Also, I was asked by a local events company to act as the photographer for an upcoming event they're throwing, so I need to come up with an awesome business card. I was thinking the tag line could be along the lines of "Willing and excited to help you out in any of the following categories: cake, photography, crafts, parties, etc. Not expert in any of the aforementioned areas, but probably good enough to be passable." Yeah?
Here are some of the random design things I've been loving the last few days:
Ruche. Whoa. There's almost nothing on this vintage-inspired clothing site that I'm not in love with.
My good friend Ouiser threw a 4th birthday party for her daughter and I love the monochromatic, simple, yet elegant, mantle and table she set up. Those flags that I thought were sewn out of fabric? Upon closer inspection I'm pretty sure they're her daughter's paintings that she cut up and used for the banner. So lovely.
These business cards were homemade by Liz Stanley of the blog say YES! to hoboken before she attended Alt Summit last year. I think cards with a lot of negative space stand out much more, plus the color combination is striking.
* Here is a Flickr collection of the most creative business cards you'll ever see.
* Here is one blogger's collection of her favorite business cards from Alt Summit
* Here is another blogger's collection of favorite business cards from Alt Summit, as well as her tips on making your own cards stand out.