Category Archives: do work

Making stuff you really like

Production is a difficult thing to pull off. Take the time and take the effort to make something you want to make. It will turn out better.

Responsive Design

Responding with Responsive Design

Launching theporch.live Expressing our client’s vision WOW, what a week it has been! House of Sticks is pleased to announce the launch of theporch.live! To say that our team is humbled and extremely thankful for the opportunity presented to us by Watermark Church is an understatement. Watermark’s Young Adult Ministry which is branded The Porch…

Dallas video production company House of Sticks

An introduction to House of Sticks

A copy of a recent article as an introduction to House of Sticks, our philosophy and reason for existing. PR is always a good thing and we are happy to share our story with anyone willing to listen. Hence the repost of the article. Boom.

Creativity With Boundaries

The best ideas never come from possibilities they come from constraints. Its creative thinking at is height.

Do It for Love Not Money

If you’re doing it for the money, do you really love it? Life’s short, do good work, do what your good at and enjoy life.

Doing Your Best

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Enjoying the Journey

Slow down. Pump the brakes. Smell the roses. It’s the journey that is the fun part.

How to Get Started With Your Big Idea

Everyone has a big idea. What about actually taking some steps towards making those ideas mean something.

Follow Your Heart

You have a heart for a reason. Following it can be a good thing if its in line with your passions… your gut instinct.

Ideas Are Worthless

This is a pretty harsh headline, but if you really think about it… Ideas don’t amount to much unless you are willing to follow through with the execution.

Just Make Something

The most common advice we hear (and give) on how to start making a project or start doing what you want is to just start. Easy as that. Just do it. Go and make something. The result of dreams without work is zero.

Keep On Keeping On

The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step, but you have to make sure the rest of the steps happen to make sure you get there.

An End to the Fear of Failure

Failure can be a good thing, but at some point if you want to succeed you need to be able to put an end to it and go on the next thing that will scare you.

Simple Tips for Freelancing Successfully

Freelancing can be hard but also really good. We compiled a few tips on how to do it well. Knowledge is power.

4 steps to making it

Everything worth doing is difficult. I bet you can count on a few fingers the good things that happened in your life that truly molded you into the person you are. Now, compare that to the number of situations you had to actually work through that shaped you. Work is a good thing. We make…

The Secret to Making a Project

Whatever you do don’t be afraid to fail. Use it as a catalyst to drive you forward.

Using Failure as a Guide

Failure is just a part of life. We shouldn’t be so adverse to it because most of the time it is our best guide to success.

BTS: Slide Stone Slide

Just in case you cared to see how we made the video of my son using Adobe Premiere Clip, its here.