You're a creative business owner who doesn't quite feel 'at home' in her business. You've laid a foundation, and you've experienced life as a small business owner — but your foundation doesn't yet feel solid or complete.
You've struggled to connect with your Ideal Client, to balance both work and life, and you're questioning whether small business ownership is for you. You're ready to be seen as the professional you know you are.
You need an online presence to help you connect with your Ideal Client, to help you feel 'at home' in your journey as a business owner, to begin a new season in your business — and to experience success and consistency like never before.
You're a brand designer, web designer, or stationery designer who is ready to grow and succeed. You're looking for honest education to guide you — but you aren't quite sure where to turn.
You're a designer who feels like she is at a stand-still in her business. Maybe you're not yet booking your Ideal Client, or maybe you aren't sure how to make your part-time passion a full-time career.
You're seeking honest business education from designers who have been there; designers who have served diverse creatives, who earn a multiple six-figure salary, who will not only encourage you — but will also equip you to experience meaningful and lasting success.
BRANDING AND WEB DESIGN FOR CREATIVES
HONEST BUSINESS EDUCATION FOR DESIGNERS
HELLO, FRIEND! WE ARE ANDRA AND KELLY
your designers, educators, and friends
Hello, friend! We are Andra and Kelly — your designers, educators, and friends.
Since 2014, we have wholeheartedly served hundreds of creative women — equipping businesswomen from all over the world with an online presence to showcase their unique personality, to thoughtfully display their beautiful work, and to connect with their Ideal Client in a meaningful and lasting way.
Why? We want to see you spend your Fridays with family and friends, your Saturday mornings enjoying the farmers’ market, and your Sunday afternoons well-rested. We want you to have a meaningful, lasting brand, web design, and approach to small business ownership.
We want you to experience freedom, joy, and balance as you pursue your dream — and to let your professional, polished brand and web design work for you and your business.
Collectively, we have spent 12+ years serving creative women in business through branding, web design, and education. In addition, we have been honored to travel the country and to speak to diverse audiences about branding, web design, and small business ownership.
At With Grace and Gold, we wholeheartedly believe every woman can be successful by embracing and celebrating who she is. We can't wait to meet you and call you a new friend!
Began her career in higher education, as a university-level educator
Attends hot yoga classes nearly every day of the week
Can never eat enough popcorn topped with sea salt
Has had heart eyes for her husband for a decade!
With a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Master of Arts in Teaching, Kelly has long had a passion for serving and encouraging diverse women in business.
She began her career in higher education as a university-level educator, and today, she is honored to serve creative women in business at With Grace and Gold.
Here, Kelly's goal is to create a seamless, engaging, and fun experience for every Client, from "Hello" to Launch Day.
Kelly calls Wisconsin her home, with her sweet husband, Ben, and baby herb garden.
Began her career as a business owner and stationery designer
Loves exploring new cities and trying new restaurants
Give me a caramel macchiato any day of the week
Has a joy-filled family of 4: husband, Brent, son, Ellis, and pup, Elske!
Honored as a top designer in Wisconsin, Andra brings her design expertise to With Grace and Gold.
Before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Andra began a full-time stationery design business at age 21.
Now, she brings her years of entrepreneurial and design expertise to each Client she serves. Her focus is on creating branding that is not only beautiful - but is also meaningful and lasting for every Client.
Andra calls Minneapolis home with her fellow dreamer and constant companion - her husband, Brent, her son, Ellis, and her pup, Elske!
As a university-level Entrepreneurship Program Director and Business Instructor, Ben has dedicated his career to educating business professionals at every career level. Ben encourages Team With Grace and Gold, guides our business strategy, and of course, delivers Starbucks seamlessly!
As morning radio show Producer, Brent has dedicated his career to entertaining and connecting with diverse audiences. Brent encourages Team With Grace and Gold, guides our marketing strategy, oversees our youngest intern, Ellis, and of course, delivers Starbucks flawlessly!
Our faith encourages us to serve business owners wholeheartedly. Our business is rooted in service.
Friendship is at the heart of all we do, and we embrace every Client and vendor as a friend.
Our family-fueled business allows us to welcome every Client in with open arms.
After working with With Grace and Gold, I have a brand that exceeds my expectations, a website that I can call home (and that I cannot stop looking at) and lastly, a renewed confidence for where my business is headed! With Grace and Gold gave my business life! From the very beginning, they knew just how to create a brand that is true to me and my work. They blew me out of the water with their impeccable taste in design, their speedy workflow, and their amazing attention to detail. I am have renewed confidence in my brand and I'm excited to share it with the world!
