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Nettle Creative stands for affordable design and marketing services.

Nettle Creative is a one-woman design and marketing studio run by Melissa Alves. I grew up with a small business in the family, so I understand better than most what business owners and their families go through on a daily business to make their passions a reality.

My mission is to help you out with your design and marketing needs — whatever they might be. If you’re looking to fine-tune what you’ve got going on already, or if you’re just starting out, I’m here to help.

I’m flexible and ready to work on almost anything you can pitch! to get a better idea of what I offer, visit my services page

I’m based in Delta, BC, but can work on most projects remotely.

About Melissa

Prior to joining the creative and marketing industries, I worked in the family pet store. After we sold, I pursued a diploma in digital and print publishing from Langara College. It was there that my passion for design and writing really took centre stage in my life.

Post-graduation, I began working at Clevers Media as a Marketing Assistant, which involved helping with web updates, newsletters, ad trafficking, event management, and more. The company split into two businesses in January 2020: Bright Communications and Trevor Battye Ad Sales, and I continue to work for both of them.

I started working as a freelance designer in the fall of 2019, and by August 2020 I was ready to start working with small businesses more and started my own company, Nettle Creative.