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Breaking Rules

GBECK- UU5 I have a million and one things to do right now because of a big event that I’m hosting tomorrow (Break Rules, Barriers, and Trends hosted at DP Hue in Edina from 6-9 I will be live painting and No Square Peg, Urban Undercover and I will have some goods for sale!) but when […]

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Minneapolis, my love

My shop is loaded up with a bunch of fun new items including this Minneapolis print. This illustration is also available as greeting cards which are super fun to use as Thank You cards if you are a business or just a lover of your city like I am. They can be customized to say […]

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Thoughts on Criticism

Although I’ve been preparing to be an artist my whole life, I’m still new to this. For those of you who are new followers, I’ll give you the quick version (if you read regularly, skip down after the break). I graduated college May of 2013 and I was certain I was going into advertising, I […]

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I am Learning

I’m learning. Slowly. I feel like starting a business is hard for many reasons. To list a few: scheduling, working three jobs, being one person and trying to do 5 jobs, there are only 24 hours in the day, sleep doesn’t happen, staying on top of emails, being 22 and wanting to do 22-year-old things […]

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Hello Sweet Little Blog

Hello again sweet little blog. My apologies for abandoning the posts for a week or so. I am crazy busy and trying to enjoy life a little bit more instead of stressing over getting everything done. It’s a good change. ::1:: A new cozy look in the shop. Prints and notecards available here. ::2:: Check out […]

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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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