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Today I got a little love from the internet! Shoutout LA has featured me and my story as a Los Angeles wedding stationery designer. Shoutout LA is a site that features artists, creatives + small business owners in Los Angeles. They contacted me asking if they could write about me, and I was thrilled to […]

FEATURED on Shoutout LA | Roseville Designs + Starting Your Own Business

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Disclaimer: This post was written last season, but the knowledge is still just as valuable today to anyone feeling frustrated by the flow of business. The funny thing is that this season feels so different than what I discuss below for last season. Inquiries came in early and fast this season (yay!),  but a move […]

Why a Slow Start to Last Season Improved My Business

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(Photo Credit: Jessica Brigham Photography) A while back I read this article in The New York Times called The Incalculable Value of Finding a Job You Love, and it really resonated me. I saved it on my phone and go back + read it when I’m having a tough day, or feeling like I cannot […]

Being One Of The Most Fortunate…

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I returned from The Wedding Stationery Collective Retreat a couple weeks ago, and the experience has left me feeling so motivated, inspired + excited for the 2017 season and where my business can go! I’ve already implemented some important changes in my business and I can just feel the energy of positive change all around […]

Recap: Wedding Stationery Collective Retreat

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There must be something in the water, because as I was gearing up to write this personal blog post I came across a couple from other fellow wedding vendors on the same subject, including one from the fabulous Ashley Therese Photography. Finley caught a nasty cold last week, so I kept her out of daycare […]

Small Business Mom

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As a new mom, what I’m finding incredibly challenging is accepting unfinished business. As an entrepreneur and small business owner, I want to tackle everything right now. Now that I am home full time it seems one thing crossed off the to-do list leads to five more added. I’ll clean out my inbox and see […]

Three Things

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This year so much has changed: I quit my day job, became a mom, and took my business in places that three years ago seemed like a far-off dream. Balancing baby + business will be a never-ending venture, so this year the theme is “small wins”. What I find holding me back often is confidence. […]

New Year, New Perspective

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Before the baby arrived, we wanted to complete a slew of home improvement projects: a new fence, a paved driveway, and a freshly painted house. I convinced my husband that a red door would look fabulous, and of course I was right. But as I got home that day to see it for the first time, […]

A New Red Door

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A few weeks back I visited The National Stationery Show with my dear friend + The Beehive shop owner Sandra! For those that don’t know, NSS is an annual show in New York City where paper + gift designers showcase their offerings for wholesale purchase. They’re trying to get their products into stores, and many designers  like me […]

National Stationery Show 2014 Recap

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Amanda Mississippi Last week was quite an adventure. My first stop was a visit to my best friend in Mississippi. It’s so nice to take a little time away from everything + catch up with those who bring us such joy.Then it was off to Nashville to attend Stationery Academy, a workshop for paperpreneurs. I arrived excited, […]

A Recap on Stationery Academy

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