I know…It’s been over a year since I posted on this blog…
I had such high hopes when I optimistically did those last few posts in 2017-2018. I was going to re-enter the blogging world and really get it going again just like I did all those years ago in 2009-2012. I was easily going to recommit to weekly posting, helpful hints, before and afters, and industry insider knowledge. It wasn’t so hard 10 years ago…why couldn’t I do it now? My how things have changed!
Back then I only had 2 kids, a slowing down operatic career, no business to run, and blogging was more of an outlet. Now I have 3 school aged kids, an interior design firm with 5 employees, a full roster of projects, and way too many ideas and goals.
That’s always been my challenge anyway—I want to have a successful luxury design firm, write a book, be a great mom, have a furniture line, be a blogger, get an official mentorship program going, etc, etc. Back when I was singing I had the same problem—have three kids, keep doing solo work, keep singing in the opera chorus, say yes to every role I was offered, etc. It’s not because I don’t want to say no to other people but really because I don’t want to say no to myself.
I’m trying to be smarter about all of this but still keep the idea in my mind that everything I want to do is possible. I’m going to keep working hard and try to be smart about it all (maybe bi-weekly posts?) and not let it become so much of a burden I have to let something go all together. Right?
Sure! I can do this! So, if you check into the blog, what’s in store this year?
Some truly gorgeous new projects, whole homes in a traditional style and some more contemporary ones
Photos from our tech company redo
Some advice I’ve garnered from mentoring other young designers
Before and afters
What’s happening with our firm on the inside
Design tips and tricks
I’m sure there will be more too. I hope to re-engage with you all and maintain this really important relationship better. Thanks for checking in and bearing with me. Stay tuned!