New Branding: The Little Drawer

We've had so much fun designing the branding for The Little Drawer, a new lingerie boutique store, in downtown Fairhope. The store is located on 19 North Church Street (right next to the lovely Bliss Bridal) and will be opening early to mid-September. They'll be offering the finest in lingerie and sleepwear in Lower Alabama so get ready people.

Like them on FB or Instagram @thelittledrawerboutique for an official countdown. Stay tuned...much more coming soon!

Here's the BEFORE shot (to the left of Bliss Bridal). We're working on the signage and other details of course now. Can't wait to the share the AFTER exterior shot soon!

New Branding: Katherine Bramlett Designs

I loved working with Katherine Bramlett Designs. Katherine is based in Birmingham, AL and such a talented artist AND interior designer. Visit her website to see more of her gorgeous work.

Visit her BLOG for some design inspiration. She's always coming up with these amazing design boards and posting pictures of her beautiful work and other creative ideas.

I love collaborating with other artists, and it was truly an honor to work with the talented Katherine Bramlett Designs!

I Love Happy Clients

I Love Happy Clients

When it comes to my work, nothing makes me happier than seeing my clients HAPPY. I received both of these images this week and this is what it's all about. Thank you so much for your kind words. Making people and businesses feel professional and polished is what I strive to do every day.

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Happy #tbt to one of my favorite sites, projects AND clients. Love the simplicity of this site, and of course, the PH Company's stunning work. Much more about this design project HERE.

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New Branding: Caroline Boykin

I've worked with Caroline Reehl Boykin for over 4 years now and am so SO proud of her and her amazing work. We recently updated her branding and she launched her new website: And HUGE thanks to 5A Multimedia for the beautiful website design. Check it out. She's one TALENTED artist and beautiful momma in every single way...

New Branding: Eden W. Flora Art


I'm so excited to share with you a new branding board for Eden W. Flora Art. I have always loved Eden's work and was so excited when she contacted me about branding and a new website. For now, you can purchase her art on her Etsy page. Website and new shop coming soon! Here are some of my favorites. I can't decide which ones I like best for Mack and Calder's rooms (I love all of them!) but am ordering some soon...


We sing so many of these songs every night, and I can't think of anything more special to hang on their walls than these words of truth.

2015 ADDY Awards

First of all, I can't believe it's taken me over a month to share this exciting news. I've been in babyland for 5 weeks now and am just now coming up for air. That being said, it's weird typing on a keyboard again and trying to come up with words that make sense. My brain is mush, so please bare with me. I had to miss the ADDY Awards ceremony this year because I was literally giving birth to our son when the event took place. I know that's a terrible excuse, but it's all I got.

That being said, I am so excited to be included in the 2015 ADDY Winner's Reel. View the video below.

What an honor it was to receive two American Advertising Awards this year: A Gold ADDY for the Local Goodness Farm-to-Table campaign for USA Children's and Women's Hospital and a Silver ADDY for the "Mind, Body, Spirit Campaign" for UMS-Wright Preparatory School. What a treat it was just to work with these wonderful clients. I poured my heart and soul into both of these projects, and am so proud of how they turned out.

Click here for more details on the Local Goodness Farm-to-Table campaign for USA Children's and Women's Hospital.

Read my previous post about this project here.

And I'm thrilled that we received a Silver ADDY for the "Mind, Body, Spirit Campaign" for UMS-Wright Preparatory School. View the videos below or on the UMS-Wright website. A huge thanks to the AMAZING and TALENTED Cari Searcy with All Good Creatives. Without her, none of this would have been possible. We tried our best to capture the heart, soul and spirit of this wonderful school (which is not an easy task to do in 60 seconds), and I'm so proud of how it turned out. We absolutely LOVED working with the fabulous team at UMS. Seriously one of the most fun projects I've ever been a part of...belly laughs every day.

Read more details from my previous post.(Can you tell I want you to read my previous posts when I had more of a brain?!)

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And finally, here is my post from last year's ADDY Awards. This is one of my favorite posts on this blog so far because I focused on what really matters when it comes to my career, what awards like this really mean to me, and what it took for me to get here in the first place. I wish I had time to reflect more on this, but since my feelings really haven't changed since last year, this post is still so true and real today.

I'm loving this time with my babies right now (kissing those chubby cheeks never gets old), but I'm also looking forward to returning back to work in May. Adjusting to TWO kiddos is pretty much what I expected (and much more!) — definitely double the work and double the fun. And I repeat, double the work. I'm trying to soak in every moment because they really grow up too fast. I could cry (and do often) just thinking about it. I'm grateful to work with such wonderful people and that I love what I do. So much to be grateful for...God is so good.

