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Creative Services and Specialties

My background in print design gives me an advantage.
My highly focused background allows me to specialize in print and branding while supplementing those skills
with a diverse skill set that includes web design, light programming, photography, illustration, copy writing and more.

Creative Custom Photography Creative Custom Photography

Creative freelance photography services for events, head shots, portraiture, product photography and more.

Print Design & Layout Print Design & Layout

Simplicity is paramount. Let me create beautiful business cards, brochures, page layouts and more. Because “Print is King”.

Web Design & Development Web Design & Development

Web design and development, light SEO, Social Media integration, content management and more.

Logo Design & Branding Logo Design & Branding

Logo design and branding are your first step to introducing your business identity to the world.

From the Blog

Random musings of a mildly insane work-at-home-mom.

A Mind Reading Designer … I Am Not

A Mind Reading Designer … I Am Not

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Smarmy Smileys | No Comments

I prepare a proposal with two web design concepts in August with an invoice for a deposit. Beloved client chooses one saying, We love it! In October beloved client emails saying they’d like to make major changes to one of the concepts structure. We’re basically starting from scratch. We pick a new concept but patience […]

Logo Design: A Study in Color and Tone

Logo Design: A Study in Color and Tone

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Dear Clients, Free Advice | No Comments

Do you know what your logo is saying behind your back? What is it telling your existing and potential customers? Is it warm and inviting or reserved and professional? Or is it giving people the cold shoulder with its arrogant and condescending tone? Think of your logo as your representative to the masses. It is […]

Things From My Desk: Independent Inspiration From the Past

Things From My Desk: Independent Inspiration From the Past

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Things from My Desk | No Comments

This is an old sign that hung in my Uncle’s workshop. I dream about him often the last year and I placed his sign above my desk to remind me that being independent and not following the crowd is in my blood. It sits beside a reminder from my mother to “Believe in Yourself” and […]

A Freelancer’s Mission

I am passionate about being independent. My favorite clients are the fellow freelancers, entrepreneurs, independent thinkers, doers and helpers. My mission is to help you connect with your audience on a more personal and human level. Making you feel confident in developing marketing strategies, organizing campaigns and growing your business knowing that your creative will be completed on time, within budget and without compromising creativity.

My Vision as an Independent Graphic Designer

My vision for you is to help you build strong connections with your audience. I strive to be trust worthy, open and helpful. I want you to trust that you can tell me about your goals; both professional and personal. Only through communication can we grow your passion into a great business. By working together we can change the professional environment from one of fierce competition and solitary businesses to a true community of neighbors working together to help one another be better collectively as well as individually.

My Clients

A few kind words is as good as giving your freelancer a warm hug ...

Larry Chesney – Copy Writer / Photographer

It was a pleasure as a writer / creative director to work with Heather for more than a year. She hasĀ  all the attributes you’d look for in a top-of-the-line graphic designer. She’s imaginative, tireless, skilled and inspired. She always gives more than is asked, including fresh and unique graphic interpretations as well as her own creative concepts.

- Larry Chesney – Copy Writer / Photographer
Laura McPherson, Ideally Content Strategy & Writing

Heather is great to work with and does beautiful work! I highly recommend working with her!

- Laura McPherson, Ideally Content Strategy & Writing
Roger Goodman, Tribal Elder Produtions, NFP

Thanks so much for your work. You are amazing. I can’t thank you enough. Just look at that beautiful logo. It knocks everyone out who sees it. They think it’s really me and they get the connection of my life to the phoenix and the name. Thanks again.

- Roger Goodman, Tribal Elder Produtions, NFP