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Published: January 17, 2024

Every February at CurlyRed, we donate 10% of our proceeds to two worthy nonprofits! This year our Garrett County recipient is Stephen's Table and our "beyond" recipient is The Embassy Theatre in Cumberland, MD. You can read more about these fantastic non-profits below. Stephen's Table is a ministry of The Episcopal Church in Garrett County. […]

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Published: November 17, 2023

CurlyRed candles are now back in stock, while supplies last! Our newest scent for 2023 is Soothing Siren: a refreshing and rejuvenating ambiance of 💜 lavender and 🌿 mint! Other scents available: 🍂 Smoke & Siren,🌲Cedar & Siren, 🍪 Cinnamon & Siren, 🎃 Spice & Siren, and ☕️ Espresso & Siren. These candles are custom-made […]

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Published: August 3, 2023

by CurlyRed president and principal designer M/ Kendall Ludwig Do you have a scarcity mindset? Since moving to Garrett County almost 7 years ago, there's a pattern I've witnessed (especially among business professionals). Don't get me wrong—I saw it in Baltimore too. It's just much more obvious here. What I've witnessed is folks trapped in […]

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Published: July 5, 2023

by CurlyRed president and principal designer M. Kendall Ludwig Life is a journey, not a destination —that catchphrase is all well and good, except for all of those times when you just want to get there already. I don't know about you, but this idea bring on the continuous journey that is life can be […]

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Published: June 7, 2023

by CurlyRed president and principal designer M. Kendall Ludwig You know it was coming, right? That I would use one of these "J" months to talk about my new favorite thing: Jitterbug Movement Studio. When I opened Jitterbug last October on Autumn Glory weekend, I remember sitting in the new space with my mom, Madeline […]

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Published: April 5, 2023

by M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer of CurlyRed I'm a big fan of the Enneagram, an ancient personality tool that's helped me better understand myself and how I relate to those around me. I am a type 4, and one of 4's top values is authenticity (and so I made it the word […]

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Published: February 22, 2023

In the 2022 Legislative Session, the Maryland General Assembly passed Senate Bill 474, sponsored by Senators George Edwards, Paul Corderman and Katie Hester. The legislation called for the creation of the Senator George C. Edwards Fund and established the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board to review, evaluate and rate applications for funding from the […]

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Published: November 17, 2022

“I wish I knew what to post.” “I don't have time to worry about social media.” “I should be posting online, but I don't even know where to start.” When thinking about your company or organization's goals for 2023, where does your presence on social media fit in? Do you have a plan of what […]

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Published: October 26, 2022

We're currently celebrating 150 Years in Garrett County, Maryland! The 150th Anniversary Committee has been commemorating our rich county heritage throughout all of 2022 at each of the municipalities’ annual celebrations. There was an extremely well-attended special community celebration event at the Garrett County Fairgrounds just last month. As part of this celebration, a commemorative […]

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Published: September 29, 2021

by M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer custom illustration by CurlyRed junior designer Olivia Weeks Without a doubt, fall is my absolute favorite season here. Most GC locals will argue that September has the nicest weather of the entire year. I'd argue that October is pretty damn spectacular as well. Lots of sun, with […]

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Published: April 30, 2019

As much as we love our office space in historic Mountain Lake Park, we've been longing to be part of the downtown Oakland community for as long as we've resided here in Garrett County, Maryland. Oakland has an amazingly rich history and was accepted as an official “Arts and Entertainment District” in 2016. We are […]

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Published: September 23, 2011

Just a friendly reminder. Please join us. And if you can't and still want to donate, you can click here!

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Published: January 31, 2011

We can't wait to see many of you at the party tonight! but wait, what is that? Interesting.

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Published: February 1, 2010

Come celebrate tonight with us! Check out the posts below for more details.

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Published: May 28, 2009

CurlyRed has had the pleasure of having two great interns this semester: Chris Rolfe of Towson University and Anne Beasley of the College of Notre Name of Maryland. Chris and Anne are graduating this month and we wish them the best of luck. Thanks again!

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Published: February 6, 2009

Last Friday CurlyRed celebrated its 2 year anniversary at Mt. Washington Tavern with family, friends, clients and colleagues! It was a great time, and we hope to see many more of you at CurlyRed's next gathering. Thank you to everyone who came out to this event and to all of you that have made these […]

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Published: January 19, 2009

CurlyRed is pleased to announce that we now accept payment using your VISA, Mastercard or Discover! Now you can receive great graphic design AND rewards for using your credit card (that is, if you're using a rewards card). Contact CurlyRed to find out more.

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Published: January 14, 2009

Please visit our website to see a completely revamped portfolio section. We've cleaned out some older pieces to make way for several new ones. We've had many new and exciting clients and projects over the past 6 months that we wanted to share. As always, check back often and let us know what you think. […]

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Published: January 6, 2009

Do you live in the Baltimore area and want to intern for CurlyRed? CurlyRed Inc. is a local graphic design company that is looking an intern for the Spring 2009 semester. This internship is open to college students working on their degree in graphic design. It is an unpaid position for school credit, consisting of […]

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Published: December 23, 2008

Dear friends, colleagues, valued clients, and random readers of this blog, It’s been a pleasure working with you this year. Thank you for your support and your business! CurlyRed wishes you a very safe, healthy and happy holiday season. We hope it is as stress-free and joyous as possible! May you have a very prosperous […]

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Published: October 9, 2008

snowjumpstump Yes, this is a shameless plug of my husband Mark's website. He just added new portfolio pieces and I just can't get over how good his site looks. Please check it out and feel free to give him feedback at mark@snowjumpstump.com.

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