Snap Conference and Noonday Accessories

yellow and turquoise statement necklace noonday

I’m so excited to share with you all the fabulouslessness that is Noonday!  If you aren’t familiar with Noonday AND you love jewelry and accessories (especially those made by hand by well-deserving/impoverished women), you should definitely check them out. Noonday accessories (jewelry, scarves, bags) are gorgeous! I have only recently become familiar with the Noonday Company [Read On]

$500 Spring Cash Giveaway – {Giveaway}

$500 Cash Spring Giveaway Graphic

It’s officially SPRING here in NorCal and I’m so excited to offer my readers the opportunity to win $500 CASH! I’ve partnered with some of my blogging friends: Domestic Superhero – Just Us Four – Swish Printables – Condo Blues – Our Southern Home – Persia Lou – Dial M for Moms – DIY Candy  [Read On]

Easy Marshmallow Pops

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Today is our team party for my son’s first grade basketball party.  He’s so excited for the party – not because it’s pizza but because he gets a TROPHY!    I decided to add to the fun by whipping up these totally easy (and no bake) marshmallow pops for the team. Super cute and super [Read On]

Celebrating Our Heroes {Memorial Day 2013}

American Flag - Peal Harbor

Thank you to all the men and women who have served, are serving and who will serve.  I couldn’t decide which photo I liked better so I’m adding both.  These photos were taken at the memorial site of Pearl Harbor while I was on my honeymoon in 2004.

Pick Me to Party – {Swish Branding – New Business Cards}

Pick Me

My new business cards – and a marketing challenge! Challenge 1: Re-design As I prepped for the snap conference, I knew I needed to update my business cards. The old ones weren’t printed on the best paper – the colors weren’t as vibrant as I wanted – and they were quite honestly: pretty darn UGLY! [Read On]

Snap Preparations – Etsy finds

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As the snap conference quickly approaches, I thought I’d share some of my FAVORITE Etsy purchases.  If you know me, you know that I love Etsy – that’s no secret.  Some of my favorite jewelry, stationary, and clothes are from Etsy!  So when it was time to make sure I had everything I needed for the [Read On]

Can’t Wait for the SNAP Conference

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  Snap! There really should be a song about the conference…or maybe an honorary dance…or something else equally special!   If you haven’t heard of the conference, it’s a conference for creative bloggers. A chance to meet and learn from some of the best bloggers “out there”.  Everything from blogging basics to advanced SEO to [Read On]

Fan Appreciation Giveaway

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When I first started Swish Designs, I never thought I’d actually be a ‘real business’.  I thought that I’d make a few wedding monograms for friends and that would be the end of it.    And then I made the decision to “go big or go home” and really started marketing and expanding my product [Read On]

Halloween Giveaway

Halloween Black and Orange Spider Party

  This giveaway is CLOSED!  The winner is:  Entry #105     Ang A. What better way to kick off my favorite month of October than a giveaway.  October is my favorite month for a lot of reasons. First of all, it’s my mom’s birthday…follow that up with my anniversary…my mother in law’s birthday…my niece’s birthday…and then one [Read On]