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Updates from SarahLand:

Working on a comp book that will have all the dimensions for the various online shops, want to adjust the Body Revolution Poster to be used on the various sites as well, but it may take a couple of days to adjust it accordingly.

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I’ll be doing a masterpost later with alll the places to buy my designs.  I’ve got all the various headings, icons, banners, backgrounds etc. done and adjusted so there’s a decent thread of common design between well… everywhere. 

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In other news, I’ve not slept with my cpap the last 2 nights because trying to fall asleep with it on has driven me to panic breathing (the solution for which is to inhale through my mouth and exhale through my nose… which uhhh doesn’t really work with the cpap machine sooo… I’m going to try tonight to just breathe my way until I fall asleep and trust that the cpap will force the nasal breathing once I’m out of it.  Otherwise, I’m gonna have to get a scrip for some anxiety meds to take at bedtime.

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And in school news I have to start working on mockups for the next (and last) major project for the term.  blegh.  Mockups (3 different versions) are due on Sunday.  Have I mentioned that I hate InDesign?  Cause… I hate InDesign.

And that’s the news.


I’ve made some design adjustments to all my branding pieces.  I never updated everything when I did the branding identity last term although I intended to.  So since I was designing a contact sheet for my portfolio I took the opportunity to make some small tweaks to that chunk of designs, and then started applying it to my various sites.  Storefront at storenvy and header at the FB page were first swap, but when I get home tonight I’m going to update icons/headers at the various drop ship sites as well (cafepress, zazzle, redbubble, society6).

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I may fiddle with the storenvy header just a touch because the in-program pattern I used didn’t scale the way I wanted it to between the background and the header so I may have to recreate it manually in order for it to look smooth on that site.

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I also did major reorganizing with the categories on storenvy.  Since there’s no nesting categories there, I used to have a bunch of categories to really cover every base but I realized last night that it was too crowded that way.  So I eliminated the separate photo theme categories and just left all the photography under a more global category.  

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Anyway… now I’m off to indesign class (woo), then lunch with Kris, home, emailing UT about the charity app I haven’t heard back on, emailing UT to request anti-anxiety meds because I can’t sleep with the cpap on, and then probably a really long nap.

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OK! Schoolwork is done, animals are fed, I’m still working on zazzle because it’s a pain in the ass.

I did order the pink spoonies poster, plus the 2 newer spoon design posters.  And I ordered a copy of the lollie poster, an 11x17 of the body revolution poster and I ordered an 11x17 of my old Black Widow Movie Poster… if it looks ok, I may add it to the shop- or try to anyway.

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Now, finishing the zazzle listing stuff and then probably going to bed.  oy.

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homework done.  Time to feed the critters, then I can get back to fighting with Zazzle, THEN I can tackle new spoon designs. (which is what I REALLY would rather be doing altogether so… yeah)

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL POSTER FOR THE DEC. SHOW. Title/Dates have NOT been released yet… this was a mock up for a school assignment.
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HA!  I fiddled with it one more time for a few more hours and it’s Sooooo much better.  The multi-color backing was waaay too busy, but I liked the swirlies so I jimmied with the color some more and went with a more creamy tone.  That lets all the greens and reds pop more, and makes the blacks that much more dramatic.
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Eliminating the color blocking for a solid piece allowed me to reposition everything just a smidge which allowed me to add the online ticketing address and better space and distribute the details.
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So glad I decided to give it another pass before turning it in.  Time to package it, zip it, and send it in.  

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL POSTER FOR THE DEC. SHOW. Title/Dates have NOT been released yet… this was a mock up for a school assignment.

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HA!  I fiddled with it one more time for a few more hours and it’s Sooooo much better.  The multi-color backing was waaay too busy, but I liked the swirlies so I jimmied with the color some more and went with a more creamy tone.  That lets all the greens and reds pop more, and makes the blacks that much more dramatic.

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Eliminating the color blocking for a solid piece allowed me to reposition everything just a smidge which allowed me to add the online ticketing address and better space and distribute the details.

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So glad I decided to give it another pass before turning it in.  Time to package it, zip it, and send it in.  

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OMG INDESIGN I JUST WANT TO RESIZE AND MOVE THIS STUPID IMAGE THIS SHOULD NOT BE THAT DARN HARD.  A;LSDKGJAS;DLGKJASG;AJKS

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I FUCKING HATE THIS PROGRAM.

