Welcome to Freshly Cut Design. Where we take you from an "idea" to an "identity"!
The Urban OkieLogo Design The Urban Okie

The Urban Okie

The Urban Okie creates modern furniture from up-cycled wood, fences, other wood sources. Their beautiful furniture has a rustic feel but is fully functional and fits right into the modern home. They’re located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

DateSeptember 2015
CategoryLogo Design
ClientThe Urban Okie
Arete Pet Styling, Inc.Logo Design arete_small

Arete Pet Styling, Inc.

Arete means “excellence” and those are values that Cindy Matzen exhibits with her mobile pet styling business in Dripping Springs, TX. She loves her new logo with the swooping kitty “tail” and golden paw print in the “A”.

DateMay 2015
CategoryLogo Design
ClientArete Pet Styling, Inc.
Infinite View Images infiniteview_small

Infinite View Images

Austin, TX photographer Shawn Thomas creates pieces of art with his images. They inspire, calm and beautiful the spaces they occupy allowing viewers to relish in the infinite beauty that surrounds us in this world. He desired a logo that would reflect this infinite beauty and one that would also incorporate his business initials “ivi”. He absolutely loves the results.

DateOctober 2015
CategoryLogo Design
ClientInfinite View Images
The Wren’s NestLogo Design The Wren's Nest

The Wren’s Nest

Whitney O’Baugh started The Wren’s Nest in an effort to avoid all of the extra chemicals, perfumes and dyes added to conventional bath and body products. She asked for a logo that would reflect her natural product but would appeal to all types of people. She loves her new brand! Freshly Cut Design also created product labels for her lip balms and bath bombs.

DateMarch 2013
CategoryLogo Design
ClientThe Wren’s Nest
LinkThe Wren’s Nest on Facebook
Midlife and MarvelousLogo Design midlife_small

Midlife and Marvelous

Kelly is a blogger based in Austin, Texas with a global reach. She writes to women whose children have grown and are dealing with all the changes this phase of their life brings.

DateApril 2015
CategoryLogo Design
ClientMidlife and Marvelous
Tailor-Made Senior ServicesLogo Design tailormade_small

Tailor-Made Senior Services

Tailor Made Senior Services helps families place their senior loved ones into assisted living facilities. The logo plays on the idea of the one-of-a-kind, customized solutions they create for each family.

DateApril 2015
CategoryLogo Design
ClientTailor-Made Senior Services
Wash Day Laundry Best of Austin AwardCreative Corner 2015_washday_small

Wash Day Laundry Best of Austin Award

Wash Day Laundry won the Best of Austin Award for Best Laudromat for 2015! Owner Louise Mann desired a unique way to showcase her achievement. This piece hangs in both of her Austin laundromats.

DateOctober 2015
CategoryPrint Design
ClientLouise Mann of Wash Day Laundry
Georgia’s Naturals Super Seniors FlyerPrint Design Georgia's Naturals Super Senior Flyer

Georgia’s Naturals Super Seniors Flyer

Georgia’s Naturals is a vitamin and health supplement shop located in Georgetown, TX. The owner wanted to celebrate her senior shoppers and offer an attractive discount. The Super Seniors flyer was distributed in area newspapers.

DateNovember 2014
CategoryPrint Design
ClientGeorgia’s Naturals

Georgia’s Naturals Throwback Thursday FlyerPrint Design GN_throwback_small

Georgia’s Naturals Throwback Thursday Flyer

Georgia’s Naturals is a vitamin and health supplement shop located in Georgetown, TX. She asked for a fun way to promote her Throwback Thursday discounts. Why not go back in time and mimic the look and feel of a totally popular 80s film? This was printed as an 8.5×11 one-sheet and distributed in the local newspaper.

DateNovember 2014
CategoryPrint Design
ClientGeorgia’s Naturals

Breaking 16 Birthday InvitationCreative Corner Breaking 16 Invitation

Breaking 16 Birthday Invitation

This invitation was created for a client whose teenager was in love with the show Breaking Bad. She wanted to mimic the feel of the show for her daughter’s 16th birthday party, and they totally loved the results!

