BILLI HUGHES PORTFOLIO

LOGOS

A Sample of logos from various companies and events.

CARDS

Christmas Cards, Postcards, Business Cards, Birth Announcements

CLIENTS

Just to name a few . . .

HELLO, I AM BILLI HUGHES


I AM A GRAPHIC, WEB & PHOTO DESIGNER

Billi Hughes is a talented graphic artist and technology wizard with over 10 years experience designing and developing creative marketing that utilizes the right mix of technology and design to engage the audience. Billi successfully translates the client’s vision and goals into a clear and effective layout and design. Billi is skilled at designing and developing creative and integrated campaigns for direct mail, webinars, tradeshows, social media, websites, SEO, and new product releases that meet the company’s goals and requirements. Billi believes in the power of great design and appropriate technology to help organizations gain market share and presence, generate leads, and engage customers and prospects.

  • MOVE

    RUN MOM RUN

    As a work from home mother of two I can get a little stressed. I have gained a passion for running to calm me. Here is my running blog.

  • TESTIMONIALS

    WHAT OTHERS SAY

    The highest compliment I can be paid is the trust you exhibit when providing me referrals of family and friends. See what others have said by clicking the image below.

  • PHOTO

    WHAT I SHOOT

    I enjoy taking pictures of my little ones, my dog, and life.
    Click the roll of film to “develop” my photos.

    Photography

About this Blog // Photography was my first love. I love taking pictures, mostly of my girls. Then I discovered Graphic Design. This blog has a little of this and a little of that.

  • WHAT IS RELAY FOR LIFE?

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    No Comments

    As a new volunteer I thought I would post this information about Relay for Life. Why? Well, because I am new to it as well and I have no idea what to expect. So here is what they gave me.

    What is Relay For Life?    

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.

    At Relay, teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event. Each year, more than 3.5 million people in 5,000 communities in the United States, along with additional communities in over 20 other countries, gather to take part in this global phenomenon and raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. Thanks to Relay participants, we are creating a world with more birthdays – a world where cancer can’t claim another year of anyone’s life.

    Celebrating Survivors

    The American Cancer Society defines a survivor as anyone who has ever heard the words “You have cancer.” We invite all cancer survivors in the community to attend Relay For Life because they are the reason we Relay. Our goal is to create a world where more people survive cancer – so they can celebrate another birthday. This year, more than 11 million people will be able to do that thanks to the support of millions of dedicated Relay participants.

    Survivors are the guests of honor at Relay and each event opens with the Survivors Lap, where survivors lead the way around the track while participants honor and applaud them.  Caregivers then join in with the survivors for the second lap as the people who have walked most closely through the cancer journey with survivors.  Being a part of the Survivors Lap allows survivors to celebrate what they’ve overcome while inspiring and motivating their community to fight. Survivors are proof that cancer can be defeated.

    A Chance to Remember

    One important aspect of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the opportunity for people to come together to remember loved ones lost to cancer and honor those who have won their battle. One of the most moving parts of the event is the Luminaria Ceremony. As the sun sets over campsites and darkness falls, the night is brightened by the glow of illuminated bags called luminaria; each bearing the name of someone who has been touched by cancer, many are adorned with pictures and personal messages of inspiration and love. Some celebrate cancer survivors, while others help us honor and remember those gone too soon. All represent someone special who has been profoundly affected by cancer and the family and friends who continue to fight back in their honor.

    Why Relay?

    Everyone’s reason to Relay is as unique as their own personal story. At Relay, you can find healing, comfort, and support from others who have faced cancer or who have lost a loved one to the disease. You have a chance to meet people in the community who are equally as passionate about finding an end to cancer in our lifetime. You also have the opportunity to gather together with family, friends, co-workers and others to create lasting memories, from entertainment, food and games, touching ceremonies and stories of inspiration, there is something for everyone at Relay For Life.

    No matter why you take part in Relay, however, one thing is clear: with every step you take, you help the American Cancer Society save lives!

