Writing

Web Copy

Albers Design

http://albersdesign.com/

I worked with this talented husband & wife designer-architect team to update their website. I wrote all the copy and helped coordinate the production of the site.

Twisted Elements Website

http://twisted-elements.com/

Twisted Elements is an exciting new showroom at the International Market Square for landscape designers, architects and interior designers. We designed their website and I wrote all of the web copy.

Julkowski, Inc. Website

http://julkowskiinc.com/

This husband and wife design/build team wanted a new website to reflect their style. I wrote copy for all of the pages on their new site.

Susan Frame Website

http://susanframe.com/

I wrote the copy for this talented artist's website. It includes a Home page, Bio, Artist Statement & more

Shaughnessy Flooring Website

http://shaughnessyflooring.com/

This 20-year flooring expert struck out on his own to start his own small business and needed help writing copy for his website. I wrote copy for all of the pages including Home, Products, Services, About Us and Gallery.

The Mill Pond Website

http://www.themillpond.net/

The Mill Pond is a landscape supply company who was updating their website. They hired me to punch up their copy and add a welcoming tone.

Blog posts

September - Time for Apples, Honey, Wine & Breweries

http://blog.mldco.com/

This client is a landscape designer and they like to use their blog to let their clients in on their family, interests and latest projects. This post is about their recent interest in beekeeping.

Creating the Look of Copper Patina

A Taste for Design Blog http://blog.celadond ... -results=6

This blog post was for a designer who loved to repurpose - she wanted me to write about how to turn copper into a beautiful patina. I researched the topic and wrote this blog and posted the photos.

Nine ways to add Warmth to a Space

A Taste for Design Blog http://blog.celadond ... chive.html

This designer wanted to give readers some ideas on how to add warmth to their spaces during the long, cold Minnesota winters. I researched the topic, wrote the blog post and posted the photos.

Brochures

Julkowski, Inc.

I wrote copy for this brochure for Julkowski, Inc., a talented husband & wife designer/builder team. They loved the end result!

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Media Kits

The 128 Cafe

This is a media kit for The 128 Cafe in St. Paul. We created this piece to introduce the cafe under new ownership - new look & design.

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Business/Marketing letters

La Bratique - Letter to Lactation Specialists

La Bratique is a boutique specializing in bra fitting. They are approaching birthing centers and lactation specialists to partner with them to help expectant and nursing mothers choose the correct bras for pregnancy and nursing. This was a letter I wrote for them to send to area birthing centers.

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Press releases and publicity

Aurora Borealis in the Powder Room?

http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/homegarden/173927171.html

A glass mosaic artist created an incredible Aurora Borealis design in the powder room of a home in SW Minnesota. The press release was picked up and featured in a full page store in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. (YAY!)

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MN Governor's Mansion Redesign

This was a fun project. I wrote this press release for a designer who was hired to give a refreshing redesign to the lower level of the Minnesota Governor's residence. The press release led to a full page story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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REVOLUTION Salon

A Minneapolis salon owner was recently featured in several educational training videos for Sebastian products, shown all around the country. This press release was picked up by a national trade magazine and resulted in a feature in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. (Yay!)

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Non-Profit Organizations

Don a Hairnet - Save a Life

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

This piece was one of a series inviting members to attend a food-packing event for Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit organization.