Every Business
Has a Brand Story

Most Small Businesses Struggle
to Connect to Their Audience

Most Small Businesses Struggle to Connect to Their Audience

We Work With Small Businesses in Maryland & Nationwide

to Provide Strategy-Driven Creative Services

Based in Frederick, Maryland Sharpen Creative is your local branding, marketing, and website agency where we help you sharpen your brand and grow your business.


What We Do

Logo Design & Brand Development.


Sharpen your brand with complete logo design, brand identity systems, and graphic design to apply your brand to your strategies and all customer touchpoints.

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Sharpen your marketing with a living, breathing marketing plan for your business or the launch of your next venture. Maximize your ROI with a solid plan.

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Sharpen your website with complete design and development solutions including custom WordPress Websites, hosting, and website care plans.

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Sharpen your local search. Optimizing your online presence and ensuring your business is found in local search is critical in today's business climate.


Our Recent Work

A Logo and Brand Design for The Charleston Vacationer in Charleston, SC.
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Logo Design & Brand Development for Mercer.
A logo and brand designs for Pop the Bubbly Events in Charleston, SC.
A logo design for TinPony Touring in Maryland.
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Logo designed for OnWing in Winchester, VA.
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Logo Design for Coastal Grown Wellness.
A combination mark, logo design, for Shear Radiance in Hagerstown, MD.
A logo design and brand development for BGE Painting in Eldersburg, MD.
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Brochure Design for Incite to Leadership - cover page.
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Logo Design for 1926 Maybank in Charleston SC.
Logo design for Globe Sanitation.
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Logo Design and Brand Development for Dementia Care Academy.
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Logo design and business card design for Gas Lantern Custom Homes.

We Love Design

Everything we do revolves around design.

Our mission is to help high-achieving business owners and executives bring vision, clarity, and sustainability to their brand. We work with organizations of all sizes to develop brand identity systems, build brand awareness, and maintain brand consistency at every user touchpoint – from websites to print collateral and vehicle graphics to storefront design.

We Love Success

Your success is what we care about the most.

Our success is rooted in your success. We don’t work for our portfolio or define our success by what looks pretty. Discovering what defines success for you and developing creative strategies to help your brand progress toward your goals is how we work. We have a diverse background with a lifetime of experience in developing and growing small businesses.

Reviews on Google About Sharpen Creative

  • Veronica Lombardi

    Tim has designed the media that we share with all our contacts, from vendors to partners to clients, and we're always happy with the resulting products. The colors and designs are sharp and Tim listens closely to our requests and input. Would highly recommend him!

  • Debbie Campbell

    I just got the flyers Tim created for me from the printers and they look great! As a fellow designer I found Tim professional and easy to work with. He incorporated my suggestions where they made sense but led the way with a solid print design idea that I think will promote my new business service very effectively.

  • Robert Kline

    Tim did a great job listening and responding with material we could work with. He took time to learn the business. I really enjoyed his expertise and guidance with the logo design and setting the brand tone. Great work, we will do more with Sharpen Creative.

  • Kathy Palmer

    I met Tim through a referral, it has been great working with him ever since then. Tim is a great designer and he is there for the small business and understands there needs as well. He has done rebranding for me and I love how it has turned out. I would highly recommend Tim if your in need of designing, rebranding, websites

  • Sarah Carlson

    I have a small business and Tim is incredibly knowledgeable, allowing me to better understand what kind of software is most suitable for our needs as well as insightful about marketing strategies for our industry. He is responsive, helpful, efficient and trustworthy and I highly recommend him.

  • jon ory

    Tim is an excellent designer and has always worked on my website and promo marketing. He’s creative and innovative in his field and I would highly recommend him to anyone reading this review. Good luck with your new business.


    Thank you Tim! Highly recommend his services. He picked up right where my last web designer left off and made sure that we were set up for success. Reacts quickly to needede changes and pays attention to detail.

  • Jorge Gilligan

    Tim from Sharpen Creative was great to work with. We had numerous creative meetings to work out the details of our marketing plan. Tim was very thorough with his designs to be sure everything worked well together. Tim helped us to define and refine our brand with a comprehensive brand and style guide. Sharpen Creative has you covered if your business needs marketing and brand help. From a complete website to logo and marketing materials give Tim and Sharpen Creative a try.

Ready to Sharpen
Your Brand?

Are you ready to get started? Click below to schedule a free 30-minute consultation.

We’ll discuss the scope of your project and how we can “Sharpen Your Brand.” From there, we’ll send you a proposal with clear objectives, processes, timescales, and next steps. We look forward to hearing from you.