Wednesday, January 26, 2011

One Little Peek Can't Hurt…

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The last month has been really busy around here. As I write this I am getting ready to live on a trip down to L.A. For me this is a big deal! I have spent the last twenty years working from home and being a mom to my four wonderful children. Well, now it is time for me to do a little something for myself and i am really excited about it! I Love being a mommy and a wife…but I love being a designer. Therefore this year I am following my heart and I have decided to to design a paper line. I am so excited about the road ahead of me. I am going to go and finally have a chance to meet all the lovely people that i have been working with over the last few years. So the above picture is a sneak peek of my new collection!

 Stay tuned…..More to come!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Colorful Ice

 

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 Sometimes life gets really hectic, so we have to make sure to take a little time to do sometime that is going to put a {SMILE} on our face!

That is what I did this morning! Things have been really hectic lately with family , work, and life, so with all the snow and cold that we got I decided to have some fun. Now, I know that I am not a professional ice sculpturer, but I had a blast putting this together and then taking some pictures. My husband and daughter Jessica made the ice cubes for me last night as I worked on some deadlines. As I worked on this in the front yard neighbours pasted and gave me me strange glimpses….it was almost -30 degrees here, so I think that they thought I was a little crazy, but that is okay! I just waved at them with a smile on my face and a song in my heart…..this is what I needed to do today to recharge my heart and minds batteries. Sometimes we need to do something fun just for us to relax and get ready to face the world again! Now I just have to thaw out my fingers and toes!

Have a great day!

                     ~Susan

Saturday, January 8, 2011

How One Word Can Help

 

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The last week I has reading people wonderful blog posts and comments on how they where choosing 'One Little Word' to help them focus and create goals for 2011. I love all the wonderful words that people have been deciding on. Their wonderful goal our so thought provoking and incredible. It really is a true testimony to me what a wonderful culture this 'Art Culture' is. So with this, I have been trying to decide on one word that i would like to incorporate in my life this year. After tossing around some thoughts and ideals I thought hit me. A word so simple and obvious, yet beautiful and encouraging. The word that I finally settled on was:

[BELIEVE] 

Believe that I can. Believe that I am loved and that I can love. Believe that anything is possibly and that I can make my dreams come true. Believe that through art and understanding anything is possible. Believe that 2011  is going to be a year to remember. Believe that it only takes one person to make a difference. Believe in myself.

                                                   Believe.

I hope that everyone knows this in their heart. We are all so important. It is just hard sometimes to BELIEVE in ourselves., I know…but we can!

It is going to be a great year this year and I look forward to getting to know you all a little more and meeting with you.

I also want to thank everyone who took part of the CHRISTMAS LOVE CAMPAIGN!!!! It was such a BIG success! Our winners were announced on our Face Book page. Thank-you all our wonderful sponsors and thank-you for caring and spreading some extra LOVE this past Christmas. {hugs}

I will be offering classes this year and there still times available, so if you or your store is interested feel free to contact me.

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