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Met the pseudo-sister at Hobby Lobby and then we had dinner- it was fun.  Nat’s a blast.  She has a personality unlike anyone else in my life and she’s so energetic and joyful as a person that even when I’m super tired like I was tonight, her very essence is almost energizing just in and of itself!

As we were hauling through Hobby Lobby planning a project she’s going to do (she wanted my opinion and advice), we passed the fine art row and I bought myself an 11x1 portfolio for all my poster work.  The poster designs (all of the ones I’ve done really from the Body Revolution poster to these spoonie designs) are really strong examples of my work and capability so being able to quickly display them at a moment’s notice in a hard-copy portfolio seems like a good idea.

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I’ve got all the spoonies unite designs (the vertical versions) in it except the pink.. and ultimately what I may do is like… the rainbow one full size, but than an 11x17 sized composite that shows the alternate colors all on one page to save space for future designs.  And then I have the Get Sporked!, and Low Spoons designs.  I’m hoping I still have an 11x17 floating around of the Body Revolution poster, if not I’ll print that plus the newer spoonie designs next week and get them in there as well.

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I have to finish my Lolliebombs poster and turn it in online tomorrow by 10pm, so depending on how it comes out, I may print and add that one as well, and to be honest, I may even add my coachella poster in there- even though *I* don’t really like it, the feedback I’ve had on it (both personally and scholastically) has been excellent so it’s probably a decent piece to include- at least until I’ve built a larger portfolio to replace it.

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Anywho… now I’m working on feeding all the critters, then hopefully I’ll be able to crank out the poster for the December Show and then back to working on listing stuff on zazzle.

Now that is a burger. That was goooood.

Now that is a burger. That was goooood.

Another New Spoonie Design from SarahCateCreations!
Available at:
My Shop (high quality signed prints)CafePress (wearables, housewares,stickers, buttons and more)Society6 (wearables, housewares, mugs and more)RedBubble (wearables, housewares,stickers and more)
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Don’t forget you can also get previous spoonie designs at these sites as well!  Zazzle Shop coming soon!

Another New Spoonie Design from SarahCateCreations!

Available at:

My Shop (high quality signed prints)
CafePress (wearables, housewares,stickers, buttons and more)
Society6 (wearables, housewares, mugs and more)
RedBubble (wearables, housewares,stickers and more)

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Don’t forget you can also get previous spoonie designs at these sites as well!  Zazzle Shop coming soon!

Friday, October 17, 2014

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New Spoonie Design from SarahCateCreations!
Available at:
My Shop (high quality signed prints)CafePress (wearables, housewares,stickers, buttons and more)Society6 (wearables, housewares, mugs and more)RedBubble (wearables, housewares,stickers and more)
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Don’t forget you can also get previous spoonie designs at these sites as well!  Zazzle Shop coming soon!

New Spoonie Design from SarahCateCreations!

Available at:

My Shop (high quality signed prints)
CafePress (wearables, housewares,stickers, buttons and more)
Society6 (wearables, housewares, mugs and more)
RedBubble 
(wearables, housewares,stickers and more)

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Don’t forget you can also get previous spoonie designs at these sites as well!  Zazzle Shop coming soon!


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scarfy replied to your photo: “Cpap selfie: so much smaller and less intimidating than I’d expected…”:
Gosh D has to wear the nose and mouth one cause he sleeps with his mouth open.

I have a chin strap to use if my mouth still opens during sleep, but the guys said I probably won’t need it unless I notice my mouth still hanging open or drooling or something. Tonight’s the first night I’ll use it so we’ll see how it goes!

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Things we did tonight that surprised and delighted me:

PLANNED FOR NEW KITCHEN CABINETS!!!

Like, hardcore, gonna get ordered before the end of October planned.  Home Depot has a sale on and it’s lit a fire under Kris to move forward!

Tomorrow we’re going to go pick out countertops and make sure we like what we saw online and know exactly what to order, but since the sale (online only) is up on the 29th, this is definitely gonna happen.

:squeeeeeee:

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Now, back to design and product listing work.

Cpap selfie: so much smaller and less intimidating than I’d expected it to be.

Cpap selfie: so much smaller and less intimidating than I’d expected it to be.

The only spider thing I will ever reblog.

The only spider thing I will ever reblog.

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