Cover Redesign: 'My Dearest Bea' by Peyton H. Roberts
March 30, 2023
By Michelle Argyle
This month, Michelle Argyle at Melissa Williams Design reimagines the cover of My Dearest Bea by indie author Peyton H. Roberts. To submit a book for a free cover redesign, email us at email@example.com.
Design Note #1: I loved the idea of using real-life photos of the letters provided by the editor. Adding a personal touch can make a cover more interesting.
Design Note #2: Adding a photograph of a trumpet mixed with musical note illustrations creates a playful vibe and says a lot about the author of the love letters.
Design Note #3: The original cover was dark and hard to read. I kept the background light and used red to really brighten it up.
Design Note #4: Subtle details can be fun to try. I added a faded image of Bea’s face onto the background since the letters are all addressed to her.