Simply Adri Photography
The entire branding and web design process was seamless. They run their business like a well oiled machine – in the best of ways. They’re in sync with each other, with their clients' needs, and with the market. They understood what I needed even if I couldn’t articulate it all that well – and that, to me, is key! They handle themselves and their business with grace, humility and an air of professionalism that’s rare and beautiful. I’m indebted to them for all they have done in my life – both professionally and personally.
Before working with With Grace and Gold, I saw my business as just a dream. I knew what I wanted to do, what I could do, and that I was more than capable of doing all of these things; but I wasn't confident in my presentation. After working with With Grace and Gold, I feel much more confident in my business, my presentation of my services, and the heart behind it all. Kelly and Andra are an absolute DREAM TEAM. They are so kind, professional, and (true to their name) full of grace. I will recommend With Grace and Gold to all of my creative, small business besties!
Emily in Love
Kelly & Andra were honestly such a joy to work with. This was our first major investment in our business. Naturally, we were a bit nervous about how the look and feel of our brand would come together but Kelly & Andra exceeded our expectations at every stage of the design process. Kelly & Andra are exceptionally talented, highly professional, and genuinely kind. They eased our anxiety about the process and transformed our brand into something we could not be more proud of. We look forward to working with Kelly & Andra again in the future!
Humble and Whole
KLENEICE + KENDRA
Before working with you, my brand was all over the place, inconsistent, and lacked cohesion. Now, my brand has a crystal clear aesthetic, looks much more refined, and shows our audience who we are without us having to scream it from the rooftops. I'm forever thankful for you two.
Before I met you both, I felt like I was spinning around in a sea of uncertainty in my business. Throughout our time together, you encouraged me and spoke life into me. You leaned in, delved into my life and my heart, and saw me through God's "looking glass." Your friendship, your love, your encouragement, your vision, and all your hard work made such a powerful impact on my life and on my business, and I'm so grateful for you, Kelly and Andra!
Heart's Content Events
My business needed a complete makeover to reflect its true identity, and With Grace and Gold produced exactly what I'd been dreaming of for years. It's an incredible feeling to be 100% proud of my branding. Every time I visit my website, it feels like I'm coming home. This experience has allowed me to focus on and reach career goals I've been fearful of diving into. I am finally booking my Ideal Client at my ideal price point. My only regret is not taking this leap of faith sooner!
Leslie Herring Events
After working with Andra and Kelly, I feel a weight lifted off my shoulders. I can finally say I have a beautiful website that I am proud to share with everyone. My brand is cohesive and lovely, and it just feels like me. After our business consulting meetings, I received some really helpful tools and resources and some great advice. I still have a long way to go to getting organized, but now have a great client management tool, an Instagram planner, and am working toward getting a blog schedule put together. I am finally EXCITED about business. It's not just about taking beautiful images, it's about creating an experience that clients can love and rave about from beginning to end.
Carly Milbrath Photography
Kelly and Andra couldn't be any sweeter! They put together a custom package for us and were so willing to work with us in the the way our business needed. They saw exactly what our needs were, were able to articulate just what we needed, and we couldn't be happier with the final design. We were a little unsure about working with another designer - as we are in the design world ourselves - but we are couldn't be happier with our experience. It was the right decision for us and I'm excited to see where our business goes now thanks to With Grace & Gold! I also feel like Kelly & Andra are there for us if we ever have any questions. They are just so knowledgeable and have such a heart for serving others!
Bloom Blog Shop
JT + KELSEY GRAUKE
I can't say enough good things about working with the gals from With Grace and Gold! Their whole process is extremely well-planned and executed beautifully — at every stage I felt confident in the progress being made. This is the best investment I have ever made for my business. My new website and business identity are simply stunning — everything I wanted but couldn't visualize or create on my own. And to top it all off, Kelly & Andra are just a complete pleasure to work with!
Sweet Melissa Desserts
Since working with With Grace and Gold I have the confidence I need in my brand and have booked my biggest package to date! With Grace and Gold not only gave me an incredible site to work with, but the skills I needed to market my business properly. I now see my business over reaching my goals for next year!
Megan Bennett Photography
With Grace and Gold was such a pleasure to work with. They took the idea we had for our branding and turned it into something that far exceeded our expectations. They are creative, a joy to work with, and we are so happy with our design. Since our website launch our business has almost doubled and we are thrilled.
Tina Elizabeth Photography
Kelly and Andra are just some of the sweetest souls. I've had the pleasure of traveling with them across the US, and they leave me feeling encouraged, inspired, and loved each and every time. Their talent and passion for serving their Clients shows in everything that they do, and I am so lucky to call them friends!
Hope Taylor Photography
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