I had a really tough time deciding which adorable image I wanted to use for the May challenge but finally went with the ballerina. It actually features 3 ballerinas but I decided to just focus on one for my card. My message of "Dance Like Nobody's Watching" is a reminder to myself to not get caught up in following the leader. This is especially true when it comes to my passion of card making and scrap booking. It's a reminder to stay true to what I like, as far as style goes, as far as supplies go.
I was in a craft store recently and spent about an hour looking at different supplies, checking out new items. I headed to the cash register and as I was laying my items on the counter I found myself asking "why are you buying that?" Was it just because it was a popular item that I was seeing a lot of people on YouTube using it or was it because I was truly interested in trying it out for myself. The answer was actually that I wanted it because I saw others using it. I put the item back. I decided then that I was going to change the way I make my purchases for my hobbies from then on. I decided to not just make things because others were making them but because it was something that I was interested in. So "Dance Like Nobody's Watching" means to me that I need to create as if no one is looking at it. Create what comes from the heart. So this lovely little ballerina is a reminder for me to do just that. If you would also like to get this image you can find her here.
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