May 16, 2013
I’d like to start by saying that I cringed as I wrote the title to this post. It brings to mind a funny college student wearing a choker and a beanie (even though it’s warm outside) who probably just got done hacky sacking on the quad. But still, I’m pressing forward because I had an interesting thought the other day:
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May 9, 2013
I’m so excited to finally show you the slightly updated Grown-up Shoes!! I’ve been working on these little changes for a long time and I’m so happy to finally be able to share them with you.
Here’s what’s new!
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April 25, 2013
What’s enough for you? Getting a little philosophical this Thursday morning:) I suppose part of the human condition is to always want more, but so often our goal is to be satisfied with what we have, right? Do you work towards that balance in your everyday life? How and where do you find it?
I’d love to discuss a little more if you care to join…
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April 9, 2013
(photos from my instagram)
Okay, so it’s been a little over a year since I left my day job to do something “creative” full time. When I took this leap I wasn’t exactly sure of what it would mean, where it would lead or how I would make it work. All I knew was that I had a yearning in my heart to make beautiful things, be they photographs or logos, rooms or tablescapes, that I had a handful of really talented people who believed in me and was given an opportunity to make the leap. And so: I jumped.
One year later, I still laugh when I run into old high school friends or coworkers who say “So, I see all your instagrams and photo shoots and posts but like—what do you actually do for a job?” It’s a great question and one that I regularly ask myself:) but after a year I finally have an answer.
So, here’s what I do, everyday, and a few things I’ve learned along the way in the last 365+ days.
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March 27, 2013
A couple of weeks ago Lauren sent me one of the first invitations she’d ever designed out of school. We laughed together because it was so different from what she would’ve designed now but it was also a nice reminder for me on a day when I needed a little boost.
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