Selfie with Bigfoot

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In 2019 I had the privilege of creating some directional arrows and a chalkboard at Little Arrow Outdoor Resort, a charming luxury campground in Townsend, TN (you can read all about that in this post). Then, over the winter, co-owner Carmen approached me about creating an interactive photo opportunity (in other words, a selfie mural) on the side of the bathhouse/laundry building.

Side of the building before painting.

Creating Moments of Delight

The site of the mural is along one of the main drives in the campground, and a perfect place to create a little moment of delight. Bigfoot and black bear motifs make an appearance all over the campground, so of course they want to hop into a group photo!

Concept art of Bigfoot with a Mama black bear with cub
Concept art for the outdoor mural
Grid and figure outlines in chalk.
Bigfoot and his bear friends love making friends at Little Arrow.
Finished mural with bigfoot, bear, and bear cub
Here is the finished mural, painted on the natural wood siding.

It’s all in the details

A good customer experience is about more than how something looks — it’s about how you make your customers feel. Having the right artwork can help set the tone for what your customers expect when experiencing your business. It was such a pleasure to create something that allows campers to capture wonderful memories of their stay at Little Arrow.



Do you want to step up your game when it comes to your customer’s experience? I’d love to help you with that! Get in touch to learn more.


Free 2020 Printable Calendar!

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The new year AND a new decade are just around the corner. As I sit down to think about my goals for the new year, I love brainstorming in a printable calendar separate from my day-to-day planner. I also love using them to map out blog and social media content.


Top design mistakes ruining your message (and how to fix them)

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Top Design MistakesBlog Header

When you think of branding, what comes to mind? Most people think branding is only about having a snazzy logo — and a well-designed logo is, indeed, part of it. But simply put, your brand is your promise to your customer. It’s who you are as a business, how you communicate those values to your customers, and how you set yourself apart from your competitors. (more…)

Merry Christmas! {FREE printable gift tags}

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Free Christmas Gift Tags

For me, one of the most wonderful things about this time of year is picking out special gifts for the people I love most. Part of the fun is spending a couple hours wrapping everyone’s gifts in pretty paper, bows, and cute tags. And if there’s glitter somewhere on it, even better!

This year I wanted to give you all a gift too! To celebrate you and my love of all things gift wrap, I created these sweet and simple printable gift tags. There are four designs included, just download, print on sturdy paper, and cut out! (more…)

DIY: How To Create a Stunning Gallery Wall

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Gallery Wall Illustration

Do you have a large blank wall in your home, and don’t quite know what to do with it? Maybe it’s in your living room or entryway — or even a stairway visible from multiple rooms. Gallery walls have been a huge trend over the past few years, and for good reason: they are great way to add visual interest and fill up a large blank space. They’re fun and can look beautiful when done right. (more…)