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How I took a 4-week vacation my very first year in business

By Laura Michael, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Real talk : This whole “business owner” thing is still pretty new to me. I’ve been operating my watercolor design, branding, and brand development business for just about 11 months now. So while it’s safe to say I’m no expert, […]

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Giving Back | Announcing the 2019 Blueprint Model Scholarship

As you probably know by now, I am pretty passionate about helping creative entrepreneurs build businesses that support the lifestyle of their dreams while actually putting money in their pockets! A little background you may or may not know … About seven years ago is when I really came on the creative entrepreneur scene but […]

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2018 Gift Guides | From the Blueprint Community

Part of our “2018 Gift Giving Guides” When you have a community as talented and wonderful as our Blueprint Squad it’s hard to put together just six amazing gift ideas from within. I am beyond blessed to know every single woman and man (yes, we have men among us too!) who use their gifts and […]

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2018 Gift Guide | For the Entrepreneur

Part of our “2018 Gift Giving Guides” Do you have a biz bestie you want to shower with love this holiday season? We’ve put together a list of Team Skidmore’s favorite necessities as an entrepreneur. Shopping just got a whole lot easier. And who doesn’t love surprising their loved ones with the perfect gift?! For […]

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2018 Gift Guide | For Him Under $100

Part of our “2018 Gift Giving Guides” Your holiday shopping just got a whole lot easier! It’s the time of year to start making that list and checking it twice. But what should you get for that special man in your life? We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite gifts for him […]

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2018 Gift Guide | For Her Under $100

Part of our “2018 Gift Giving Guides” Ohhhh, the thrill of giving a good gift!!! It’s just about one of the best feelings in the world, amiright? And the next best thrill, after seeing the smile and joy on the recipient’s face, is the knowledge that you got that gift for a deal! Score! We’ve […]

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2018 Gift Guide | Gifting Experiences That Last

By Sarah Taggart, Team Skidmore—Project Manager Part of our “2018 Gift Giving Guides” Hi y’all! Sarah here from Team Skidmore! Don’t mind me, I’m just over here counting the days until it is socially acceptable to start playing Christmas music! Ahhh, Christmas! Does it elicit visions of cozy nights by the fireplace and a beautifully […]

Lifestyle

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