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I am back to round out the rest of your December schedule with more events focused on ME. I assume you've already planned your outfit for my Dempsey & Carroll 2015 Calendar event on December 2nd, which is great. I applaud you for being so organized.  Now, let me be straight with you. The Dempsey & Carroll event is going to be a rager. A 5:30 pm Tuesday night paper-themed cocktail party always leads to a wild time with stories you can only allude to the next day at work without being judged heavily.  Seriously. I'm not going to sugar coat...

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the LIST collective

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If you follow me on instagram then you already know how much I love a good list. List making is in my DNA, I inherited the list gene from my mother. Not only is it the best organizational tactic around, but I happen to think lists make for pretty good reading. I think of them as informative poetry.If you share this sentiment, you are in luck! Thanks to founder Elaine Brooks, you can read so many amazing lists on the list collective created by various design and creative types from around the country, including one by me!I featured some of my...

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the roxy

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 Last night I had a much needed meeting of the minds with fellow independent creatives Roxy Owens of Society Social, Loren Barham of Loren Hope and Mackenzie Horan of Design Darling.Each one of these women is doing something something uniquely beautiful - and lucky for me - they understand the ups and downs of building your own job from scratch. We got to talking about the little things that drive us crazy, our hopes for expanding our brands, our dreams of sun-filled studios and how finding time for blogging regularly is harder than it sounds.For example, I had the bright idea while chatting with these inspiring women...

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bite sized calendar

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I am doing double back flip handsprings of excitement over this new product - the petite calendar (well, I'm doing them in my imagination, actual back flips would definitely be a bad idea) This is a prototype using the 2012 calendar design, so this particular one isn't for sale. BUT... it's a little taste of what next year's petite calendar will look like. Its 4x5" and it fits in its own little case/stand. Isn't it sweet? I took it on a photoshoot field trip around the house. Here it is posing in my mother's library. Of course she has a...

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