a logo isn’t the only thing you need.⁠⁠ It is part of what you need in your branding, but it is not the ONLY thing. I see a lot of people asking for a designer […]

Branding, Design

December 15, 2021

A Logo Won’t Only Cut It

Want to learn a Showit SVG Trick? Did you know that the elements on a website should not be PNGs? Especially your design elements?⁠⁠ The design elements you see in the background of my site should be an SVG—or scalable vector graphics. These are images that can be rendered at any size and not get […]

Websites

December 8, 2021

Adding SVG To Website

image of cell phone open to a website page with menu buttons

Who said working with friends is hard?!⁠⁠I had the ABSOLUTE joy of working with my best friend Sarah @hello.clutter this summer on two projects.⁠She had won a giveaway I hosted and we started to work on two custom PDFs for her clients. ⁠A welcome guide and a guide for onboarding new clients. Sarah let me run with […]

client projects, Design

December 1, 2021

Brand Highlight: Hello Clutter

Attention all business owners!⁠⁠ ⁠⁠You’re going to want to make sure you have this tiny feature added to your website.  ⁠⁠A favicon!⁠⁠ Also known as a Browser Icon or Sub Mark. You may be wondering, Maggie, what is a favicon?!⁠⁠ ⁠⁠A Favicon is a website icon that sits in the browser of your search engine. […]

Websites

November 24, 2021

What is a Favicon? And Why You Need One

Who doesn’t love a good sweet treat? I have the BIGGEST sweet tooth and being able to enjoy a cookie after a long day is a pure delight. A close second to eating the cookie is being able to design a full rebrand for the talented Rachel Parks at The Rolling Pin. Rachel and I […]

Branding, client projects

November 17, 2021

Brand Highlight: The Rolling Pin