So excited to be at Alt Design Summit in Salt Lake City this week, seeing lots of my favorite bloggers from around the nation and speaking about Building a Personal Brand. It’s a subject that totally fascinates me, since the plethora of communication vehicles available to us now (Twitter, Facebook, personal blogs, business blogs, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and the list goes on) all speak to the world in rapid fire about who we are and what we want to say. Speaking of personal brands, I decided it was time to give my business cards a little refresh just in time for the conference. Keep reading for the inspiration… 

I worked with Trina at Make & Matter (who also designed this blog) to create a look that’s clean, sophisticated and timeless…with a metallic pop for character. After lots of comps, we came up with a look that mimics the logo on my site, “wrapping” all the way to the other side of the card. And since I’m currently obsessed with gold, I couldn’t resist getting my name done in gold foil. As for the gilded edges…Chanel and I tackled that detail ourselves. What do you think? Hope you love, ’cause we’re going to show you how to do it next week!

I’m out the door to a day full of panels and blogging fun…hope you’re all having a wonderful Thursday!

30 comments
  1. 1
    Sarah Morgan // Hemenway Street | January 19, 2012 at 11:48 am

    They look gorgeous! Clean, professional, and fun!

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    Supal {chevrons and éclairs} | January 19, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    These are so slick and beautiful Camille! Hope you’re having fun at Alt! I have alt envy over here!

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    • Camille Styles | January 19, 2012 at 6:48 pm

      Thanks dear – wish you were here too! Been a blast so far!

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    GawgusThings | January 19, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    These are really gorgeous – simple but elegant.

    Emma

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    Bettina | January 19, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Love the sleek look of your cards!

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    Will @ Bright.Bazaar | January 19, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Consider these pinned – fab!

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    • Camille Styles | January 19, 2012 at 6:48 pm

      Yes! Best compliment ever!!

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    Ludmila @ creamylife | January 19, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    These look gorgeous!

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    Kelly Market | January 19, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    Love these! Have been working on my own recently….looking forward to seeing the gold details 🙂 xx

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    Marianne {Style For Living} | January 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    They are gorgeous!!!

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    Dana | January 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    Gorgeous!! The gold detail just makes it! Love.

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    libbie | January 19, 2012 at 9:12 pm

    Sexy cards! Love the clean, professional look! Have fun at Alt!

    Libbie

    mylovelysurroundings.com

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    desiree {chic coastal living} | January 19, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    Very nice! Love your cards!

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    Betsy | January 19, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    I wish I had known about this conference sooner!! I’ll be in Seattle in just a few short weeks taking the Photoshop class from your friend Bri (whom I am SO excited to meet!!) and look forward to attending Alt next year 🙂

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    Liz | January 20, 2012 at 12:57 am

    The cards look divine, and the gold is just perfect!

    And I’m quite smitten with your nail color, what varnish is it you’re wearing in the photo?

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    • Camille Styles | January 20, 2012 at 8:53 am

      Why, thank you! It’s OPI Bubble Bath. 🙂 xo

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    Capella @ A Curated Lifestyle | January 20, 2012 at 7:59 am

    Camille, these are beautiful and I love the DIY edging. Pure brilliance.

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    Alex Musetti | January 20, 2012 at 10:15 am

    They look great, very elegant and according to your blog. Enjoy Alt!
    Alex.

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    Brie | January 20, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    your business cards are classy-hot! I’ve been interested in the colored sides on business cards but didn’t realize a diy version could turn out so well! do you have any pointers on (painting?) the edges?

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    • Chanel Dror | January 20, 2012 at 2:25 pm

      Glad you like them, Brie! Actually, we’ll be posting the step-by-step DIY for this next week, so stay tuned! 🙂

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    rachel grace | January 23, 2012 at 11:10 am

    i loved your panel! and woah baby you were right, the gold edges totally make the card.

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    Dreaming of Palm Trees | January 23, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    Your cards are stunning! My sisters and I are in the market and these are really inspiring! Thanks for sharing! xo, Claudia

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    brighton | January 25, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    i love these so very much!!!!!!

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    Jade Serina-Bioneda | January 28, 2012 at 5:39 am

    I made mine, too 🙂 But I’m still too shy to give this away to the “right” people. Hope you visit! You’re blog is an inspiration. Here’s the link:

    http://jadeserinabioneda.blogspot.com/2012/01/calling-cards-hartcrafts.html

    Jade

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    Stacy | February 17, 2012 at 10:06 am

    I found your cards on Pinterest!! And I LOVE THEM!!! Where and who printed them for you…I need new cards and I love how simple and classy your are!! Thanks for sharing!
    Sincerely
    Stacy

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    • Camille Styles | February 18, 2012 at 7:25 am

      My designer was Trina from Make & Matter (makeandmatter.com) – she is amazing!

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    Ursula | March 27, 2012 at 4:54 am

    Hi, lovely idea – just 1 question – How did you get your name in gold?

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    thedesigntray | November 10, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    love this card, I am looking to upgrade my current set, I will use yours for inspiration!

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    Vencanje | April 24, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    Clean, simple, but effective. Nice job!

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