In the Studio | Paisley Card Co. Business Cards

August 31, 2011
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I had these made a couple months ago and shared them on the Facebook fan page but thought I would share them here as well! It was one of the items on my 101 in 1001 list so I got to check it off finally! I'm really happy with how they turned out but I'm in the middle of updating the Paisley Card Co. logo. Ha! Luckily I didn't order too many business cards. I must know myself pretty well! ;)

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In the Studio | Button Baby Business Cards

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These cards were a super fun project and an extra special one too! My fabulously talented mother has her own handmade baby bib company, Button Baby, that provides unique and chic baby bibs. She also takes custom orders so you can have a one of a kind bib for your little one or to give as a gift! Don't go to another baby shower without a Button Baby bib! :)

I had made some cards when she first started that she could include with the bib orders but I never made her any business cards. Crazy huh? Considering I own my own stationery shop. Anyway! I wanted these cards to be different than the business cards I typically create and wanted them to be handmade. They were very easy to create and are full of charm. I seriously can't get enough of them! I packaged them in a large mason jar because let's face it, I can't get enough of those either!

I'm really happy with them and I hope my mama is too! I'm so proud of her and thankful she is so creative and talented. I wouldn't be the way I am without her!

Find Button Baby: Etsy | Facebook

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RCL Revamped | Staying True to Myself

August 30, 2011
WOW! I can't believe it has been so long since I have blogged! March was my last post from Road Called Life and July was my last post from Paisley Card Co. Craziness. Anyway, I guess I have some explaining to do (especially if you got here from Paisley Card Co.'s Facebook fan page!). I started this blog (Road Called Life) back in 2010 mostly as an online diary and a way to further procrastinate from my college responsibilities. In 2009, I started Paisley Card Co. and had a separate blog to share recent designs and client projects. From the beginning I have struggled with the identities of both my blogs. They were too very important parts of my life and yet I had them separate. Why? Because all enjoyable and popular blogs have focus, right? 

Whatever. I am creatively ambiguous. I am passionate about so many different things - my friends, family, graphic design, stationery, DIY projects, interior design - the list goes on and on. How can I possibly keep each of my blogs focused on their respective genres? The answer is I couldn't. I constantly felt confused about what to post where and instead of just posting anyway, my posts were few and far between. 

That is until now. I am going to stay true to myself. I don't want to be worried about how many blog, Facebook or Twitter followers I have. I want to write and share things that I am passionate about, that I can't get enough of and that I absolutely can't go without sharing with whoever out there is willing to let me do so. Focus Smocus. This blog is now dedicated to simply living creatively, which doesn't happen to be simple at all. There are many layers to me and I wear many different hats. This is where I will talk about all of it.

I have combined my posts (along with comments) from my Paisley Card Co. blog so I haven't lost any content. It can all now be found right here at Road Called Life. I'm super excited to see where things go from here and so thankful for inspiring people around the web.

P.S. The image was found via Pinterest. I couldn't find the original source for the photo but I love the message. 
       If anyone knows where it came from please let me know! :)


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