workspace wednesday: what i do when i’m not at disneyland.

Posted on: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

It came to my attention recently that it may seem as though all I do is attend parties, drink lots of coffee, and visit Disneyland on random weekdays. (Okay, so 2/3 of those things are pretty accurate.) The truth is, I have my hand in so many different projects at all times that I’m not exactly sure what my title is! I do lots of graphic design, crafting, working for Amy, photographing, stamp-making, scrapbooking for others, writing, and yes, lots of Disneyland-ing. Each day is completely different than the last and filled with it’s own unique set of challenges and rewards. If ever my multimedia design degree (the one that I had no idea what I was going do with when I graduated) came in handy, NOW is the time. I love when things come full circle.

Here are a few of the projects I’ve completed lately:

Rebranding + redesigning Two Peas in a Bucket.

Revamping The Style Eater’s blog.

Designing stamp sets for Studio Calico, including four for October’s Roller Rink kits, three for the Darling Dear mid-release, and one for an upcoming class.

I can honestly say that when I moved back home last March after being laid off, I most definitely did not know what I was going to do (and sometimes, I still don’t!). Freelancing is a mixed bag of tricks. It’s the best because I get to work from home and not wear makeup or brush my hair or put on real clothes for days at a time (or maybe I’m just a homeless person?!). It’s also the worst because there’s so much uncertainty and self-doubt that creeps in on a daily basis. But like all things in life, if you just trust that things will work out, they almost always do. So far, so good.

Quick Disneyland trip, anyone?

xoxo

  • janelle

    thank you so much for redesigning my bloggggg. LOVE YOU. and I want to go on a disneyland trip with you! prime grammin’ i tell ya.

  • Allison Waken

    You are awesome! Love the 2peas redesign and the Style Eater’s blog looks fabulous! I didn’t know you were designing some of the SC stamps either – you are all over the place ;) I have the same mixed feelings but SO happy to be doing all kinds of different things on my own. I was a nervous wreck at first!

    We’re headed to Disney on Sunday – with my boys it will not be a quick trip. They are diehards and will want to go from open to close .

  • Dawn Nikol

    I don’t normally comment, but just wanted to say what a fabulous job I think you’re doing. Really amazing stuff. I really enjoy reading your blog, the Disneyland stuff is a bonus for me b/c I went there on my honeymoon. :)

  • Paige Evans

    I just visited the 2Peas website and noticed the awesome new look – then I was scrolling through my blog reader and saw that YOU designed it! HOW COOL!!!!! Great job – it looks great!

  • SaniaSmiles

    Both sites look so refreshing and wonderful! I was so pleased to see 2Peas revamped! Is it weird for me to say thank you for doing that?? Shopping, viewing the member galleries and looking at videos is a much more pleasurable experience now! ;)

  • Meghann

    I really love the new 2Peas website and am so excited that you’re designing stamps for SC!

  • amy tangerine

    i’m so lucky to have you on board! thanks so much. PS- apply for your passport now, please. and thank you.

  • Krista

    Love the revamps and I had no idea you were designing stamps for SC! I’m a subscriber-have been forever- and I lived this months stamps. Awesome job!

    Also, read Blog Inc. after seeing it here on your work desk one day. It was awesome-a great idea generator and brought to my attention a number of new blogs so thanks for the tip!

    Also, I do believe that keeping your spirit young is critical to your creativity! Go to Disneyland as often as you want!

  • Krista

    Love the revamps and I had no idea you were designing stamps for SC! I’m a subscriber-have been forever- and I lived this months stamps. Awesome job!

    Also, read Blog Inc. after seeing it here on your work desk one day. It was awesome-a great idea generator and brought to my attention a number of new blogs so thanks for the tip!

    Also, I do believe that keeping your spirit young is critical to your creativity! Go to Disneyland as often as you want!

  • Amy Cannon

    Awesome! My dream job :) Love the new site and your style!

  • Sammy

    it all looks amazing!
    good for you and those stamps are awesome! :)

  • Sammy

    it all looks amazing!
    good for you and those stamps are awesome! :)

  • Donna M

    Very cool wok:) It’s so cool to see you have a hand in so many things I love! I’m sure you will find the future works out just fine.

  • Renae

    Wow! I just popped over to 2Peas and it looks fantastic, a million times better!! Separate note, I’ve never been to Disneyland… but your pics make me want to go next time I’m in SoCal! Any favorite spots there?

  • jamaica

    all this? seriously, you are a maniac. I am beyond impressed. and I love the new 2peas, it’s a much needed breath of fresh air.

    ps. I’m determined to do disneyland at christmas time (I’ve always gone in the summer…), maybe you could squeeze me in?

  • jamaica

    all this? seriously, you are a maniac. I am beyond impressed. and I love the new 2peas, it’s a much needed breath of fresh air.

    ps. I’m determined to do disneyland at christmas time (I’ve always gone in the summer…), maybe you could squeeze me in?



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