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First, if you missed part one of this blog series – read this first. Also, make sure you have your free Canva moodboard and color palette templates downloaded. After your moodboard is ready to go, it’s time to create your color palette. What is a color palette? Definition: the collection of colors used in design for […]

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So, you’re DIYing your branding and you’re not quite sure where to start? Well, you are in the right place! As a brand and website designer, I’ve created countless moodboards and color palettes over the years. After booking a new client and completing some industry research, this is where I always start. These steps helps […]

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When I first started my business I looked to other creative business owners for recommendations on which business tools to invest in. When you’re first starting out, it’s super overwhelming to navigate all the different options. Over the last couple years, I’ve come up with a list of business tools I just don’t think I […]

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Why do I believe Flodesk is the absolute best email marketing platform for entrepreneurs and small business owners? So many reasons! But here are my top six reasons. 1. One monthly price, unlimited subscribers Unlike competitors, Flodesk doesn’t penalize you for growing your list. Whether you’re looking to start a small newsletter or build an […]

Beautiful email marketing templates on Flodesk

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Some things are definitely worth waiting for. And in this case, I’m talking about designing the new Showit website for Katelyn Anne Photography! Katelyn and I talked in the fall about collaborating on her website but my client work schedule was full until early Spring. But she happily agreed to book her project and wait until […]

Website mockup for Katelyn Anne Photography’s new Showit website

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When I finally started my email list a couple months ago, I had been in business over a year. I remember hearing about the importance of an email list from Jenna Kutcher‘s podcast before I even started my business. But for some reason it was just one of those things I kept putting off. Can […]

Designer working on Laptop | Why I Finally Started an Email List on FloDesk

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This Indianapolis florist rebrand and custom Showit website design is probably one of my favorite projects to date! (Do I say that about all my clients, yes – but still!) Angela Stoffregen of Solstice Floral was our wedding florist when we got married last October. And to say she did a great job would be […]

florist rebrand and Showit website design for Solstice Floral, Indianapolis

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Looking for a Showit photography website that doesn’t look like everyone else’s? You have to check out Monica Ann Photography’s new custom site! Guys, I had such a blast designing this beauty. Plus, Monica’s energetic and kind personality made for an all-around great, collaborative experience. Monica came to me after DIYing her own photography website […]

Monica Ann Photography website design by MK Design Studio

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If you’ve been following along with my business journey for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard me talk about Showit. And if you’re just stumbling upon MK Design Studio for the first time, welcome! Why Showit? Let me tell you about this incredible website platform! Showit is the website builder I use for my […]

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Grab your Champagne because today’s blog post is all about This Old Soul Photography’s Showit website launch! There are so many beautiful details in Julia’s website so if you haven’t checked out the site live yet, do it! I love all my clients, and a lot of them turn into friends, but Julia is actually […]