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 […]

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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, […]

Web Design for Joni Stier – Acupuncture Website with Online Scheduling

Web Design for Joni Stier - Acupuncture Website with Online Scheduling by Hearts and Laserbeams

I’m so excited to show you one of our latest projects that just went live! We created a fully customized web design for Joni Stier, LAc DC – a brand new acupuncture website with online scheduling to help streamline her processes. Joni had previously built her own website using a basic theme for WordPress. The […]

Robocop + Terminator = BFFs for Life

Terminator and Robocop - BFFs for Life | Hearts and Laserbeams

Tonight, I thought I was being all funny on Facebook, posting about tech stuff that starts with Sky, and Skynet, and how I didn’t have time for that Robocop crap. And then a friend of mine called me out on getting my robot movies mixed up. He was totally right. But, I told him, if […]

3 Ways to Save Water

Ways to Save Water - Save Water Drink Wine - Hearts and Laserbeams

Thanks so much to Influenster and Neutrogena for the free sample! All opinions expressed are my own. Earth Day is coming up on April 22, and if you’ve been wondering how you can celebrate, why not learn 3 ways to save water? You’ve come to the right place, because I’ve got three tips for saving […]

Real Estate Websites: Traci Wells, Greater Savannah Area Realtor

Real Estate Websites - Traci Wells Savannah Area Realtor Web Design by Hearts and Laserbeams

A very happy web housewarming to client Traci Wells – our web design project for her greater Savannah area real estate business went live this week! Real estate websites are a pretty different animal than your standard 5 page informational web design project. The most successful real estate websites feature full MLS integration, so potential […]