Next week I’m so excited to welcome my 2 placement students from Sheridan College. Both will be graduating this year from the Visual Merchandising Program (which is what my diploma is in) and I cannot wait to show them the ropes of graphic design and business ownership! Over the next 2 weeks we will be creating some amazing content for some of my clients as well as perfecting their flat lay skills with Jessica Waugh Photography.
If you are ever wandering Downtown Oakville and you start feeling like you could really use a glass of wine and an even better meal, definitely stop in at Noble Bistro. Bring a friend, drink the wine, try the duck, demolish a plate of wild boar ragu, and at least a few bites of dessert😉 and I swear you’ll end up having a pretty perfect evening.
I so love when I get happy colour emails in my inbox! This girl is such a sucker for Pantone Colour Theory and all the other good stuff that comes with new colour reports and the current trends! Bonus when the colour scheme goes so perfectly with my last batch of branding shots by Three Crowns Studio.
Well after a great New Years Eve Instagram post about how I have no freaking idea what I’m doing with my life, I thought it would be a good time to talk about making sure you are working towards designing a life you love!
When I planned this blog post during my week long BLISS planning, I thought I would fill these “pages” with great tips to encourage you and practical plans to make sure you love your life, but then I lived through this last December and realized I am SO NOT QUALIFIED to tell anyone how to design their lives, because I am still learning how to design my own.
As some of you know, last week I tackled a HUGE thing. I finally (after many months of winging it) nailed down my business growth strategy for 2019!!!!
Now this shouldn’t be a surprise, right? “Of course I have a strategy!” I mean, I’m an award winning designer and run a group that encourages small business owners to get their shit together. But for the first year of business, my strategy has been just “take what comes and do a hella good job with it” AND GUYS! THAT WAS NOT ENOUGH!
This year, I am aiming to do all our holiday shopping with local small owned businesses and supporting them through the GOD AWFUL CANADA POST STRIKE by either picking up or going to shows! Most of our shopping is being done through businesses in Oakville, Burlington and Hamilton to make sure our impact helps locally before globally😍 Thank you makers for creating beautiful things that are not just beautiful but have some heart and soul put into their creation!
I would be thrilled if you would consider donating to this cause, join me for my dip, or come out to cheer us crazies on!
IF YOU ARE DONATING AND OWN A SMALL BUSINESS, PLEASE SEND ME A MESSAGE AND I WOULD BE HAPPY TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS AS A THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING WORLD VISION AND THE 2019 POLAR BEAR DIP!