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    An eye for design and a passion for all things creative. Blog posts from Heather Johnson, owner and designer. #GraphicDesign #Photography #Marketing #CLT

THIS BLOG HAS MOVED! Join the new…

There is a new blog in town! If you haven’t noticed already, THIS BLOG HAS MOVED!  I haven’t posted on this WordPress blog in quite a while, and I thought it was about time to have you join me on my new blog… http://www.thecreativestack.com/blog   Click the link above and then enter your email address … Continue reading

What The Heck Is SEO?

I meet with small business owners as a graphic designer all of the time and I am constantly explaining what SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is…..so, I though it was time to write a blog post answering this very question: What the Heck is SEO? First, check out this three minute video that explains SEO in … Continue reading

Free Textures

Okay, so it has been a while.  I have been bad about keeping up with my Freebie Friday gigs. I think I am making up for it today with this awesome find…. FREE TEXTURES from Lost & Taken Lost and Taken was created over two and a half years ago with one intention: to helps … Continue reading

Event Marketing

I have been super busy the past few weeks working on some big events in town.  They both were held last week….and both were a huge success! The event marketing side of my business has grown very quickly.   I thought I would share some of the artwork and marketing I have been working on, and … Continue reading


I love blogs, don’t you?  Now you can follow this one on BlogLovin’!  ——>  Follow my blog with Bloglovin Don’t forget to follow Sunny Slide Up too HERE! And HAPPY FREEBIE FRIDAY!  Speaking of loving blogs, I love the Eat Drink Chic blog.  Check out these awesome FREE Valentine’s Printable coffee cup wrappers from there. Dress up … Continue reading

Free 2013 Calendar and More!

Happy New Year Everyone!  Okay, so it is almost February.  Crazy how fast time flys when you are having fun! And Happy Freebie Friday too!  Still trying to get organized for the new year?  I just came across these free printable calendar pages from MissTinna.com  and just had to share.  Love the simplicity of these … Continue reading

The Power Of Pinterest

First off, if you are not on Pinterest, sign up now!  I absolutely love Pinterest.  Planning a party?  Get on Pinterest to instantly have tons of great ideas.  Need a new recipe for dinner?  The options are endless.  Need some design inspiration?  They have that too.  Have no idea what I am talking about?  Check … Continue reading

Bring North Meck Animal Rescue to NODA Event

I have been helping with the marketing and promotion for an event for the North Mecklenburg Animal Recue group that is coming up next month (February 9th) here in Charlotte, NC.  I love dogs (have 3 of my own – 2 of which are rescues), so I was super excited to help out with this … Continue reading

Free Fonts – A Little Something For Everyone

I came across this list of free fonts the other day and thought I would share some of my favorites – all available for you to download for FREE!  A little something for everyone… Oranienbaum Benthem Stroke Freehand Written Dirty Ego Cyrillic Metropolis 1920 AmazMegaGrunge Orbits Please take time to read the terms and usage … Continue reading

TEDxCharlotteED 2013

I have always been fascinated with the concept of TED.  I jumped at the chance to help with art direction of TEDxCharlotteED last year and am so excited to be back on board for this year’s event.  The experience and TEDxTalks are always inspiring! The mission of TEDxCharlotteED is to highlight “ideas worth sharing” about … Continue reading