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In the archives, you'll find over 100 articles, videos and resources to help you create and share exceptional work online. I hope it inspires you to go make something beautiful.

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How dreams radically form the foundation for a successful creative business and life

“All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney How cliche of me to start this with some inspirational wisdom, and by Walt Disney to boot, but that quote is just too powerful NOT to share. I’ve been connecting with so many awesome people lately who […]

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I’m Michelle.
A modern maker with a classic approach to design. Ever in search
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In case you missed it, last week I took the leap into recording my first video. Not just any video. A live recording, where people had the ability to comment, chat and potentially call me out on my obvious stage fright. Nothing like jumping in head first, right? I’ve joined the ranks of many bloggers and […]

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In this personal post, I share my 2015 goals and word of the year selection, that’ll help guide my intentions. I love blank slates, fresh starts and new beginnings. Since I moved to Florida, I even love the month of January (it’s 80 degrees at the time I am writing this…). Like many, I began […]

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Whether you need help developing your brand's aesthetic, or scroll-stopping visual content, I'm here to help you and your business stand out in the digital space.


A modern maker with a classic approach to design.

An elder millennial, I learned graphic design the old-fashioned way, but for the past fifteen years, I’ve practiced those principles in the digital space. The result: content that stands the test of time.

I work with clients to craft everything from the ground up, establishing a strong foundation and energizing your visuals with meaning. Impactful content goes beyond what we see. We’re here to make your audience feel.

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