All posts tagged: life goals

leap day! 

Happy Leap Day! As a special treat I’ve asked some friends to share how they will be taking a leap this year. I love the ways they’ve all photographed their leap and it was so much fun to hear everyone’s wishes for 2016. Get it!! I’ll be leaping into 2016 with both feet, excitedly and energetically! There’s nothing like the new year to motivate me. I’m always thinking about ways to improve and fun projects to work on, and 2016 will be the year that things get done! I’ve loved the journey that Lighten Up Shoppe has taken me on (like meeting awesome people like Erin), and I can’t wait to see where it takes me this year!  – Joy This year I’m taking a leap into small business ownership! – Pollyanna This year is about finishing unfinished business. Turning “thinking, mulling, working on it” into “thinking, mulling, worked on it, and here it is!” It’s time to shove the 12-year-old brain baby out of the house and into the real world, in whatever state it …

yay 2015!

As usual, the end of the year is approaching way too quickly, but what a year it’s been! I started this blog almost one whole year ago. Thank you for following my adventures in craft and explorations throughout the year! Since I’m feeling nostalgic, let’s finish off this year’s posts in Throwback Thursday Top Ten fashion. (10) I started at a new job. It’s almost my one year anniversary. (9) I created an eggcellent egg decorating workshop for West Elm Emeryville and have since thrown a few crafty events in store. Talk about crafting in fabulous places. (8) I was approached numerous times so people could take pictures of my feet, ahem, Lego shoes. Fan club much? (7) I played hooky (ok, fine, I took vacation days) to craft with Zelma Rose on the Creative Live set! (6) This past summer I was Guest Craftmaster at the cutest Alameda shop – Modern Mouse. (5) I took a watercolor lettering workshop with one of my favorite artists when she was visiting from the Philippines! (4) I learned …