Subscribe & Receive your Free Resource Guide!

my four phase

design process


DISCUSS

Each design project-whether web or branding-starts with an introductory phone call or Google Hangout. Your business is a big deal to you and the having the opportunity to be a part of something that means so much to you, is a very big deal to me. This is a time to ask questions!

Learn More

DEVELOP

Now that you've decided to move forward with your project, you'll have your first round of homework. You'll receive access to a very detailed brand development form, equipped with questions to encourage you to dig deep into what makes you-and your business-tick.

Learn More

DESIGN

Phase two is where the creative magic happens. You've put together your inspiration board; you've done your homework; you have your goals. Now it's time to bring your ideas to life! With a clear vision in mind, we begin the process of creating something uniquely you.

Learn More

DELIVER

Today is the day you've been waiting for! All of the hard work has finally come together! Today is delivery day! Your lovely new logo, color palette and a full variety of other branding goodies are all put together in a template for you and sent to you via Dropbox. You've just been branded.

Learn More

Praise

& testimonials

Seeing the site all set up and working has taken a huge burden off my shoulders! You ROCK, Courtney!! Gold Star!! Large shiny trophy!!! Balloons and confetti!!!!!

Rebecca @ Two Hearts Desire
2016-05-15T04:01:37+00:00
Seeing the site all set up and working has taken a huge burden off my shoulders! You ROCK, Courtney!! Gold Star!! Large shiny trophy!!! Balloons and confetti!!!!! Rebecca @ Two Hearts Desire

All I can say is Thank you! You have done an exceptional job on my blog and I feel it finally represents my image, I’m really excited. Thank you for your professional work and your expertise. The blog looks fantastic and it’s something that I can now be proud of. You really accommodated any changes I came up with and you delivered exactly what I wanted!


-Jo @ Jo Cooks

2016-05-23T21:28:41+00:00
All I can say is Thank you! You have done an exceptional job on my blog and I feel it finally represents my image, I’m really excited. Thank you for your professional work and your expertise. The blog looks fantastic and it’s something that I can now be proud of. You really accommodated any changes I came up with and you delivered exactly what I wanted! -Jo @ Jo Cooks

I almost wish I had another blog just to experience the excitement I had upon seeing the finished product of my logo design from Courtney. It was like every Christmas morning put together to see my brand come to life in a way I didn't even know how to visualize. From start to finish, she brainstormed with me, listening so well to my vision and gently steering me toward a finished product of which I couldn't be more proud. Her quick responses (even during a hurricane in her town!!) left me knowing my blog-baby was in the most capable of hands. Her work is quality, her manner, classy, and her overall capability makes her one to watch in graphic design. 

-Alison @ That Which Nourishes
2016-05-23T03:36:11+00:00
I almost wish I had another blog just to experience the excitement I had upon seeing the finished product of my logo design from Courtney. It was like every Christmas morning put together to see my brand come to life in a way I didn't even know how to visualize. From start to finish, she brainstormed with me, listening so well to my vision and gently steering me toward a finished product of which I couldn't be more proud. Her quick responses (even during a hurricane in her town!!) left me knowing my blog-baby was in the most capable of hands. Her work is quality, her manner, classy, and her overall capability makes her one to watch in graphic design.  -Alison @ That Which Nourishes

I’d been talking about redesigning my blog and moving over from Blogger to WordPress for ages. I found Courtney online and knew she’d be the perfect person to create my dream blog. And she did. I get so many beautiful comments from my readers about my new blog design and some of my readers have been reading for years. Courtney listened to everything I said, we managed to do the whole process even, though we live on opposite sides of the world and different timezones.Nothing was too much to ask. I love everything about my new blog and love blogging even more now that I have such a pretty blog. I’ve been recommending Courtney to all my blogging friends and I’m sure she’s going to be creating some beautiful blogs for us Aussies.

-Corrie @ Retro Mummy
2016-05-15T23:51:00+00:00
I’d been talking about redesigning my blog and moving over from Blogger to WordPress for ages. I found Courtney online and knew she’d be the perfect person to create my dream blog. And she did. I get so many beautiful comments from my readers about my new blog design and some of my readers have been reading for years. Courtney listened to everything I said, we managed to do the whole process even, though we live on opposite sides of the world and different timezones.Nothing was too much to ask. I love everything about my new blog and love blogging even more now that I have such a pretty blog. I’ve been recommending Courtney to all my blogging friends and I’m sure she’s going to be creating some beautiful blogs for us Aussies. -Corrie @ Retro Mummy

I am utterly in love with my blog design. It is as I envisioned it, only sparklier and prettier. Courtney worked her magic to bring my disjointed ideas together, patiently and professionally. She was quick, efficient, friendly and just so talented. If you need to breathe new life into your blog design, hire Courtney. Hire her now! You won’t regret it.

