It’s the first day of Spring, and Etsy Fest is only a month away!

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It is the first day of Spring today, and guess what? The weather actually made me believe it could possibly be true. Is this why I cannot seem to concentrate? I have far too many thoughts and ideas flying around inside my head this evening, exhilarating and exhausting all at the same time. Goals, ideas, thoughts, plans all bouncing around like pinballs…does this happen to me every spring? Somehow I don’t recall it in the past. (Except for an urge to plant a flowerbed or garden each year. Which, of course, I normally let die in the heat of summer.) This year there are some big events in the coming months. Perhaps they are the reason, or maybe it is due to the all the changes I’ve made over the past few years. I’m not sure the cause, but I think I like it. Does Spring have this effect on you?

On a side note: I love sitting at my makeshift table/desk with the door open writing or creating…

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I have signed up to be a vendor at the Etsy Little Rock Indie Arts and Music Fest on April 26th. This will be my first craft show. I’m very excited and also very nervous. What if this whole idea is crazy?!? Whether it is or not, it is something I need to do. I have wanted to do it for a very long time. Perhaps this is exactly why it scares me. Going after something I really want is a risk, because failure will be more difficult to face. Yet, I am making the leap once again. If you live in the area, come out and see me on the 26th. I’m working on adding things online to my Etsy store while creating inventory for the show. If the whole thing is a bust, everyone I know will be getting greeting cards and art as gifts for years to come. Hahaha!

Do you have any projects, ideas, plans, and so on pinging around in your head this Spring? Feel free to share in the comments. 🙂 I’ll be happy to be your cheerleader!




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  • jameslcarey says:

    Everything looks really fantastic and I really dig your art space. I’m gonna pick me up one of your cards soon.
    I’m still learning the whole Etsy world but it’s definitely a good experience. I don’t know if I’m brave enough yet to set up a table at an arts and crafts fair. I don’t know if I’m hip enough for Nashville craft fairs.

  • amstincan says:

    jameslcarey  Thanks so much! I don’t know if I’m brave enough either. I’m getting more nervous the closer it gets, but I’m committed to doing it. I’ll be sure to share any tips I learn from the experience.

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