Chris is right, you seem to be stuck on these ‘boxes’. Break free from the little boxes.
Typography is not easy, and I think it might be what you are struggling most with right now. Here is a site that I just found (and bookmarked for inspiration!) http://www.f-i.com/infographics/civilwar/
I am constantly comparing and contrasting my own designs to people that I aspire to becoming – it’s how you grow!