Wedding Invitations: Helpful tips for creating your unique design

Wedding Invitations: Helpful tips for creating your unique design

Today, there are so many stunning ready-to-print designs available online and in paper stores. These are a great option if they fit within your budget and your style.  However if a truly unique, one-of-a-kind look is what you are going for, working with a designer on custom invite or even creating your own design (if you have the skills/software) is worth it. After helping multiple friends (and designing my own invitations) I decided to compile a list of tips for creating unique wedding invites, weather you DIY or work with a designer. 

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Grits & Grids: 3 rules for using typography to create visual tone

Grits & Grids: 3 rules for using typography to create visual tone

Over the past weekend I found myself working on a new brand identity for a client. The new logo is mainly text, so I was looking for the perfect font. I ultimately had to invest in a new font from a well know type foundry.  It was an investment, however having a proper font for a new brand identity is crucial.  While playing around with the branding mood board for my client I came across this great topical article from Grits and Grids.

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Client Love: Indulge Studios Salon + Skin website reveal

Client Love: Indulge Studios Salon + Skin website reveal

I had the pleasure of working with Tracy Pohlkamp and her awesome team at Indulge Studios this past summer/fall! Tracy is the owner and founder of Indulge, a Whitefish Bay salon and skin center.  I instantly fell in love with Tracy's passion and excitement for her business and knew we would create something beautiful together for her business.  Check out this sneak peek of her new salon logo and web redesign. 

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Guess what? Mailchimp expanded their fonts with Google Web Fonts

Guess what? Mailchimp expanded their fonts with Google Web Fonts

One of my favorite email marketing tools, Mailchimp, announced in November they now include Google Web Fonts.  What does this mean? It means you can integrate pretty and diverse fonts in your mail campaigns with Mailchimp.  Are you as excited as I am? You should be. But if you are not, take look at the article below to peak your interest and give you a rundown of how to use the new fonts.  

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Website Launch! Pride & Joy Doula Services

Website Launch! Pride & Joy Doula Services

It's been a really busy last few months for Liz Martin Creative. I'm thrilled to have been event planning, meeting new clients and developing new brands + websites! Today I am very excited for LMC client Amy Beseth and the launch of her new company Pride & Joy Doula Services, LLC. It was a true pleasure to work with Amy and help her bring her vision to life with a new brand identity/logo and website design.

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Branding - My logo design process in 5 steps

Branding - My logo design process in 5 steps

After years of working with clients to create and refine their brand's logos, I've developed a simple process to logo design that is efficient, fun and easy to follow. In this blog post I break down my process in 5 simple steps. 

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