Set Sail to Your Dreams


When it comes to helping you grow your stationery business, I’m fully onboard. Need a coach with years of production experience? Want to learn how to expand your planner business? My coaching options are sure to fit your specific needs. Every voyage is different, and I look forward to getting yours under way.


Quick Q & A Call

Hit a rough patch and need quick advice?
My 20 min. phone calls will calm the waters (and your nerves).


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Emily Ley of Simplified recommends working with Heather Harris of Copper Bottom Design.

“Working with Heather to merge our wholesale and retail needs into one production schedule was such a smart decision for our company. I can’t recommend Heather’s expertise enough.”

Emily, Simplified

Northfolk Paper recommends working with Heather Harris of Copper Bottom Design.

“Heather is an open book and beyond helpful with her guidance. It’s intimidating breaking into a new industry, but having Heather there makes it far less scary navigating this new territory.”

Sam and Rachel, Northfolk Paper

Shawna of The Launch Planner recommends working with Heather Harris of Copper Bottom Design.

“Every question was answered with full attention. Along with valuable insights, recommendations, and ideas based on Heather’s years of experience. Working with Heather is the real deal.”

Shawna, The Launch Planner


Strategy Sessions

Looking to expand your product line and increase your profits?
My 90 min. strategy sessions will help you grow full steam ahead.

Choose a topic you’d like to focus on during our time together.

Your Product Line — We’ll brainstorm ways to expand your product line and create a step-by-step plan for what to launch and when—this invaluable guide will chart your path for years into the future.

Your Marketing Strategy — We’ll discuss strategies for how to expand your reach and build a thriving community. At the end of this session, you’ll have a yearly marketing plan that works for your business.

In order to give you the best plan possible, we’ll focus on just one topic during our call. If you’d like to cover both topics above, please schedule two calls.



After your purchase is complete, you will receive a link to schedule your appointment.


Sail to New Horizons

Looking to get your products manufactured in China? Congratulations! I know how far you’ve come to arrive at this next big step, and I’m here to help you navigate the journey ahead.

Since 2004, I’ve taken the helm of all logistics involved in the overseas production of day planners and desk products—saving my clients time, money, and stress along the way.

My Overseas Production and Manufacturing coaching service is designed to guide you through the entire production process—from price quote to final delivery. This personalized one-on-one service caters to small business owners just like you, giving you more control over the growth of your business. By teaching you the process with my hands-on approach, I’m giving you the tools and resources you need to handle reprints on your own with confidence—or to start reaching out to new vendors in different product categories. Once you learn the ropes, your options are endless!



My Step-by-Step Process

Step 1: Our First Call — We’ll discuss the details of your project together (dimensions, material options, budget, timeline, etc.).

Step 2: The Legwork — I’ll start gathering quotes from various vendors. Once I find the best manufacturing partner, I’ll kick off the project by looping everyone into the conversations (you, me, and the manufacturer). Together we’ll order samples and finalize pricing and specs.

Step 3: The Schedule — I’ll create a production schedule for this specific project, plus create a master schedule for you to follow when placing reorders in the future.

Step 4: Production — Once we’ve perfected the sample(s), we’ll officially place the order and you’ll submit payment directly to the factory. Together we’ll review proofs and schedule shipping.

Step 5: Shipping and Delivery — I’ll introduce you to my preferred freight forwarder who will ensure your goods make it safely to you. Once you receive your shipment, I’ll coach you through the inspection process and help direct communications with the factory should you find any issues with your products.

Copper-Bottomed Guarantee: Your trust is of the utmost importance. That’s why we’ll sign a contract at the beginning of our work together which includes NDA verbiage that protects you and your proprietary information so we can discuss your ideas and share freely. In addition, you will retain exclusive ownership of any copyrightable works, ideas, and products developed during this service.



Payable in 5 equal monthly installments.
Price is $1500 when combined with my planner design service.
Timeline: The entire process will take about 6 months to complete,
from initial phone call to final delivery.

Ready to dive in or have questions? Click the button above to schedule a free consultation call.
I can’t wait to make your product dreams come true!


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Over the years, Copper Bottom Design Co. has slowly grown from a side project into a full-fledged business, helping stationery companies around the world expand their product lines. There have been many ups, many downs, and I distinctly remember being just where you are right now, looking for help and support.

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