#CULTIVATE CREATIVITY Articles

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A DAY IN THE BUSINESS OF JANET GWEN – SECRETS OF MANAGING A PRODUCT BASED BUSINESS

Published on January 25th, 2017

It’s a double launch week here at Reverie Lane Designs. One of our fantastic clients is launching a podcast today on productivity centered around your own personal priorities called Productivity Paradox and we go to design a beautiful website for that (reveal article to come). The other launch is actually a passion project of mine, […]

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SAVOIR-FAIRE: CREATING A TYPEFACE PALETTE FOR YOUR CREATIVE PROJECT

Published on January 18th, 2017

Typeface is essential in most if not every creative/graphic project and certainly for every brand identity one, therefore it is essential to master it or at least understand the basics of putting together a typeface palette. It helps avoid mistakes that are quite easy to spot and could cause confusion regrading the message you are […]

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HARVEST YOUR IDEAS THIS FALL – THE THREE ‘Y’S + MY MARIGOLD INSPIRATION

Published on September 27th, 2016

The fall is well known for many things – hot spicy drinks, sweater weather, apple picking, fairs and festivals, etc. To me it’s the last wind of somewhat warmish weather before the dreadful cold. Yes, winter is coming! (I don’t like the cold if you can’t tell). Aside from the fear of imminent frost, the […]

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MAXIMIZE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY! – FIVE ACTION PLAN TO STAY MOTIVATED & DISCIPLINED

Published on September 20th, 2016

September was productivity month and if you receive our monthly gazette you know that I decided to take that seriously, ha! I was starting to feel the frustration rising inside for not being able to work on my own business, but going from client projects to more client projects, not giving myself the chance to […]

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FIVE QUESTIONS TO EVALUATE YOUR VISUAL BRAND IN LIGHT OF YOUR BRAND’S MESSAGE

Published on August 17th, 2016

It might seem too obvious to say that if it’s not good then it’s probably bad, but trust me the concept behind it isn’t – otherwise we wouldn’t see so many business owners who don’t feel that their brand is well represented visually, but think they have to live with it anyway. First of all […]

THE SECRET TO SUCCESS: COLLABORATION (WITH MEGAN ELIZABETH)

Published on June 14th, 2016

The guest I had announced in June’s Gazette ended up not being able to share with us today, but it’s not all loss and actually quite the timely opposite. It must be the summertime vibes or just the current entrepreneurial environment, but collaborations have been flourishing everywhere. Just in the past two weeks I have […]

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CREATING IMAGES WITH INTENTION FOR YOUR BRAND

Published on May 10th, 2016

It’s Reverie Rendez-vous and today’s guest is non other than Trisha-Marie Byrnes from Anchor & Flourish – You can read a quick little bio at the bottom of the post or learn even more about her and her beautiful business here. She’s here today to talk to us about creating images with intention and purpose, […]

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BRAND REVEAL: JANET GWEN DESIGNS – MINIMALIST AND SLEEK ONLINE STORE.

Published on April 20th, 2016

Today’s brand reveal is very special to me. This project is the last project I booked right before the accident back in November ( days before ) and as you can imagine it took me a little bit of time to get back to work, to get caught up and start designing for new projects. […]

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REVERIE LANE DESIGNS BRAND REVEAL – LESSONS OF THE WILDERNESS BY KELLY HALSCH

Published on March 23rd, 2016

I have been posting about this project on social media and showing you some snippets of the cover but I wanted to do a proper brand reveal and share with you all the details on here. I am so in love and proud of what we created for this project. Maybe it is because it […]

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5 WAYS TO VISUALLY COMMUNICATE A MESSAGE THROUGH YOUR BRANDING

Published on March 1st, 2016

Well hello friends, it’s been a while. I keep saying this, but it seems that 2016 has woken up everybody’s inner entrepreneur and it’s gotten me very busy. No complaints here though, but it sure has also caused me to be absent around here and I miss writing and sharing with you on. Anyway, last […]

