How to Get All Those Amazing Color Codes!

Celestial Tide by Tobias Tovera

Have you ever found an image on the web that has so many amazing colors you’d love to try out? Well, I’ll show you a simple little trick!

There is a simple website on CSS Drive where you can either upload an image or plug in a URL to an image and voila! You have a full color palette: light, medium, dark, and a full color palette. Isn’t that amazing?

You have access to each color code number and can even download Photoshop swatches!

*This incredible artwork shown is by Tobias Tovera entitled Celestial Tide. Free feel to check out his other work, too.

Gorgeous Custom Business Cards

Beautiful Business Cards Printed by ShaynaMade

Last year, I was incredibly lucky and stumbled upon Shayna Denham, a gal pretty close by me in North Carolina that does some AH-mazing business card printing! The above images are some of her handiwork. Aren’t they beautiful?

She has been working with several of my clients to print high-end business cards that couldn’t look any better. They have been SO happy!

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Detailed Logos, Solutions for Making it Work

Logo Design Example by Jack and Mo
A detailed logo design can be limiting, however, don’t let those limitations stop you from exploring and enjoying rich color and detail. Read below for the two biggest potential issues and simple solutions.

SCALABILITY

Potential Issue: A design rich in detail and color can be tough to decipher when scaled down.

Solution: Have a secondary version of the logo limiting detail. View the design at a range of sizes to ensure readability.

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Resources for Printing Business Cards Online

There are a plethora of factors to consider when choosing a printing company for business cards– beyond sheer budget. Who knew there were so many options??!

▸ Do you want a traditional shape or other?▸ How many cards do you want to print?▸ Do you want raised print? Spot gloss? Metallic Finishes? Die cuts?

▸ Do you fancy a particular paper type?

In working with various clients, I’ve found the following sites to be great resources for excellent printing, offering a variety of options. Here is a quick list of some of my favs: