Posts by Erika H

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Even the most seasoned designers can fall victim to design faux pas. Whether you’re creating a design for a coffee mug, pillow or your own website, here are 5 common mistakes graphic designers make and how to avoid them. Forgetting to spell check. You may not be a copywriter, but as a designer, you’re responsible […]

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When you think of branding, you might automatically think of iconic companies like Apple, Google or (ahem,) Zazzle. Each has its own unique personality, and we’re betting you can describe it in a few words. But can you say the same about your own personal brand? Yes, you. Whether you’ve cultivated it or not, you […]

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Staying competitive in today’s marketplace means making a concerted effort to stay up on the latest trends. That means knowing what’s in, what’s out — and perhaps more importantly, what’s coming next. Make no mistake, it takes work to keep up with the design Joneses. This type of self-education should be a part of your […]

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It’s cold out there. And I’m not just talking about the weather. Today’s icy political climate has caused us to crack, and it seems we’re all drifting farther and farther apart on our own sad, lonely little glaciers. And even though you may find it hard to believe that anyone who voted for “the other […]

Designer Newsletter v.1.5 — sent out on 12/09/16

News you can use view online Hi, everyone! Yuletide Felicitations! How is your holiday season going? If you’ve been so busy that you haven’t been able to stay up on Zazzle news, we’re here to help you out! Enjoy Newsletter 1.5! Find out what’s happening at Zazzle that impacts you! Zazzle Star Update > Coupon […]

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My parents were pretty awesome at being Santa. I still remember the year my brother and I got our Nintendo — never have you seen happier children. Of course, I didn’t truly appreciate all the work that went being Santa until I had children of my own. At 3 months old, my daughter is still […]

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Congrats to Jen Gebrosky, winner of the 2016 Holiday Card Design Contest! We sat down with the longtime Zazzle maker and designer and owner of Blush Paper Co. to talk about current trends and the inspiration for her winning Colorblock Merry Collection. 1. Tell us about your inspiration for the color block collection? My kids, […]

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Bone white china and fancy goblets … traditional table settings and linens are expected this time of year, but we’re here to tell you to dare to do the unexpected. Go rogue. Break the rules (even if it’s just a little bit). It’s the perfect opportunity to inject your personal style into your family’s holiday […]

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We all know someone who’s served in our nation’s armed forces, whether it’s the U.S. Army, Marines, Air Force or Navy. Parents, brothers, sisters, friends, husbands, wives, sons, daughters — today we honor these men and women who have served so bravely throughout history. And while everyone knows it’s Veteran’s Day, many of us aren’t […]

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Pretty soon everyone’s mailboxes will be overflowing with holiday cards. But your holiday card? Yours is going to stand out. You spent hours choosing the perfect, coordinated-but-not-too-matchy-matchy outfits. You scouted the most picturesque location and set up the merriest backdrop. And by some miracle you managed to get one shot of everyone looking at the […]