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Tips on Becoming a Pro Maker From Lauren Hom

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If you\u2019ve searched for lettering inspo, you\u2019ve probably seen Lauren Hom\u2019s work. She is known for her beautiful "Daily Dishonesty" sayings. Not to mention, her life motto is \u201cWork hard, snack often.\u201d

If you’ve searched for lettering inspo, you’ve probably seen Lauren Hom’s work. She is known for her beautiful "Daily Dishonesty" sayings. Not to mention, her life motto is “Work hard, snack often.”

Lauren recently teamed up with Studio Ink to create a line of beautiful, colorful, quirky greeting cards. Her cards are super relatable and speak the truth (i.e. \u201cBirthday Calories Don\u2019t Count\u201d).

Lauren recently teamed up with Studio Ink to create a line of beautiful, colorful, quirky greeting cards. Her cards are super relatable and speak the truth (i.e. “Birthday Calories Don’t Count”).

Read on to learn about her love for burgers and baking, why she’s been wearing the same Halloween costume for seven years and about her journey to running a successful freelance business.

What inspires you? "I'm inspired by life - from inside jokes with friends to exploring new cities + cultures. Aesthetically, I'm inspired by colors, patterns + signage of all the places I travel to."

What inspires you? "I'm inspired by life - from inside jokes with friends to exploring new cities + cultures. Aesthetically, I'm inspired by colors, patterns + signage of all the places I travel to."

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dam=1 original_size="1100x1100" alt="Tell us how technology has supported what you do. \"I love the speed, precision, + efficiency that technology gives me. 50 years ago, I would've had to do [everything] by hand. It's really incredible.\"" expand=1]

Tell us how technology has supported what you do. "I love the speed, precision, + efficiency that technology gives me. 50 years ago, I would've had to do [everything] by hand. It's really incredible."

How did you get where you are today? "Leaving the comfort of my 9-5 job was scary, but when I put myself in a sink or swim situation, I worked harder because there was more to lose."

How did you get where you are today? "Leaving the comfort of my 9-5 job was scary, but when I put myself in a sink or swim situation, I worked harder because there was more to lose."

What is the weirdest, most unusual or worst job you\u2019ve ever had? "In college, I designed characters for a Facebook game that was like Farmville for stoners."

What is the weirdest, most unusual or worst job you’ve ever had? "In college, I designed characters for a Facebook game that was like Farmville for stoners."

What\u2019s one piece of advice you\u2019d share with other makers? "Never stop making!"

What’s one piece of advice you’d share with other makers? "Never stop making!"

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