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Your Guide to Colorful Walls

Bold & Pop : Your Guide to Colorful Walls

Have a wall you'd like to add?

Hit us up with the location, a photo, and your website or Instagram account and we'll give you credit!


This may not surprise you.. but we LOVE bright and colorful walls. Ok, LOVE doesn't even express how much we like them.. we're totally obsessed. Helloooooo can you say photo-opp central? We always find ourselves hunting for fun new walls in new cities and after doing some research for an upcoming brand shoot (which we CANNOT wait for) we realized how cool would it be to have a guide that highlighted locations all over?! We've found amazinggg guides that are locally based so we thought, why don't we bring together all of these amazing resources and plug them into one place! So, in true get sh*t done fashion, we decided to do just that and include cities from all over the country and even a few international picks!

Shout-out to our social crew who helped out and sent in suggestions too! We're going A-Z with some of our picks from around the country! Have more to add? Hit us up in the comments or shoot us an email with the location, name of the wall/artist if known and bonus if you share a pic! We'll add it in and credit your website. We want this to be an awesome resource so we will be updating as additional picks come in so be sure to save or pin for later! *Please note walls are subject to being painted over.

P.S. If you're on mobile, rotate your phone to landscape mode to get the wall info! 


Atlanta



Austin



Boulder



Chicago 



Denver



Houston



Lexington



Los Angeles



Miami & other Florida cities



Minneapolis



Nashville



New York & Brooklyn



Portland



Raleigh & Carrboro



Salt Lake City & Provo



San Francisco



Seattle & Tacoma



Shreveport & Bossier City



Spokane



Washington DC & Arlington



International


We hope you've enjoyed this post as much as we have! Feeling inspired and ready to make your insta fabulous?! Don't let the fun stop and get inspired from some of our tips in our Instagram Guide. Download your FREE copy by subscribing to our newsletter and getting our super secret password for our content upgrades. Have fun and let's get colorful! 💛💖💜❤️💙💚

P.S. Exciting news! We launched a free #BoldBossTribe Facebook Group and would love for you to join us! Come on over!

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#BoldBossTribe :: Joy Garcia

Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Joy Garcia Founder of The Joyful Company
Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Joy Garcia Founder of The Joyful Company
Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Joy Garcia Founder of The Joyful Company

Tell us your bold boss story!: 

I believe that women around the world have so much to offer, especially in very strong and serious leadership roles in their businesses. And yet more often than not we doubt ourselves and our abilities so much so that we self-sabotage that beautiful vision of what we truly want to be and know we should be.

That self-doubt comes in many forms: fears, challenges, past experiences, and just general inner voice conflicts. The key is to acknowledge them, and face them, head on. The work starts when we understand each one, acknowledge its source and from there reposition it to build on your strengths ultimately transforming you into the leader you already know you are.

I want to help women in the world to make their dreams a reality. And I do this because I believe in it, from the very core of my being.
I am a powerful woman who empowers leading women to be the best version of their business-selves that they can be, because we know we deserve it.

We're all about bold boss moments, tell us about one of yours!: 

One of my hobbies is to be organized (yes, for real) and so many of my friends and people that I came across in my work & personal life were always asking me: 'How do you get through so much in one day? How do you stay so super organized and on top of your life?' so I decided to start my very own YouTube channel dedicated to helping women get more organized with all of my tips and tricks I use in my daily life. The channel's goal is to help you become so organized that you end up with so much more time for yourself to do the things you love, and long for ... whether that is a nail bar session, or to watch your kid play soccer, or to just be able to sneak away for an hour with your book and favourite cup of coffee or glass of wine, and be alone. It's called Organized Joy, the A to Z of an organized life.

Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Joy Garcia Founder of The Joyful Company

What advice or words of encouragement do you have for the Bold Boss Tribe?: 

My wish for myself is that in 5 years time I will be sitting in my office, that looks over the skyline of a city I call home, reading an article in the magazine where they have profiled me as the leadership coach the woman of the world were looking for. It is filled with testimonials from happy clients who are quoted on how we transformed her from a ‘wanna be’ leader and business woman into a seriously successful business and leader through the work we did together.
My husband and my dogs are with me, and we so content and at peace with the life we have, and where we have gone through our work together. My advice is to take the time to think and paint the ideal picture you have for yourself in 5 years and then work on making it a reality.

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P.S. Exciting news! We launched a free #BoldBossTribe Facebook Group and would love for you to join us! Come on over!

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How to Take and Edit Photos Like a Pro Right From Your Phone

Bold & Pop : How to Take and Edit Photos Like a Pro Right From Your Phone

I have some good news for you! You don't need to be (or hire) a professional photographer, have a fancy camera, or have photoshop to get Insta-worthy photos! There are plenty of ways to use your phone so you can still get quality photos for your brand without breaking the bank. In my Instagram Workshop with SkillPop, showing students how to take and edit their photos with their phone is one of the most popular parts of the class. So today, I'm bringing that part of the class to YOU! 

How to Take a Great Photo

While editing can do wonders, it a.) can't fix everything and b.) will save you a lot of time and a headache to start with a quality image! And a quality image starts with your lighting. No fancy, expensive camera equipment needed! 

We prefer natural lighting and A LOT of it! So I usually take my photos on my dining room table which is positioned with my sliding glass door on one side and two large windows on an adjacent wall. I open the blinds as much as possible to let all that natural light flow in and get to shooting! (I also picked my apartment based off the natural light I get all day long because I'm crazy like that!) 

If you don't happen to have a lot of natural light in your home, consider shooting outside. Overcast days are actually better since the cloud cover will help shield your photos from any unwanted hash shadows. 

I know a lot of you also have full-time jobs and can't always shoot during the day, so I have another solution for you - Photography lights! This will require a little bit of an investment but mine have more than paid for themselves. I bought mine on Amazon for about $70 (came with 2 lights) but there are tons of options out there for every budget.  

Sometimes I even use my lights during the day if it's a little dreary outside or if I just want some extra lighting! I usually set them up along the sides of the table that don't have natural lighting but the good thing with these is you can adjust them up and down as well as move them around the room so you can get the lighting justtttt the way you want! 

Another tip not related to lighting: If you want to focus on something in particular in the photo, simply tap the screen on your phone where you want the camera to focus. Voilá!

How to edit

Now you have your images but how do you tweak them to look exactly how you want? You don't need Photoshop or anything fancy. You can do this right from your phone or within Instagram! 

Here's a peek at how I edit in my phone and on Instagram: 

In my phone, I adjusted: 

  • Exposure
  • Contrast
  • Saturation 
  • Cast

In Instagram, I adjusted: 

  • Brightness
  • Contrast
  • Warmth
  • Saturation

We like our photos really bright and, obviously, colorful so we almost always play with the exposure and/or brightness, contrast, and saturation. This gives our photos a consistent bright, colorful look!

I played with the cast/warmth with this photo in particular because you can see that the white background in the original photo is more on the blue side. So I made the photo a little more warm (more yellow) to even it out so the white looked more white rather than blue. If you have a white background that's more yellow, you'd do the opposite and cool it down. Changing the warmth can help you get a much closer white match for your white backgrounds which can be tricky to get while you're shooting. 

My biggest piece of advice is to just pay around with both the editing features on your phone as well as in Instagram. By taking a photo and trying to edit it with all the different editing settings, you'll get an idea of how each works and soon you'll be a pro at editing your own photos! Just make sure to keep your editing consistent so your photos are cohesive in your Instagram grid! 

P.S. Exciting news! We launched a free #BoldBossTribe Facebook Group and would love for you to join us! Come on over!

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