The thing about becoming a successful business owner is that it requires (unless you’re super lucky, and probably even then) that you be willing to make changes. It’s a game of try something, see how it works, make adjustments, see how it works, make adjustments, see how it works.
I've been designing for Minted for just about six years now, and during all that time I've secretly hoped that one day, they'd do a "Meet a Mintie" article about me. Well the did, and I love how it turned out. I'm just gonna leave a link for you right here in case you're interested in reading it and seeing some behind-the-scenes shots from el studio.
Each and every time I taste a slice of bacon I feel warmth and contentment and desire and satisfaction and happiness, yet I feel truly silly saying that I’m grateful for bacon.
And if gratitude doesn't have room for bacon, if it doesn’t help me notice the way eating bacon makes me feel, then it doesn't work for me.
This post isn’t about Company X. It’s about me negotiating issues of value, personal principles, cooperation and compromise, worry, money, and respect. It’s about situating myself within broader communities. It’s about the collision of work and family. It’s about whether I’m mad and whether I have any right to be mad.
In August 2015, the e-commerce portion of things split off into its own thing. Skipt Paper Co. is the outgrowth of all that. It's the e-commerce wedding-facing side of Up Up Creative, given a new name, a new look, and a new laser-sharp focus on elopements. Now, it's time to re-establish my portfolio/studio website here at its original home.