How to use Trello: An Inside Look into My Process

How to use Trello: An Inside Look into My Process

I like to use Trello to organize my ideas and create different projects. It has been monumental when it came to starting my business.

It was the first project management system I used, and I will continue to use it into the future because I love the simple layout and how easy it is to use.  There is an app that you can download in the app/google store so that you can have access on your mobile phone. The best part is, it’s free! Continue reading “How to use Trello: An Inside Look into My Process”

Start Your Own Business: There’s no such thing as being perfectly prepared

Start Your Own Business: There's no such thing as being perfectly prepared

Start Your Own Business, why I wasn’t sure about taking the leap

If you’ve read my bio or previous blogs, you know that I have never thought of owning my own business. It’s something that I was against. I thought it was too much work.

Then I changed my mind. There was nothing stopping me, and as a designer, I don’t really need a lot of money to start. It took me about 3 months to decide and then actually launch my site.  Continue reading “Start Your Own Business: There’s no such thing as being perfectly prepared”

Inside Look: Color Resources

Color Resources

When I’m designing, the first thing I do is research. Here are a few color resources I use to get inspiration, find colors, and save color schemes.

Color resources I use to get inspiration

http://plentyofcolour.com/

Pinterest.com

http://www.color-hex.com/

http://www.flatuicolorpicker.com/

When I want to look up colors or various options for one different color I like to use color-hex.com and flatuicolorpicker.com.  When you click on the link for the color you like in color-hex.com, it also shows you color palette options.  Sometimes I use these 2 sites just to look up the hex value (#000000) for a color. Continue reading “Inside Look: Color Resources”

How to Choose a Color Palette for Your Brand: A simple way to think about color

How to Choose a Color Palette for Your Brand

Basic Color Meanings

Here are the meanings of a few basic colors. I’ve also created a resource section if you want to get more information on the meanings of these colors.

Red- Passion, Fire

Green – Nature, Money

Blue- Trustworthy, Loyal

Orange-Energy

Purple- Regal, Creative

Yellow-Bright, Happy

Pink-Feminine, Love

Black-Elegant

Brown-Serious Continue reading “How to Choose a Color Palette for Your Brand: A simple way to think about color”