Here are some sites I've created and currently maintain. Click the picture or link to see the full site.
A beautiful and eclectic store like this needs a website that will draw people in and give them a taste of what they'll see inside. In this case that's thousands of hand-made items by local and national artists, including the owners themselves. The setting of the old county jail is the perfect backdrop!
This website was created for a new locally-based business that serves the midwest. It has a strong green and blue theme to represent the company's focus on agriculture and money management. It incorporates the owner's Twitter feed, which he uses to reach current and potential customers. It also includes live market information and current weather conditions.
Have you ever wanted to create a personal website that pulls together all your work in various arenas to one place? Beth Heuer wears a lot of hats, but all her work is done for the sake of serving others. This site is about her personal mission and how she accomplishes it.
This is a new local brewery in rural Madison County that is already on tap in such popular metro locations as the Iowa Taproom, El Bait Shop, 515 Brewing Company, Twisted Vine Brewery, and more!
Bridges Financial Associates offers insurance, accounting and investment services under one roof with a team of experts, and takes its name from the historic covered bridges in Madison County.
Official website for the City of Winterset, my home town.
This website features a group of three family-owned nursing and assisted living homes in Clearfield and MtAyr, Iowa.
Based in Madison County, these farmer-made waterers are used across the nation.
There are lots of great photos on this site to tell the story of Covered Bridges Winery, located in rural Winterset. It also makes use of a map plugin with specific latitude/longitude coordinates to help visitors navigate there.
Based in Earlham, DamonLayne cutting boards are featured at the Madison County Farmers' Market and fairs around the area. Each one is hand-made and one of a kind.
A church website can be a great hub of information for members, as well as welcoming to visitors. This one is for a Lutheran church in Dollar Bay, Michigan.
Forget Me Not Floral is a family-owned florist whose charming country feel is reflected in this website.
This is a welcoming website for a busy church in South Range, Michigan.
GMCCF is a charitable foundation created by and for local citizens to improve the quality of life in Madison County, Iowa. They accept grant applications from charitable projects and programs impacting a wide range of needs in the community: arts/culture/humanities, human services, education, environment/animals, public/society benefit, health, and more.
I designed this site for my husband's leadership training and organizational development business, Group Dynamic. This project involved merging a previous website and a separate previous blog site into one new site.
I love working with businesses that have such great visual appeal as Heartland Fiber! The look and feel of this site really matches the personality of the business. Also, we coordinated with EventBrite and PayPal to provide Heartland with an online sign-up option for events.
It was my pleasure to provide this bed and breakfast with an updated website to show off its unique beauty and charm. Check out their reviews on Tripadvisor, linked in the sidebar. Great place to stay by all accounts!
Under the direction of the Madison County Historical Society, the Madison County Historical Museum is a complex of 14 buildings "on the hill" on the south edge of Winterset. It is a beautiful place to visit and has great rental facilities also.
This is an example of an industry-specific website that coordinates with a data feed from Placester to show current properties listed for sale on the MLS. (This agent sold my house incredibly fast, by the way!)
Based in Winterset, Iowa, this is a partnership of financial services on the north edge of town.
The Iowa Association of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation is an organization dedicated to providing education and improving communication between multidisciplinary healthcare professionals who promote cardiovascular and pulmonary health.
The Iowa Bed & Breakfast Guild provides a directory of member B&Bs around the state of Iowa, gift certificates, and more.
This is a very busy website for a state-wide organization. For this project, I overhauled an outdated existing site and streamlined the navigation. The website serves as a hub of information with a lot of pdf documents for users to download as needed.
The Iowa Quilt Museum is soon to be located in a historic building on the south side of the Winterset square -- just another great reason to visit Madison County, Iowa!
Iowa Rivers Revival (IRR) is a nonprofit committed to protecting our rivers. This website has a clean design that beautifully highlights our need to save our environment.
In Iowa, Jewish Heart Ministries is committed to demonstrating love to the Jewish people, and building relationships between Christians and Jews.
A new website for our favorite celebrity, John Wayne! Born here in Winterset in 1907. This site has an active store with merchandise that gets shipped around the world.
This is the business website for Johnson Insurance in Winterset.
This site for a contractor links to Box.com for sharing files securely.
A hub of creativity like Madhaus Gallery needs an equally creative and beautiful site. It carries information about the gallery and its classes, along with galleries of photography and art made by its two owners, Robin Paul and John Gaps III.
A virtual showroom for a local custom cabinet maker with over 30 years of experience.
This is an updated site for Madison County Development Group, which shares information about the many benefits of Madison County as an ideal location for business and industry.
This site was first created for the Madison County Historic Preservation Commission for the purpose of sharing information and providing a registration area for attendees of the 2015 Preserve Iowa Summit, held in Winterset. Now that the event is over, the website continues as an informational site for the commission.
This picturesque website aims to share the beauty of the parks in Madison County, Iowa, while still being easy to navigate. Lots of information here!
There is so much to see and do in Madison County, Iowa! We are the birthplace of John Wayne, home of the famous Covered Bridges of Madison County, location of the Iowa Quilt Museum, and much more. We love to show visitors a good time.
One of the newest places on Winterset's town square is none other than this homey quilt shop. This site should give you an idea of what to look for when you stop by!
This is another website for a busy church, St. Paul Lutheran in Winterset. I update it weekly with announcements for the congregation members, but it also helps the church to be found by visitors and new residents who are searching the web.
The Finishing Touch website features several businesses in one, from a smoothie bar to tanning and sauna services to cabinetry and furniture. A beautiful, eclectic mix!
I write this weekly blog, highlighting local news and events in beautiful Winterset, Iowa, my home town.
One of my favorite organizations, the Winterset Alumni Association, asked me to provide them with a new site as an avenue of communication to their members (and prospective members).
The Winterset Art Center, established in 1958, deserves a website as welcoming as its subject, a feeling that is captured by its warm colors and clean design.
Winterset Aviation is a private aircraft service business located at the Winterset Airport. This site serves both entities.
Specializing in large and small animals, this veterinary clinic in Winterset also offers boarding and grooming services, help with lost animals, a full range of pet supplies, and more.