I will start this off by saying that I am a graceful ballerina. And by that I mean I am SUPER accident prone. About every 5 years or so I have some sort of accident that lands me on my ass for a few days. This time it was a trip at work that resulted… Read More Childhood Craftiness
Seven months ago i sent in a submission to a magazine for publication. I never thought they would take it. It was a necklace that i made a while ago, I hung on to it because i couldn’t really bring myself to sell it. It wasn’t particularly well made, it had flaws, but it was… Read More I am gonna be in a magazine!
Tomorrow is the start of another round of the 100 day goal series. From an earlier post… “A few years ago I discovered the 100 day goal with the business bakery. It’s a great resource for taking a goal and breaking it down into simple micro actions. By doing one small fifteen minutes task per… Read More 100 Day Goal – 2019
A few years ago I discovered the 100 day goal with the business bakery. It’s a great resource for taking a goal and breaking it down into simple micro actions. By doing one small fifteen minutes task per day, it makes it simpler and easier to attain your large goal. I started a few of… Read More 100 Day Goal
This weeks #heypekin pics.
I attended the Business of Art seminar a few weeks ago. I was completely inspired to hear of the #hellopeoria project. “Hello Peoria aims to unite our community in spreading positivity about our city by showcasing what’s happening in Peoria, IL.” I was so inspired after doing some more research on #hellopeoria that i wanted… Read More Support Your Hometown! #heypekin
So this happened today! I finally completed all of my requirements and finished my jewelry line. The Instructors from NYIAD had some really good criticism. My product photos need some work, but overall most of their words were very positive. I am relieved to be done with the course but at the same time I will… Read More Official Graduate of the New York Institute of Art and Design!
My new studio is really starting to come together. The more work I do in it, the more I rearrange it. But now it’s really getting to a comfortable workflow. I have most of what I use frequently near my main workspace. All my tools are within arms reach. And I am getting the things… Read More Studio Evolution Part 2
A few months ago I became one of the artists at the Studio on 6th in Downtown Springfield , IL. Selling my work here is in addition to my booth space at the Kountry Nook Craft & Gift Mall in Pekin. I am also still doing local shows. And starting this year I will… Read More Artist at Studio on 6th!
Here is to the new year! A year full of new opportunities, new goals and my favorite. checking things off a list! With this new year I am going to start the 100 Day Goal. Its a program to accomplish one big goal by breaking it down into 100 little actions, one done each day. … Read More Happy 2018!