Interior Decor Web Design | Home Page for Layered Home and Living

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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My 2020 word of the new year is harmony

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

A 2020 Lookbook for Pantone's Classic Blue

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

brand inspiration mood board for talent collective

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

lessons I learned in the first year of business

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

Squarespace web design for portrait photographer Marsha Kwasnicki

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's the best website builder for search engine optimization?

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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Web Design

Looking for the perfect font combination is my favourite pass time

5 Beautiful Google Font Combinations for Your Unique Brand

I’ve been working on a few new projects as of late and coming across some really beautiful Google font combinations. Today I wanted to share my current faves with you and how to use them in your next graphic or web design project! For those of you that are new to Google Fonts, it’s a […]

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Branding

The most important things to know about your Ideal Customer

4 Important Things You Need to Know About Your Ideal Customer Avatar

Understanding your ideal client is such an important part of running a business. Without customers, it’s safe to assume your business won’t succeed. So, the better you know exactly who your ideal customer avatar is the better you can help serve them. That being said, at the early stages of any business, it can be […]

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Branding

Helping small business founders build effective social media strategy

5 Tips for an Effective Social Media Strategy

Social Media has become a daily habit for most of us. Because of this, an important part of any business marketing strategy is social media. Your ideal customers are using it so how do you connect with them in a meaningful way? Today, I’m sharing 5 tips to help you build an effective social media […]

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