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    Kids,  Lifestyle

    Holiday Card Etiquette Tips

    It’s that time of year and we’re sharing tips on Holiday Card addressing and etiquette. Here’s Octane founder, Danielle Meadows-Stinnett’s two cents on what to do and what to steer away from when sending out your holiday cards. 1 ) No apostrophes on Holiday cards. Apostrophes are used to show possession. Apostrophes are not used to make words plural. (Be on the lookout for YouTube tutorial on this one!)  For Example:The Stinnetts not The Stinnett’s The Jones not The Jones’s or Jones’ 2 ) Digital or Print holiday cards? My suggestion is to give based on commutative relationship. Have that Instagram friend that you comment with back and forth? That’s a digital card. What…

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    Recap: Be That Person Completion Banquet

    Be that Person Inc is a registered 501(c)3 based in Kentucky that provides local youth Life Skills courses and provides pro bono birthday parties for families in need. In wrapping up their first year as a non-profit, Octane was there for all the details and celebration of a successful first year. The Details Executive Director, Nakia Coffman had an idea and a vision. She had a idea of blue watercolor design we went from there. Paperie & Signage Oversized blue watercolor menus, place cards for reserved families and printed event program was exactly what the Executive Director had in mind. The event brochure included a welcome note from Nakia as…

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    Recap: Kentucky Bloggers End of Year Bash & Awards

    Octane was more than excited about branding the event production of the Kentucky Bloggers end of year awards. Kentucky Bloggers is a regional blogging community that focuses on (you guessed it) Kentucky Bloggers and influencers! The event was coordinated by Kentucky Bloggers founder Aisha Adaobi and Bluegrass Blog owner Marie Pullen. These ladies know how to throw a party! Let’s recap! The Details Aisha put together this beautiful and simple Gatsby themed invite from Canva (because you CAN have excellence on a budget) and from their we took the design reigns in branding the rest of the event. The goal was to coordinate (not match). In using the color palette…