Category Archives: Link Love

Link Love: 07.09.15

Nubby Twiglet | Essingtonbee Designs

• 200 essential resources for entrepreneurs building a business! Damn, son!

• Bre just shared a really insightful post on the importance of brand strategy.

• Austin Kleon has gathered a multitude of ways you can graciously say no to anyone.

• If your oldest friend has stopped evolving, should you move on?

• How can you take the shame out of self promotion?

• RuPaul is a master at building brand loyalty. What can you learn?

• Expensive wine is for suckers.

• Alex shares how to get back on track with a goal when you’re backsliding.

• Would you ever consider revamping your Instagram profile and making it more themed?

• Ariana Grande wants to remind you that she does not belong to anyone. Preach!

• My cosmetics brand of choice MAC is opening its first makeup studio!

• 25 powerful commencement speeches by women.

• A great reminder: 15 golden principles of visual hierarchy.

• Why is America obsessed with perfect teeth?


Image: Essingtonbee Designs.
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Link Love: 7.2.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Xavier Esclusa

• Working a day job can actually make you a better entrepreneur.

• When your friend is going through a difficult time, it can be hard to know how to comfort them. What’s the right thing to say and do? Alex is here to help.

• Becoming your own boss brings on its own set of challenges. Here are 5 things Geneva has learned since taking the leap.

• If you love a good Instagram challenge, Gala Darling just put together Radical Self Love July to get you inspired and motivated. The prompts are so much fun!

• Check out how the American home has changed over the last 115 years.

• Just in time for Summer: 7 ways to travel on a budget.

• If you have 20 minutes to spare, tune into this inspiring talk, Purpose is the New Bottom Line.

• We’ve been repainting our house dark gray with black trim and Anna’s post of black houses reminded me of how much I love a dramatic look!

• Yara shares 7 things she’s learned in 25 years.

• Virgin just opened the coolest airport clubhouse I’ve ever seen at LAX. So colorful and mid-century modern!

• 10 times when it’s okay to be lazy.


Image: Poster Shanti by Xavier Esclusa.
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Link Love: 6.26.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Solar Sisters

• As a designer, you don’t have to follow the same path as everyone else just because it looks good on paper. Bre explains how she figured out what worked best for her.

• Tell someone that you’re proud of them and make their day.

• June Letters just released the most beautiful line of hand-poured candles.

• How do you punctuate around emoticons and emoji?

• Simplify your offerings and in return, they’ll be more powerful.

• Staying on schedule when you’re freelancing can be difficult. Corina shares some tips to keep your process running smoothly.

• The 10 most controversial films of all time.

• A husband and wife have worn the same outfits for 35 years.

• 27 apps designers can’t live without.


Image: Solar Sisters.
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Link Love: 6.18.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Isabel Marant

• 30 things to do before you turn 30.

• Here’s how to Instagram like it’s your job.

• Sheryl Sandberg wrote the most beautiful post about grieving — definitely worth a read.

• Not everyone is motivated in the same way. Understanding the six types of motivation can work wonders for keeping you on track.

• Can design change the world? That’s definitely up for debate!

• Writing social media updates in batches can save you tons of time.

• Made me laugh: sea is for cookie.

• I’m always on the lookout for fresh art prints to liven up my workspace and these are an especially fun batch.

• Check out the 10 best SkillShare classes for content marketing.

• It’s easier to get work done if you understand the 4 types of productivity styles.

• What you say in your email sign-off definitely matters.

• 10 business tips that photographers can learn from Taylor Swift.

• Anna always unearths the best stuff and I love this roundup of planters.


Image: Isabel Marant.
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Link Love: 6.11.15

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5 writing ideas for people who have no time to write.

• Stop saying I could never… and own your full potential.

• Roland Fischer takes photos of buildings up-close and the outcomes have a beautiful graphic edge.

• Some really sound advice: forget about being likable.

• Christoph Niemann has a really cool series of mixed media sketches that you should check out!

• Renting your place? No problem! Here are 10 tips to add personality to it.

• Yes, it’s possible to make friends as an adult!

• Joy has been doing a great Q&A video series and the newest focuses on the one major reason she’s found success.

• I love an Instagram account with a good theme! Here are 8 that you should be following.

• Here’s how to tell if your idea for an eBook or course is a profitable one.

• A child explains why he’s a vegetarian.


Image: Son las huestas.
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Link Love: 6.4.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love

• Heather Armstrong of Dooce fame talks about what it’s like to slow down and try new things after running one of the most popular blogs on the internet for 14 years.

13 amazing female podcasters you should be following.

• Did you hear the news? Instagram is becoming shoppable!

• These 8 TED talks can help you find the right job.

• It’s never fun to talk about money but as a freelancer, the bottom line is that you’ve gotta spend less money than you make.

• 15 genius tips for living in small spaces.

• Get healthy with 5 veggie-based breakfast smoothie recipes.

• Joanna has great advice on how to attract millenials to the workplace and I agree with every point!

• It’s okay to have a small, happy life.

• Caityln Jenner made her big public debut on the cover of Vanity Fair this week and looks gorgeous. Here are some of the beauty products she used to get the look!

• This is such a cool gallery of gradient food photos!

• The brand new design of decor8 just launched and most noticeably, sidebar ads are completely gone! Such a breath of fresh air.

• Would you host a decluttering party?


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Link Love: 5.28.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Sonja Lekovic

• You’re not lying. It’s just that the truth has changed.

• Let the people around you know how much you care about them. It could make their day.

• Ready to write your cover letter? Here are 31 tips you need to know.

• Rent in New York City has gotten so high that even Starbucks is feeling the pressure.

• When you do something that’s remarkable, not everyone will understand it. That’s okay.

• Vital information: How to get squirrels to use props in a photo shoot!

• Why would a well-known designer and developer tell you not to hire him?! Read on for some sound advice.

• This project incorporating flowers into the abandoned homes of Detroit is beyond awesome.

• Dealing with criticism is never easy but just remember, you’re just doing the best you can.

• What’s it like to attend Harvard Business School?

• Wondering why it’s still important to attend art school? Top creatives share their perspectives.

• Remember, trying is always worth it.

• How can you focus on collaboration instead of feeling like you’re in constant competition?


Image: Sonja Lekovic.