DateNovember 2014
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientClient in Austin, TX
Star Trek Christmas InvitationCreative Corner Star Trek Christmas Invitation

Star Trek Christmas Invitation

This was – by far- one of the strangest and most fun requests for invitation design. This was for a gay couple who wanted to combine their love of Christmas and Star Trek into their wedding invitation. The results were fabulous – and fascinating!

DateAugust 2014
CategoryCreative Corner
Revel & ShineLogo Design revelandshine_small copy

Revel & Shine

Revel & Shine is the brain-child of Hannah Wolniewitz, a public speaker in Austin, TX. Hannah’s primary audience is composed of women in their 30′s and 40′s, and her speeches are designed to help women embrace their lives and shine within them.

DateFebruary 2015
CategoryLogo Design
ClientRevel & Shine

Georgia’s NaturalsLogo Design Georgia's Naturals Logo

Georgia’s Naturals

Darla Carillo founded Georgia’s Naturals on the basis that everyone can improve their health if they have the right tools. Her store is located in Georgetown, Texas on Williams Drive. The store was named in honor of Darla’s Grandmother, who, through juicing and nutrition, lived a full 11 years after being diagnosed with terminal breast cancer.

DateJanuary 2013
CategoryLogo Design
ClientGeorgia’s Naturals
Quilt-N-A-FlashLogo Design qnaflash_small


Cheryl Matzen developed a brand new system for fast and easy quilting. She requested that her logo pull in the idea of the quilting square templates from her new system. The result is a bright, beautiful and modern-looking logo that accurately represents her new business.

DateMay 2015
CategoryLogo Design
Sherman & Company RealtorsLogo Design Sherman & Company Realtors

Sherman & Company Realtors

Les Sherman is a realtor based in Austin, TX with a sister office in Kerrville, TX. Les desired a logo that was unique and modern with an Austin touch. Freshly Cut Design completed his logo, business cards, letterhead and an 8×3 foot banner to complete his branding.

DateMarch 2013
CategoryLogo Design
ClientSherman & Company Realtors
Check Into Facebook PromotionPrint Design Check in on Facebook

Check Into Facebook Promotion

Kuk Sool Won wanted to increase their social media presence and asked me to design a promotional piece to hang in their martial arts school.

DateApril 2015
CategoryPrint Design
ClientBarbara Weiss with Kuk Sool Won of Oak Hill

Kuk Sool Won Promotional Easter PosterCreative Corner Kuk Sool Won Easter Poster

Kuk Sool Won Promotional Easter Poster

I’ve created a poster advertising Kuk Sool Won’s Easter party for the past 3 years, but this year is by far my favorite. I drew the bunny by hand and kept it light and colorful!

DateApril 2015
CategoryPrint Design
ClientBarbara Weiss with Kuk Sool Won of Oak Hill

I Believe Sticker for LP FirmCreative Corner ibelievesticker_small

I Believe Sticker for LP Firm

This 3×3″ sticker was created for the Levatino Pace Law Firm to include in their holiday greeting cards for their clients.

DateDecember 2014
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientLevatino Pace law firm
Oak Hill Martial ArtsPrint Design oakhill2015_small

Oak Hill Martial Arts

Oak Hill Martial Arts advertises in Austin’s monthly Community Impact newspaper. Freshly Cut Design creates new advertisements for the school every month. The advertisements have helped attract dozens of new students to the school since they’ve started running in September 2014.

DateJanuary 2015
CategoryPrint Design
ClientOak Hill Martial Arts
TaxelopeLogo Design The Taxelope Logo


Freshly Launched – a logo for a division The Solomon Group, a financial services company located in Austin, TX. The playful logo was designed to bring some light onto a rather taxing situation. The Taxelope program was designed to make taxes less taxing for individuals and businesses. Read all about it on their website!

