Come Say Hi at TxSC!


This weekend I’ll be attending (and volunteering at!) the Texas Style Council conference. I’m pretty excited about it, and just a smidge nervous because, hello, introvert. But I went last year, so I know more what to expect, and know some girls attending, so it’s already that much less nerve-wracking. That being said, part of the reason behind going to a conference is to network and meet people, so please come say hi! I’ve been told by some now-close friends that I come off as a bit aloof upon first meeting, but that’s just my introverted-ness and suckiness at small talk. I promise I don’t bite! I am working on banishing the aloof exterior and approaching more people myself, too. So look for that girl in the profile picture, and come say hi. 🙂

Because of conference, networking, etc. I may have gone a bit overboard in the business card department. I have cards for the shop alone, the blog alone, my shope & blog together, and my freelance business. I know, right? But I found last year that some people were more interested in the shop than the blog, or vice versa, so I wanted to be able to just give them the card/info they were interested in. I’m not sure my freelancing cards will get much use at this conference, but they were due for a makeover anyway and this seemed like a good excuse. Take a looksie:



Top right: new cards for my shop, featuring all of my current designs.
Top left: Cards for my blog.
Bottom right: cards for the whole Dragonflight Dreams brand.
Bottom left: cards for my freelance business. And check out the edges on those:



They might by my favorite. They’re thick and hefty and just feel awesome. I’ve really fallen in love with Moo (all of the above were printed by them, and you can get 10% off following that link).

Anyway, if you come say hi, chances are you’ll end up with one of these, haha. And if for some reason you have trouble finding me, this is what I’ll be wearing to the prom-themed party on Saturday night:

TxSC Prom Outfit


Are any of you going? Hope to see you there!

2012 Posh Party. Photo courtesy of Texas Style Council.
2012 Posh Party. Photo courtesy of Texas Style Council.
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