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Channeling the 80′s :: Bring on Bright Geometric Patterns

Yes, we’re channeling the 80’s on this one: bring on bright geometric patterns! These beauties are back in full swing, and more modern and fresh than ever. Karl Lagerfeld once said, “trendy is the last stage before tacky.” However rather…Read More

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Inspirational people to start following in 2015

I kick off the new year with a bang, or a high kick, buy a boat load of kale, consider updating our services, and set a ridiculous sales number. Blah. My issue with New Year Goals is this: my business…Read More

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Trending Now :: The Ever Changing Millennial Minds

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Interview with Adrienne Eckert Petersen of Skirt PR :: Bright Ladies || Inspired Branding

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Trending Now :: Halloween Spook-spirations

Whether you prefer ghoulish or glamour, Halloween provides us with the perfect excuse to let our creativity go creepy. Our favorite part of Halloween is that it allows us to embody whomever or whatever you want for the night –…Read More

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What feeds my soul?

I was recently stopped in my tracks by 2 images I saw on Pinterest, one that said, “Stop the glorification of busy” the other, “You don’t get a gold star for being busy.” I was struck by how closely…Read More

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Branding and Creative Inspiration :: Two-Toned Trend

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Step Brightly’s fall Social Media Maven :: Meet Kaitlyn Coldiron!

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Branding Creativity and Trends :: Gilded in Gold

It’s no secret: the creativity – colors, patterns, trends – involved in executing our clients’ brand strategies is one of our favorite parts of our process. Especially because it’s an excuse to do necessary and extensive research on Pinterest….Read More

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Nautical Birthday Extravaganza

My kids were born 9 days and 3 years apart. Figuring this is the only year they will let me throw them a dual birthday party I wanted to find a theme that could accommodate Julien’s love for costumes…Read More

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Calligraphy Pen review and recommendations by Kristin

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