Monday, February 16, 2015

Some Fun Swag

Short post, mainly because I can’t think of anything worthy to blog about.

I’m going to have some buttons made up to give away at conventions. This is the design I came up with (thanks to J. Mick Consulting for adding the fang holes and Maria Zannini for getting the writing/layout the way I wanted). By the way, the picture of the moon is mine (meaning I took it).

So… what do you think? The buttons will be 1-3/4” wide. I know it won’t reflect my ghost book, but I’ve got Blind Temptation coming out soon, so that’s what I’m focusing on.

If anyone has any ideas of how to go about making a fun (cheap) button for my ghost series, I’m all ears (eyes?).

Have a great Monday!



Maria Zannini said...


I'm curious. How come you didn't go with a dark blue background?

Stacy McKitrick said...

Maria - I just used the photo, so that's the color of the sky. All my husband's friend did was add the teeth marks to the moon. And then you added the lettering (and made my URL all curvy--thanks for that!!). Am I missing something?

Maria Zannini said...

It could be the shift between CMYK (print) and RGB (on the monitor).

If it looks blue/black to you on the CMYK version, you're fine.

The Happy Whisk said...

When Frankenberry goes to gaming cons, he always gets pins. Fun stuff.

I don't know how to make them for cheap. Have you YOUTUBED, it?

JeffO said...

That's a fun button you've created there, Stacy. It looks really good.

Stacy McKitrick said...

Ivy - Love your smiley heart! When I said "cheap" ghost button, I meant cheap in designing. I'm having the buttons made at, which seems reasonably priced for me. But I got lucky with this design. My daughter actually suggested the bitten moon and my husband bought the bite marks for a! I am not graphically talented, so I have to rely on others. And right now I can't even think of how to make a fun button for my ghost series. :P

Jeff - Thanks! I'm hoping they're a conversation starter anyway!

B.E. Sanderson said...

Fun button! I'd love something like that if I went to a con. Fresh out of ideas for your ghostly button, though.

DL Hammons said...

Great button and awesome slogan! They'll be snapped up quickly! :)

Stacy McKitrick said...

Beth - I'm glad you like it. I'm hoping they'll be a hit.

DL - That's what I'm hoping. Now to figure out exactly how many I'll need... :)

Sandra Cox said...

I like it!