FAQ

Do you have questions about me or this website? Read below to see if I’ve answered it for you. If you don’t see the answer to your question, please feel free to reach out to me at KatieBuggDesigns@gmail.com, and I will do my very best to respond promptly.

WHO ARE YOU?

My name is Katie, and I am a full-time graphic designer with a love of history, the reliability of a finely crafted Swiss Atomic watch, and the eating habits of a twelve-year-old. You can learn more about me on my About page.

WHY DID YOU START THIS WEBSITE AND BLOG?

After living in a 400 square foot studio apartment in California for many years, I suddenly with little warning or preparation moved halfway across the country, bought a house without having first set foot inside of it, and began working from home.

Because I had lived in such a small space for so many years with very little room for “stuff,” I found myself sitting in an empty house with nothing to my name beyond a few items of clothing, a computer, and a fairly impressive DVD collection. I realized that I was in the position to design nearly every aspect of my life from the ground up – be it through clothing, interior design, product design, or even the layout and organization of a sock drawer, which is seriously important, let me tell you. I began this blog to document my progress, process, and thoughts. You can read more about what this blog is about in my introductory post here.

MY ZAZZLE / CAFE PRESS / REDBUBBLE / SOCIETY 6 / COW COW PRODUCT HASN’T ARRIVED / IS DEFECTIVE / INSERT OTHER ISSUES HERE. HELP!

Purchases through any of the Print On Demand websites that offer Katie Bugg Designs products are produced and shipped by the Print On Demand company itself. That being said, if you reach out to me at KatieBuggDesigns@gmail.com, I will do everything in my power to try to help you. Please don’t reach out anonymously, or else I will not be able to get in contact with you to rectify the situation. Below is the support contact information for the Print On Demand companies that offer Katie Bugg Designs products.

– Café Press Support
– Cow Cow Support
– Redbubble Support
– Society 6 Support
– Zazzle Support

I DON’T SEE THE DESIGN I WANT ON THE PRODUCT I WANT.

If you’ve found a Katie Bugg Designs design that you love that isn’t available on the particular product that you want, please feel free to reach out to me at KatieBuggDesigns@gmail.com and request that I make it available for purchase. I will usually attempt to do so within 24 hours.

DO YOU ACCEPT CUSTOM WORK?

Katie Bugg Designs is happy to discuss custom work. If you need a custom mood board, a logo, a brand identity, or have a custom design you want to see on a product, I would love to discuss working with you on creating a design for you. Please feel free to e-mail me at KatieBuggDesigns@gmail.com with any questions and specifics regarding your design needs.

CAN I USE YOUR CONTENT ON MY BLOG?

You are welcome to use a one or two images, as well as small bits of copy from this blog on your blog post as long as you do not present the content as your own, and as long as you credit the content and link back to KBD. If you wish to re-post an entire blog post or multiple images, feel free to reach out to me at KatieBuggDesigns@gmail.com to obtain permission. You can read more about this on my disclaimer page.

I’VE SEEN YOU MENTION YOUR OTHER WEBSITE / HOBBY BEFORE. WHAT’S UP WITH THAT?

I’ve always had a great love of movie costumes (Think Gone with the Wind and Marie Antoinette). One day I discovered the same costume used in two different films. After a little bit of research, I found out that this was an extremely common practice. After that day, I began to find reused movie costumes in many of the films that I watched. Eventually, a friend convinced me to start Recycled Movie Costumes which documents recycled props and film costumes found by myself as well film lovers from all over the world.

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