If your designer abandoned you with an outdated site, you're the lacking design skills to bring your vision to life, or tech is simply not your thing, I'm here to help!

I'm dedicated to empowering my clients with confidence in their online presence. Your website is the most powerful tool in your business toolbox. Let’s work together and make it look great!

The Lovely Geek is a one-woman web design studio based in Sacramento, California. I'm a web design expert, a nerd when it comes to WordPress, and passionate about user experience! 

Meet the Designer

Hi, I'm Cristina!

At the age of 15, I started teaching myself how to code and design websites. Little did I know this would start me down the path of a career I didn't even think possible.

What started as a hobby led to pursuing a degree and eventually a full-time occupation.

I freelanced through college, and by the time I graduated I was already working for my first agency. I gained a ton of experience, adding project management, print design, and social media marketing to my repertoire.

After nearly a decade of working for agencies, I decided to return to freelancing in order to be at home with my daughter. I worked at the big agencies long enough to see how I can help the small businesses. I love the clients I work with, and the best part is I get to spend my time doing what I enjoy for a living.

I volunteer my time as a WordCamp speaker as well as a mentor to design students. When I'm not creating websites, I can most likely be found on my yoga mat, talking clean beauty with my sister, nerding out over tech with my husband, or chasing my baby girl and four animals around the house.

in high school...

started

It all

Some of my Previous Experience

Lead Designer
2015-2019

Lead Web Designer
2011-2015

Bachelor of Science
Web Design & Interactive Media

Assistant Web Master
2005

Believe In

Passionately

Values I

In my home and my business, the way I operate is simple: be a good human. Everyone is welcome here.

Black Lives Matter. Science is real, and news is not fake. Love is love and always wins. Women's rights are human rights and have the right to control their own bodies. Humans are not illegal. Kindness is everything.

Compassion, fairness, and the willingness to do better is at the heart of everything I do. Hate has no home here. If you don’t stand for basic human rights then I’m probably not a good fit for your project.

a little more?

learn

Wanna

motherhood

The journey to motherhood hasn’t been easy. After five years of TTC, a PCOS diagnosis, and two miscarriages, my daughter was born in 2019.

Lily's Birth Story

Lifestyle Changes I made for Fertility

My Second Missed Miscarriage

marriage

I met the love of my life, Joshua, during our senior year of high school. We tied the knot in 2010, and we’ve been together for 15+ years!

The Lovely Geek Wedding

Our Engagement Story

How Joshua & I Met and Started Dating

home

I love decorating and organizing my home! I’m particularly a big fan of Mid-Century Modern which stems from my Danish roots.

The Mediterranean Modern: Two Years

Nursery Reveal | One Room Challenge

The Big Kitchen Reveal

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Here’s a great place to start if you’re new here.

I’ve been a Star Wars fan for 20+ years starting back when the fandom was dormant. Meeting George Lucas is on my list of bragging rights.

Star Wars

I have a special affinity to the “woo” such as crystals, tarot, and astrology. I'm an Aquarius sun, Gemini moon, and Leo rising. I meditate (almost) daily and am a proud yogi.

Woo Woo

I'm a total band geek, and my primary instrument is flute. This heavily influenced my love for music, and I tend to nerd out over movie scores.

Music

Things About Me

Fun

A Few

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