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march meet the maker : day 30 : work life balance

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march meet the maker : day 30 : work life balance

day 30 : work life balance on a normal day, in a normal week, when we aren't obligated to abide by rules of social distancing and my work schedule is not the long days wednesday-sunday that it currently is, i have a really nice work-life balance.  i spend the majority of my mornings planning projects and sketching ideas and doing research on social media. i'll usually head to work for a few hours and when i come home, it's back to the craft castle to make the magic happen. weekends are full of crafting and when the weather breaks, events...

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mail it monday #24

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mail it monday #24

welp it's the third monday of #quarantine2020 and while i wasn't able to create as much last week as i had hoped to, i did make + mail a couple cards out! 

i picked up this stamp set recently after seeing so many incredible samples with it. early last week i had a customer email me telling me that they're enjoying getting to know me [& my process] a little better via my march meet the maker posts. the email came on a day when i really needed it and i decided to share that happiness back to them with a handmade card. 

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march meet the maker : day 29 : self promotion

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march meet the maker : day 29 : self promotion

day 29 : self promotion

ah promotion - one of the elements that i struggle with, for a variety of reasons. it's not that i'm not proud of what i make [because i totally am!], but i sometimes feel like when i share my items i'm forcing them upon people who might not be interested, especially in terms of social media. 

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march meet the maker : day 28 : planning

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march meet the maker : day 28 : planning

i feel like yesterday's post could be tied in with todays as well - future goals and planning kind of go hand in hand. 

i'm a planner. i like plans. i like schedules and when things have a space and a home and are organized. 

i don't deal with change very well - i'm learning to adapt, but it's still not my favorite.

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march meet the maker : day 27 : future goals

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march meet the maker : day 27 : future goals

back when the prompts came out for this monthly challenge, i looked ahead to start thinking about what i would want to focus on each day. 

this topic scared me - mostly because once you say something out loud it becomes real, and that can be scary. imagining something in your head is one thing, but once it's out there - that's totally different. 

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