Three Reasons Your Logo Design Isn’t Working

Logo Design for Joni Stier - Business Cards front and back by Hearts and Laserbeams

You’re working as hard as you can to make your small business grow, but people don’t seem to be taking notice. Have you ever wondered why? It could be something as simple as your logo design – here’s three things to consider. 1. The font’s hard to read. I’m not naming names, but there’s a […]

Mobile Responsive Web Design – Westside Christian Church

Mobile Responsive Web Design for Westside Christian Church - Hearts and Laserbeams

It’s been a busy week of getting mobile responsive web design projects ready to push live here in the office! Sunday morning seems like a great time to share another one of our recent projects, for Westside Christian Church in Bloomingdale, Georgia. Westside Christian Church was looking to create a brand new web presence to […]

Design Inspiration, NOLA style – Details in New Orleans

Design Inspiration - Around New Orleans • Hearts and Laserbeams

As a designer, I’m always looking for great inspiration to spark the art direction of a project. I’m pretty sure I embarrassed my husband more than once on our road trip to New Orleans last week as I snapped photo after photo of awesome little details. Here’s some of my favorite pieces of design inspiration […]

Where Will the Road Lead You?

Where Will the Road Take You? Hearts and Laserbeams

Our recent family road trip took us to New Orleans, so I could lead a session on website CSS edits at iRetreat Conference. I got to see my blogging friends Anne Parris from Midlife Boulevard and Nicole Bullock from Cute Culture Chick, I got to say hi to other friendly blog faces. I got to […]

Drawing Close to Bedtime with Gold Toe Socks

Drawing Close to Bedtime with Gold Toe Socks - Hearts and Laserbeams

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Gold Toe. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Ahhhhh, you’ve made it through another work day. You’ve been up since 6am, going nonstop. Feeding kids, getting dishes into the […]

DIY Coasters – Cork with Hand Drawn Repeat Patterns

DIY Coasters - Cork with Hand Drawn Patterns - Hearts and Laserbeams

I feel like I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect coasters for ages. I had this cool wine painted coaster craft I came up with a few years ago, but over time the bark on the wood slices I used for those DIY coasters were meticulously picked off by mystery hands… Phil… And then […]

Coloring Books for Adults – Colorful Tokyo Giveaway!

Coloring Books for Adults - Colorful Tokyo illustrated by Steph Calvert of Hearts and Laserbeams

Have you gotten on the coloring books for adults party train yet? It’s totally time you did, because my latest and favoritest coloring book project for Colorful Cities just came out! It was so hard to keep this location under wraps, guys – I was drawing fantastic Tokyo landmarks for most of last year. And […]

Family Day Out – The Jepsen Center in Savannah


Last week, while Josh and I were walking around downtown Savannah, I spotted a poster reminding me that the Andy Warhol show was almost over at The Jepsen Center and I hadn’t been to see it yet. I knew right then and there that our next family day out would be to the museum! Unfortunately, […]