It is here, LOVE ON DESIGNERS. Kim Panella and I started this endeavor last year and had so much fun we are doing it again, with a little twist. We will still do a give-a-way each week and the theme for each week is the same as last year.
WEEK 1 is ENERGIZE
Take someone to coffee, bring someone a coffee or soda or red bull. Be positive energy for others in meetings this week. Kim and I are creating some great cards again and maybe you will create one or two of your own this month. We would love to see what you make that is inspired from the love on designers theme.<
Here are the prompts for this week, try and do one of these this week. Snap a photo and use the hashtag #loveondesigners when you post it.
Bring coffee or other energizing snack or beverage to a friend or colleague at their office. Meet someone for an energizing lunch or beverage break. Pay for a stranger’s coffee. Get a Coffee Pod sticker set and surprise someone with a coffee and a message of love. Post an energizing quote and tag a friend who could use some energizing (remember to use the #loveondesigners tag)
Week 2: ENCOURAGE
Create a post and share an encouraging word on social media specifically to someone who needs a lift. Tag them and use the hashtag #loveondesigners
Send an old fashioned letter to someone who you know who has been killing it in our industry.
Direct message someone and let them know you have seen their work and know how much time and energy they have been putting into it and it isn’t going unnoticed.
Week 3: RECHARGE
This is a week for you, so focus on you and giving you what you need this week. Shoot a picture and use the hashtag #loveondesigners this week and let us know how you are taking care of yourself this week.
Take a walk or a hike.
Get a massage (manicure, pedicure).
Go to a movie.
Take a nap.
Do something that refuels you, take a picture and use the #loveondesigners.
Week 4: CONNECT
This week we want you to reach out to someone you don’t know and tell them how their work / life has inspired you.
Create a Social Media post and tag them (and us) telling them how they have inspired or helped you.
Reach out to a mentor and let them know how much they have meant to you.
Send a card to someone you have looked up to, to their office. Do a little digging and find the address. And craft an incredible envelope to go with the card.
I hope you will join us as we lift up the design community this month and spread the love.
Here is how to enter to win one of the five giveaways this month:
GIVEAWAY TIME! Tag 2 friends in the comments to enter the drawing for some of Kim’s and my favorite drawing and painting tools, plus a few cards to send to friends and people who inspire you, postcards which you can hang in your office, and a few special surprise bonus items!
Five winners will be randomly selected. The first three weeks Kim and I will post twice a week on instagram @kimpanella and @designrecharge. Five winners will be randomly selected from each week. The first three weeks Kim and I will post twice a week on instagram @kimpanella and @designrecharge. To be entered to win all you have to do is:
1. Following both Kim and I.
2. Comment and tag two friends to enter.
AND / OR
The last two weeks we will choose a person during the Feb 20st live show and during the Feb 27 live show. All you have to do is:
1. Come to the live show
2. Comment during the show