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Memorial Weekend Vibes

memblog6 memblog memblog1 memblog3 memblog4 memblog5 memblog8 memblog9 memblog11 I wanted to pop in and wish everyone a Happy Memorial Weekend! I have a great appreciation for holiday weekends because it’s really the only time I can completely put down work and get away. I’m headed Up North to the Iron Range to spend the […]

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So Inspired

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Friday Vibes

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Spring To-Do List

salad_3 I have been anticipating Spring for what feels like forever. I love fresh starts and spring always feels like a good time to refocus and try new things. What better way to encourage Minnesota to warm up than a little spring to-do list. I’ll probably pick three of these to knock out this spring […]

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A Place of Dreams

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Some Fall Inspiration and a Deadline

**All pictures from Pinterest Within the past few months, I have found endless places to attain inspiration from. Since I draw mostly from pictures, I am constantly looking at fashion magazines, Pinterest and Instagram for images that inspire me. Right now I have 1,500 pictures saved on the camera roll waiting to be drawn (a […]

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A little bit of Inspiration

  I am almost done with a custom commissioned project I am working on. I will feature it on here when I have finished it completely but I thought I would share an update. These twins were my teammates on the track for two years and they are incredibly talented sprinters with such big hearts. […]

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Illustration Inspiration

I use Instagram for inspiration for my illustrations all of the time. I love nothing more than being inspired by other illustrators and creative people in general. Enjoy these beautiful images.

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ABOUT KATIE

At home near the sea. Ever-focused on beauty and the thrilling art of creation; found in the moments that leave me breathless and in awe. 

I’m Katie, the brand strategist, designer, dreamer, and entrepreneur behind Artful Brands. With a degree in marketing & journalism and a passion for art and design, building brands and telling business' stories... Dreamy typefaces, clean layouts, and soft color palettes are my love language— but more importantly designing strategic brands that book. I believe in creating a life and a business you love, creativity over competition, and designing with equal parts passion and purpose.

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