5 Font Pairings and Font Tips

5 Font Pairings and Font Tips

There are a MILLION fonts on the Internet and it’s easy to get overwhelmed when choosing which to download. If you’re like me, you download all of them still overwhelmed about which ones to choose. Google Fonts is one of my favorite font resources because: A) Google... Read More
How to Pick Your Platform

How to Pick Your Platform

If you’ve followed me over the years, you know my site has migrated a few times. I started on Blogger, moved to WordPress.com, back to Blogger, to Squarespace, and now self-hosted. Why this last transition? For me, I wanted more design control than I had on... Read More
Finding You in Your Brand

Finding You in Your Brand

One thing I struggled with in establishing FIVE 12 was how to be “me” while building. Should I change who I am and keep certain things offline, or say screw it? In the end, I said screw it. I spent so many years trying to be this person and that person... Read More
A New

A New

I’ve struggled with FIVE12 STUDIO for a while. Should I pull the plug, rename it, or walk away from all of this completely? In developing myself, I lost who I was. I took in so much information in how and why I should do a, b, and c, I neglected to figure out if... Read More
What’s In a Color?

What’s In a Color?

Color theory, the study of color combinations is a crucial element in your brand development. If you think your audience won’t care, consider this: When I was younger, I wasn’t a fan of pink. If I could help it, I wouldn’t choose pink anything. Now... Read More

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