6 Proven Reasons Why a Website Is Important

With so many businesses marketing through social media these days, I often hear the question “do I need a website for my business?” As a web designer, I might be a little biased. Yes, you absolutely need one! Today I’m sharing 6 proven reasons why I think a website is important for your business. 1. […]

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Web Design

Now Launched! Introducing the Showit Template Shop

Today I’d like to introduce you to my Showit template shop! This shop has been in the works for some time and I’m so excited (even a little scared) to share it with you here! “Perfectionism is hiding” – what powerful words those are by the incredible Seth Godin⁠. Being a creator is scary. You put […]

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Web Design

How to Find Your Brand Voice With These Easy Prompts

A big part of a successful website is copywriting. While images, colour, fonts and graphics all help convey a message, your words are so important in telling your brand story. ⁠Enter the brand voice. What is Brand Voice? Defined by CoSchedule as “the personality and emotion infused into a company’s communication.” Your brand voice is […]

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Branding

Interior Decor Web Design | Layered Home and Living

As I catch up on my portfolio of work from 2019, today I’m so excited to share more about the interior decor web design project for Layered Home and Living! Layered Home and Living is a new home decor and furniture retail store in Port Coquitlam BC. The owner, Liliana, was looking for a simple, […]

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Portfolio

Hello Harmony! My Word of the New Year

In 2019, I started the tradition of picking a word of the year for myself. At the time, I was eight months into my business and feeling very much like a newbie entrepreneur. Leads were few and far between. Projects I did book were sporadic and life felt very unsettled. Reflecting on My 2019 Word […]

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Business

6 Palettes Inspired by Pantone’s Colour of the Year

Back in December, Pantone announced their 2020 Colour of the Year selection to be 19-4052 Classic Blue. Chosen for it’s timeless and enduring characteristics, Pantone picked this colour to bring a “sense of peace and tranquillity to the human spirit, offering refuge” as we enter a new decade. Described as solid, reflective and dependable, Classic […]

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Branding

What Is a Mood Board and Why Are They Important?

A mood board is the first deliverable in any design project. After a design consult, a brand discovery questionnaire and a little Pinterest collaboration, I take your descriptions of your business and translate those words into a visual design direction.⁠ A combination of colours, typography, patterns, textures and images, mood boards pull inspiration together to […]

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Branding

My Top 5 Lessons Learned In The First Year Of Business

My Top 5 Lessons Learned In The First Year Of Business On May 31st, I celebrated the 1st anniversary of my web design business! To commemorate the occasion, I wanted to reflect back on the tough lessons I learned and as I started to brainstorm ideas the list kept growing! To say this first year […]

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Business

Photographer Branding & Web Design | Marsha Kwasnicki Portraiture

Today I’m excited to announce the launch of my latest web design project for portrait photographer Marsha Kwasnicki! Marsha is a South Surrey / White Rock photographer specializing in beauty, personal branding and family portraiture. Her style is elegant and emotive, so I really enjoyed the challenge of working with darker tones. Marsha came to […]

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Portfolio

What Website Builder is the Best for SEO?

If there is one question I hear the most about building a website, it’s this: What is the best website builder for SEO? Is one better than the other or are they all the same? So, today I’m going to give you my take on it and hopefully clear up any confusion. Let’s start with […]

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