-Alison @ Writing, Wishing
2016-05-15T23:50:22+00:00
I am utterly in love with my blog design. It is as I envisioned it, only sparklier and prettier. Courtney worked her magic to bring my disjointed ideas together, patiently and professionally. She was quick, efficient, friendly and just so talented. If you need to breathe new life into your blog design, hire Courtney. Hire her now! You won’t regret it. -Alison @ Writing, Wishing

I had NO IDEA what I wanted when I found her, other than a handful of words to match my brand (me being a word nerd and all), she helped me start from scratch in fleshing out an idea and a framework that she then created. The first time I saw what she created I literally GASPED. And I still smile each time I see it. ♥ Thank you! Thank you! Thank you, Courtney!

-Tara @ The Organic Sister
2016-05-15T23:48:29+00:00
I had NO IDEA what I wanted when I found her, other than a handful of words to match my brand (me being a word nerd and all), she helped me start from scratch in fleshing out an idea and a framework that she then created. The first time I saw what she created I literally GASPED. And I still smile each time I see it. ♥ Thank you! Thank you! Thank you, Courtney! -Tara @ The Organic Sister

Courtney is AMAZING!  I cannot believe how fast and hard working she is.  I never imagined that I would find a designer that could perfectly nail down my style and give me exactly what I in-visioned but Courtney NAILED it!  Not only is she a beautiful designer but she is also very knowledgable and was able to take my computer illiterate self and get me to understand many things that I had a hard time understanding at first.  She was always available and quick to respond to my emails, which is a huge thing for me!  I just loved her and would recommend her to all of my friends and any one else looking for a graphic designer!

-Tami @ Tami G Photography
2016-05-15T23:46:58+00:00
Courtney is AMAZING!  I cannot believe how fast and hard working she is.  I never imagined that I would find a designer that could perfectly nail down my style and give me exactly what I in-visioned but Courtney NAILED it!  Not only is she a beautiful designer but she is also very knowledgable and was able to take my computer illiterate self and get me to understand many things that I had a hard time understanding at first.  She was always available and quick to respond to my emails, which is a huge thing for me!  I just loved her and would recommend her to all of my friends and any one else looking for a graphic designer! -Tami @ Tami G Photography

There’s not a lot that has left me speechless, but seeing my finished site for the first time definitely did! I really had no idea what I wanted my site to look like. I sent Courtney a couple of things that revolved around my love of the beach and all things coastal. I have no idea how she worked with so little input but she turned my blog into exactly what I wanted! For the first time I feel like I can manage the updates for our family across the U.S. as well as keep up with my photography. All in one place. I am beyond thrilled with the results and get more excited each time I log in! Courtney is so creative, professional, and the girl works fast! Thank you, Courtney, for giving me what I didn’t know I wanted!

–Connie @ Selah Rain
2016-05-15T23:45:56+00:00
There’s not a lot that has left me speechless, but seeing my finished site for the first time definitely did! I really had no idea what I wanted my site to look like. I sent Courtney a couple of things that revolved around my love of the beach and all things coastal. I have no idea how she worked with so little input but she turned my blog into exactly what I wanted! For the first time I feel like I can manage the updates for our family across the U.S. as well as keep up with my photography. All in one place. I am beyond thrilled with the results and get more excited each time I log in! Courtney is so creative, professional, and the girl works fast! Thank you, Courtney, for giving me what I didn’t know I wanted! –Connie @ Selah Rain

I could not have envisioned a design that would better fit me! I basically created a Pinterest board of looks and colors I loved and let her work from that. She captured me well. I am so thankful that I went with Courtney for my design. I have gotten compliments on my new look left and right! Courtney was very easy to work with and responsive to emails, which is something I appreciate. Thanks, Courtney!

-Ashleigh @ Thankfully Thrifty
2016-05-15T23:44:42+00:00
I could not have envisioned a design that would better fit me! I basically created a Pinterest board of looks and colors I loved and let her work from that. She captured me well. I am so thankful that I went with Courtney for my design. I have gotten compliments on my new look left and right! Courtney was very easy to work with and responsive to emails, which is something I appreciate. Thanks, Courtney! -Ashleigh @ Thankfully Thrifty

Wow! Courtney made me feel so comfortable throughout this entire project. I spent a considerable amount of time exploring different blog designers and I know I made the right choice. Her creativity and innovativeness was evident very early on in our process. Her final product, from the logo, to the layout and the colours-she has out done herself and I am ever so grateful. Thanks Courtney-you couldn’t have made this process any more perfect!

-Sarah @ The Mum Project
2016-05-15T23:40:56+00:00
Wow! Courtney made me feel so comfortable throughout this entire project. I spent a considerable amount of time exploring different blog designers and I know I made the right choice. Her creativity and innovativeness was evident very early on in our process. Her final product, from the logo, to the layout and the colours-she has out done herself and I am ever so grateful. Thanks Courtney-you couldn’t have made this process any more perfect! -Sarah @ The Mum Project

Not sure I can put into words how perfectly you captured my vision for J.Marie.  You took my brief jumbled words on a form and made it into something amazing – nailing it exactly… actually, more than I ever anticipated.  This ‘facelift’ was just the boost that I needed to focus on J.Marie and to really see it as a thriving business.  Now it has the look, to go along with that – Professional, complete and exactly (well more than exactly) what I wanted.  THANK YOU so much.  You left me without words.

