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Jan 20 2015

Making the most of your headshot!

One of the things that seems to stay the same, no matter the year, is our relationship with the things that are currently impacting our lives, the things that are happening now – the bus you’re about to miss, the date you’re about to go on, the bill you forgot to pay. If you’re a […]

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Dec 05 2014

Show Why You Love Local, and Win!

We love local makers, and we love that the holidays give us even more opportunities to Shop Local. We want to get YOU in on the action, with our #UpsweptLovesLocal social media contest! How To Play: while you’re shopping for the holiday, share your snapshots of why you love Local–it could be a product you adore, […]

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Mar 14 2014

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

When it comes to branding your business, you may have to consider some crazy ideas. When you’re looking to make yourself stand out among other businesses, you probably won’t get very far doing exactly what “the other guys” did. You’re different from them, and you’ll need to find your own path. And sometimes, that means pursuing […]

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Jan 14 2014

Why You Should Stop Saying “Cheese”

There’s a thing that always seems to happen, when someone pulls out their camera. We hear the words, “Smile!” or “Say Cheese,” and we put on our smiles. A lot of times, we’ll even smile even if nobody gives us the cue. And you know, why wouldn’t we? We’ve been hearing it since we were […]

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Dec 31 2013

Looking back at 2013! Upswept Creative’s Year in Review

It’s been a memorable year in a lot of ways! It feels like it’d be near-impossible to mention all of it, but we’ve had some fun, made a lot of pretty, and made some memories. In with the New in Old Town We opened 2013 settling into our new space on NW Couch St. in […]

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Dec 19 2013

Why looking your best in photos has nothing to do with good looks

We all have feelings about having our photo taken: the camera might be your friend, or maybe it feels like a mortal enemy.  How does looking at a photo make you feel? Do you smile at the memory of the time when it was taken? Or do you cringe and start mentally noting every flaw […]

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