September, you were lovely as always. You helped us celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary this month at the Grand Canyon and you welcomed my baby boy into the world 5 years ago. He was presented with the honor of Student of the Month in Kindergarten this month! I especially love the start of the fall season, the colors, the color temps and many park play dates are on the horizon. I hope to visit some areas in our state with changing leaves this year since we didn't really see too many last year.
On the business end I have been working on a wonderful garden inspired wedding suite, just finishing up the ceremony card and favor tag. I sold two original paintings, created a painted set for a wedding gift and had a commission for a painting for a little girls room. I am really happy about more painting opportunities coming my way!
- creative every day challenge check in, theme this month is "history"- this theme didn't grab me too much so, I let it slip buy this month.
- play with new watercolor paints and paper - ooo I had a little fun and I realize I haven't blogged about it yet!
- work on this blog pages: design, invitation and praise - eek nothing new to report here.
- work on fine art america shop - I placed a few test orders but, none of my images where up to snuff. I took my first two paintings to be professionally scanned this month and need to make this a routine each time I finish a piece from here on out.
- create necklaces with art pendants I made a few months ago - nothing new to report here either, I am toying with the idea of posting the pendants for sale with out designing an entire necklace. we'll see ...
- outright accounting program - I had really hoped to work on this. I'm going to make it a priority for Oct.
- pick up on preparing for move - we found a place to live and the packing has been put in high gear! This month I mostly cleared out my craft stash, the hallway closet and laundry room closet. All those fun areas I stuff random things. Only 12 days until we move!
- make time to move - family walks, yoga and dance - a little yoga and a few morning/evening walks this month. Nothing too strenuous but definitely helped maintain my stress.
- others things i accomplished this month ... posted 6 new recycled bottlecap magnet sets in my shop, rephotographed all my necklaces for sale, sold the connected in love mandala painting and created a painting to compliment it for the same customer titled connected in truth mandala.
- creative every day challenge check in, theme this month is "autumn"
- alphabet bunting painting for little girls room
- graphic design work for Olive
- work on outright accounting program
- follow along with esty's holiday boot camp and whip shop into shape
- add to shop: art pendants, bookmarks, greeting card sets
- blog about new watercolor sketches and scrabble artwork
- seasonal dream board - sounds interesting and I'm going to try and start with fall
- move into our new rental home and get settled!
- family walks, yoga and dance
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