Ooops we're over halfway into June and I've not posted my May wrap-up yet! As ever, May (and June) have been a crunched month while I prepare to unleash the Birthstone Goddesses enamel pins upon the world. And what did I decide to do in the middle of the hype period for my upcoming enamel pin Kickstarter and other craziness?
I went on vacation for a week! Doh!
But you know what guys? Sometimes you just have to have a little self-care, which is what May was all about for me. My husband has been declared in remission from lymphoma and a long period of stress is over for us (for now). It was a good time for a vacation!
A friend also encouraged me to take on the May Sketch A Day Art Challenge, which allowed me some much needed time to let my muse meander without being tied to any theme. I also spent a week in South Carolina walking on the beach and enjoying a local botanical garden!
(A tease of one of the beautiful aqua gardens I visited at the Brookgreen Gardens while I was on vacation!)
And while I have returned to a crazy prelaunch crunch time, I'm grateful for some fresh air and the ability to let my creative wells refresh!
I have plans to share some posts with all the flower photos I took in an upcoming Inspiration Trip post, but for now, here's a quick rundown of what you might have missed in May.
Posts in May
- May Sketch A Day 2019 - Week 1: Silk, Lies, & Angels
- May Sketch A Day - Week 2: D&D, Tangled, & Harse!
- May Sketch A Day Week 3 - Tieflings Galore!
- May Sketch A Day Week 4 - The Blood Hunter & The Faerie
- May Sketch A Day Week 5 - Dark Fey & Mermaids + Full Month Recap
(ALL my sketches from May Sketch A DAy! Check out the posts above for story snippets and full views of the sketches I did)
- Secret Sketchbook: Birthstone Enamel Pins Part 1- Product Planning
- Secret Sketchbook: Goddesses of Summer Enamel Pins Part 2 - Design Sketches
- New Secret Shop Offerings! Coloring Books and Embellished Prints
New Coloring Pages Added:
It's tradition by this point that I host a Launch Party on Facebook for each Kickstarter I do! Come join me at this Event leading up to the Launch Day. I'll be sharing the stories of each Goddess as we lead up to Launch Day and an art+book giveaway!
THEN, once Launch Day arrives, I'll be streaming the choosing of the winner as well as hitting the big shiny red launch button! It's all very exciting!!
Woo hoo June is going to be epic! Thanks for following along with my journey here as a Follower or a Patron. I'm always in good company here!
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