New Branding: Wire Road Outfitters

New Branding: Wire Road Outfitters

I'm so proud of my close friend, Ashley Dukes, for making her ideas and dreams come true. Wire Road Outfitters was inspired by her father's favorite place, Auburn, Alabama, and is a classic clothing brand created for fans that never stop fighting. There's much more in store for Wire Road Outfitters, but for now, you can buy these comfy t-shirts (they're the good, soft kind!) at McCoy Outdoor Company in Mobile, AL.

New Branding: Katherine Bramlett Designs

image There's something about helping artist's with their businesses and branding, that I just LOVE. From the moment Katherine Bramlett contacted me and I saw her beautiful artwork on Instagram, I knew we'd make a good pair. I can't wait to get started on her new branding. Think watercolor brush strokes + pretty blue/greens and pinks. Definitely something simple and refreshing, just like her work...

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Pictured above is a gorgeous piece by Katherine, paired with a Lulie Wallace (left). Photo by Sarah Swanson Design. Just stumbled upon her blog and and I'm glad I did. Check it out. PS. I love Lulie and her work too. So many talented, young artists out there...

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Make sure to visit Katherine's SHOP! Can't wait to get started on this one...

Caroline Ceramics

cc2So proud of my client and dear friend, Caroline Boykin with Caroline Ceramics. She was recently featured in Cottage Gardens and has some more exciting news coming soon. View Caroline's blog post here. CC1 cc-webp Love how these gold foil, letterpress business cards turned out. carolinecards We just finished these 6 page media kits to showcase her beautiful work... CC_media2w  back We're constantly updating the website and shop so make sure and visit often!

ccweb I'm so proud of this girl and her amazing talents. And I can't believe she's about to be a mama. Love you C! Little Leavie is one lucky little girl to have you as a mama.

Online Video Campaign: UMS-Wright It was such an honor to produce this video for UMS-Wright Preparatory School. The entire school says this prayer every day, and we thought it would be the perfect script for the video. We tried our best to capture the heart, soul and spirit of this wonderful school. We spent 2 1/2 days shooting this, and we'll use the rest of the footage for the upcoming series so stay tuned.

Of course, this wouldn't have been possible without the help of many people:

A huge thanks to the AMAZING and TALENTED Cari Searcy with All Good Creatives. Cari did all of the video production and she has the patience of Job. We've worked together for over a year now (and have completed over 15 videos thus far!) She's become a dear friend and is such a joy to work with — not to mention that she's unbelievably good at what she does. Also, thank you to Cari's assistant and sound control expert, Adam Anderson (far left). Adam puts up with our endless ideas and crazy schedules so well. Here we all are with football phenom and UMS grad Jay Prosch.


Thank you to UMS's amazing duo - Julie Otts and Meridy Jones - for ALL of your planning and support. I ADORE these two ladies, and they make our job so much easier and FUN! Thanks to Matt Damico at Day 6 Entertainment for recording over a dozen UMS students in the sound booth for their "voice recording field trip." They loved this!


Thank you to the UMS-Wright teachers, students, parents and alumni for participating in this video campaign. YOU are what makes this school so special, and we loved meeting and getting to know so many of you! Stay tuned. This is just the beginning ...

And finally, I had to share Meridy's sweet comments below. There's nothing better than receiving emails like these from happy clients:

Hadley, From the trustees to the parents to the students to the Public - ALL are in awe of our new school video. The positive feedback and compliments to you and your team have been endless. You truly captured the heart and soul of UMS-Wright. You and Cari are so gifted, and we can't wait until our next adventure. Congratulations on winning the state championship of video land — you hit this one out of the park!


New Website: PH Company

phweb-2It's been an EXCITING day around here. The PH Building and Design Company's NEW WEBSITE just LAUNCHED!  Go grab a drink, sit back and stay for a while. Believe me, you'll be glad you did. Their portfolio is truly inspiring and absolutely stunning.

Of course I love everything about their style and work. Who wouldn't? And I honestly can't say enough about Perry and Peyton too. Make sure to read their About page. Not many spouses could work together every day—but these two do it with such ease and grace. Simply put: Perry was born to design. Peyton was born to build. And they were meant to share their passions together. Perry and Peyton make a great team as husband and wife, parents to Julia, Haas and Henry, and as business partners. In Peyton’s words: “I enjoy working with Perry and bouncing ideas off each other. It actually is fun. I think we are a good mix of form and function.” And in Perry's words: "I love working with Peyton. It has been the biggest blessing. I think we make a great team — each bringing our own perspective, but have enough in common that it runs smoothly. I can honestly say that we almost never bicker over a job.”

It's true. They're the complete package—so genuine and kind and ridiculously talented. Oh, and they aren't terrible to look at either.

phwebhome Thanks Chad Riley Photography for capturing their work so beautifully and to Victoria Austin Designs for your programming help and designer's touch. It's always so refreshing to work with other designers, and Victoria reminds me of myself five years ago. She's super busy building her wedding invitation business and loving every minute of it...despite the crazy hours and countless headaches that comes with it. I love her clean and simple style. Check out her website here.