DateOctober 2012
CategoryLogo Design
ClientThe Taxelope

Taxelope Brochure – 17×11 inchesPrint Design The Taxelope Brochure

Taxelope Brochure – 17×11 inches

The Taxelope is a monthly tax service designed by The Solomon Group to help individuals, families and businesses organize and prepare for their yearly taxes. The final print size is 17×11 inches.

DateJanuary 2013
CategoryPrint Design
ClientThe Solomon Group
Simplification Services PostcardPrint Design Postcard for Simplification Services

Simplification Services Postcard

Kelly Butcher, owner of Simplification Services, desired a postcard size advertisement that could be mailed out to potential clients. Freshly Cut Design tailored the stock photography to match the logo and designed the postcard to the client’s requests. Kelly loved the results! Final print size is 8.5×5.5 inches

DateFebruary 2013
CategoryPrint Design
ClientSimplifciation Services
Simplification Services BrochurePrint Design Simplification Services Brochure

Simplification Services Brochure

Kelly Butcher desired a brochure that she could hand out to potential clients and to attendees at networking meetings. She wanted to stray away from the typical Word document and asked for something elegant and eye-catching.

DateMarch 2012
CategoryPrint Design
ClientKelly Butcher with Simplification Services
Try Squared & TrueLogo Design Try Squared & True

Try Squared & True

Michael Madden, owner of Try Squared & True located in southwest Austin, struggled to come up with a name for his business that would combine his Christian ethics with his carpentry skills. After much deliberation, Try Squared & True was born! His logo clearly reflects on his field of expertise all with a modern flair.

DateDecember 2012
CategoryLogo Design
ClientTry Squared & True
On Ramp Video ProductionLogo Design On Ramp Video Production

On Ramp Video Production

On Ramp Video is an Austin-based video production company and are the video version of a good headshot photographer. They assist small businesses by producing 1-minute branding commercials that are then placed on YouTube and embedded web sites

DateAugust 2012
CategoryLogo Design
ClientOn Ramp Video Production
Paradise Pools and Spas LogoLogo Design Paradise Pools and Spas Logo

Paradise Pools and Spas Logo

Paradise Pools and Spas had been using the same logo and marketing materials since 1986, and it was time for a refresher. The new logo is based on the original with a modern look. Dive in!

DateMarch 2012
CategoryLogo Design
ClientParadise Pools and Spas
Jeanine Hemingway, CPA LogoLogo Design Logo for Jeanine Hemingway, CPA

Jeanine Hemingway, CPA Logo

Jeanine needed to refresh her existing logo. Her old logo used a font that had a jagged edge around the letters and a drop shadow that failed to print well. Her new redesign features a clean, clear font that has a professional look and vibe. Her branding package also included business card and letterhead design.

DateAugust 2012
CategoryLogo Design
ClientJeanine Hemingway, CPA
Kyle New Home Builder Tour FlyerPrint Design NewHomeTour_small

Kyle New Home Builder Tour Flyer

What happens when a realtor, a financial planner and a mortgage broker get together? They have a home tour! This brochure had many pieces to the puzzle, and all needed their own space to shine.

DateMay 2012
CategoryPrint Design
ClientJim Deis, Mark Hairston and Eric Engberg
Melaleuca 1/2 Page AdPrint Design melaleuca_small

Melaleuca 1/2 Page Ad

Kelly Connor runs a Melaleuca business and desired a half page advertisement to help her promote her products and business model.

DateJuly 2011
CategoryPrint Design
ClientKelly Connor
Wash Day Laundry PostersPrint Design washdayposter_small

Wash Day Laundry Posters

The owners of Wash Day Laundry often attend industry trade shows and desired 2 foam core posters that highlighted  their laundry services.

