After countless days planning and dreaming, the day is finally here. 😁 I am finally unveiling our new branding and website, today, August 1, 2017. To think that over two months ago, all of this was a thought and now it's a reality. Well, I guess you've waited long enough, no?
Here's our new logo!! 🎉
I am totally in love with this new look. For starters, the fluid flow of the text is exactly what we were looking for when trying to represent this new stage in our business. Keeping it clean, but hit with a hint of "magic" this logo is giving me all the feels.✨ "With great power, comes great responsibility"...no no no. Wrong quote. LoL. Actually, there are two quotes from one of my favorites that would be appropriate to share today.
...and lest I forget..
Funny enough amongst all of the encouraging, sweet quotes and prints I have in my office, I actually have a similar photo to the one above. The only difference is that Uncle Walt (most Disney fans do this....calling Walt Disney "Uncle Walt". It's totally ok...) is standing beside a plot of land that at that time was known as the secretive "Florida Project". And although in a slightly faded, colored shadow, an image of Cinderella's Castle from Walt Disney World can be seen hovering on the immense plot of land. Why do I bring this up?
Because we don't know the great work we are capable of and sometimes it takes a village (literally) to make you see the great potential there is in change. Change is scary, but if we don't change, we won't grow. We will stay stagnant in our pot of dirt and won't grow to our fullest potential.
One more thing, a little bit of scripture that been on my heart and I've shared before on the blog.
There is this funny saying that goes, "We make plans, God laughs". Most will take it in a sarcastic sense making it seem God thinks of us as stupid humans. I think of it differently. For anyone who has small kiddos in their life, there are moments in a learning experience where they are stubbornly trying to fit a square peg into where a circle peg should go. The adult will chuckle to themselves in a loving manner and try to show them the right way to do it. A lot of times, we aren't paying attention to the path God has thoughtfully carved out for us. Instead, we try to make our own way and wonder why "NO" appears at every dead end.
My encouragement to you today is to know that we all have our struggle figuring out what we are supposed to do in life. Let God light the path. He has the best lit path anyone could dream of.
And before I finish this post up, there are a few thank you's that need to be said.
Charisma - You helped make this happen!! Thank you for doing what I could not do for myself. Your insight and really pushed me to think outside the box and be okay with doing away with some of the fluff that didn't belong.
Family + Friends - The ones that saw and encouraged this change and step in the right direction. Whether it was with your words or through your actions. You guys are my biggest cheerleaders and I'm so lucky to have a supportive tribe like ours.
Friendors - There is a small group of folks I want to thank that encouraged me before and through this process. Some of you told me the truth, without bumpers or any cushion for me to fall back on. You provided honest feedback and steps to better this sweet babe of mine. You know who you are. I've probably already told you "Thank you" more than anyone should...but again I say thank you. 🥑 🦄
...and last but not least...
Gus - Kid, this is a big step for the both of us. As I sit here and type this...I am literally struck with emotion. Kid, we are no longer "Almost There". WE ARE THERE!! I love you more than words and am so excited to see what is over than next horizon.
So without anymore mushy feels and sweet words, I say with my best Arnold Schwarzenegger accent, "What are you waiting for? GO CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE NOW!! DO IT NOW!!!"