     

  • HELLO KITTY PARTY CUTOUT

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: party

    No Comments

    I am a Pinterest fanatic. While looking for ideas for the birthday party I combined a  couple ideas that I pinned. I took this pin and this pin and combined them into the awesome party prop below.

    DSC_0001

    It as amazingly simple to do. I found a Hello Kitty coloring page, turned it into vector, resized it to fit on 36×48 page, and sent it online over to Staples to print as an Engineering Print. $7.29 later they emailed me that my print was ready. I picked it up and it was a giant coloring page. My next question was do i leave it black/white or color it in? Answer? Let the birthday girl color it in herself!

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    She loved it and it was less work for me.

    I stopped at the dollar store for the paper goods (plates, napkins, silverware, cups) and found in the school section, the display art boards. PERFECT! Then when I had my Silhouette Cameo out making decorations I cut an oval out to test the size of my daughters head.

    So after it was colored I cut it out (but could have kept it white as the cardboard was white – but the whiskers were cute sticking off the page), glued it on the board, drew around the hole & used an exacto knife to cut it out. Done for less than ten dollars!

    As you can see below, it was such a hit that everyone had to try it out!

    kitty-cutout

     

  • DAY 9

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    No Comments

    Day 9: I am grateful that I hold the ultimate title: MOM. #365gratitude #cy365

    20140109-222236.jpg

  • DAY 8

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    No Comments

    Day 8: today I am grateful for the words “snuggle with me momma”.

    20140108-074555.jpg

  • DAY 7

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    No Comments

    Day 7: today I am grateful for afternoon airplane rides. #365gratitude #cy365

    20140107-160128.jpg

  • DAY 6

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    No Comments

    Day 6: I am grateful that I can still push myself. #365gratitude

    20140106-222245.jpg

  • DAY 5

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    No Comments

    Day 5: I am grateful for morning sleeping buddies. #365gratitude #cy365

    20140105-082950.jpg

  • DAY 3

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    No Comments

    Day 3: I am grateful for tequila. #365gratitude #cy365

    20140103-223159.jpg

  • GRATITUDE JOURNAL. DAY 2.

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    No Comments

    Day 2: I’m grateful that my daughter is able to put her ducks in a row. #365gratitude #CY365

    20140102-130212.jpg

  • HELLO KITTY INVITES

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: Freebies, party

    No Comments

    My baby girl is turning 5 next month and has requested a Hello Kitty Party. Since I am in LOVE with my Silhouette Cameo I decided to gladly give her this theme. :-) So as I go along my plan is to share the party ideas and templates with you. I know how hard it can be to find exactly what you are looking for. Plus if someone else can use my work, even better.

    Hello Kitty Party, part 1: Invites

    hello-kitty-inviationhello-kitty-invite-pv

    Here is the full card. The invite has 3 parts to it – the black outer piece, which has a fold

    1. The black main section. On the front I made two different versions. One just says Hello but all the others have the invitees name on them. For example: “Hello Jen”. (Yes I personalized every single invite). You don’t have to have anything on the front, I just tend to go overboard.

    2. The white face piece. You could actually print two of these and put one on the front to add the eyes and nose to make the full face, however since I have the names on the front I did not do that. However my daughter keeps asking to draw faces on the cards so I should have did that and let her draw them on for the personal touch. I added the party details on my Silhouette document, printed it out then cut it from the machine. This feature is so cool. It is the first time I used it and now I am addicted. I am going to need more ink.

    3. The bow. Who could forget the classic bow?

    Glue all together, fold & send. Tomorrow I am going to have Hayden write the kids name on the front of the envelope then I will put that envelope into another envelope to mail it off. It may be a lot of work for her, but its her party. She needs to do something right? ;-)

    Download the SVG file for the Hello Kitty Invitation!

Address // PO Box 151
Waukee, Iowa

Telephone nr. // (515) 259-0419

Please, write your name. Please, insert your e-mail address. Please, leave a message.