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Today is a big day! After almost a year and a half, I have finally launched my first product just for creatives and business owners.  And to be honest, I am crying all the tears of joy, relief, excitement and so much more. It truly took a VILLAGE to get this done. From my mastermind, to […]

A Perfectly Curated Brand Shoot

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April 25, 2022

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A Perfectly Curated Brand Shoot

Today is a big day! After almost a year and a half, I have finally launched my first product just for creatives and business owners.  And to be honest, I am crying all the tears of joy, relief, excitement and so much more. It truly took a VILLAGE to get this done. From my mastermind, to […]

April 25, 2022

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Brands, Styling

March 21, 2022

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Brands

5 WAYS TO IMMEDIATELY ELEVATE YOUR BRAND

It’s LIVE! Our very first resource for creatives! I can’t say thank you enough for supporting this small but ever growing business of mine! As you know, I’ve been diving into the pivot from being an event planner to now focusing on other small businesses. The question I get often is why and the short […]

WHAT DOES A CREATIVE DIRECTOR DO?

I’ve gotten so many questions on what it means to even be a creative director and honestly I think each creative director will tell you something different. But before we dive in, a thank you is a must!  THANK YOU!  I am just filled with gratitude as I look back over the years building my […]

March 10, 2022

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Brands

January 6, 2022

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Brands, Event Planning, Styling

Happy New Year!

Hello, 2022! I hope you all are feeling refreshed and ready for the new year. While we kiss 2021 goodbye, I can’t help but brag a bit about what The Crystal Collection has accomplished in the past year. Our first blog post was released on September 10, 2021. We still can’t believe it. In the […]

Voice of Victory

I recently had the honor of helping The Eve Center with their annual Voice of Victory fundraiser at the Sharonville Convention Center. The Eve Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting healing and growth for women through biblical, no-cost, safe, and confidential peer counseling and training. This event is an open invitation to the […]

December 2, 2021

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Event Planning

October 21, 2021

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Event Planning, Inspiration

When Things Don’t Go as Planned…

Let’s talk about the relationship between planned events and the COVID pandemic… I’m ready to break up and kiss COVID goodbye. How did you feel when you looked at your calendar and had to readjust… everything? I don’t think anything could have prepared us for the changes we would face in our personal or professional […]

Emma McMahan Brand Shoot

I am blessed to have a career where I can use my creativity and strategies as a catalyst for others to elevate their brand. The way that everything comes together during these photoshoots is unlike any other experience. The creativity and beauty that flows from these brand shoots are so intimate and intentional. There is […]

October 7, 2021

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Brands, Inspiration, Styling

September 22, 2021

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Brands, Inspiration

Together Digital National Conference

The idea of being together feels so foreign after this past year and a half but what’s even better is being able to stay together. This is a part of the mission that I got to witness first hand working with Together Digital. That regardless of the hardship, circumstances, and even successes – being able […]

Welcome to this space, this is long overdue…

First off, WELCOME! This blog and new website has been long OVERDUE, but I’m so glad you decided to stick around and that you’re here. If you haven’t followed along up to this point, my name is Crystal. I am the face behind The Crystal Collection Co. This blog will be a place for me to show you the behind the scenes of being a creative director, a place to get inspired, and lastly a place to highlight all of the amazing people and things we get to be involved with! 

crystal collection curating a final moodboard

September 10, 2021

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Inspiration, Styling

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