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Just Smile

I have so many ideas. I have a little folder full of them - drawings, poems, inspirational clippings - and IDEAS. Abundant and running amok. My creativity is sparked and flowing and my hands can't keep up. I know a lot of artists feel this way - especially if they have day jobs and families to attend to as well.

Life gets in the way, doesn't it? But Spring is coming..and I'm moving forward slowly, passionately, and without reservations.

I've been painting. Sculpting polymer clay. Assembling jewelry. Considering my watercolors. Figuring out how mobiles balance. Sifting through my vintage wooden animal collection. Buying vintage books of animal sewing patterns. I'm looking forward to flea market and garage sale season. I'm letting my creativity fly.

If you love what you are doing - you can't go wrong. I truly believe this.

More (and diversified) art will soon be available in my shop. I'll do some blogging about it to share my bursts of inspiration too.

Even in mid-January...even when it's cold and grey...even when you're tired and sad and exhausted...even when you're stressed or your day job sucks...keep smiling.


  1. I know how you feel! When I get even one new idea it's all over...I just feel like my hands can't keep up with my brain! And my shop looks like a collection of mismatched socks....I've got so many different types of art going!

    Good luck with all of your creations and can't wait to see them!


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