DateAugust 2011
CategoryPrint Design
ClientLouise Mann with Wash Day Laundry
3×3 Sticker for UT at AustinCreative Corner utsticker_small

3×3 Sticker for UT at Austin

The University of Texas Professional Development Center asked me to design and produce a new kind of marketing campaign. Information about their department was dispersed onto 5 separate 5×5 cards (that I also had the privilege to design) and then tucked into a navy blue envelope. I designed this sticker to place on the front of the envelope. The striking color combination gave the finished product some serious “wow” factor!

DateMarch 2012
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientMaureen Schwartz for UT Professional Development Center
Hand Drawn Mermaid IllustrationCreative Corner Mermaid Illustration

Hand Drawn Mermaid Illustration

This illustration was made into a t-shirt for my mermaid-loving daughter.

DateMay 2014
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientStephanie Johnson
Calaveras IllustrationCreative Corner skulls_small

Calaveras Illustration

Weddings in Austin are often unusual! These calaveras were drawn specifically for a wedding invitation.

DateNovember 2013
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientWedding Invitation
“Yoda” Drawn by HandCreative Corner yoda_small

“Yoda” Drawn by Hand

Part of my business includes designing and printing custom invitations (available online in my Etsy store). When a request came in for a Yoda-themed party, I decided to draw my own version of the little green alien. The birthday boy absolutely loved it!

DateSeptember 2012
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientStephanie Johnson
Milk and Brownie IllustrationCreative Corner milkbrownie_small

Milk and Brownie Illustration

Girl Scout troop leader Nichol Lee asked me to create a special design for her 2011-2012 Brownie Troop. She took this illustration and created custom t-shirts for the girls, and they love them!

DateNovember 2011
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientAustin Brownie Troop #887
Bok Bok Chicken IllustrationCreative Corner mychicken_small

Bok Bok Chicken Illustration

When my twins decided they wanted to celebrate their 5th birthday at a local farm, I knew I had to draw the chicken and design their invitations myself. I’ve since uploaded the chicken invitation to my Etsy shop, and now that chicken is free to roam at birthday parties all over the globe!

DateOctober 2011
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientStephanie Johnson
Hibiscus in ParadiseCreative Corner fcd_hibiscus_small

Hibiscus in Paradise

Freshly Cut Design will take any idea and will do our best to make it a reality. If you desire a custom graphic for an invitation, we’ll bend over backwards to make it happen!

DateFebruary 2012
CategoryCreative Corner
ClientStephanie Johnson
Landscape OneLogo Design landcapeone_small

Landscape One

Sam needed a new logo for his landscape company.  In this case, Sam provided a sketch, and we brought it to life with fresh colors and a modern font.

DateDecember 2011
CategoryLogo Design
ClientSam Walton
Cupcake Aly LogoLogo Design Cupcake Aly

Cupcake Aly Logo

Aly Chapman, owner of Cupcake Aly, desired a logo that reflected her personality. She requested bright, primary colors that would appeal to both grown-ups and children. Her treats are all gluten-free and refined sugar free and from this designer’s perspective, are totally YUM!

DateMarch 2012
CategoryLogo Design
ClientAly Chapman
Kuk Sool Won of Oak HillPrint Design kuksoolad_small

Kuk Sool Won of Oak Hill

Kuk Sool Won of Oak Hill needed a half-page ad that they could easily distribute at demonstrations, networking meetings and to interested parents who dropped in to visit their school.

DateSeptember 2012
CategoryPrint Design
ClientBarbara Weiss with Kuk Sool Won of Oak Hill

Wine Menus for Austin Custom WineryPrint Design acw_menu_small

Wine Menus for Austin Custom Winery

Austin Custom Winery of Oak Hill, Texas desired a unique, classically-styled menu that featured all of their quality wines. Freshly Cut Design incorporated the Winery’s logo colors to keep their brand consistent and elegant.

DateNovember 2011
CategoryPrint Design
ClientMary Charron with Austin Custom Winery
Bloomery Designs AdvertisementPrint Design 2012BloomeryAd_small

Bloomery Designs Advertisement

Bloomery Designs creates beautiful baby gifts and does custom embroidery for individuals and small businesses. This advertisement is featured in the 2012-2013 Kiker Elementary Directory.

