I'll play along! Here's my year in less than a minute!
Aunt Zoe's snowy front yard. Bye bye, New England!!
Rolling yarn into balls.

Yup, still crazy. Maybe that's a given. Along with the crazy, there is a sense of energy and excitement. I'm focusing on that! #worklifebalance #creativity #webdesign #webdesigner #webdeveloper #freelancedesigner #freelance #freelancelife #freelancelifestyle #inspiration

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As I mentioned on Saturday, I don’t want to be busy for the sake of being busy—I just came across this article in the Atlantic ( to reinforce that goal. When I slow down and take a break, though, I find it hard to enjoy myself instead of feeling overwhelmed by all the work that I’m getting behind on. So, I’m striving to become more at ease with chaos. #worklifebalance #webdesign #freelance #graphicdesign #creativity

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Do you ever feel this way? I know from experience that creativity doesn't work this way, but I still face this worry every time I hit the share button. #creativity #inspiration #graphicdesign #webdesign #freelancedesigner #freelance

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"This, I believe, is the central question upon which all creative living hinges: Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you?" —Elizabeth Gilbert. #graphicdesign #webdesign #duotone #courage #creativity #branding

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Today is the first full day of spring break for my girls and the first full day in a while of not having a pressing work deadline. I've noticed myself feeling like I should hustle to get through whatever I'm doing so I can move on to the next thing that needs my attention. I'm trying to slow my breathing and enjoy myself in the moment. Step one is taking the time to make this little post I wrote "one" with the intention of making another little post tomorrow. We'll see! #slowdown #deepbreath #liveinthemoment #graphicdesign

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I really love this color palette that didn't get selected. Thought I'd post it here

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Hi dear FMB friends! Just an update to let you know I've found a better way to do my freelance work building websites for makers, solopreneurs and small businesses. Compass has strategists to help plan content, freelancers (me!) to design and build the site—and they offer ongoing maintenance after launch. Check out my portfolio and please share if you know someone looking for an affordable new site. Thanks! xoxo

Hi—I’m Tracy Castro, a freelance web designer and developer from Austin, Texas. I’ve been creating websites since 2014, bringing client visions to life, providing branding, copy, and web design and development services to more than 20 creative, innovative businesses.

Long live the mobile web!

The app universe and the web are not mutually exclusive. We use the both. Just maybe, the web is more alive than ever.

Congratulations to Laura Gaskill on her newly launched blog redesign. I had such a great time working with Laura. Check out the site FMB designed for her - she takes beautiful photos and her e-course "Mindful Clutter Clearing" is now open for enrollment!

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A very happy morning, indeed

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I've had such a blast this year learning to code! I'd like to introduce my new website:

Fair Morning Blue is a freelance digital studio in Austin, Texas. I help artists and creative businesses put their best foot forward online. In addition to website design and development, my services include branding, logo design, and print collateral. I am passionate about hand-crafting web experie…

Lovely spring afternoon in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

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Thrilled to announce that artist and stylist Heather S. Thompson's new site is live! Logo and website by me ( Fair Morning Blue ) Check it out here:

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Love my Saturday morning coffee date with @grubbus ☕️

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Little spring break project: tempering chocolate!

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