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After a year of hard work, I’ve finally rebranded my business. In 2013, when Lovely Day Atelier started as a side hustle, I focused on designing wedding invitations and other event stationery. But as I grew, expanded my services, and stepped into running my business full-time, the name and brand never quite felt right.

Why I Changed My Company Name After 5 Years in Business

By Jessica Suhr | 0 Comments

  After a year of hard work, I’ve finally rebranded my business. In 2013, when Lovely Day Atelier started as a side hustle, I focused on designing wedding invitations and other event stationery. But as I grew, expanded my services, and stepped into running my business full-time, the name and brand never quite felt right.…

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How to Save Massive Time Engaging in Facebook Groups

By Jessica Suhr | 5 Comments

Facebook groups, they seem to be a necessary evil in our current online business ecosphere, and my relationship with them can be best described as a love-hate one. I love them because they’re a great way to network, find opportunities…

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The One Tool That Jumpstarted My Leap to Full-Time Self Employment – and How I Use It for my Business!

By Jessica Suhr | 3 Comments

Before I jump into the specifics of the tool I want to introduce you to, first let me give you the background story, which all started with a big move. In 2014, my husband applied and got accepted to a Ph.D. program that…

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Why you might not need a full rebrand just yet…

By Jessica Suhr | 1 Comment

So don’t get me wrong, like any other designer out there, I love creating a beautiful brand from the ground up, picking each color, each font, determining the graphic and photographic styles, but sometimes, you might not be ready for that investment and it might even do you more harm than good.

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The Good and Bad of Using the Timely App for Time Tracking

By Jessica Suhr | 19 Comments

For business owners, time is our greatest asset. When we’re unproductive, we don’t make money. That’s why I love the free Timely time tracking app for planning out my weeks and closely monitoring how I use my time. With the Timely app, you can create project time blocks…

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Stay on Top of Your Job Search with Trello

By Jessica Suhr | 9 Comments

When you’re looking for a new job, it can be incredibly overwhelming to keep track of all the different opportunities and where you’re at with the jobs you’ve applied for and the ones you need to follow up on and the ones you have yet to apply for. A spreadsheet can be super helpful…

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Why I Became a Graphic Designer

By Jessica Suhr | 3 Comments

Third grade: I’m crying amidst all my classmates because I just can’t figure out the reading comprehension questions that they all answered with ease. I read the story fine but I just couldn’t make it make sense…

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