First of all, stenciling is a weird word. So anyway, I have been having fun making canvases colorful. I love color! Some of the canvases look amazing on their own, but I wanted to add a little something extra to others. That's when I started adding some lettering to the canvases. The good … Continue reading Stenciling on Canvas
Last week I shared my word of the year and how I plan to keep up with it throughout the year. One of the ways I plan to do so is by writing a prompt or a goal at the beginning of each week in my planner for the entire year. I have 3 different … Continue reading 52 Weeks of Creative Goals & Prompts
I have big hopes for 2017, and I know that if I want to achieve it then I'm going to have to do something about it. Success doesn't come from sitting on your butt and wishing something will happen. You have to do something...
I took this photo years ago when I lived in Washington state. I had gone for a quick walk and I came past a parking lot that was under construction. It looked like they had pulled up the concrete to lay down new. That's when I saw this image. Over in the corner of the … Continue reading Be A Daffodil
This quote perfectly captures why I keep going and why I've done some of the things I've done. When you're passionate about something, you're more willing to take risks because it's something you believe in. I've done a few things that many would deem crazy or just plain stupid, but I did them because I … Continue reading Passion Takes Risks
I am just having one of those weeks when nothing seems to be going as planned, but gotta keep moving along. I've spent a few days this week, particularly Wednesday, feeling absolutely awful. I actually ended up in the ER after work on Wednesday, trying to sort out why I felt so lousy. Four hours … Continue reading 5 Crochet Tips That Rocked My World!!
Today has started out well, and my coffee mug is telling me "Dream BIG and Live Happily"! I hope your week is great so far. I don't know about you, but sometimes my day and my week gets away from me and before I know it a month has passed. Anyone else? Today I'm sharing … Continue reading Tips for Managing Your Time
Running a handmade business is hard work. There's a lot more to it than just making stuff. In a world run by technology and social media, a handmade artist needs to be well versed in online marketing and social media sharing. The first year or so of having my shop open, I didn't know these … Continue reading My Favorite Websites for Business Tips, Resources, and Tools
We are 1/4 of the way through 2016! Holy moly! How are your yearly resolutions or goals coming along? If you're like most people, you forgot about your resolutions before January was over. If not then, I'm sure all the chocolate on Valentine's Day threw your weight loss and health goals down the toilet. No … Continue reading The Book That Is Changing My Life
If you've never reached that point of "enough is enough", then I hope you do. Not much else will give you a kick in the pants faster than the moment when you are done with the way things have been going and are ready to make a change. In fact, I'd venture to say that … Continue reading Why I’m No Longer Satisfied With "Good Enough" and What I’m Doing About It