– Jana @ J.Marie Designs
2016-05-15T23:39:24+00:00
Not sure I can put into words how perfectly you captured my vision for J.Marie.  You took my brief jumbled words on a form and made it into something amazing – nailing it exactly… actually, more than I ever anticipated.  This ‘facelift’ was just the boost that I needed to focus on J.Marie and to really see it as a thriving business.  Now it has the look, to go along with that – Professional, complete and exactly (well more than exactly) what I wanted.  THANK YOU so much.  You left me without words. – Jana @ J.Marie Designs

I researched blog designers for several months for my personal blog, West of Home, South of Sanity. I needed someone who could take my small seed of ideas and produce a true representation of me and my family. Courtney delivered 100%. She took my ideas & shaped it into a layout that is different from any other while staying true to colors that blended with images I wanted to use. Completion time was speedy and her constant availability for communication was outstanding. You will not be disappointed when you choose Courtney!

Carrie @ West of Home, South of Sanity
2016-05-15T23:36:23+00:00
I researched blog designers for several months for my personal blog, West of Home, South of Sanity. I needed someone who could take my small seed of ideas and produce a true representation of me and my family. Courtney delivered 100%. She took my ideas & shaped it into a layout that is different from any other while staying true to colors that blended with images I wanted to use. Completion time was speedy and her constant availability for communication was outstanding. You will not be disappointed when you choose Courtney! Carrie @ West of Home, South of Sanity

Courtney was an answer to my prayer for my website!  She not only helped migrate my blog to Wordpress, but helped me get things up and running exactly how I envisioned it.  The logo she designed made me giddy with excitement!  She asked me all the right questions and designed the perfect logo to help me launch my new and improved Wordpress blog.  I will most certainly be using Courtney again in the future and feel confident in recommending her to others.  She was sweet, kind, helpful, patient, and very responsive!  An absolute pleasure to work with- thank you, Courtney!


- Sarah @ The Teacher's Wife

2016-07-26T09:54:46+00:00
Courtney was an answer to my prayer for my website!  She not only helped migrate my blog to Wordpress, but helped me get things up and running exactly how I envisioned it.  The logo she designed made me giddy with excitement!  She asked me all the right questions and designed the perfect logo to help me launch my new and improved Wordpress blog.  I will most certainly be using Courtney again in the future and feel confident in recommending her to others.  She was sweet, kind, helpful, patient, and very responsive!  An absolute pleasure to work with- thank you, Courtney! - Sarah @ The Teacher's Wife

Where do I begin?  Courtney Kirkland is one of a kind!  In a society of “good enough,” Courtney displays a refreshing quality of excellence; a rarity indeed.  She understood the personality and focus of my blog & created a logo that complimented my style.  I was amazed at how willing Courtney was to step outside of the call of duty to assist me with questions as I had them.  I have already recommended Courtney’s service not only for her creative ability & prompt turnaround, but for her unparalleled excellence.  She is not satisfied with a project until her customer is 150% pleased with the deliverable.  I appreciate Courtney and admire her talent and work ethic.  It becomes promptly evident that Courtney answers to God for her performance.  She’s not working, she’s serving and I love that. 


-Jessica @ Work it SO Out!

2016-06-21T21:50:54+00:00
Where do I begin?  Courtney Kirkland is one of a kind!  In a society of “good enough,” Courtney displays a refreshing quality of excellence; a rarity indeed.  She understood the personality and focus of my blog & created a logo that complimented my style.  I was amazed at how willing Courtney was to step outside of the call of duty to assist me with questions as I had them.  I have already recommended Courtney’s service not only for her creative ability & prompt turnaround, but for her unparalleled excellence.  She is not satisfied with a project until her customer is 150% pleased with the deliverable.  I appreciate Courtney and admire her talent and work ethic.  It becomes promptly evident that Courtney answers to God for her performance.  She’s not working, she’s serving and I love that.  -Jessica @ Work it SO Out!

In creating this vision for ministry, Courtney displayed an ability to be detail-oriented, supportive, and trustworthy. It has been a pleasure to work with someone that understands my divine assignment, as well as her own. God has blessed Courtney with the knowledge and creativity necessary to bring forth His purposes for any ministry, organization, or business. I pray blessings upon the calling on her life, and I highly recommend others to partner with her in creating any purposeful design.


-April @ Faithful Servant

2016-05-29T17:44:17+00:00
In creating this vision for ministry, Courtney displayed an ability to be detail-oriented, supportive, and trustworthy. It has been a pleasure to work with someone that understands my divine assignment, as well as her own. God has blessed Courtney with the knowledge and creativity necessary to bring forth His purposes for any ministry, organization, or business. I pray blessings upon the calling on her life, and I highly recommend others to partner with her in creating any purposeful design. -April @ Faithful Servant