These last 6 months, I dedicated a lot of my time and energy into painting new pieces of original art work, and also to exploring my passion for illustrating and designing.
What I’ve learned over the last 6 months is that consistency is key. Practice is paramount. Confidence comes with practice and consistency.
What I’ve also learned and am working more on is that color isn’t my strong suit. I live in a world of black and white. Everything from my clothes, to my decor to my dreams are mostly black and white! I gave myself parameters when using colors in my original art pieces and allowed time, and mistakes to happen as I explored color. Read More
Before I get to this free March 209 calendar that I made for you, it’s confession time.
Even though I plan and write things down, it doesn’t always mean that I finish everything I hope to. I’m ok with that - now.
I think we plan and try to achieve too much in a short amount of time. Don’t you?!
A few weeks ago, I stupidly walked into a door frame going into a crawl space and gave myself a concussion. I wasn’t skydiving or skiing down a mountain, I literally walked into a door frame, head down, looking at my phone trying to turn off the flashlight app. Stupid right?! Read More
With many hectic days of keeping up with business, two busy teens, university tours, hubby traveling etc., minutes are precious and face-time even more so. My goal for 2019 is to consciously slow down the pace. I was going to end that sentence with “when possible” but that’s not intention enough. My goal for 2019 is to consciously slow down the pace. Period.
I know. You’re thinking to yourself, “Nicki. You’re crazy. You can’t slow the passing of time.”. But I have. I did and I’m figuring out ways to do it more as I go. Read More