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New Branding: #LOVMOB

lovemob_612Love Mobile is a movement of people showing radical love & grace in our city. Share, tag and post here about those who are making a difference. Read this recent article about Love Mobile: From the Pulpit: How to love your neighbor right here in Mobile

"This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, when you love each other." - John 13:35


New website coming soon, but for now, like the Love Mobile facebook page.

And thank you to Brad Goode for your incredibly kind words. Brad is the genius behind LovMob and our wonderful preacher at Dauphin Way United Methodist Church.

"Working with Hadley has been amazing from start to finish. We had an extremely tight deadline and Hadley was able to deliver the perfect design without compromising quality. She met with us personally and took the time to really understand what we wanted, not just what was easiest for her. I have worked with many designers who expect me to know as much about design as them, Hadley was able to speak in terms we understood and brought our vision to life perfectly. We had a very small budget for our project and our investment in the right branding upfront has been worth every penny spent. Hadley is a professional with grace, humility, patience and a first-class eye for design"

Branding: Mobile Pediatric Dentistry

MDP_web700Check out the new branding and marketing/ad campaign for Mobile Pediatric Dentistry. I'm so pleased with how this turned out, and Dr. Stephen Greenleaf's new office is so bright and happy. I mean, gone are the days of dreading the dentist! He has an awesome playroom/game room and kids can watch movies when getting their teeth cleaned. Calder will be visiting very soon for the first time (insert sigh) but I can't think of better place (or person) to take her to than Dr. Stephen Greenleaf. He has been an absolute dream to work with, and he incorporated his new branding so well into his new office.

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I love everything about his new office. It's so exciting to see a branding board really come to life.

All photos taken by the talented and fabulous Devin Ford Photography.

New Branding: Lulu & Me

LULUbranding_5We just finished the new branding for Lulu & Me, which is a fabulous home and fabric store in downtown Fairhope. We will update their website eventually, but for now you can visit their site here. We're also transforming the exterior of their shop too.

See the BEFORE pic below.

Coming soon: new black awnings with their crisp white logo, a high-gloss green door, a new sign and window graphics. I'm working on their stationery system now, as well as some other graphics now so stay tuned. Much more to come!


We can't wait to share the AFTER picture with you. Finally this adorable store will look as fabulous on the outside, as it does on the inside!

New Branding: Local Goodness

HadleyBinionDesigns_LGThe University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital hosted Local Goodness, a unique farm to table event last Sunday. It was a HUGE success, and I was truly honored to do the branding for Local Goodness and all of the design work for this event. Beth, Liz, Kristen, Abby and the entire committee were a dream to work with and we had so much fun coming up with these designs for the 1st Annual event. Given the enormous success of the event—I bet this will the first of many for Local Goodness!


The event was sponsored by Hancock Bank, and guests dined on local meats, seafood and produce as they enjoyed authentic bluegrass music performed by local band Fat Man Squeeze.Because of the rain, the event was moved from the USA Children's and Women's Hospital Park to the Cruise Terminal. The committee did a fabulous job of bringing the park inside and the decorations really helped make this such a successful evening.

Local Goodness will help raise funds to redesign the Evaluation Center, the emergency department that sees over 35,000 patients annually, almost 90% of them children. Local Goodness will pay tribute to local cuisine, art and music while raising awareness and support for the hospital’s mission of providing the highest quality healthcare for the children and women in this region. HBD_program

I thought I'd share these sweet words from Beth Mattei, Director of Development at USA Children's and Women's Hospital. I've been terrible about updating my website (need to that soon!) but I'll add this testimonial here for now. And thanks Beth, the feeling is mutual. Local Goodness and USA Children's and Women's Hospital are beyond blessed to have YOU!

"From the moment we first met with Hadley, it was clear that she was the perfect person to create the look we wanted for our first ever signature event. Local Goodness has been a dream for a long time and she helped bring it to life. In the fundraising world, first impressions are everything. Hadley created a logo and invitation that perfectly set the tone for what this event is all about. She was able to work within a really tight deadline and still deliver a well thought out, original design. Local Goodness is a celebration of all things "local" and what a true local talent we have with Hadley."

IMG_9624 IMG_9626 It was everything we hoped for and more. Good food. Good music. Good people and all for Good cause. IMG_9295 Click here to learn more about the University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital. What a treasure we have in Mobile, AL and what a special event this was to be a part of!

PH Company

PHHot couple alert! Perry (left) and Peyton Harvill sure do make one good-looking pair. New website for the PH Company coming soon! Here's a sneak peek of their work. I've been drooling all day long...


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Stay tuned. This might be my favorite website yet.

Photos by Chad Riley Photography