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Archive for May, 2014

A Little Bit of a Change

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Hannah Beasley 6 Comments

I re-designed my logo. Mostly because every time I looked at my old one I thought to myself, “Self, that is not the best design. And you should probably re-do it.” So I just took the plunge, and I’m glad I did. Along with doing that I ended up re-designing my blog, added the new logo to my website, and re-did the graphics on my Facebook page (which included adding some hand lettering, because I just love it and can’t bring myself to not have it!). I’m always hesitant to make any big changes such as re-doing my logo or…

The Land of the Free Because of the Brave

Posted on: May 26th, 2014 by Hannah Beasley 2 Comments

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding generations to that wretchedness which inevitably awaits them if we basely entail hereditary bondage on them.” – Thomas Jefferson

Monday Inspiration

Posted on: May 19th, 2014 by Hannah Beasley No Comments

I love that bottom left image – solid packaging and branding is total eye candy. Right now I’m getting my packaging together, and while it’s a big process (and not exactly cheap), it is so fun and so worth it! Presentation is definitely important. {all images via pinterest. clockwise, from top left: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4} (This piece above is for today’s #adrawingaday. Hand lettered with an American Painter Round 6 brush and Higgins black ink)

Monday Inspiration

Posted on: May 12th, 2014 by Hannah Beasley No Comments

Happy Monday! {all images via pinterest. clockwise, from top left: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4}

Tips for Having a Good Work Day

Posted on: May 9th, 2014 by Hannah Beasley No Comments

Sometimes you go through times where work is really demanding and maybe a little overwhelming, and it can be so easy to just barely get things done that have to be done. No more no less. (Especially when you’re self-employed. YouTube can easily suck hours of your work day away if you’re in one of those particularly bad “I don’t want to work” moods.) I’ve been in one of those times for the past week or so, and frankly I just can’t afford it! Plus who wants to be unenthusiastic about work? I’ve found a couple things that have really…