So many doors..
You never know when opportunity will come knocking on your door. And I’m happy to say it came knocking on mine while I was attending CHA. This opportunity came completely out of the blue and was totally unexpected and certainly not planned. For the past 10 days (reason for my lack of blog posts) I have created into the wee hours of the morning, slept 4 or 5 hours, created all day, took a 2 hour nap, created into the wee hours of the morning and started the process all over again. In the end I created 64 items and all but 13 were chosen. Chosen for what, you might ask… well I’m now a signature designer for Blossom Bucket and I’m thrilled beyond belief. This is a new area for me since my items have not one thing to do with scrapbooking and it is just all so exciting.
I’ve wanted to break into the gift industry for a very long time and have had many a door closed but I never gave up. This does not mean I didn’t think about quiting, but when these thoughts would creep into my head I just pushed myself that much harder. Something kept telling me, “Do not give up on yourself or on those who have been by your side encouraging you all the way.” So I kept pushing and doing what felt right hoping with all those closed doors of the past one door in the future would open and open it did!
So what I have to say to all you aspiring artists… “Do not ever give up on yourself or your dreams.” No matter how many doors close and believe me I have had many close, keep trying, when you’re about to give up try and push yourself that much harder. You never know when opportunity will come knocking on YOUR door.
I cannot wait to see where this new journey takes me.