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Day Three of the Illume Retreat is always so bittersweet. It marks our last full day of sessions but it’s also filled with such heartfelt discoveries, actionable takeaways, and loving challenges to spur each attendee on towards greatness. I kicked us off that morning chatting about how to create a brand that represents your heart […]

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After all the excited nerves, joyful anticipation, and celebration of Day One, we dove straight into Day Two of the Illume Retreat with purpose and verve. This retreat experience is designed for creatives who are ready to build businesses that operate from a clear place of purpose, refining the very core of their work so […]

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I can’t believe it was just last month that I was surrounded by 13 incredible, like-minded women as we dove into our 2017 Illume Retreat! Not only was this year’s retreat special because of the women we welcomed into our curriculum, but this was the first year that I brought the retreat to my hometown […]

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It’s finally here, sweet friend! After months of planning, secret-keeping (which I’m horrible at!), and pouring out my heart, I’m thrilled to officially open registration to the public. Our Illume Retreat approach centers around the desire to encourage and prepare you to do business well. For us, it’s not about teaching you the latest marketing ploy or […]

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“Create from a place of truth.” Our 2017 theme was born out of dozens of conversations with creative entrepreneurs just like you who are struggling how to bring to life the kind of purpose-filled, passion-fueled work they long to do. More than learning how to take their business idea and make it a reality, these […]

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I'm Bonnie -- a brand designer + strategist, industry educator, wife, and pet parent to the most rambunctious golden retriever this side of the Mason-Dixon! I'm passionate about building authentic brands, encouraging small business owners to chase their dreams, and spreading joy through design. It's a delight to have you here, lovely! Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a comfy chair and stay a while, won't you?

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