Mistakes Make Magic


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Amanda Nistor is Brazilian by way of New York. She currently lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children, Luna and Oliver. Amanda started Ruffled in 2008 while planning her own wedding as a creative outlet and has since worked for many brands creating content such as Fiskars, Hershey, Macy’s, and Nordstrom and […]

66: Amanda Nistor – What To Do In Order To Get Published

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Valorie Darling is one of the country’s top wedding photographers who also shoots fashion and lifestyle brands. Her work has been featured in Vogue, People, Us Weekly, Elle, Martha Stewart, Brides, and Huffington Post to name a few. In the last few years, her photography business has evolved into an agency with her Darling Collective, […]

65: Valorie Darling – Getting Big Jobs and More Followers

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    Shannah Compton Game, CFP®, MBA is the leading expert for millennials on money. She is host of the popular podcast, Millennial Money, where over 500,000 listeners a month from around the world that join her to tackle their finances. Shannah combines her love of finance with her creative talents to produce original content […]

64: Shannah Compton Game – The Secret Resources to Help You Save Money

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Kilee Hughes is the owner of Six One, a boutique public relations and brand strategy agency who believes in original ideas and international success. I originally came across her while she was sharing Box Fox with me as a potential guest for the podcast…and ironically enough, I already had them on my list of companies […]

63: Kilee Hughes – How to Get Publicity That Gets You Clients

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“People will always remember the way you make them feel. Everything from how you treat them to how you present your work to your message in general.” – Ale Vidal I cannot say enough about Ale’s episode on Mistakes Make Magic. I originally came across Ale on Instagram after she created a beautiful artist film […]

62: Ale Vidal – The Art of Being Yourself

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I have such a fun episode for you today that has been a long time in the making! Today’s guest is Anna Smith, and she is the principle of the full-service residential interior design firm Annabode out of Denver. What makes Annabode unique, apart from her incredible style, is her drive to incorporate an environmentally […]

061: Anna Smith – So You Want to Be an Interior Designer?

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If you work in the wedding or events industry, it’s safe to say you know just how important getting published is. It allows for your work to get exposure and for your name to get out there into the world. 95% of couples use blogs and magazines to plan their wedding, and publications are the […]

060: Meghan Brown – Getting Your Work Published

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When you’re just starting out as a creative professional, it’s so common to spend your days dreaming about making it into the luxury market, or even just having the chance to participate in events of that scale. But what exactly are luxury events all about? Luxury is not just putting beautiful floral arrangements on tables. […]

059: Kim Starr Wise – Building a Business in a Luxury Market

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As creative entrepreneurs, we all face road blocks and the success or failure of our business is based on how we overcome those. Our guest on the podcast today is the lovely Sandra Coan, and she’s a photographer and educator who loves learning. She would take those blocks as a chance to broaden her knowledge […]

058: Sandra Coan – Honing in on Your Personal Strengths

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Have you ever been to a conference and felt that little bit of magic that’s made when a group of passionate, like-minded people come together? The room buzzes with energy and excitement. There is such a value to spending a weekend completely immersed in your craft, learning from both educators and attendees alike. So much […]

057: Kat Schmoyer – Education for Creatives

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