Oak Roots Creative


Male in a chambray shirt for a branding photo.

Hi, friends. It’s time for two of my favorite things. Birthday cake and celebrations! (Did you think I was going to say wine and puppies?…That would be a good guess.) Yes, my birthday is coming up soon, if you couldn’t tell. And this year I’m celebrating by gifting a 30-minute branding/head shot session to one lucky […]

Birthday Branding Session Giveaway!

Branding headshot of a woman in downtown Knoxville, TN.

Getting ready for new head shots or a branding session doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it’s pretty simple. Just follow these steps, and you’ll already have a great start!   What message do you want to convey? If you’re familiar with the concept of branding, you may know that it’s important to define […]

How to Prepare for Head Shots and Branding Sessions

Kristy Keel-Blackmon, owner of Oak Roots Creative at her home.

  Hi, there! Thank you so much for visiting my new, refreshed website. I’m glad you’re here. This new website took weeks of work, a lot of coffee, and playing David Bowie on loop. But it was totally worth it! This feels so much more like me. It’s like stepping into my own living room. […]

Website launch party! Grab your discount!

Keep your logo looking sharp after receiving it from your designer.

Hooray! So, you’ve just received a shiny new logo package! It’s an exciting time, and the most difficult work has been done. BUT, there are a few things to keep in mind when using with your logo to keep it looking as good as your designer made it. We’ll take a look at a recently […]

How to Love Your Logo

Branding Boot Camp: get your brand in gear

I’m really excited to announce that today is the launch of something that I’ve had up my sleeve for a few months: Branding Boot Camp. Are you feeling stuck with your brand? Curious where your brand can take you? Are you ready to get your brand in gear? You’re in the right place. Branding Boot […]

Free Branding Boot Camp Mini-Course