The sun is setting outside my office window, I'm sipping the holiday Nespresso my sister sent me from Amsterdam, and I'm squeezing the last bit of wick out of my Pumpkin Cupcake Candle from Bath and Bodyworks before it dies forever.
2016 has been what it's been. And if you look at social media, you might see a lot of people are excited to leave it behind. I'm all about new beginnings and renewed dreams/ideas, so I think I might be one of those who finds herself excited for 2017, no matter how awkward that number looks written out on paper.
Design Jamboree moved into a part time role for me this year and around the same time my business external drive crashed and I lost pretty much everything associated with my business. It was a really low blow to my biz (and a great learning curve--- I'm now a proud member of iCloud), but sometimes it takes losing everything to start anew and move forward.
I just wanted to share how grateful I am to be pursuing my dreams. And how honored I am to help others creatively brand themselves or their weddings, etc. Here's a look at some of my favorite designs I worked on this year:
1. Logos for Sweet Sammy Raes in DFW and Beloved and Unbound Photography in Mckinney!
3. Wedding Invitations! Lots of watercolor combined with graphic design! I love all the wedding crests!
4. These custom prints for my far away friend Karen! She really allowed me a lot of "out of the box" creative thinking! All she wanted was a print to commemorate her family's time living in Brooklyn as well as another print to remind them to not use their cell phones during meal time! I LOVE LOVE how these prints turned out!
Fun Fact: Karen's honeymoon to Harry Potterworld inspired Brett and I to take our honeymoon there as well! Nerds Unite!
5. I also made these custom marketing prints for Karen from SparkVoice. Probably some of my favorite designs of the year! And probably one of my favorite organizations to have the honor to work for!
Seriously, I CAN'T WAIT for 2017. But for real, I've got so many projects and ideas ahead of me--- it's going to be a CRAY-ZAY year.