A Tribute to Lillian ~ Special Breast Cancer Awareness Tribute

“A Tribute to Lillian” was my first official blog post. For the Persona Designs posts, my role was primarily to create and produce the themed photo shoots, so blogging was a new venture for me.  This piece below was written in honor of my grandmother who passed away due to breast cancer and was posted… Read More »

The Ever-So-Sweet Christmas Candi!

This was one of my first professional themed photo shoots. I had been doing product photography for Originality for about eight years prior to creating this whimsical Christmas shoot. With Originality, everything consisted of white backgrounds and quite a bit of masking in Adobe Illustrator. For me, this shoot was very different. I wanted to… Read More »

Big Game Day – free printables!

“Big Game Day” was a Persona fav! One of my roles with Persona was creating and doing the themed photo shoots. Pam has a wonderful business mind and was always a forward thinker. She said we needed to come up with something for the “Big Game”.  When I created the graphics for this project, I… Read More »

Get Well Sooooon – free owl printables!

“Get Well Soon” was created with the Cold and Flu season in mind. At the time, the owl graphic motif was not quite at its peak and I wanted to incorporate it into a Get Well Soon theme. My inspiration was Mr. Owl in the old Tootsie Pop commercials “How Many Licks” and vocal emphasis… Read More »

Get Your Witch On! [free halloween printables]

“Get Your Witch On” was a shoot that Pam coordinated. She created the graphics and sent me the props. This is still one of our most popular posts to this day. Too bad “The Vine” did not exist then because the witch’s hat wiggles and shakes and it would have made for a very cute… Read More »

Free Holiday Sticker Pack with Every Order!

This holiday post was intended to feature the versatility of our new holiday stickers at the time. Many people asked us where we purchased the stickers. Pam and I created each of these loveable faces in addition to all of the other Persona faces. They were a mix and match of holiday facial components (eyes,… Read More »

Persona Delivers Hats for Hope!

For the holidays, there are always opportunities to do some type of outreach. These thirty Persona’s were decorated with hats that I personally crocheted; and then they were given to the HOPE Foundation for their annual Christmas event.  Even though the hats were used to decorate the pails, the primary reason in doing this was… Read More »

All That Glitters (free printables)!

What’s Christmas without a little sparkle or glitter?  I wanted to do a shoot that showcased how you could decorate the pails using inexpensive Christmas decorations, with a little glitter and sparkle thrown in of course!   Each of our (Persona’s) Christmas blogpost contained a different style of graphic gift tag great for wrapping gifts for… Read More »