Archive for July, 2005

color, color everywhere

Friday, July 29, 2005 19:30 No Comments

after having an e-mail conversation with one of my reps about color, i got inspired to write about the impact of color on design. color is a major element in any design. the same mediocre design can become a masterpiece just by changing the colors. are the colors new and fresh? or are the old […]

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work it

Thursday, July 28, 2005 5:30 No Comments

one of the things i was always taught about the job market was network, network, network. it is also something i’m not so great at. since i now own my own business, i really try to work harder at it. you just never know who could get you in the door somewhere or who may […]

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oh the refreshing goodness of a cherry coke!

Wednesday, July 27, 2005 23:38 No Comments

ok, so today i have a little “off-topic” story to tell… i took the little dude out for a walk this afternoon to the post office to mail out some samples . (so it kinda has to do with work) on the way home i decided to stop for a refreshing beverage out of a […]

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a new day…

Tuesday, July 26, 2005 15:14 No Comments

i’m happy to report that today seems to be a new day! although the little dude was quite cranky this morning, he went down for his morning nap with no fuss. plus i’ve gotten a ton of tips and tricks from my friends at paperpreneurs who also have kids and run a business from home. […]

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can you say…teething baby?

Monday, July 25, 2005 20:19 No Comments

trying to raise a 7 month old baby and run a business is….let me see….not easy. now don’t get me wrong….i love my baby…more than i can even tell you…but today has been one of those days. this has been the extent of my day starting at 11:30 p.m. last night: (with a baby who […]

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the eternal depths of hell

Sunday, July 24, 2005 17:59 No Comments

how hot is it today? well, i’m not quite sure, but it feels like the eternal depths of hell! and we’re in wisconsin. i can’t imagine what it’s like down south today. and lucky me….we don’t have air conditioning in our 100 year old house….AND my office is UPSTAIRS! remind me why i did that […]

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you saw me where?

Friday, July 22, 2005 13:49 No Comments

i just got a sales lead the other day from greetings etc. that someone was interested in my halloween cards from the july issue. what? i didn’t know any of my halloween cards were featured in the july issue! so i call my contact there and sure enough, she featured some samples i sent awhile […]

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liar, liar, pants on fire!

Thursday, July 21, 2005 12:56 No Comments

here i go lying already. this is my second post and i’m already going to contradict my first….but it’s all for the good of my company. really. so we’ve already established from the first post that money isn’t rampant around here. this makes it difficult to do some of the things i want to do. […]

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pretty little package

Wednesday, July 20, 2005 13:24 No Comments

welcome to my world….the world of paper. first, a little bit about myself. i knew all my life i wanted to be an artist. i went to school for graphic design, then moved away from home to enter the hectic world of design in the big city. it didn’t take me long to realize that […]

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