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

JUMPSTART YOUR CREATIVITY WITH CREATIVE MARKET

Jumpstart your creativity with Creative Market Creative Market is my favourite place to shop. A great place to find fonts, graphics, stock photo’s and other items to help you jumpstart your creativity. They have 1 million + creative entrepreneurs, which means lots to pick from. Every week they offer six items for free. Also almost monthly they have bundles on sale with tons of assets that can be used for all of your creative projects. I also visit Etsy but I…

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creative market top picks, fonts, freebies, photoshop + more, resources for your website, visual design

How I make my moodboards + free template

a Creative Mess

How I make my moodboards + free template Finally I’ve found some time for creating! We’ve recently moved and almost all my energy has gone into the move. From packing and unpacking to painting and planning. Plus, life goes on and all the usual mundane daily things need to be taking care of. Part of getting a new home is deciding on how you’re going to decorate or in some cases rebuild. For most of us that means hours on…

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creative market top picks, photoshop + more, resources for your website, visual design

Design 101: Photoshop Basics

Design 101: Adobe Photoshop Basics Take control of your blogs style   I’m a self taught Photoshop user. I have found it to be one of the best tools I own. I am not a professional, but an enthusiast. Over the years I’ve learned a thing or two and would like to share them with you. This post is for people who already have a sense of how Photoshop works. Working with layers + Groups Most of us have have…

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