Journal

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas

A few months ago I decided to put any new Bambini Del Mare projects on the back burner. I simply had too many things running at once and was not going to be able to keep up with it all. This can feel especially challenging when you are an ideas person and so many good ideas are inviting themselves into your home, but what do you do when you have too many ideas? If I am being entirely truthful I feel that Bambini Del Mare was a failed idea. I did what I knew best-I started a business. I poured...

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Farmers Market Dress Sew Along Day 1

Farmers Market Dress Sew Along Day 1

Finally! I tried uploading this back in July and was having some serious issues with the length of the video and limitations. Hosted by the talented Kelly Hogaboom, sew along to create your own backless dress. This is day one!    

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How Do We Combat Productivity Guilt?

How Do We Combat Productivity Guilt?

I was reading up on a new to me concept called productivity shame and something clicked. In creative pursuits, shame and guilt are just perched on our desks watching us. The problem is society has taught us that we must do all the things. Rest is secondary to productivity. The solution, monitoring ourselves more and trusting our bodies. Why are we always apologizing for needing to rest? Why are we apologizing for days we haven't created something? Creativity in general is a frowned upon expression of self. To express yourself and pursue your joy in play seems silly to some. I...

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