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A New Website Design For EDBM. Meet Seaside

I’m thrilled to be able to introduce you to the latest website design available on EDBM, my wedding resources blog. Meet Seaside, an elegant and sophisticated website design. It’s one of three designs available through EDBM. I’m sooooo pleased with the results! Though all of the basic information you might want to share with your guests is on the home page, it also contains dynamic internal pages,  including a video background in the RSVP page. Of course like with all websites available here,…

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visual design, wordpress tips + tricks

How to set up your MailChimp Form Using Genesis eNews Extended

Here is a how to video and instructions for adding your MailChimp newsletter subscribe list using Genesis eNews Extended. In order to begin building a list of subscribers for your newsletter list, we first have to begin collecting emails. There are many list building companies out there, but I recommend MailChimp and Convert Kit depending on the level you’re at or what you’re wanting to offer through your list. If you’re just starting your site and you just need the basics to get started, MailChimp is the…

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resources for your website

FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY THAT DOESN’T SUCK

JUMPSTART YOUR CREATIVITY USING STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY! FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY THAT DOESN’T SUCK. HERE YOU’LL FIND MY FIVE FAVORITE SITES FOR FINDING STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY. I’m a photography enthusiast, which will say I love taking photographs, and have even had my photographs published. However, I’m no pro, like my daughter, Cierra. Sometimes us bloggers and business owners have a lot to tell and don’t have the imagery that fits with the stories, am I right? Have you been there? You want to…

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creative market top picks, resources for your website, visual design

JUMPSTART YOUR CREATIVITY

a Creative mess Blog

JUMPSTART YOUR CREATIVITY WITH CREATIVE MARKET FREEBIES Freebies from June 12th up until June the 18th.   I’m addicted to Creative Market and I have to confess that when a Monday is going slow and I suddenly realize it’s a new week of Freebies on C.M. I get a spring in my step and turn on my computer! Every week C.M. features six freebies, highlighting six designers using the C.M. platform. They are available here. Check out in this post…

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resources for your website, visual design

WordPress Makeover – I’m so pleased!

WordPress Makeover – I’m so pleased! Makeover using WordPress Theme Coastal + Visual Composer (this is from one of my previous layouts) I’ve gone and done it again! I’m super happy with the results but in all fairness I am exhausted. I thought a little tweaking here and there and I’ll be done… I was wrong! I’ve worked a lot with themes from Station Seven so I thought… no problem! Why the awesome themes from STNSVN are easy to work…

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photoshop + more, visual design

How to edit the text in my templates using Photoshop

How to edit the text in my templates using Photoshop This is a short video tutorial showing you how to edit the text in my templates using Photoshop. This simple approach to showing you how to work with my products is here to provide you with a bit of help. Expand the video to full screen if you’re having trouble viewing the small text in the video. You may be better at this than I am, however I have a…

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freebies, resources for your website, visual design

DIGITAL DECORATIVE / WASHI TAPE SET 1 / NATURE COLLECTION

DIGITAL DECORATIVE / WASHI TAPE SET 2 / NATURE COLLECTION These tapes are for bloggers, digital scrapbookers, creative hustlers and graphic design enthusiasts like myself. Spice up your graphics, blog headers, featured images and more using these tapes. I’ve also saved the tapes individually and added them to my digitally made photo albums. They are playful and add a bit of extra color + details to your projects. If you print them on adhesive / sticker printer paper you can…

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photoshop + more, visual design

Design 101: Rectangular Marquee Tool

Design 101: Rectangular Marquee Tool Using the rectangular marquee tool to select and move objects within Photoshop Hi guys =) Today I am going to show you how to use the Rectangular Marquee Tool in Photoshop for copying items to other windows within Photoshop. In Photoshop CS6 the Rectangular Marquee tool creates rectangular, including square, selections. Use this tool when you want to zero in on an image, plucking it out of a larger background to provide a better focal…

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freebies, resources for your website, visual design

Free Business Card Template + Mock Up

a Creative mess // templates business card + card mock up

Free Business Card Template + Mock Up free 100% editable .psd templates (including a mock-up like the post header) I’m practicing making templates with Photoshop. I’ve made this simple business card to share with you as a template. The Free Business Card Template + Mock Up are available in my webshop. The files are .psd, and are easy to edit. You can change the fonts, colors and the image.   The cards are so easy to customize. Please add your…

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