Sunday, January 2, 2011

A New Year!

For the first time in a long time I find myself taking a moment to look back and to look forward, instead of sitting still. I look at the past year, at what I've accomplished and I'm amazed! This past year has been a new beginning for me. I found something I love and that I can be a part of. After realizing just how bad my circulation was and why I felt so poorly, I am now in the best physical shape of my adult life.

And I'm looking forward with new goals in mind, at what I might accomplish in the new year and it's exciting. Very soon I want to have 100 items in my darned shop lol but I'd love to get it up to 300, but not because nothing is selling lol I hope to continue to challenge myself, improve my execution, and to get farther out of the creativity box. I'd love to start working on a local presence, as well...need inventory for that!

I want to keep getting into better shape and keep feeling better.....and if I could actually slim down some, too, that would rock! I want to really start narrowing down my lovebird stock and start making some awesome pairs.

More than anything I want to stay motivated and focused, those are tough.

With this theme of a new year and new beginnings, I'd like to showcase a couple of items from my fellow Polymer Clay Smooshers who have not had a sale on yet! Hopefully They can start out the new year right and get their first sales soon. Check out their wonderful work-


  1. So happy for you. Glad you are feeling better. Love your work and enjoy following your blog.

  2. Oh, thankyou Marlene, so much, and I so much enjoy yours and your blog! I am hoping to join the AZ guild soon, I know I would love it and benefit so much. I really am so glad I found PC, I find the whole PC community and everyone in it to be so inspiring and warm and welcoming. This has been such a wonderful experience for me.

  3. Awesome post, and thank you for including my Necklace and earrings in with your post.

    Cindy / CDowdle Designs

  4. Happy beginnings - and all the best to you!
    Great post :-D

  5. It's so nice of you to get the word out about these great shops that haven't had a sale yet. Their work is just amazing, and I think if they get enough exposure they'll have plenty of sales in no time! :)

  6. =) No doubt!

    Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully, we all have a smooshingly wonderful year =)

  7. JillKollmannDesignsJanuary 7, 2011 at 4:14 PM

    What a great perspective on setting goals and meeting them! Thanks for including my necklace. Hopefully I will move out of the "no sales yet" category very soon!

  8. Great post. I love your selections too.

  9. Great post, wonderful representation of Polymer Smooshers art work!

  10. I am stopping by from Link Love - following you everywhere now. HAPPY NEW YEAR. I Love the Polmer set - the black, white and blue is beautiful!
    Looking forward to your visit @
    Take care,