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Fabulous Giveaway for Business Owners :: Your Marketing BFF

Have you recently started a business? Or are you looking to give your current business a marketing jump start? If you said yes to either of these, this giveaway is for you! This week, we are partnering up with Tana of Your Marketing BFF, who specializes in custom branding, design and marketing. Tana’s style is fabulously modern, but with a classic design. She loves clean, feminine,

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ALT SLC 2014 + Cricut SLC Event

Ooooh….I just realized I don’t think I mentioned that I am attending ALT Design Summit in Salt Lake City next week! I have been wanting to attend ALT for quite some time now, but my schedule never allowed! If you haven’t heard of ALT, you can find out more here. I have only heard AMAZING things about this design conference and from the speaker and


Our Popular Posts of 2013

Good morning, friends! Well, I am officially back at my desk this morning and ready to play catch up! I truly love starting a new year, planning, goal setting and dreaming of what possibilities lay ahead. I am especially excited that it is 2014, because as a weird, superstitious numbers person….14 is one of my lucky numbers. Since the last quarter of 2013, I’ve had


A New “Look” for The TomKat Studio

Hello friends! I am so excited to announce the launch of our revamped logo and blog design! I have been working with my girl, Lindsey from Pretty Darn Cute Design to create a more simplified, clean “look” for the blog. It’s been over two years since our last redesign and I’ve been itching to make some changes. First, we started by updating our TomKat girl

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More Ideas Than Time :: Seeking an Editorial Assistant

It might be the worst time for me to post this, or the best…we’ll see! Typically when I get so overwhelmed, I just take action. So that’s me. Right now. We are looking for someone part-time to assist with blogging and marketing duties. Ideal candidates will have the following skills: Blogging/Writing Experience (WordPress preferred) Eye for Design/Layout Photo Editing Photography (desired, but not required) Be available

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The TomKat Studio Named in Top 50 Design Blogs on Babble!

I was so thrilled to hear the news that The TomKat Studio has been included in Babble’s Top 50 Design Blogs for 2012. The design blog categories include DIY, Parties & Entertaining, Lifestyle,  Home and Fashion blogs. I am so honored to be included with some of the best party inspiration blogs around. I loved going through the list and seeing some of my favorites, along with

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Parenting Magazine’s Favorite Birthday Party Blogs!

We were thrilled when our friend, Heather spotted us on a list of Parenting Magazine’s favorite party blogs! We love Parenting Magazine and have had some fantastic opportunities to work with them! It is very exciting to be listed among these other fabulous party blogs Hostess with the Mostess, One Charming Party, Hip Hip Hooray and Kara’s Party Ideas! Check them all out for fabulous children’s


{HGTV} Party Trend :: Bunting

photo credits :: laura winslow photography, ruffled blog, kate landers I adore this popular party trend. Who loves bunting? Check out my post on HGTV and leave some love for the stuff on a string!  


{Doing Business} What’s in a Name?

Hello friends! You are going to start seeing more posts here on The TomKat Studio focused on starting, marketing and managing a creative business. I’ve learned so much on my journey and I continue to learn more each day. I hope to share more of my experiences with you on a regular basis. To start, I am excited to introduce you to my friends, Kara

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Join Us at The Creative Connection…

The Creative Connection Event will take place in St. Paul, Minnesota from September 15-17th. I am thrilled to have been invited by the founder, Jo Packham to teach a class during the event! I will be teaching “Creating Fabulous Parties” on Saturday, 9/17 at 11:00am and 2:30pm. Toni, Molly & I are packing up and heading out for a few days of learning, creating and

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HGTV’s Newest Blogger :: Kim Stoegbauer

I am very excited to announce that I will be blogging weekly for HGTV‘s blog, Design Happens! My focus will be tips and trends in entertaining, so visit me each Tuesday to see what’s new! I have loved working with HGTV on articles/photo shoot for the website including: Easter Brunch, St. Patrick’s Day Crafts, Valentine’s Day Decorating, Boy Birthday Party Themes, Girl Birthday Party Themes

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25,000 Facebook Fans = 25% Off Sale!

Can we tell you how excited, happy, elated we are to have hit such a big milestone on our Facebook page? Well, we want to THANK YOU, our lovely readers for the support, love and feedback you give us on a daily basis. We love interacting with you on our Facebook page and bringing you the latest and greatest about what is going on with