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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.

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 […]

Why You Can’t Update Your Own Website

Why You Can’t Update Your Own Website

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Smarmy Smileys | No Comments

Received a call from a long time client early this morning regarding an update to their website. The conversation went something like this: “How do I update this page on my website?” Asks the client who doesn’t know wheretheir site is hosted or what FTP is. “Well … blah, blah, FTP, blah, blah, HTML, blah, […]

Style Guides: Why Do We Need Them?

Style Guides: Why Do We Need Them?

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Dear Clients, Free Advice | No Comments

I never used to provide style guides when creating a logo. It’s a new practice in my freelancing career. Honestly, I knew I should have been sending them along with the final artwork but I would be so exhausted and relieved to have finalized the project I would say “screw it” and the client never […]

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 has  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