Sep 22, 2014

New Client Designs: Mario The Great

Hey y’all! I wonder if anyone is actually still visiting since I haven’t updated since May! I needed some time off to regroup, focus on my new branding strategy for my main site, get some client work, and plan my wedding! That’s a post for a different day, but my now fiance proposed back in June, so I’ve been in wedding planning mode ever since. I’ll have a post all about that soon I promise. In the meantime, I’ve launched some sites of course in the past few months and I wanted to share one with you all.

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May 3, 2014
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Marie Forleo B-School Review

Here is the follow up to my last post about Marie Forleo’s Bschool. I am finally done…kinda. Watch the video and find out my real feelings about Bschool and if it was a huge waste of money.

Are you interested in taking B-School next year? What are your concerns? Do you have some reservations about it?

May 1, 2014
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New Client Designs: LondonEss

Just put the finishing touches on my client LondonEss logo + business card design. If you want an experience you’ll never forget, this is the girl you call. Think champagne, luxury, celebrations of life or a celebration of yourself, LondonEss will be the purveyor of events + experiences. This is an example of how you can start the foundation of your brand identity. All you need to know is who your ideal client is, the goals of your business, and your brand message. That’s easier said that done though right? lol. I can’t wait to see how her brand evolves.

LondonEss Brand Board Her Name Is Kim

Apr 14, 2014

New Client Designs: The Deja Daily

I told y’all I’ve been busy. Between my last few clients, plus B-School, things are hectic and are there is no break in sight lol. My latest client Deja is providing a guide for all things business, style, beauty + lifestyle for the solo-preneuer on the go. I am loving the color palette we created for Deja. The gold is a serious hit right now in the design streets and I am almost wanting to add this gold color as a part of my new branding. It’s so swoonful. Anyway she wanted something chic, modern and clean with a script font that adds a touch of sophistication. I incorporated some really simple patterns to add a touch of chic. I loved how this all came out. I created a custom child theme using the Genesis Framework that will address her basic blogging needs.


She is still getting settled in her blog, but PLEASE pay her a visit over at and see what she’s got cooking. I am a solopreneuer on the go, so I can’t wait to read her blog! What do you think of her color palette?

Apr 8, 2014

New Client Designs: Whitney Nic James

In addition to Marie Forleo’s B-School I’ve also been juggling clients like a mad woman. Juggling it all has been quite a challenge, but like Marie says, “There is no behind in B-School” so I will revisit most of the info even after it’s over.  I had a an amazing time working with my most recent client fashion blogger Whitney Nic James. She contacted me about a redesign for her blog. Her blog before was really “Cutesy” but she wanted something more profesh and sophisticated to reflect the evolution from passion to profit; she wanted to show folks, she means business. I gave her previous site a critique, telling her all the things that should be changed on her blog, to give her blog the sophisticated look and feel she was going for.

website-assesment Whitney’s Site Before

She opted for a color palette that consisted of golds + black, which is a design trend right now. To show off her thrifted fashions + events, we kept the design really clean and simple and added touches of sophistication using clean and modern lines.

whitney-nic-james-brand-board Website Brand Board After

What do you think of Whitney’s new look? You can celebrate the launch of her new blog at! Are you ready to take your blog from passion to profit?

Apr 6, 2014

My Journey Through Marie Forleo’s B-School

So this is what I’ve been up to and why I haven’t updated my blog since February. I’ve got some amazing things happening for my blog and my business. HUGE changes are coming soon so keep it locked!


Hey lovelies, it’s Kimberly Marie! Who Is Kim? Welp, I’m a graphic designer making life more fabulous one pixel at a time! This blog is where I’ll show you a glimpse of my life as a designer, the happs in LA, random inspirations, my love for natural hair, and the foodie in me! [Read More...]
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