DateSeptember 2012
CategoryPrint Design
ClientNichol Lee
Riggs Wellness ClinicPrint Design riggswellness_small

Riggs Wellness Clinic

Dr. Jim Riggs is a Ph.D. located in the Westlake Area of Austin, Texas. He offers a holistic approach to dealing with weight, ADD and other health-related issues at his clinic.

DateMay 2011
CategoryPrint Design
ClientDr. Jim Riggs

I Can Do This!Print Design steeg_middleschool_small

I Can Do This!

Judge Steeg needed a way to assist the truant students log their school hours and community service. This tri-fold was customized for middle school age students. We’ve also completed one for high schoolers, their parents and a Spanish version.

DateOctober 2011
ClientJudge Susan Steeg

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Connect with Freshly Cut Design on a “social” level.

If you’ve got an “idea” for an “identity” you came to the right place.  At Freshly Cut Design we proudly offer the following core services:

Logo Design

Logos can be a challenge-even for the best designer.  At Freshly Cut Design we can take your idea from the spoken word to your organization’s identity.  We won’t stop till we get it right!

Print Graphic Design

From custom-designed folders with matching inserts, to postcards, brochures, business cards, posters, trade show banners, t-shirt designs to custom invitations for your next party, Freshly Cut Design can do it all – and more importantly – do it well!

Creative Corner

The “CC” is where Freshly Cut Design gets creative.  This is a showcase of creativity that doesn’t necessarily fit nice and neatly under “logos” or “print”.

We can digitally restore old photographs, create custom poster art for your home or digitally “scrapbook” your photos! Take a look around and see how we might be able to get creative with you on your next project!

We also love parties and a good party always starts with an awesome invitation. We have dozens of designs ready to choose from in our Etsy store. Visit Freshly Cut Design at https://www.etsy.com/shop/freshlycutcards


Founder a fresh concept

Stephanie Johnson

Graphic Designer Guru with 1o years of experience + a whole lot of creativity, patience and passion!

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About Us company biography

Based in Austin, Texas: Freshly Cut Design is a graphic design company with an eye for turning “ideas into identities”.  Founder, Stephanie Johnson, has over ten years of graphic design and marketing experience.

Working with local printers in Austin, TX, gives Freshly Cut Design the edge you need when your project has a tight deadline. Whether it’s a logo, business card, brochure, custom invitation, greeting card or a t-shirt, Freshly Cut Design is your resource for making it happen.

Stephanie is also quite crafty in the scrapbook sense and has enjoyed having several of her scrapbook and handmade card designs published in major scrapbook magazines with international distribution. She has a passion for working with both pixels and paper.


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Address where are we located

We are based in Austin, Texas, but we work with every zip code imaginable from San Francisco to the Taj Mahal.

Freshly Cut Design Headquarters:  Austin, Texas USA

Contact connect with us

Contact Freshly Cut Design today and see how we can help your “idea” become your “identity”.

Testimonials what they think about us

Stephanie could not be easier or more pleasant to work with. She is fast, professional, reasonably priced, and responsive. My only hesitation in recommending her is that I want to keep her all to myself! You can’t go wrong using Stephanie and Freshly Cut Design for your graphic design needs.

Maura Thomas

My invitations were beautiful! Her service was outstanding, and she was extremely flexible to accommodate my needs.

Ellen Sullivan

Stephanie listens carefully then produces a professional design piece. I highly recommend Stephanie!

Louise Mann

(The invitations) … are so cute.  I’ve sent them out and people are RSVP’ing and telling me that the invitations are the cutest they’ve ever seen!  Thank you so much.  I like to throw parties and showers, so I will be contacting you again!

Kelli Stump

Stephanie is the real deal: energetic, creative, detail-oriented and 100% focused!

Dan Schaeffer