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Branding Your Business

Branding Your Business

BRANDING MOOD BOARD Create a folder on your computer and begin to save images. Try not to get too "precious" at first,  select the images that seem to resonate with you the most. When you’ve collected enough images, you can begin to sort through your folder and single...

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Our website and logo design process

Our website and logo design process

We work for YOU Our Website and Logo Design Process is very personal; tailored to you, your business and the message that you want to convey. Each font, color theme, image, word, etc., is taken into serious consideration and worked until it is a perfect fit for you...

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Healing in Nature

Healing in Nature

A study done 40-plus years ago at the University of Wisconsin found that the plant has two substances that inhibit the growth of tumors - elephantin and elephantopin. Both are cytotoxic, they kill living cells  and could have some usefulness in treating lymphocytic...

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Nature & Art, Healing Our Connection to Self

Nature & Art, Healing Our Connection to Self painting by Lois Reed, feather from a baby Great Horned Owl Nature is Life. We are Nature. We are One. Our connection to nature is related to our connection to Self.To Learn From Animal Being Nearer to the earth's...

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color, color meanings in your website

color, color meanings in your website

what colors are best for your website?download colorwheel “Color directly influences the soul. Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another purposively, to...

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Somewhere an artist’s pixels are crying …

Somewhere an artist’s pixels are crying …

... you study design and art all of your life. You go to art school and learn about      color theory             typography                   font matching balance      the need for the eye to rest on white space              contrast  .... And you take all of that...

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Improve your website with this feedback

Improve your website with this feedback

48% of people cited a website’s design as the number one factor in deciding the credibility of a business 94% of people cited a website's design, if poorly planned or designed, as the reason they mistrusted or rejected a website 72% of people entrusted online reviews...

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Why is Google forcing SSL certificates?

Why is Google forcing SSL certificates?

What is an SSL Certificate? Have you ever noticed how sometimes websites start with “http://” and then sometimes they start with “https://” and have a green padlock nearby? If you have, you’ve seen the end result of an SSL certificate. But what you haven’t seen is...

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“New” Website, rebuilt for ever changing technologies

“New” Website, rebuilt for ever changing technologies

Colleen Hintz is a force of creativity! I immediately  fell in love with her work, and knew that I wanted to create sliding banners for each page, as well as use her vestments as a background for the body. The Fruit of the Vine website was originally built in static...

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