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You know that dream growing on the inside of you? You were born for it.

Nothing makes me happier than seeing clients and friends go from dream to done™ and getting to be part of that journey. 

I’m a business educator, designer, and creative strategist for creative brands & businesses, & the amazing entrepreneurs who run them. 

This Jacksonville, Florida native found her passion for championing the dreams of small business owners, organizational leaders and creatives while living a world away in an African war zone. Intrigued?  Find out more of what I'm about here.

War zone meets board room, purpose meets profit, story meets strategy, I still believe mascara is a survival essential and espresso is a food group.   Most of all, I believe your story matters because you matter.   And I am cheering you on,



Build Your Brand

Artful, authentic brand design, creative strategy, & launch development resources to help you clearly cultivate & communicate your passion.

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Grow Your Business

  Educational, inspirational & practical resources developed to help creative brands and businesses grow by harnessing the power of story.

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Share Your Journey

With a growing online community of entrepreneurs dedicated to educate, engage and empower because you and your story matter.

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Define Your Purpose

Build a wholehearted business that thrives where purpose  meets profit. Define and design your greater purpose from the inside out.

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Designed to Thrive Creative, LLC is a creative studio located in the Jacksonville, FL area committed to providing education, inspiration, & practical brand design resources that empower creatives & entrepreneurs to live wholeheartedly, thrive extravagantly, & build brands that matter™.  


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Take Your Business Dreams to the Next Level

Through our one-on-one Creative Espresso Strategy Sessions. These 1 hour stand alone creative strategy calls are tailor made for creatives & entrepreneurs who need some targeted advice, heartfelt encouragement & focused consultation.

Ladies, Connect With Our Creative Mastermind

The road to grow your dream doesn't have to be lonely. Join a gathering of wholehearted women creatives & entrepreneurs, #FlourishCreatives. We'd LOVE to have you & it's free. I mean, who doesn't need more personal cheerleaders, right?

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Just In From the Blog

Need a place to nurture joy & find courage for your creative soul?  Where you can find inspiration and insight to live wholeheartedly, thrive extravagantly & build an authentic brand that matters?  I'm spilling words and heart from my own entrepreneurship journey as it unfolds and the lessons I'm learning along the way.  I can't wait to cheer you on!

When I sought out a branding guru/website designer, I had no idea the depth of remarkable I would get with Michele Perry. Her empathy, compassion, and genuine & honest approach has helped merge my expertise and my heart to create something that serves my clients AND fills my soul. It’s like she can see inside my head and my heart and pull out the pieces that I can quite recognize yet, or have maybe never dared to pursue... I can’t believe this is the woman I get to work with. I am so grateful.
— Joanne