Well, it’s been a while…. I almost feel like I should be re-introducing myself! My life got a little more crazy and full when I picked up a second part time job last spring. For the past few years I’ve held a small part time job as a seamstress sewing patches and hems for a local uniform shop. It’s pretty flexible since it’s something I can do at home and I have a couple days turn around time.
Last April, I had the opportunity to pick up another part time job at a flower shop. I absolutely love my job! I know there’s still lots to learn, but I can now say I’m a floral designer. I have a wonderful coworker that took me under her wing and showed me the ropes, er, flowers…. I’m proud to say that I survived my first Valentine’s Day! It was super busy and a bit hectic, but it was also a great learning experience. Because of how busy we were, I was basically forced to trust myself and not over think what I was doing, and just DO IT. It really pushed me and gave me a confidence boost. Being a floral designer is a great fit for me because it allows me to flex my creative muscles! The only downside is that my schedule has been busier and I have to manage my time better to get any scrap time. (managing my time better is a good thing, though!)
My blog stalled after I starting working at the flower shop. I felt like I was juggling so many things with family, kids, jobs, etc, and this was the easiest to let slide. I want to recommit to my blog and scrapping on a regular basis. I went to a crop a couple weeks ago, and it re-energized me! If you look at my archives, you see that I mainly posted cards and layouts, weekly challenges, some tutorials, and was just starting to do videos. Please leave a comment with any suggestions on things you’d like to see. Do you love sketches? Process videos? New tools or techniques? For now, I’m going to finish clearing off my desk so that I can get scrappy!