Cracked Nuts

January 1, 2012Our Blog, Photography

Every winter around the holidays, Marisa buys a bag of mixed nuts. We bake them in the oven until they’re just right and have them for a few weeks to enjoy. Some burn of course, and when you crack that overcooked almond, hazelnut, or walnut it really has a bad taste. However, when you crack … Read More

Christmas Coasters

December 12, 2011Our Blog

Christmas cards! An annual way to showcase creativity, a focused message, and holiday cheer. We can never start early enough, but we always pull it together and are pleased with the results.  Based on last year’s coaster success, we decided to continue down this same path for this year. It’s a simple idea; a way … Read More

Rahvalor Holiday Cards

December 9, 2011Design, Our Blog

During this time of year we all get lots of mail; whether it be magazines and catalogs, or cards from businesses and loved ones. In order to stand out, you need to do something different. Branding a card that says, “Warm Wishes this Holiday Season” simply isn’t enough. It will be placed on the mantle with … Read More

Communicator Awards

November 30, 2011Awards, Our Blog

We won the 2010-2011 Communicator Awards. For our 2010 Christmas Cards, we wanted to create something unique and different.  We wanted to give our family, friends, and clients something more than a typical card;  something they could use and decorate with.  We decided to send Holiday Coasters.  The communication was a play on words; if … Read More

Our Journey : Belgium

May 3, 2011Our Blog, Travel

Day 4 Once again we woke up to the drills of busy workers, so naturally we jumped on a 9:30am train to Antwerp. We were very proud of ourselves for navigating through the Belgium rail systems. We spent the day walking around and exploring. We’re not quite sure what we saw, but we saw. I … Read More

Our Journey : Belgium

April 26, 2011Our Blog, Travel

Brussels | Day 3 Monday morning. We woke up to drills, saws, and jackhammers. Is there really construction occurring right outside our hotel window? Not even just a minor renovation, but the actual erection of a building. Just swell! Monday morning alarm clock. We did a very thorough job of exploring the city outside of … Read More

Our Journey : Belgium

April 20, 2011Our Blog, Travel

Brussels | Day 2 Today, we had a tough start. We woke up for breakfast, and then went right back to sleep. We finally made it out around 1pm. We walked past the Grand Place and found Central Station, some royal buildings, and a park. We had lunch at the Danish Tavern and I tried … Read More

Our Journey | Belgium

April 17, 2011Our Blog, Travel

Although we have traveled abroad the last few years, this is the first time we would like to share our experience in a way that our readers can clearly enjoy our trip with us.  Since we love to explore the cities we visit and take endless amounts of images, we’ve included a link at the … Read More

Christmas Cards

November 28, 2010Our Blog

Cards. When we sat down this year to discuss our ideas for our Christmas card, it took a while to become motivated.  We really wanted to come up with something unique and different.  Ideas flew around the room, but there was only one that stuck; coasters.  Why not give our family, friends, and clients something … Read More

Gift Bows

November 19, 2010Our Blog

  Magazines. Full of too much information that I wind up forgetting in a few days.  However, there is the exception. The page that grabs you and says, “I want to do that.”  Mine this month was gift bows. When I stumbled across the directions on how to make my very own I was intrigued. … Read More