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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY AND MANAGING FEAR

Published on February 9th, 2016

Friends, today is the launch of the new blog series, The ‘Reverie Rendez-Vous’ and I couldn’t be more excited about it! This is going to be about creating a moment every month to bring you a some insight to help you develop and expand your brand and business. There are many talented and resourceful guests […]

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3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR BRAND’S CLIENT EXPERIENCE – BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS IN YOUR BUSINESS

Published on January 27th, 2016

Branding uniquely and intentionally is in the details. In the creative little things that you come up with to show your brand’s personality and core values. The concept of client experience has been on my mind the past few weeks and it has caused me to rethink some of my processes for Reverie Lane Designs. […]

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NEW YEAR. NEW SERVICES. NEW BLOG SERIES.

Published on January 12th, 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR on the Reverie Lane!! – I know it’s January 12th but it’s my first article of the year. This one is going to be a quickie, as I have a large to-do list today. I wanted to stop by and share about two things with you, the new services I added this […]

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SAYING THANK YOU, THREE DAY BLACK FRIDAY DEAL – NEW PRINT AND SPECIAL COUPON CODE –

Published on November 24th, 2015

I am actually away visiting family this week, so this is going to be a quick little post about what I have planned in the shop for black Friday. This year has been such a blessed and full year with Reverie Lane Designs and I could not have done it without know YOU guys. I […]

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SHOP LAUNCH, GIVEAWAY AND SURPRISES

Published on November 3rd, 2015

Well, it’s here my friends. The opening of the Reverie Lane Designs shop is one day away and I am beyond excited. I am excited for this new branch of my business expressing yet another side of its personality. I am excited to show you the beautiful collection we have designed with the ladies. And […]

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A STORY BEHIND THE BEAUTY – FALL CHALLENGE

Published on September 25th, 2015

It is officially the fall, and we can now go wild and free with decorating – although many places seemed to have jumped over the fall season, and have already landed themselves on the christmas wagon. I often lament over the fact that I get excited for each season and the beauty that comes with […]

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AUTUMN 2015 – COLOR INSPIRATION

Published on September 18th, 2015

I didn’t get a chance to post yesterday and I am kind of glad to do it today instead, since it is the first month-versary of the blog – I’m sentimental that way! Anyways, let’s get to the matter of the day, my color inspiration for the fall. The first day of Autumn is next […]

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ON THE REVERIE LANE – CURRENT PROJECTS MOOD BOARDS

Published on September 3rd, 2015

Today’s post is purely a visual banquet of gourmet mood boards – I may or may not be slightly hungry as I write this. Things are quite busy and oh so exciting in the office right now. I have some incredible clients and projects I am working on. I am getting too impatient and I […]

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VISUAL CONSISTENCY – MY INTERVIEW AS SEPTEMBER’S ‘SHINE EXPERT’ FOR GEMNATION

Published on September 1st, 2015

I have been given the honor by the equally beautiful and inspiring Allyn Lewis to be September’s ‘Shine Expert’ for her Gem Nation program. Allyn does such an exceptional job collecting and distributing resources to her Gem Nation members, allowing entrepreneurs to develop their brands and businesses. Check out her website to find out more and […]

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PRACTICAL WAYS TO DETERMINE YOUR BRAND’S AESTHETICS

Published on August 27th, 2015

Some people are the ‘I always know what I like’ type and are confident in their preferences. If that’s you, you are ready to start, go ahead contact your brand stylist and get the designing going. Unfortunately some of us find it challenging to make decisions when it comes to our own businesses and our […]

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SIMPLE CREATIVE ANNIVERSARY IDEA – MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE –

Published on August 25th, 2015

This past Saturday, we celebrated five years of marriage. Wedding days are, without stating the obvious, very special days. For us it had an extra dimension as it meant no more long distance loving. What a relief! Getting married after being in a long distance relationship for years is a bit of a gamble as […]