Graphic Design

Christmas Card Infographics: A Simpler Style

Infographics on your Christmas card can be crammed full of fun details about your year, but if you'd rather a simpler style, check out these cards I made this year! This first one is great for parents with many children who just need to give a quick update to friends. This next one is my… Continue reading Christmas Card Infographics: A Simpler Style

Graphic Design, kids

A Thanksgiving-themed Birth Announcement

Card templates for holidays, graduations, and birth announcements can be super helpful. I'm sure you're familiar with the various websites that offer them. But I'm sure you're also familiar with the drawback of templates: limited customization. My friend Anna had the brilliant idea to combine her holiday greetings with the announcement of her daughter's birth… Continue reading A Thanksgiving-themed Birth Announcement

Graphic Design

Here’s to a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Exciting announcement!!! I've teamed up with Lindsey's Calligraphy again to bring you an awesome package for the Christmas season. https://youtu.be/KyYDuupDsrI Here's the deets: The entire package is $155. That gets you a personalized two-sided 5x7 or 4x8 (whichever fits your info best) Christmas card infographic (typically a photo & greeting on the front, infographic on… Continue reading Here’s to a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Graphic Design

Graphic Design for Your Fridge

Graphic design isn't just about making things look "nice." It's about solving problems and communicating efficiently. For example: My sister recently sent me a Word document with a list of daily chores assigned to family members. The problem: Looking at this document, it's not immediately clear what chore anyone has to do today. Janelle asked… Continue reading Graphic Design for Your Fridge

Graphic Design, Parties/Events

The “Event Package”

As I looked for ways to practice my craft before launching ARTZ Visual Media, family and church events became good opportunities. Now I've had several chances to create invitations and shoot photos for various events. Here are some recent highlights: Anna's Baby Showers The invitation: The party: The invitation: The party: Discovery Church Create Week… Continue reading The “Event Package”

Graphic Design, Parties/Events

Invitation Design: More Baby Shower Ideas

Recently I shared my design for a storybook baby shower invitation. Since then, I've made a couple more invitations: one for a more "generic" (as in, the theme of the party is "baby shower") baby shower and one for a cow-themed baby shower. The latter I created as an e-invite, with links in the design… Continue reading Invitation Design: More Baby Shower Ideas

Graphic Design, Parties/Events

Invitation Design: A Storybook Baby Shower

When you were a little kid, did you ever wish that your best friend was your sibling? Well, guess what: my wish came true! And now Anna, my best friend and sister-in-law, is pregnant! I wanted to throw her a baby shower and we both decided a children's book theme would be really fun. That… Continue reading Invitation Design: A Storybook Baby Shower

Graphic Design

How I Made My Christmas Card Infographic

Happy New Year's Eve! With the holiday hubbub beginning to die down, I finally found some time to share this year's Christmas card. For the past 3 years I've designed an infographic instead of writing a family update letter. I've found this an easier way to tell friends and family what we've been up to… Continue reading How I Made My Christmas Card Infographic