“Never underestimate the power of passion.” ~Eve Sawyer
My passion for work has been in overdrive lately. This means I'm whelmed with new designs creeping around my head, my body, my heart. It also means, I'm expanding on former ideas and work that is connected to those heady dreams I continue to harbor.
Yesterday, I began fleshing out a design I had to work out in my head first over a few weeks. Because that's how I roll.
My upcoming series now has it's title: "VENUS LOVE". Many of you are aware of my penchant for mythology, deities, goddesses, history, eras and those worlds of old fables, lore and legend.
I'm so very excited about it and I can't wait to show you the array of colorways I'm working on. Be assured, there are many hours in labor, love and passion in these pieces. It's very likely to be a limited production like most of my work. I hope you will be one who will "snap" one up, as my excitement and "whelm" of ideas consume me so, that I move on to new designs once the mood strikes me.
Also, I found some older drawings left over from my "ICONOLOGY" series. I'll be expanding on that series a bit as I had hoped earlier.
My "SERENDIPITY" mini handmade collage series jewelry has done so well this year that I have come down to just two (2) finished pieces, and (2) unfinished pieces. I started with a selection of approximately 50-60 pieces and they are GONE! Lucky girl I am to have friends who share my links and photos on Facebook; this has really grown my business this year. I am so grateful for them. I will be seriously considering continuing this series as I have so many GREAT vintage fabrics I still want to share with everyone. I just LOVE making those mini collages into unique pieces. It's both my loves in one: jewelry and mixed-media collage. It's always been so hard to make up my mind. *wink*
The "SORCERESS" ring series has been good to me and I'm actually quite sad that I'm nearly out of my pile of faceted natural rock crystals that helped make this series so great. I'm fervently looking to replenish those crystals; yet no luck all year.
The website remodels and business name change is coming along, more slowly than I'd hoped of course, but progress is being made. I won't mind at all once that part is out of my way and giving me more time to work on jewelry - my ultimate passion and choice for work!!!
That then brings me to my post! What is your joy in life today? What is your passion? Are you living one, or are you denying yourself? There are so many to pick from in this modern world. It doesn't have to be jewelry or art or craft... it could be rock climbing, fossil collecting, volunteering, marathon training, martial arts, dance classes, painting, gardening, carpentry, mechanics, traveling, building, inventing... there are just so many. Are you making excuses about why you are not making time for a passion or hobby in your life? If so, revisit that. Give yourself permission to enjoy something that you are passionate about.
Leave me a comment and let me know what you're passionate about, or what you are making an excuse not to be passionate about? I'd love to hear your story.
Have a wonderful, passionate and creative day!